Sunflower Lanyards now at SeaTac

Sunflower lanyards discreetly signal to airport staff that the wearer, or a member in a group, has a hidden disability and may need additional support and patience. Whether your hidden disability is sight loss or a hearing impairment, not being able to stand for long periods ...

Assistive Technology for Everyday Living

Handy Bags for Travel The wheelchair pouch is designed for both manual and electric wheelchairs. Instead of hanging on the rear handles, it’s easy to reach up front. It is combined with an inner shell which allows you to use it with just one hand. It is safer and more ...

July 2022 Interstate Connections Newsletter

July is the anniversary of the ADA! Centers for Independent Living are proud to support the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 32nd Anniversary. On July 26th we celebrate this important civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities ...

From the Editor…

WE NEED TO CHOOSE KINDNESS I’m tired. I’m tired of the anger, the arguments, and the mistrust. I’ve been around long enough to remember protests about Vietnam, the women’s movement, and the disabilitiy rights movement. I’m sure there must have ...

Community Events for you!

July 14th – Interacting with the Blind EMT Training    Idaho State Police Office, Jerome ID July 16th – Veterans Stand Down    Newport High School, Newport WA July 16th – 12th Annual Showcase in the Park    Springdale, WA July 25th – Idaho SPIL ...

News from DAC NW

Americans with Disabilities Act Celebration – one for the dogs! DAC NW will be hosting the ADA Celebration Picnic in person this year!!! Free and open to all on July 29th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. A FREE lunch will be provided by The Pita Pit. Also hot dogs, chips and ...

News from LINC

Individual Advocacy & the IL Plan As a Center for Independent Living (CIL), LINC provides five core services to our consumers. Those services are information and referral, advocacy (systems and individual), peer support, independent living skills, and transition or ...

News from INDEx

Full week of disability pride this month! INDEx will be hosting a variety of events to celebrate Disability Pride week July 23-29th. Start the week on July 23rd with a visit to Riverfront Park, 10am-4pm for a resource and activity fair. This free event will have fun and ...

News from LIFE, Inc.

NEURODIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE by Hanna Hill of The Sixth Degree (UK) A useful guide: Neurodiversity in the Modern Workplace provides an overview of the benefits and challenges of a neurodiverse workplace as well as guidance on supporting neurodiverse employees. ...

News from NW ADA Center Idaho

Many children with disabilities in Maine, especially those in rural areas or with more intensive needs, are unable to live at home with their families due to a lack of community-based behavioral health services. These services can include assistance with daily activities, ...