Technology for Independent Living

Tile Sticker The Tile Sticker technology prevents you from losing everyday items. It has an adhesive back and is small enough to be placed on tv or other remotes, wallets, keys, carmera, or other easily misplaced household items. It’s about the size of a quarter. When you ...

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Have fun in the kitchen and maybe you can win! This is a list of Cooking Contests for everything from BBQ to baked goods. Some require physical competition, others require submission of recipes, photos, or videos. Prizes include cash, cookware, kitchen gadgets, kitchen ...

Timely Tidbits

Quotes to make you think! “Pity is the way of the sighted world to not feel guilty for what disadvantage they think you have.” ~ Jose Feliciano, Musician    K-Mart selling Down Syndrome Dolls Kmart is now selling Down Syndrome dolls, which is absolutely HUGE for ...

December Idaho IL Newsletter

  Living with several rare diseases, Sharona Franklin constantly examines disability justice through the lens of her multidisciplinary art. She seeks to reclaim digital spaces for folks with disabilities on her Instagram page @hot.crip LOCAL EVENTS – Please join ...

Vicki Leeper

From the Editor

Every now and then we get a comment on our social media accounts that gives us pause. An example was a reaction to a Go Fund Me for someone with a disability. This person had died, and someone who didn’t know him personally started a Go Fund Me page to raise funds for a ...

News from DAC NW

RAMP UP PROJECT Disability Action Center NW (DAC) is seeking partner organizations in our service area for our Ramp Up Project. This includes, but not limited to, the top five counties of Northern Idaho, along with Spokane County. The Ramp Up Project expansion is funded by a ...

News from Northwest ADA Center – Idaho

Women’s Clinics Need to be Accessible Joycelyn Banks, from Mt. Washington, gets off the lift of her accessible van. She maneuvers her way into the hospital lobby, onto an elevator and gets off at her floor. Banks enters the doctors office, where she’s greeted by a registered ...

News from LINC

People with Disabilities can be successful Business Owners By Mary Wilson    Taking the plunge into business ownership takes a lot of dedication and research. If done correctly, owners can reap the fruits of their labor. People living with a disability are no exception. ...

News From LIFE

Monetary Gifts Through ABLE Accounts  An ABLE account is a new way for people with disabilities to receive tax-free gifts without losing their benefits.  Opening an ABLE account online is easy with as little as $25. Then you can set up a gifting page and select a savings ...

Bored? ASMR Just May Scratch That Itch!

Hi all! James here. It’s been awhile, good to write to you again! I came across a strange video (well, strange to me anyways) one day while researching other venues. So, I thought that I would take a few moments out of my busy schedule to check it out. One thing led to ...