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For the visually impaired, viewing the stars is hard to do. But Harvard’s Astronomy Lab can help you see the light! A new accessibility device uses sound to allow you to envision the stars. They already produce tactile maps of star systems for people to explore with their ...

Technology for Independent Living

Adjustable Exam Table A better designed adjustable height exam table that is easier on both patients and staff. Transfers at the low height of 17” and powers up to a height of 33”. It has a fully powered backrest for sitting or reclining. Grab bars make transferring easy and ...

Timely Tidbits

Quotes to make you think! “Can you imagine living in the modern world and being afraid to use the telephone? ‘Hello’ used to be hard for me to say. Those were difficult times for me. In times of difficulty or defeat, it’s easy to think that we really have no choices. That we ...

Idaho Independent Living Newsletter

We may be using a wheelchair, but we are not without our sense of humor. Love this response to the inevitable stupid question!

Guest Editor

A Tale of Face Masks.. Nose and mouth covered by a brightly colored floral mask, I yell “Stop! Don’t come a-any clo-o-ser! Or I’ll text you!!” (Those of you who know me, know that the only reason I have ever texted is because it’s your preferred form of communication, not ...

News from DAC NW

Supporting Children with Disabilities while Schools are Closed During this strange time of distance learning, children with disabilities and their parents have weighed heavily on my mind. Many students with disabilities are most successful in predictable routines. School ...