News from Northwest ADA Center – Idaho

A car accident paralyzed Paul Lane when he was 22. Now 50, he plays football, builds cities, explores stage new worlds and even soars through outer space, all via video games, a passion of his since he was a child.  “My fingers don’t work, buy my lower-level quads and my ...

News from LINC

LINC takes part in Idaho Gives During the week of April 29th to May 6th, LINC will be celebrating all the work that they do in Southwest Idaho during Idaho Gives Week.  Idaho Gives is a program of the Idaho Non-Profit Center. It is designed to bring the state together, ...

Staying Fit while Staying at Home

The pandemic has changed how we engage with the world in more ways than we ever imagined. Even as some parts of the country reopen, people with disabilities who are vulnerable are advised to remain at home to stay protected. Being sedentary impacts aging and illness and may ...

News from LIFE, Inc

  ACT Early Idaho Project makes early identification a Priority Estimates are that one in six children, ages 3 to 17, have a developmental disability or delay. Positive outcomes happen with early intervention services.  ACT Early Idaho has worked to examine and expand ...

Self Directed Personal Assistant Services

Touch is a form of care Touching people while providing care is an important and unavoidable aspect of in home services.  You can also transform touch into a useful therapeutic tool to improve your customer and your own wellbeing. In the course of providing in-home care, you ...

News from Idaho SILC

Different disability advocacy groups around the state are working together to figure out how to make outdoor recreation more accessible. This is a monumental task, as disability is very personal and what one person can do, another with the same disability may not be able to ...

Technology for Independent Living

Headache & Migraine Relief Hat This wearable headache hat is a cold therapy migraine relief mask with no velcro and no hard ice. It’s comfortable, stretchable, which makes it the perfect ice pack for headaches. It helps relieve tension, sinus pressure, and provides ...

Links Worth Sharing

  Use origami for building fine motor skills, finger strength and precision. Plus it’s fun! Especially for kids. From choosing the patterned paper to folding and creating something new, its fun for everyone. It also exercises math skills. For three easy origami projects ...

Timely Tidbits

Quotes to make you think! “We get questions in our head and little voices that put us down when we were kids, so get over that. That’s all I’ve had to do.” ~ Anthony Hopkins, diagnosed in 2017 with Asperger’s Syndrome.   Creating the Dreamiest Oscars Suit! If picking ...

April 2021 IL Newsletter

More than 2 million Americans live with limb loss or limb difference, and more than 28 million are at risk of amputation surgery. We want to educate others about what it’s like to live with limb loss. April 11th & 12th will be a virtual Advocacy Forum where you can get ...