Out of the Shadows Theater

Based in Coeur d’Alene, Out of the Shadows Theater knows their community is committed to providing integrated, accessible environments for people with disabilities and their families to participate in education, employment, and culture as independent citizens. The team of ...

Making Computers Easier to Use

Morphic is a program to find and operate the usability and accessibility features that are built into Windows and Mac operating systems. Many of these features are not well known or too hard to find. Morphic exposes them and makes them easy and convenient to use.  Morphic’s ...

Self-Directed Personal Assistant Services

Tips for Socializing in Place Even if you live in an area with relaxed social distancing rules, with the spike in the virus in recent weeks, you may be worried about going back to group gatherings. But you can use technology to replace some of those in-person forms of ...

News from Idaho SILC

Celebrate ABLE to Save Month!    Imagine being able to save for something that is important to you…without worrying that you will go over your $2000 resource limit for State and Federal benefits! What would you save for? Would it be for a certain item or would you save to ...

Technology for Independent Living

Amazing 3-in1 Rake This yard tool combines a scoop, a rake and helps you move debris effortlessly. Designed so you don’t need to bend, stoop or touch the rubbish. The telescope handle is customizable for length up to 58 inches. The desigjn lets you rake or shovel lawn ...

Links Worth Sharing

Ensuring an inclusive return to school for children with disabilities is more important than ever after a pandemic. Many of the in-class staff and resources were not available for at home learning. Take a look at this checklist to make sure you are ready for a smooth ...

Timely Tidbits

Quotes to make you think! “We all have our reasons to not want to give up.” ~ Tatyana McFadden, a Russian-American Paralympic athlete who has won 17 Paralympic medals in multiple Summer Games.    Braille Trails A Braille Nature Trail usually includes a guide rope for ...

Idaho IL Newsletter

Celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act The ADA is one of America’s most comprehensive pieces of civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination and guarantees that people with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else to participate in the ...

From the Editor

Centers for Independent Living across the country will be competing in a virtual Jeopardy game about the Americans with Disabilities Act. Ten teams have organized, studied, and rehearsed for this exhibition of knowledge on the ADA. Idaho, Washington, Oregon and Alaska Region ...

News from DAC NW

DAC NW Plans for ADA Celebrations With a region of Idaho that covers from the Canadian border to Riggins, Idaho, how do you have just one ADA Celebration? You have two!  Moscow will be hosting a celebration on July 22 in Mountain View Park from 10am -1 pm. Fly High with the ...