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, ...

News from Self Directed PA Services

Sports & Games for Seniors An enterprising homeschooled, young student named Anna found a great resource for seniors and people with disabilities to find sports and games that work for them – it provides fun and exercise in one! These are some ideas from ...

News from Idaho SILC

The Idaho SILC has started hosting listening sessions to find out what kind of barriers people with disabilities are facing to live independently. The biggest barrier by far is the availability of affordable, accessible housing. As rental rates continue to rise, finding ...

Ways to Stay Positive on Recovering on Crutches

A close relationship exists between physical injury and mental health. This reality is supported by research, which concludes that a severe injury can trigger mental problems like depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Such a conclusion indicates ...

Assistive Technology for Everyday Living

Accessible Gardening There is lots of information about raised beds for gardening. The biggest barrier to these is reach. It’s hard to have leverage and strength to garden in the middle of a large bed. These Peta long handled gardening tools make that job easier. ...

Links worth Sharing

  Barriers to employment, transportation, public accommodations, public services, and telecommunications have imposed staggering economic and social costs on American society and have undermined efforts by people with disabilities to receive an education, become ...

The Ability Experience Passes Through Pullman

The Ability Experience is a nonprofit philanthropic initiative of the Pi Kappa Phi national fraternity. The second weekend in June, Community Congregational United Church of Christ in Pullman hosted one of its Journey of Hope teams overnight at the church. The team consists ...