News From LINC

Executive Order Likely Dooms Website Regulations for Public Accommodations President Obama’s Department of Justice (DOJ) had stated that proposed regulations for public accommodations websites would be issued in 2018—eight years after the agency began its rulemaking ...

Technology for Independent Living

Tilt Toilet Incline Lift Designed to help prevent falls for those who need assistance when going to the bathroom.                 Controls allow user or caregiver to operate the seat with the push of a button. This lift if designed to create easier transfers from ...

LINKS WORTH SHARING

  Amaze your friends with this funny video about a “Hovering Mouse”, a product yet to be invented. Billed as a way to elevate your game and bring entertainment to new heights, the Project McFly is sure to end with a surprise!   We all know Google comes out with ...

TIDBITS

  Quotes to Make You Think! “When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller       6 Rules for Surviving Adversity By Michael J. ...

Did U Know?

Roosevelt Island Park Isn’t Accessible to People with Disabilities? The Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island, named for the nation’s 32nd president who used a wheelchair for years, excludes people with disabilities, according to a class-action lawsuit filed this ...

Vicki Leeper

From the Editor

  Event planners need to consider what performance facilities are needed, whether indoors or outdoors, or even if it is temporary. Stages are usually elevated to provide the audience with a better view, especially for those spectators that are farther back. This elevation is ...

News from LIFE Inc.

As a consumer-controlled, community based, non-residential organization LIFE, Inc. vests power and authority in individuals with disabilities. LIFE, along with the core services and self-directed attendant care program also offers many other services and programs such as: ...

News from DAC NW

Administering medication to your pet when you’re an amputee. Pets can be hard to give medicine to at the best of times. But imagine, if you will, having the use of only one hand and arm. Say What??? Come again??? I understand; that concept would never go through your mind ...

News from LINC

Attention Students and Young People with Disabilities! A new student peer support group is starting at LINC! The Student Transition Education Program (STEP) Graduate Peer Support Group wants YOU! This fun group is led by transitioning graduates and is for students w/ ...

News from Northwest ADA Center Idaho

The NW ADA Center Idaho receives a number of questions from small business owners. A recent call focused on the owner of a facial salon wanting to rent space in an existing building that predates the ADA. The owner is looking at rental space on the first floor of a 2 story ...