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Disability News: Idaho

  • Synopsis: Health and disability news and event information from the state of Idaho USA.

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Information of interest for persons with disabilities residing in - or visiting the State of Idaho.

Idaho Disability Resources

Idaho Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ICBVI)

The agency assists blind and visually impaired persons to achieve independence by providing education, developing work skills, increasing self-confidence and helping them remain employed or prepare for employment - www.icbvi.state.id.us

The Arc of Boise

We work to ensure that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families have the supports they need to live an ordinary, decent American life - www.thearcinc.org

Idaho Council on Developmental Disabilities (ICDD)

The Council and its partners, the Center on Disabilities and Human Development at the University of Idaho and other organizations, are moving forward to make person-centered planning technical assistance and resources available to individuals, families and groups across Idaho - www.icdd.idaho.gov

Epilepsy Foundation of Idaho

The Epilepsy Foundation of Idaho, (formerly the Epilepsy League of Idaho) established in 1971, is a non-profit agency committed to the prevention and control of epilepsy, and committed to helping people with epilepsy and their families overcome the problems associated with the disorder - www.epilepsyidaho.org

Idaho Independent Living Council

The Idaho State of Independent Living Council aspires to promote a philosophy of independent living, including a philosophy of consumer control, peer-support, self-help, self-determination, equal access, and individual and system advocacy in order to maximize opportunities for individuals with disabilities, and the integration and full inclusion of individuals with disabilities into the mainstream of society - www.silc.idaho.gov

Easter Seals Goodwill Northern Rocky Mountain

Easter Seals-Goodwill Northern Rocky Mountain, Inc. currently operates nine Goodwill stores in Montana and southern Idaho. The stores provide vocational training sites for individuals with developmental, physical or emotional disabilities, as well as people who are unemployed due to educational or vocational disadvantages - esgw-nrm.easterseals.com/site/PageServerpagename=NRMM_goodwillservices

Special Olympics Idaho

Special Olympics Idaho is a non-profit organization that provides training and athletic competition in 15 Olympic-type sports, year-round and free of charge to over 1,800 children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the state of Idaho - www.idso.org/public/CFID=35241540&CFTOKEN=64348706

Idaho Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

VR is a state-federal program whose goal is to assist people with disabilities prepare for, secure, retain or regain employment - www.vr.idaho.gov

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Latest Idaho Publications

  1. Idaho Seniors Struggling With Utility Bills
    40 percent of Idaho seniors struggling to pay bills as Idaho Public Utilities Commission considers utility rate hikes.
  2. Idaho Utilities Bill Rates Rise
    Idahoans may be in for utility bills rate shock in the coming year as most utility companies in the state are pressing for alarming increases to customers monthly bills.
  3. Idaho's Efforts to Tackle Senior Hunger
    6 million older Americans face the threat of hunger and are forced to skip meals or choose between paying for groceries or prescriptions.
  4. Turning Down Fed. Health Care Dollars Could Cost Idahoans
    Saying no to money that will better enable Idahoans to find affordable health insurance does not make any sense.
  5. Idaho Bill Forces Dying Patients to Go Doctor Shopping
    Idahoans and their families may soon have to go doctor shopping from their death beds.

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