Tech wins for people with I/DD
I hear all the time about the woes of technology. Smartphones are making us less social, or computers are going to rot our brain. We need go back to good ol’ days where we had to write a letter by hand to communicate with people long distance. All that bashing of tech really gets to me because people with disabilities rely on tech to communicate, write, and live independently. Click here to read the entire article by Ivanova Smith, published on the Informing Families website.
Tuesday - Wednesday, August 9 - 10
Saturday, August 13
Courageous Kids Climbing
1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Central Washington University, 400 E. University Way, Ellensburg, Washington. An opportunity for children with special needs, physical or intellectual, to experience rock wall climbing under the tutelage of experienced rock climbers. Volunteer coaches and belayers are needed. For more information, contact Jeffriechmann@cs.com or visit Courageous Kids Climbing on Facebook. The event is free but participants must pre-register.
Saturday, August 20
Spokane Disability Pride Parade
9:15 a.m. (lineup) at the North Entrance to Riverfront Park (at the corner of Howard and Mallon). Parking is available. For more information and to register, visit www.spokanedisabilityprideparade.com. Look of us on Facebook too.
Friday, October 7
Annual Family Support Conference 2016: Connecting
9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Opportunity Presbyterian, 202 N. Pine, Spokane Valley. More information to follow as the event gets closer.