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02.20.19
  The Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council (DD Council) works to connect Iowans with a developmental disability and their family members with the...
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2019 ID Action Annual Report
02.11.19
The 2018 annual report shares progress made to support individuals with developmental disabilities and their families live self-determined,...
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State Sweep
02.05.19
Iowans with Disabilities in Action is hitting the road and will visit all 99 counties in Iowa over the next two years. Too often state-level...
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DD Council 2019 Legislative Priorities
01.18.19
Each year the DD Council works with the Iowa Legislature to ensure that all children and adults in Iowa with developmental disabilities have access to...
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As you have probably heard, the US Senate is planning to move forward to repeal and replace the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)... Read more
Cherie Clark and Becky Harker selected for the 2017 ID Action Lifetime Achievement Award Des Moines, IA – Iowans with Disabilities in Action (ID... Read more
In honor of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) is very pleased to announce the... Read more
The Iowa Department of Human Services formally announces the public comment period for changes to Medicaid waivers, related to the Iowa High Quality... Read more
The Iowa Department of Human Services is announcing the dates for four public meetings regarding the Iowa High Quality Health Care Initiative... Read more
Many people with disabilities use Medicare and/or Medicaid services for their healthcare and community living. In 1965, President Johnson signed... Read more
High School Grad Rates Lag for Students with Disabilities  May 14, 2015 - John Michaelson, Public News Service (IA) Play Audio in Browser... Read more
Disability.gov had a number of resources for you.  Click here for information about your rights as an individual with a disability or as a parent... Read more
March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month Words Matter – Eliminate Labels Our words and the meanings we attach to them create attitudes,... Read more
An American Baptist leader says this summer’s 25th anniversary of President George H.W. Bush signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act provides... Read more
U.S. Department of Labor Releases February Unemployment Rate for People with DisabilitiesOn March 6, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Bureau of... Read more
Social Security Ticket to Work Program to Hold WebinarOn March 25, 2015 from 3-4:30 pm EST, the Social Security Ticket to Work program will hold a... Read more
Bureau of Engraving and Printing Distributes Free Currency Reader The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is distributing a free currency reader... Read more
Tax Highlights for Persons with Disabilities By now you've received your W2 and other tax documents. And, if you are like most taxpayers with and... Read more
 Tax Highlights for Persons with Disabilities By now you've received your W2 and other tax documents. And, if you are like most taxpayers with and... Read more
The Iowa International Center offers free interpretation services for emergency situations. These services are offered for limited English... Read more
The U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division together with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights and Office of... Read more
A common barrier to financial stability for individuals with disabilities is on its way out with Congressional approval of the Achieving a Better Life... Read more
Women with Disabilities Web Cast Series Magee-Womens Hospital and the UPMC Disabilities Resource Center will be hosting the Women with Disabilities... Read more
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights has issued guidance on the legal responsibilities of school districts to provide equal... Read more
In December 2012,  the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released the results of its most recent National Crime Victimizations Survey (NCVS), Crime... Read more
Ryan Rehder Joins Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council Leadership Position Des Moines, Iowa - December 10, 2012 - Iowa Governor Terry Branstad... Read more
Des Moines, IA - September 17, 2012 - Iowa Governor Terry Branstad recently appointed several new members to the Iowa Developmental Disabilities... Read more