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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Make You Mark 2019 Call for Presentations
02.05.19
The 2019 Iowans with Disabilities in Action – Make Your Mark! Conference will be held,  September 26-27, 2019 at the Coralville Marriott Hotel &...
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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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Conference Sponsorships
01.18.19
  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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Goals & Objectives - 2017-2021 State Plan

The Iowa Developmental Disabilities (DD) Council was created by the federal Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, a law intended to assure that people with developmental disabilities and their families help to design and have access to services, supports and assistance that provide opportunities for them to be independent, productive, and included in their communities.   The federal law also requires the Council to identify the ways in which they intend to improve those services and supports and to submit them, every five years, to the federal Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD) in the form of a State Plan.  The Iowa DD Council has been working for some time now to develop its proposed 2017-2021 Council State Plan.  We have solicited information from Iowans with developmental disabilities, their families, caregivers, advocates, state agencies and other stakeholders.  We have also reviewed reports, conducted surveys and gathered information from as many sources as possible. 

Please click on the link below to review the plan:  

2017-2021 State Plan