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Disability News: Iowa

  • Synopsis: Disabled World News presents the latest disability information and health related news from Iowa USA.

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Includes facts and statistics, news, and information of interest for persons with disabilities residing in - or visiting the State of Iowa.

Iowa Disability Resources

Iowa Department for the Blind

The Iowa Department for the Blind believes all Iowans can lead productive, fulfilling lives - including those who happen to be blind or visually impaired -

Brain Injury Association of Iowa (BIAIA)

Founded in 1980, the Brain Injury Association of Iowa (BIA of IA) is the second charter chapter of the Brain Injury Association, Inc. -

Deaf Services Commission of Iowa (DSCI)

DSCI is a state agency located in the Iowa Department of Human Rights, Established in 1975 -

The ARC of North Central IowaTo advance through all resources/services the total well-being, dignity, individual potential, choices, and rights of citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities so they may live, work, and enjoy life in our local community -

Hawkeye Area Down Syndrome Association (HADSA)

Goal is to provide education, support and advocacy to those individuals, their friends, families, and professionals in the Iowa City and Cedar Rapids area that are blessed by Down syndrome -

Central Iowa Center for Independent Living (CICIL)

This web site is dedicated to helping those whose lives are challenged with the opportunities to succeed in life with disability and assistive issues -

Special Olympics Iowa

Special Olympics Iowa (SOIA) is a nonprofit organization that serves athletes with intellectual disabilities in all 99 counties of the state -

Goodwill of the Heartland

Have provided training services and employment for people with disabilities since 1965 -

Statistics: Iowa Disability

Latest Iowa Publications

  1. City of Aurelia Forces Disabled Veteran & Retired Police Officer to Relinquish Service Dog
    Disabled Vietnam Veteran and retired Chicago police officer forced to relinquish service dog after Aurelia Town Council prohibits his pit bull from residing within Aurelia city limits.
  2. Iowa Electorate Opposes Obamacare Poll Shows
    Majority of Iowa voters oppose the Presidents health care reform plan according to a new poll of Iowa voters released today.
  3. Special Day for People with Disabilities in Iowa at the State Fair
    Building Bridges Day at the Iowa State Fair is a special event for Iowa State 400,000 residents with disabilities.
  4. NFB-NEWSLINE for the Blind Receives Funding
    Iowans will continue to have access for another year to newspapers, magazines, and other information not otherwise accessible.
  5. Iowa Gov. Culver Signs Bills Benefiting Public Health
    Governor Chet Culver action on bills to improve health for the population of Iowa.

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