2018 MID-TERM ELECTION

Thursday, October 25, 2018

The 2018 mid-term elections will be held on Tuesday, November 6. Iowans with Disabilities in Action has partnered for many years with the Iowa secretary of state’s...

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AMERICA’S WORKFORCE: EMPOWERING ALL

Thursday, October 25, 2018

On October 4, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation declaring October National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The purpose is to increase...

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MAKE YOUR MARK! CONFERENCE - RECAP

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Our annual Make Your Mark! Conference took place September 27-28 at Honey Creek Resort in Moravia, Iowa. We were excited to welcome more than 150 participants to...

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APPLY TO JOIN THE DD COUNCIL

Thursday, October 25, 2018

  The Iowa DD Council has openings they would like to fill with Iowans who have a developmental disability. The DD Council promotes the development...

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MARK IT ON YOUR CALENDAR

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Mark it on Your Calendar November 6, 2018 - Election DayJanuary 14, 2019 - First Day of the 88th Iowa General Assembly - Legislative SessionApril 10,...

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Iowans with Disabilities in Action Join Broad Effort to Observe National Disability Employment Aware

Monday, October 1, 2018

(Des Moines, IA) — October 1, 2018 — Iowans with Disabilities in Action today announced its participation in National Disability Employment Awareness Month, an...

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Iowa Able Foundation Offers FREE Cents & Sensibility Class

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

With sponsorship from the Enhance Hamilton County Foundation and FirstState Bank, the Iowa Able Foundation is proud to present a FREE financial literacy...

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REV UP for National Disability Voter Registration Week

Friday, July 13, 2018

REV UP for National Disability Voter Registration Week Des Moines, Iowa – July 16-20, 2018, is National Disability Voter Registration Week, a national...

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Iowans with Disabilities in Action Announces Rebrand

Thursday, June 28, 2018

For Immediate Release     Iowans with Disabilities in Action Announces Rebrand Des Moines, Iowa – June 28, 2018 – Iowans with Disabilities in Action, a project of Iowa...

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We’d Like to Introduce You to Our New Look!

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Welcome to the new Iowans with Disabilities in Action. After 16 years, we decided it was time for a new look, so we took off on a rebranding journey to...

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IDDC Names New Executive Director

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

The Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council is happy to announce Brooke Lovelace Hundling will be joining the Council as executive director. Lovelace comes to the Iowa DD...

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It’s Time to REV UP!

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

National Disability Voter Registration Week is coming up July 16-20. This is a national effort to make the DISABILITY VOTE more influential. This...

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2018 Make Your Mark! Conference

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

We are excited to return to Honey Creek Resort for the 2018 Make Your Mark! Conference, our annual self-advocacy conference for Iowans with...

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State Sweep

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Iowans with Disabilities in Action is hitting the road and will visit all 99 counties in Iowa over the next two years. We will visit communities...

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Mark it on Your Calendar

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

July 5, 2018 — MYM Registration Opens July 16-20, 2018 — National Disability Voter Registration Week August 11, 2018 — MYM Room Block Reservation...

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Brooke Lovelace Hundling Named Executive Director of the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council

Thursday, June 7, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lane Till lane@capturemarketinggroup.com Office: 515-423-0992 Cell: 515-230-8851   Brooke Lovelace Hundling Named Executive Director of the Iowa...

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Autism Awareness Month: Barefoot for Autism

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Guest article by Kris Steinmetz, Autism Society of Iowa executive director Children and adults with autism can have a reaction to...

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Capitol Days

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Last month, individuals from the Iowa Family Leadership Training Institute and Child Health Specialty Clinics Family Advisory Council took to the Iowa State Capitol for...

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Vote Grant Deadline Extended!

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Take Action. Be Heard. Create Change. We have extended the deadline for ID Action Voter Education Grant applications to Monday, April 16. The grant...

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Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

March is nationally recognized as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. The month is devoted to raising the public’s awareness of developmental...

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SAVE THE DATE!

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Are you ready for another great Make Your Mark! Conference? We are excited to announce that the Make Your Mark! Conference will be...

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Persevering for Advocacy

Friday, December 22, 2017

  When Amanda Devereaux and her husband found out their second child was going to be born with a preventable disability, they started...

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Policy in Session Campaign

Friday, December 22, 2017

On January 8, a new legislative session starts in Iowa. ID Action wants to make sure you’re prepared. We’re kicking off the legislative session with a...

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Capitol Day Grants

Friday, December 22, 2017

If you would like to meet with your legislators in Des Moines during the upcoming legislative session, consider applying for ID Action’s Capitol Day...

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Share Your Story!

Friday, December 22, 2017

Your experiences are valuable. ID Action regularly shares the stories of Iowans with disabilities with our newsletter subscribers, social media...

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Get Involved in Your Community!

Friday, December 22, 2017

If you want to get involved in your community, volunteering offers endless opportunities. Get started by finding a cause or organization that matters to...

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Voter ID cards being mailed to registered voters without driver's licenses, non-driver ID's

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Secretary Pate begins mailing Voter ID cards to registered voters without driver's licenses, non-driver ID's DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul...

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2017 Make Your Mark Conference

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Our annual Make Your Mark! Conference took place September 20-22 at the Honey Creek Resort in Moravia, Iowa. We were excited to welcome more than 70...

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National Voter Registration Day

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Every September, organizations around the U.S. host voter registration drives and educational events in honor of National Voter Registration Day. ID...

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Prepare for a New Legislative Session

Thursday, November 30, 2017

The Iowa Legislature will reconvene in January 2018, and ID Action has information you can use to get ready. ID Action Advocacy ToolkitFind out how to...

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Take Action in Your Community

Thursday, November 30, 2017

ID Action exists to help Iowans with disabilities connect with civic and political opportunities in their communities. If you’re looking to get more...

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Share Your Story

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Do you volunteer with an advocacy group or a community organization? Have you overcome barriers or obstacles in your life? Do you have a positive...

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Iowa gets new Medicaid Director, Michael Randol, from previous MCO run state

Monday, November 20, 2017

The Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) announced Friday that Michael Randol has been appointed director of the Iowa Medicaid Enterprise (IME). In...

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