Epilepsy Foundation Iowa - Guest Article

Thursday, August 15, 2019

    The Epilepsy Foundation is the leading national voluntary health organization that speaks on behalf of the at least 3.4 million Americans with epilepsy...

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2019 MAKE YOUR MARK! CONFERENCE: LEADING THE WAY

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Join us for the 2019 Make Your Mark! Conference. Sessions this year are focused on developing your leadership skills. We are excited to offer FREE registration for...

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DD COUNCIL MEMBER SPOTLIGHT // NEW COUNCIL MEMBER — ROB ROOZEBOOM

Thursday, August 15, 2019

The Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council is a federally funded state agency that advocates for the creation of services and supports that allow Iowans with developmental...

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AMERIGROUP – Supports Self-Advocacy  

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Want to learn how to speak up for yourself? Learn about keeping a job? Know more about your rights as a person with disabilities? There are organizations in...

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TAKE YOUR LEGISLATOR TO WORK CAMPAIGN

Thursday, August 15, 2019

  October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and throughout the month, Iowans with Disabilities in Action will conduct the Take your...

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REV UP for National Disability Voter Registration Week

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Des Moines, Iowa – July 15-19, 2019, is National Disability Voter Registration Week, a national effort to make the disability vote more influential. The...

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BEST BUDDIES IOWA

Friday, May 24, 2019

Anthony Kennedy Shriver founded Best Buddies in 1989 after noticing the unjustified lack of opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental...

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INTELLIGENT LIVES RECAP // STATE SWEEP PREVIEW

Friday, May 24, 2019

On Tuesday, April 30, 2019, Drake University’s Disability Action and Awareness Community partnered with Iowans with Disabilities in Action and the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council to offer...

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2019 MAKE YOUR MARK! CONFERENCE: LEADING THE WAY // EXHIBITORS AND SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION

Friday, May 24, 2019

Attention: Exhibitors! We have started planning for our 2019 Make Your Mark! Conference taking place in Coralville, Iowa. The Iowans with Disabilities...

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ADVOCATING FOR CHANGE DAY RECAP

Friday, May 24, 2019

Advocating for Change Day took place April 10, 2019. This event provides tips and strategies for the best ways to contact your legislators while you are at...

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APPLY TO JOIN THE DD COUNCIL

Friday, May 24, 2019

      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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Film challenges IQ testing, limits placed on people with intellectual disabilities

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lane Till lane@capturemarketinggroup.com Office: 515-423-0992 Cell: 515-230-8851   Press kit:...

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March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Friday, March 1, 2019

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lane Till lane@capturemarketinggroup.com Office: 515-423-0992 Cell: 515-230-8851 March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness...

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Autism Society of Iowa

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

    On November 13, 1978, the Iowa Charter with the National Society for Autistic Children was signed, and a grassroots support group for those with...

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2019 March Awareness Month

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month and ID Action needs your voice to help us raise awareness. You have an opportunity to make an impact in...

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2019 Advocating for Change Day

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

      The Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council and Iowans with Disabilities in Action invite you to join us for Advocating for Change Day. This...

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2019 infoNET

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Are you signed up to receive our public policy publication? If not, now is a great time. The 2019 legislative session is underway and a lot is happening. infoNET is...

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2019 Make Your Mark! Conference

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

  This conference will help those who want to be more involved get started and those who are already active to continue to develop their skills. We...

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State Sweep

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Have your heard about our plans to visit all 99 counties in Iowa? Too often state-level organizations are perceived as inaccessible to those living...

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2019 Local Capitol Days

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Iowans with Disabilities in Action will provide eight Capitol Day grants up to $500 each for advocacy training and support to local advocacy groups who are...

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Iowa DD Council Offering Grants to Support Iowans with Disabilities to Attend Statewide Conferences

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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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State Sweep

Monday, December 31, 2018

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

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SAVE THE DATE! We are Heading Back to Coralville

Monday, December 31, 2018

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

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Getting Ready for Session - 2019

Monday, December 31, 2018

Getting Ready for Session The 2019 legislative session is scheduled to begin on January 14, 2019. Here are a few ways that you can get ready and be prepared to...

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Advocating for Change Day

Monday, December 31, 2018

Advocating for Change Day Join us for the 2019 Advocating for Change Day on April 10, 2019. Before heading up to the Capitol to meet with your legislators,...

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Local Capitol Day Grants - 2019

Monday, December 31, 2018

Iowans with Disabilities in Action will provide eight Capitol Day grants up to $500 each for advocacy training and support to local advocacy groups who are...

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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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