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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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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