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ID Action Announces Availability of Capitol Day Grants Provides Opportunity for Disability Groups to Educate Legislators 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 interested in meeting with their legislators at the Iowa State Capitol and advocating…
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Partnership Creates Exciting Opportunity for Girls with Disabilities

Iowa Receives $50,000 Grant to Expand Inclusive Recreation Partnership Creates Exciting Opportunity for Girls with Disabilities UCEDD staff member Anne Crotty recently wrote a collaborative grant proposal, which was submitted to the National Center on Health, Physical Activity, and Disability (NCHPAD) by the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH). NCHPAD awarded a $50,000 grant to…
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What Else Is New?

Autism CARES Act Signed into Law Extends Federal Commitment to Critical Autism Programs On September 30, 2019, H.R. 1058, the “Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support Act of 2019” or “Autism CARES Act of 2019” was signed into law. This bipartisan law will expand research and coordination, increase public awareness and surveillance, and expand…
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New Director for Iowa’s UCEDD

Center for Disabilities and Development Announces New Director of Iowa's UCEDD Derrick Willis assumes leadership of Iowa's University Center for Excellence on Developmental Disabilities Derrick K. Willis, MPA, has assumed the leadership of Iowa’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) at the Center for Disabilities and Development (CDD) within University of Iowa Health…
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