Category Archives: Center for Disabilities and Development

What’s New?

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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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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Health Provider Training Videos Now Available Online

Health Provider Training Videos Now Available Online Focus on Accommodating Patients with Disabilities Staff at the University of Iowa Center for disabilities and Development (CDD) have partnered with the University of Iowa College of Public Health to publish a series of six online videos entitled, “Assuring Access to Quality Health Care for Persons with Disabilities.”…
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University of Iowa Center for Disabilities and Development Receives Kessler Foundation Grant

Kessler Foundation Grants $450,000 to the University of Iowa Center for Disabilities and Development Innovative Supported Employment Approaches to be Piloted in Three Midwestern States The Kessler Foundation has awarded a two-year, $450,000 Signature Employment Grant to the University of Iowa Center for Disabilities and Development (CDD) to launch the Midwest Disability Employment Consortium: Just…
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