Youth Leadership Academy - Become a Voice that Creates Change! Applications will be accepted through June 16th What is the Youth Leadership Academy? YLA is a way to connect with peers with disabilities and develop valuable leadership skills like goal setting, self-determination, civic engagement, networking, and mentoring. YLA is for students with disabilities ages 14-21. This…Read more
Iowa Youth Leadership Academy
Become a Voice that Creates Change! Applications are open for the 2023 Youth Leadership Academy Do you want to learn about being a leader? If so, the Youth Leadership Academy (YLA) could be for you! YLA is for students with disabilities ages 14–21. Each session will consist of 8–12 students from Iowa communities. All interactive…Read more
Take Charge of Your Health: Understanding Vaccines
Learn more about vaccines and how they can help protect you and others Take charge of your health by learning more about vaccines and how they can help protect you and other people in your community! It will help you learn: How vaccines work How vaccines protect you and other people Tips for self-advocacy What…Read more
Become a Leader in Your Community!!
Voter Education Grants available The Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council (DD Council) is excited to offer grant funds to local advocacy groups that are LED BY PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES who want to take action in their community. Qualified applicants are formal or informal groups of advocates led by people with disabilities who want to increase voter…Read more