Category Archives: Community Inclusion

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2020 Make Your Mark! Conference Goes Virtual Your Vision for the Future September 1 – October 2, 2020 Online sessions Join Iowans with Disabilities in Action for the virtual 2020 Make Your Mark! Self-Advocacy Conference on September 1, 2020 - October 2, 2020. This year's sessions focus on developing your vision for your future. Featured speakers will include…
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Summer 2020 Issue of “Possibilities in Education and Training” Published

Featured Article Focuses on Staying Strong During COVID-19 The new issue of the “Possibilities in Education and Training” newsletter has been published. The lead article features Eric Mullins, who made the transition from congregate to community living through the MFP program, shortly before COVID-19 hit. Moving is always a challenge, and Mullins' move from Woodward…
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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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Iowans with Disabilities in Action Announces State Sweep

Iowans with Disabilities in Action Announces State Sweep Your Chance to Share What’s Working and What Needs to Change! Iowans with Disabilities in Action is hitting the road and will visit all 99 counties in Iowa over the next two years. Too often, state-level organizations are perceived as inaccessible to those living outside the Des…
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