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 DHS Wants to Hear from You!
Share your lived experience with Iowa's disability and aging services Iowa's Department of Human Services has contracted with the Harkin Institute to learn more about community-based services in Iowa. The Harkin Institute is seeking input from Iowans who know about or have used behavioral health, disability, or aging services. Participants can share your feedback in a listening session, either in person or online. In-person listening…Read more
Possibilities in Education and Training Possibilities in Education and Training is a quarterly publication of the Center for Disabilities and Development, Iowa's University Center for Excellence on Disabilities at the University of Iowa Children's Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa. Possibilities - Winter 2023 Possibilities - Fall 2022 Possibilities - Summer 2022 Possibilities - Spring 2022 Possibilities -…Read more
Winter 2021 Issue of “Possibilities in Education and Training” Published
Featured Article Tells a Story of Resiliency and Independence Read the latest issue of the “Possibilities in Education and Training” newsletter. The lead article features Mary Sue Adams, a Waterloo resident who recently moved from Harmony House, a facility serving individuals who have experienced a traumatic brain injury, to a house she designed herself. Mary…Read more