Category Archives: Community Living

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Iowa Olmstead Consumer Task Force Seeks New Members Advocate for Community Living in Iowa!   The Iowa Olmstead Consumer Task Force (OCTF) is accepting applications for membership through Friday, July 23. The OCTF is a statewide advocacy charged by Executive Order to monitor Iowa’s response to the 1999 Olmstead Supreme Court decision. The Task Force’s…
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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…
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Iowa Office on Consumer Affairs – Advisory Committee Recruitment

Iowa Office on Consumer Affairs Seeks Advisory Committee Members Diversity of Membership Needed The Iowa Office on Consumer Affairs (OCA) Advisory Committee is seeking additional members to support the work of the committee. Persons with lived experience with mental illness and their supporters are encouraged to apply, including: Peers and/or peer support specialists Family members…
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Gateway to Inclusive Employment  – APSE National Conference

Gateway to Inclusive Employment   Announcing the 30th Annual APSE National Conference! Tuesday, June 18 – Thursday, June 20, with Pre-Conference on Monday, June 17 Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, 315 Chestnut St., St. Louis, MO The Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) hosts the only national conference focusing solely on the…
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