Category Archives: Community Living

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…
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Our Newsletter

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 - Summer 2022 Possibilities - Spring 2022 Possibilities - Winter 2022 Possibilities - Fall 2021 Possibilities -…
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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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