Category Archives: Health

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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…
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UI Programs Support Students’ Mental Health

Three UI Programs Cited Among Nation's Mental Health Initiatives to Support College Students New Resource from Temple University  The Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion does research aimed at supporting individuals with psychiatric disabilities and promoting opportunities for them to participate fully in their communities. An intern at the Collaborative put together “A Selected Compendium…
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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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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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