Category Archives: Inclusive Employment

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month Join the Iowa DD Council and IVRS for a NDEAM Virtual Event! November 10 at 11:30 a.m. The Iowa DD Council and Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services (IVRS) invite you to take part in celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) by joining their virtual event via Zoom, "Increasing Access and…
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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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Autism Speaks Workforce Collaboration

Survey to Help Develop Inclusive Employment Opportunities Autism Speaks has partnered with Lee Container, the J. Donald and Laurelle Lee Family Foundation Fund, and Delivering Jobs to create a more inclusive workforce in the U.S. This effort will begin in Iowa, home of Lee Container, to develop more employment opportunities for autistic people and people with intellectual…
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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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