Category Archives: Inclusive Employment

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Meet the Youngest Community Living Ambassador! Read about this self-advocate’s journey to a full life in the community The new issue of the Possibilities in Education and Training newsletter is out, with a great lead story about Julia Mueller, who made the transition to community living through Money Follows the Person a year and a…
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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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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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