Category Archives: Iowa DD COuncil

What Else Is New?

TAKE YOUR LEGISLATOR TO WORK Take action. Be heard. Create change. October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). In recognition of NDEAM, the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council (Iowa DD Council) and the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) are hosting the Take Your Legislator to Work campaign. We want to bring awareness that…
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What’s New?

Looking for Mental Health Ambassadors with an Intellectual Disability Be part of our Mental Health Wellness Program Do you have a large network of friends and peers with intellectual disabilities? Do they often come to you with problems? Do you help them through tough times? Do you want to get paid for this work that…
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Iowa Youth Leadership Academy

Become a Voice that Creates Change! Applications are open for the 2023 Youth Leadership Academy Do you want to learn about being a leader? If so, the Youth Leadership Academy (YLA) could be for you! YLA is for students with disabilities ages 14ā€“21. Each session will consist of 8ā€“12 students from Iowa communities. All interactive…
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Disability Exchange (DX) Podcast – Season 2

Season 2 of the Disability Exchange podcast from Iowa's UCEDD is underway!Centering and elevating the Voices of People with Disabilities through Meaningful Conversation and Connection The first three episodes of Season 2 are now available to listen to via the Anchor by Spotify platform. The DX podcast is produced and presented by Iowa's University Center…
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