Category Archives: Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council

What Else Is New?

You've Got the Power Apply for a Voter Empowerment Grant! If people with disabilities voted at the same rate as similar people without disabilities, there would be an additional 2.0 million voters. The Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council wants to change that.  They want more people with disabilities to vote!  And they need people with disabilities…
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What’s New?

Applications are Now Open for the 2024 Youth Leadership Academy (YLA) Become a Voice that Creates Change Do you want to learn about being a leader? If so, the Youth Leadership Academy (YLA) is for you! YLA is a way to connect with peers with disabilities and learn leadership skills. Spend two hours per day…
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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 and other people Tips for self-advocacy What…
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Become a Leader in Your Community!!

Voter Education Grants available The Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council (DD Council) is excited to offer grant funds to local advocacy groups that are LED BY PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES who want to take action in their community. Qualified applicants are formal or informal groups of advocates led by people with disabilities who want to increase voter…
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