Category Archives: People with Disabilities

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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Making the Workplace Work Better for Those with Autism

Iowa Public Radio – River to River Podcast The Centers for Disease Control estimates that 1 in 44 adults in the U.S. have autism. On this episode of River to River, host Ben Kieffer speaks with experts about making the workplace work better for those with autism spectrum disorder. Brad Biren is an attorney with…
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