Category Archives: Self-advocacy

What’s New?

Fall 2020 issue of “Possibilities in Education and Training” newsletter is Published What’s Cooking with MFP Transitions? The Fall 2020 issue of “Possibilities in Education and Training” newsletter is available online, and it features an article about Mari Brannaman, who recently completed her transition to community living through the Money Follows the Person program (MFP).…
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What Else Is New?

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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COVID-19 Financial Relief for Iowans with Disabilities

COVID-19 Financial Relief for Iowans with Disabilities Iowa Able Foundation Lowers Interest Rates on Its Loans The financial impact of COVID-19 is hitting the disabled community particularly hard. Many Iowans with disabilities are not able to afford equipment that is essential for independent living, such as hearing aids, wheelchairs, vehicle or home modifications, prosthetics, and…
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