Category Archives: Self-advocacy

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Calling All Youth and Young Adults with Disabilities! Join Us for the 2022 Summer Youth Leadership Academy Monday, July 25th - Friday, July 29th, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM or 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDTVirtual Event with In-Person Graduation on August 5th (Time and Location TBD) WHAT IS YOUTH LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (YLA)?  YLA is…
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Our Newsletter

Possibilities in Education and Training Possibilities in Education and Training is a quarterly publication of the Center for Disabilities and Development, Iowa's University Center for Excellence on Disabilities at the University of Iowa Children's Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa. Possibilities - Spring 2022 Possibilities - Winter 2022 Possibilities - Fall 2021 Possibilities - Summer 2021 Possibilities -…
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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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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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