Category Archives: What’s New?

What’s New?

Iowa Statewide Independent Living Council Seeks Public Input to Create Their New 3-Year Plan Take the survey to share your ideas! The Iowa Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) is conducting a survey to help them develop their Statewide Plan for Independent Living. Every three years, Iowa SILC reaches out to Iowans with disabilities to get…
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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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Partnership Creates Exciting Opportunity for Girls with Disabilities

Iowa Receives $50,000 Grant to Expand Inclusive Recreation Partnership Creates Exciting Opportunity for Girls with Disabilities UCEDD staff member Anne Crotty recently wrote a collaborative grant proposal, which was submitted to the National Center on Health, Physical Activity, and Disability (NCHPAD) by the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH). NCHPAD awarded a $50,000 grant to…
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New Director for Iowa’s UCEDD

Center for Disabilities and Development Announces New Director of Iowa's UCEDD Derrick Willis assumes leadership of Iowa's University Center for Excellence on Developmental Disabilities Derrick K. Willis, MPA, has assumed the leadership of Iowa’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) at the Center for Disabilities and Development (CDD) within University of Iowa Health…
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