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Accessible Yoga

Presented by CICIL Connection Center & Peaceful Practice Yoga

Monday, July 29, 2024 – 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

100 East Euclid Ave., Suite 107, Des Moines, IA

Yoga is for EVERY body! Join us for a disability-aware seated yoga practice that is designed for people of all abilities and differing levels of mobility.  Experience breath and movement in ways to reduce anxiety and provide a sense of balance and wellbeing.

Class will be guided by teacher Michelle Soyer of Peaceful Practice Yoga. 

Please RSVP by emailing with your name and contact information.

Climate Change, Health and Disability: Current Knowledge and Future Planning

Interagency Committee on Disability Research (ICDR) July Lunch & Learn Webinar

Thursday, July 25, 2024 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Please join the Interagency Committee on Disability Research (ICDR) webinar on climate change, health, and disability with presenter Marcalee Alexander, M.D., editor-in-chief, The Journal of Climate Change and Health; president, Sustain Our Abilities; and affiliate faculty, Climate and Health Program, University of Colorado School of Medicine. Peter Hunt, Ph.D., scientific program manager, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, will moderate.  

The audience will include a wide range of ICDR stakeholders, federal interagency partners, researchers, practitioners, disability organizations, and ICDR committee members. 

Space is limited. Register now to reserve your spot and to receive instructions for joining the webinar. Registration closes July 18. If you have difficulties registering, please email

Link to more information and to register.

Mindspring Hosts Webinars & Events

Free Training Opportunities

July 2024 dates
Webinar Series

Mindspring provides free mental health education opportunities to the public through webinars on a wide variety of mental health topics. Webinars are hosted every Tuesday and Thursday from 12:00pm-1:00pm, and Wednesday from 10:00-11:00pm and 12:00pm-1:00pm CST.

All webinars are free and open to the public. Webinars are recorded and emailed to all registrants. Certificates of attendance are administered to anyone who participates in the live webinar and completes the survey at the end. 

Learn more from Mindspring Webinar & Events.

Upcoming Events

Embracing Disability Employment: Leveraging an Underutilized Labor Pool to Expand Iowa’s Workforce

Greater Iowa City, Inc. Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 – 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Please join Greater Iowa City, Inc. to learn about how you can recruit, accommodate, and retain individuals with disabilities in the workforce. This panel discussion features experts from the Harkin InstituteIowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services, and Iowa Blueprint for Change who will share resources and support available to businesses interested in hiring individuals with disabilities.

Please join us on July 16th to learn how you can reach your business needs by tapping into an underutilized workforce. Pre-registration is required to secure your spot and lunch!

Link to more information.

Caregiver Assessments

National Caregiver Support Collaborative Webinar

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Join ACL’s National Caregiver Support Collaborative (NCSC) for a webinar on caregiver assessment best practices and state efforts to implement assessments in the National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP), Native American Caregiver Support Program (NACSP), and related programs. 

The goal of the NCSC is to provide greater recognition, support, and inclusion of the family caregivers served by the NFCSP and NACSP and foster greater alignment with other efforts to improve supports to family caregivers.

Through technical assistance and resources, the NCSC supports the aging, tribal, and kinship caregiver support networks based on identified best practices and lessons learned.

Link to more information and to register.


Creating a Common Agenda

September 25th, 2024 - 12:00 to 1:00 PM

We hope you will join us to learn about the benefits of work and available resources to support employment.  This is also a chance to discuss barriers, opportunities, and share success stories of competitive integrated employment for individuals with disabilities as we learn from each other to better assist the individuals that we serve in creating the lives they want.

Register for September 25th

Training Sources

Health Care Provider Training

Free suite of videos

Assuring Access to Quality Health Care for Persons with Disabilities is a free suite of videos aimed at educating current and future health care professionals on strategies to effectively communicate with and accommodate patients with a variety of disabilities.

Access to Training

Our Training Sources page provides links to a variety of training resources that are available on an ongoing basis. Most of these resources are online, available any day, any time. Check websites for fees associated with the trainings.

The Conner Training Connection makes every effort to assure these listings are up-to-date. Visit our Training Sources page.

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Training Calendar

Please visit our interactive calendar to find trainings on disability-related topics, including autism, brain injury, mental health, self-advocacy and transition. We invite you to share trainings with us and others using the "Add Event" button on this calendar.

Please visit our Contact Us page on this website for more information or support.