Communication Services for the Deaf
Deaf Services Unlimited supports and makes accessible a wide variety
community events, from Broadway performances, local
fundraisers, rock concerts
and state conferences.
Inc. of Iowa
One of the largest
child welfare/juvenile justice
in the state, serving all 99 counties from 11 Iowa cities.
of Area Agencies on Aging (i4a)
We provide information,
guidance in decision-making, and assistance in finding
for yourself or your parent, spouse, relative or friend.
Iowa COMPASS is Iowa's free, statewide
information and referral service for
people with disabilities,
their families, service providers, and other members of the
Department for the Blind
specialized, integrated services that blind and severely visually
Iowans need to live independently and work
Iowa Division of Persons with Disabilities
An agency located within the Department of Human Rights. The
commission is appointed to equalize opportunities for full
participation in employment and other
areas of the state's
economic, educational, social and political life for Iowans with
Foster and promote sight and hearing
programs around the world.
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
State office that works for and with individuals with disabilities
to achieve their employment, independence, and economic goals.
This Web site reports how the State of Iowa is addressing the
Local agencies offering recovery support and/or activities.
Telecommunications relay service in Iowa that provides full
to people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing
or speech disabled.
Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)
help you find answers to the important questions you have on
Medicare, Medicare supplement insurance, long term care insurance,
and other health
Sign Language Interpreters
Listing of sign language interpreters in the state of Iowa.
University of Iowa Center for Disabilities & Development
Provides medical care and related services, training, research, and
to improve the quality of life for people with
disabilities or special needs.
University of Iowa Law, Health, Policy & Disability Center
Concentrates on public policy and its impact on persons with
disabilities, with an emphasis on employment, self-determination and
Arts of Iowa
nonprofit organization creating a society where people with
disabilities can learn through, participate in, and enjoy the arts.
Medicare & Medicaid Services
federal agency responsible for programs that include Medicare,
State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP),
HIPAA, and CLIA..
Center for Personal Assistance Services
Provides research, training, dissemination and technical assistance
on issues of personal assistance services (PAS). Personal assistance
services (PAS) refer to
help provided to people with
disabilities to assist them with tasks essential for
Helps workers, job seekers, and service providers understand the
between work and benefits. DB101 brings together
rules for health coverage,
benefit and employment programs that
people with disabilities use.
Disability & Business Technical Assistance Centers
Information, materials, technical assistance and training on the
Disabilities Act. This includes building accessible Web
technology, and assistive devices used by people
They disseminate information about written materials, videos,
government agencies, nonprofit organizations,
telephone hotlines and online
services that provide free,
inexpensive or hard-to-find information to help people
disabilities live independently.
A great consortium of collaborators have joined forces in an
exciting new project to promote the best possible postsecondary
options and outcomes for student with intellectual disabilities.
A free consulting service designed to increase the employability
of people with disabilities by: providing individualized worksite
technical assistance regarding the ADA
and other disability-related legislation,
and educating callers
about self-employment options.
for the Blind
committed to providing the legally blind with a means to assist them
in living a full and more independent life.
National Collaborative on Workforce and
Making the connection between youth with disabilities
National Council on Disability
An independent federal agency that promotes policies, programs,
practices, and procedures that guarantee equal opportunity for all
individuals with disabilities, regardless of the nature or severity
of the disability; and to empower individuals
to achieve economic self-sufficiency, independent living, and
inclusion and integration into all aspects of society.
Federation for the Blind
National Federation of the Blind (NFB) is the nation's largest
membership organization for persons who are blind.
Organization on Disability
National Organization on Disability's (N.O.D.) mission is to expand
participation and contribution of Americans with
disabilities by raising disability awareness through programs and
A bilingual website
for Latinos with disabilities.
Senior Corps is a network of programs that
tap the experience, skills, and talents
of older citizens to
meet community challenges with
(Retired and Senior Volunteer Program).
Employment program for people with disabilities who are interested
in going to
The Center for Universal Design
University of North Carolina improving quality and availability of
housing for people
with disabilities, including disabilities
that result from aging.
for people with disabilities who are interested in going to
U.S. Dept. of Ed Office of Special Education &
The Office of Special
Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) is committed to
improving results and outcomes for people with disabilities of all
Information, resources, and services regarding the employment of
people with disabilities.