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Iowa – The Hawkeye State

 Updated 9/2004

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See also Developmental Disabilities, Multi-Service Agencies

Building Supportive Communities – Disability Training

Cedar Valley DisAbility Interest Group

Center for Disabilities and Development (formerly University Hospital School)

Iowa Compass (information and referral)
Advocacy and Legal Rights
ADA Project (Great Plains Disabilities and Business Technical Assistance Center)

Iowa Department of Human Rights, Commission of Persons with Disabilities

National Resources
AARP in Iowa

ElderWeb: Iowa

Iowa Department of Elder Affairs

National Resources
ICARE – Iowa Center for Aids Resources & Education
Allergy and Asthma
National Resources
Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s Association

Big Sioux Chapter

East Central Iowa Chapter

Omaha & Eastern Nebraska Chapter (also serving Southwest Iowa & Northeast Nebraska)
National Resources
Arthritis Foundation – Iowa

National Resources
VSA arts Iowa

National Resources
Assistive Technology

Iowa Program for Assistive Technology (IPAT)

National Resources
Autism Society of Iowa

National Resources
Birth Defects
Iowa Birth Defects Registry (SHRI)
Blindness and Visual Impairments
Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School

Iowa Department for the Blind

Iowa Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

National Resources
Brain Injury
Brain Injury Association of Iowa

National Resources
Cancer Registry of Iowa

National Resources
See also Developmental Disabilities, Education, specific disabilities

Children’s Hospital of Iowa – Virtual Children’s Hospital

Convalescent Home for Children (CHC) Network

Iowa Child Health Specialty Clinics

Iowa Department of Education – Early Access

NICHCY State Contact Sheet

Parent Training and Information Center of Iowa

Ronald McDonald House of Iowa City

National Resources
Communication Disorders
See also Deaf-Blindness, Deafness and Hearing Impairments

Iowa Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Center

National Resources
See also Blindness and Visual Impairments, Deafness and Hearing Impairments, Communication Disorders

Iowa Project for Deaf-Blind Services

National Resources
Deafness and Hearing Impairments
See also Communication Disorders

Deaf Services Commission of Iowa (DSCI)

Iowa Department of Human Rights – Deaf Services

Iowa School for the Deaf

Iowa State Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

Iowa’s Hearing Conservation – Educational Services Directory

National Resources
Developmental Disabilities
See also Children, General, Multi-Service Agencies

The Arc of Johnson County

Arc of North Central Iowa

Cedar Valley Community Support Services

Iowa Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities

Iowa Governor’s Developmental Disabilities (DD) Council

National Resources
Illinois Diabetes Control Program

National Resources
Down Syndrome
Hawkeye Area Down Syndrome Association

National Resources
See also Children, Higher Education, specific disabilities

Iowa Area Education Agencies (AEAs)

Iowa Department of Education, Children, Family & Community Services

Iowa Department of Education, Parental Rights in Special Education

National Resources
Education, Higher
See also Education

University of Iowa, Student Disability Services

University of Northern Iowa, Computing Resources for Persons with Disabilities

National Resources
See also Vocational Rehabilitation

Goodwill Industries of Southeast Iowa

Iowa Creative Employment Options

National Resources
Epilepsy Foundation of Nebraska and Iowa

National Resources
Financial Information
HAWK-I (Healthy Kids in Iowa)

Iowa Division of Medical Services

Iowa Division of Workers’ Compensation

SHIIP – Senior Health Insurance Information Program

National Resources
Fragile X Syndrome
National Resources
Health (General)
University of Iowa Health Care – Virtual Hospital

National Resources
Heart Disorders
American Heart Association of Iowa

National Resources
National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification – Iowa

National Resources
Huntington’s Disease
National Resources
Independent Living
Central Iowa Center for Independent Living

Black Hawk Center for Independent Living (Waterloo)

Illinois/Iowa Center for Independent Living (Davenport)

South Central Iowa Center for Independent Living (Oskaloosa)

Three Rivers Independent Living Resource Center (Sioux City)

National Resources
Learning Disabilities
Iowa State Literacy and Learning Disabilities (National ALLD Center)

Iowa State Resources (LD OnLine)

National Resources
Mental Retardation
See Developmental Disabilities
Mental Illness
Iowa Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health

Iowa Mental Health Counselors Association

KEN Mental Health Services Database – Iowa


National Resources
Multi-Service Agencies
See also Children, Developmental Disabilities, General

Adults Incorporated

Easter Seals – services in Iowa

Handicapped Development Center
Multiple Sclerosis
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Iowa Chapter

National Resources
Occupational Therapy
National Resources
See Spinal Cord Injury
Prader-Willi Syndrome
National Resources
See Sports and Recreation
Iowa Rehabilitation Association
Respiratory Disorders
National Resources
Respite Services
National Respite Locator Service – Iowa Respite Programs

National Resources
Speech and Language Disorders
See also Communication Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
National Spinal Cord Injury Association – Iowa
Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy – Iowa Chapter
Sports and Recreation
Camp Courageous of Iowa

Special Olympics Iowa

National Resources
National Resources
Tourette Syndrome
National Resources
Iowa’s Persons with Disabilities Parking Law

Project ACTION Accessible Traveler’s Database – Iowa Cities

National Resources
Iowa City VA Medical Center

National Resources
Vocational Rehabilitation
See also Employment

Goodwill Industries of Southeast Iowa

Iowa AgrAbility

Iowa Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

National Resources
Other Subjects
National Resources

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