Iowans with Disabilities in Action is a nonpartisan, statewide initiative dedicated to generating greater civic and political participation among people with disabilities.
Collectively, Iowans with disabilities could make up one of the state’s largest blocs of influence; however, research shows that a lack of confidence, apathy and other barriers prevent thousands from engaging in advocacy.
2019 Advocacy Toolkit Now Available
Get ready for the 2019 legislative session with the Iowans with Disabilities in Action Advocacy Toolkit.Read More
Iowa DD Council Offering Grants to Support Iowans with Disabilities to Attend Statewide Conferences
The Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council (DD Council) works to connect Iowans with a developmental disability and their family members with the…Read More
The Case for Inclusion
The Case for Inclusion is a comprehensive data tool that examines how well programs in all 50 states and the District of Columbia are serving…Read More
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Join the Iowans with Disabilities in Action network of more than 9,000 Iowans who want to get more involved civically and politically in the state (it's FREE). You will have access to the latest information and resources to help you take action in your community and state.
You will be subscribed to the Iowa Advocacy Connection and infoNET e-publication to keep you informed and updated on what’s happening with Iowans with Disabilities in Action, the Iowa Legislature and opportunities to get involved.
Iowans with Disabilities in Action is a project of the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council. The DD Council is a federally funded state agency that advocates for the development of services and supports so that Iowans with developmental disabilities can make choices and take control of their lives. Visit the DD Council website to learn more.
Don't forget to check out our advocacy forum (infoNET) for information, tools, resources and opportunities you need to take action on the issues important to you.