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Disability Rights Iowa

Disability Rights Iowa

Protects the human and legal rights of people with physical disabilities and mental illness in Iowa (formerly Iowa Protection & Advocacy) . 

400 East Court Avenue, Suite 300
Des Moines, IA 50309
 
Phone: 800.779.2502 or 515.278.2502
TTY: 515.278.0571
FAX: 515.278.0539
Email: info@disabilityrightsiowa.org

University Center for Excellence on Disabilities

University Center for Excellence on Disabilities

Promotes the independence, productivity and community inclusion of individuals with developmental disabilities through a broad range of health care, training, technical assistance and information sharing activities.  

 
University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics Center for Disabilities and Development – 225 CDD
100 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242-1011
 
Phone:877-686-0031
FAX:319.356.8284
E-mail:cdd-webmaster@uiowa.edu
Web Site:www.uihealthcare.com/cdd

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Provides support and information to families, friends and individuals with a mental illness.  

5911 Meredith Drive, Suite C-1  
Des Moines, IA 50322  
 
Phone: 800.417.0417 or 515.254.0417
FAX: 515.254.1103
E-mail: namiiowa@mchsi.com  
Web Site: www.namiiowa.com 

Iowa Association of the Deaf

Iowa Association of the Deaf

A state organization of, by and for the deaf. The Iowa affiliate of the National Association of the Deaf (NAD).

TTY: 515.278.6382 

The Arc of Iowa

The Arc of Iowa

A statewide advocacy organization of parents and others representing people with mental retardation and other disabilities.  

3821 71st Street, Suite A
Urbandale, IA 50322
Phone:800.362.2927 or 515.210.6686
FAX: 515.309.0860
E-mail: casey@thearcofiowa.org
Web Site: www.thearcofiowa.org

Autism Society of Iowa

Autism Society of Iowa

An advocacy organization for Iowans with Autism.  

4549 Waterford Drive
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Phone:888.722.4799 or 515.327.9075     
 E-mail: autism50ia@aol.com
Web Site: www.autism-society.org/iowa_chapter

Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa

Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa

An advocacy organization representing people with brain or head injury.

7025 Hickman Rd, Suite 7
Urbandale, IA 50322
Phone: 800.444.6443 or 800.444.6443 
Web Site: www.biaia.org

Deaf Services Commission of Iowa

Deaf Services Commission of Iowa

Serves and advocates for deaf and hard of hearing Iowans at any age.  

Dept of Human Rights
2nd Floor Lucas State Office Building
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone:888.221.3724 or 515.281.3164      
TTY:888.221.3724      
FAX: 515.242.6119 Email: dhr.dsci@iowa.gov
Web Site: www.deafservices.iowa.gov

Disability Resource Library

Disability Resource Library

A lending library of books, videotapes, and other resources on disability issues: free for people with disabilities and family members. Other people, organizations and agencies may purchase yearly subscriptions or may pay per item.  

University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics Center for Disabilities and Development – 331 CDD
100 Hawkins Drive Iowa City, IA 52242-1011
Phone:800.272.7713 or 319.356.1345     
FAX: 319.353.6532
E-mail: disability-library@uiowa.edu
Web Site: www.uihealthcare.com/cdd

Division of Persons with Disabilities

Division of Persons with Disabilities

The Division of Persons with Disabilities exists to promote the employment of Iowans with disabilities and reduce barriers to employment by providing information, referral, assessment and guidance, training and negotiation services to employers and Iowans with disabilities.  

Iowa Dept of Human Rights
2nd Floor Lucas State Office Building
Des Moines, 50319
Phone:888.219.0471 or 515.242.6172(voice/TTY)
TTY:888.219.0471      
FAX:515.242.6119 
E-mail:dhr.disabilities@dhr.state.ia.us
Web Site:www.humanrights.iowa.gov/pd/

Easter Seals

Easter Seals

Easter Seals is a community-based organization that provides programs, advocacy, education and support to people who have disabilities, their families and communities.  

P.O. Box 4002
Des Moines, IA 50333
Phone:515.289.1933     
TTY:515.289.4069     
FAX:515.289.1281
E-mail:info@eastersealsia.org
Web Site:www.ia.easterseals.com

Iowa Association of Community Providers

Iowa Association of Community Providers

An association of agencies providing a variety of services to Iowans with disabilities.

7025 Hickman Road, Suite 5
Urbandale, IA 50322
Phone: 515.270.9495
FAX: 515.270.1035
Web Site: www.iowaproviders.org

Iowa COMPASS

Iowa COMPASS

A free information and referral service for Iowans with disabilities and their families. Provides information over the phone or by email about agencies and organizations that serve Iowans with disabilities.

Center for Disabilities and Development – S295 CDD
100 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242-1011
Voice/TTY: 800.779.2001
FAX: 319.384.5139
E-mail: iowa-compass@uiowa.edu
Web Site: www.iowacompass.org

Iowa Federation for Children's Mental Health

Iowa Federation for Children's Mental Health

A statewide family advocacy organization assisting families who have children and youth with behavioral, emotional and mental challenges.
Lori Reynolds, Executive Director

106 South Booth
Anamosa, IA 52205
Phone:1.888.400.6302 or 319.462.2187
E-mail: help@iffcmh.org
Web Site: www.iffcmh.org

Iowa Program for Assistive Technology (IPAT)

Iowa Program for Assistive Technology (IPAT)

Provides information about the availability of assistive technology devices, where to obtain them, cost, dealers and vendors, where to obtain financial assistance, etc.

Center for Disabilities and Development – S295 CDD 1
00 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242-1011
Phone: 800.779.2001
Email: ipat@uiowa.edu
Web Site: www.iowaat.org/

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation

Works with individuals with disabilities to achieve their employment and economic goals.

510 E 12th St.
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: 800.532.1486 or 515.281.4211
TTY: 800.735.2942
FAX: 515-281-7645
Web Site: www.ivrs.iowa.gov

ASK Family Resource Center

ASK Family Resource Center

The center works closely with educators, other service professionals and all concerned citizens to achieve the aims of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 1997.

5665 Greendale Road, Suite D
Johnston, IA 50131
Phone: 800.450.8667 or 515.243.1713
TTY: 1.800.735.2942
FAX: 515.243.1902
E-mail: info@askresource.org
Web Site: www.askresource.org