Iowans with Disabilities in Action

National

The following national organizations provide useful information and resources to help Iowans with disabilities and their families.

ADAPT

ADAPT

ADAPT is an organization of people with a variety of disabilities who are steadfast in their advocacy efforts to make the community the place of entitlement instead of institutions. Find out everything you wanted to know about MiCASA at this site.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Americans with Disabilities Act

American Association of People with Disabilities

American Association of People with Disabilities

AAPD is the largest national nonprofit cross-disability member organization in the United States, dedicated to ensuring economic self-sufficiency and political empowerment for the more than 56 million Americans with disabilities.

Association of University Centers on Disabilities

Association of University Centers on Disabilities

 Find out about state and federal candidates along with other voting information.

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

Legal advocacy for the civil rights and human dignity of people with mental disability.

Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities

Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities

A coalition of approximately 100 national disability organizations working together to advocate for national public policy that ensures the self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society.

Disability Rights and Education Defense Fund

Disability Rights and Education Defense Fund

A national law and policy center dedicated to protecting and advancing the civil rights of people with disabilities.

Families USA

Families USA

A national nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans.

National Center for Learning Disabilities

National Center for Learning Disabilities

A Web site devoted to monitoring the reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

National Coalition of Parent Centers

National Coalition of Parent Centers

The National Coalition of Parent Centers provides information on Parent Training and Information Centers (PTIs) and Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRC’s) throughout the country. Parent Centers serve families of children with physical, cognitive learning and emotional disabilities.

National Organization on Disability

National Organization on Disability

The organization’s mission is to expand the participation and contribution of America’s 54 million men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life. By raising disability awareness through programs and information, together we can close the participation gap.

Project Vote Smart

Project Vote Smart

One-stop shopping for nonpartisan political information

The Arc

The Arc

The Arc is an organization devoted to promoting and improving supports and services for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc offers Capitol Insider, an online publication with updated weekly news and information from the capitol that can be found in the site’s Public Policy section.

ID Action supports National Disability Employment Awareness Month
10.16.17
MEDIA CONTACT: Lane Till, Capture Marketing  lane@capturemarketinggroup.com 515-423-0992 (office)515-230-8851 (mobile) FOR IMMEDIATE... Read More...
Rebecca Lynn Bax Named Executive Director of the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council
08.16.17
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Lane Tilllane@capturemarketinggroup.comOffice: 515-423-0992Cell: 515-230-8851 Rebecca Lynn Bax Named Executive Director... Read More...
Take Action! Healthcare Bills Prepared for Vote
07.20.17
The Senate’s “Better Care Reconciliation Act” (BCRA) and a new bill, the "Obama Repeal Reconciliation Act" (ORRA), are being... Read More...
National Disability Voter Registration Week
07.18.17
National Disability Voter Registration Week is July 17-21.  As a part of this important week, ID Action wants to visit YOUR community to register... Read More...
Large Print Voter Registration Form Available
06.28.17
DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announces the creation of a new, large print voter registration form to assist Iowans with low... Read More...


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