Iowans with Disabilities in Action

State of Iowa Resources

The following statewide organizations provide useful information and resources to assist Iowans with disabilities and their families.

How to be Your Own Best Advocate Guide

How to be Your Own Best Advocate Guide

The Managed Care Ombudsman Program's resource for Medicaid members and their support system. The How to be Your Own Best Advocate Guide is intended to assist members and their loved ones with navigating the managed care system. This guide was developed in collaboration with Disability Rights, Iowa and the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council.

Advocacy Toolkit

Advocacy Toolkit

Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa

Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa

The Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa is a resource for individuals with disabilities as a result of brain injury. They offer a free service called Neuro-Resource Facilitation in which we link survivors, family members, and professionals with information, services, and resources. They also help advocate for and with individuals and provide emotional support as well. 

Center for Disabilities and Development

Center for Disabilities and Development

A lending library of resources on a wide range of disability topics

Democratic & Republican Iowa County Chairs

Democratic & Republican Iowa County Chairs

Disability Rights Iowa

Disability Rights Iowa

Protects the human and legal rights of individuals with disabilities:

IA Health Link Contacts

IA Health Link Contacts

Iowa Compass

Iowa Compass

Information and referral for Iowans with disabilities

Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council

Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council

Iowa Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Iowa Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Works to help individuals with disabilities achieve employment, education and individual goals

Iowa Secretary of State

Iowa Secretary of State

Registering to vote, finding your polling place, voter guide, absentee ballots

Iowa Training Consortium

Iowa Training Consortium

Promotes a system of individualized supports that will assist Iowans with developmental disabilities to live as fully participating members of their communities

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...
Senate Action on Repeal of the Affordable Care Act
06.22.17
As you have probably heard, the US Senate is planning to move forward to repeal and replace the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)... Read More...
2017 ID Action Lifetime Achievement Awards
05.26.17
Cherie Clark and Becky Harker selected for the 2017 ID Action Lifetime Achievement Award Des Moines, IA – Iowans with Disabilities in Action... Read More...


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