Program Archive

 

Community Living

Community Connections Supporting Reentry – This series of trainings brings together staff from the many service systems that support individuals reentering the community after incarceration.

Creating Accessible Homes and Workplaces through Universal Design – The primary audience for this training includes professional home builders, remodeling contractors, and those in related building trades.

Families in Iowa Network for Disabilities (FIND) – Families/guardians with loved ones with disabilities who are learning to deal with a new disability diagnosis, wondering if their child will ever work, thinking about transitioning their loved one out of facility based care, or who are confronted in the home with the issue of aging family caregivers are matched with family mentors who have relevant experience and suggestions to share.

Living Well Iowa - Emergency Preparedness – Training programs for individuals with disabilities, their families and service providers to help them develop emergency plans and grab and go kits.

Used Equipment Referral Service – A free statewide resource to sell or purchase used assistive devices, accessible vehicles or home modifications. This is now known as the Iowa Assistive Technology Exchange Program, available through Easter Seals of Iowa.

Education

Challenging Behavior Training Service - Initiated in 2009 with contracts from the Iowa Department of Education, a service to create "Advanced Level" practitioners in the area of behavior assessment in the school setting.

Health & Wellness

Iowa Healthy Child Development Initiative – Promotes actitivies the provide early identification and interventionf for children at risk of disabilities.

Iowa Prevention of Disabilities Policy Council – An independent state body that is responsible for facilitating the development of collaborative initiatives, analyzing policy and advising the Governor and Iowa General Assembly about state priorities for the prevention of primary and secondary disabilities.

Living Well Iowa – Technical assistance to state and community partners to improve the health of Iowans with disabilities.

Policy

Challenging Behavior Training Service - Initiated in 2009 with contracts from the Iowa Department of Education, a service to create "Advanced Level" practitioners in the area of behavior assessment in the school setting.