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Automakers’ Mobility Programs

Most new or leased cars and vans have a rebate for adaptive equipment.  Things like ramps, hand controls, and seat ...
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How to Get Ready to File a Discrimination Complaint Based on Disability

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the law that forbids discrimination against people with disabilities. Discrimination means treating someone ...
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Making Complex Topics Easy to Understand

Why Iowa Compass Rewrote Its Tip Sheets in Plain Language Iowa Compass is the state’s leading source of information on ...
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Funding Support for Anti-Elopement/Wandering Devices

Assistive technology (AT) can help stop elopement or the wandering away of people with autism spectrum disorder. AT can be ...
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The Mental Health, Special Education and Disability PTO of the Iowa City Community School District will meet this Wednesday, December 19, at 11:30 a.m. at the Iowa City Public Library. Learn more: ... See MoreSee Less

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Last week, with the passing of President George H.W. Bush, we reflected on his signing of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990. The Office of Disability Employment Policy has a great web resource where you can learn more about the ADA, and find links to related resources developed during the nearly 30 years since it was signed into law: ... See MoreSee Less

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