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What’s the Difference Between Public Housing and “Section 8” Housing?

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has two kinds of public housing programs. The programs provide rental ...
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Iowa Compass Community Resource Database Featured in National Survey of Best Practices

Iowa Compass got a “shout out” in a recently published report from the National Association of States United for Aging ...
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Security at Iowa Compass

As Iowa’s disability-related information and referral service, Iowa Compass reaches out to a broad audience. Because we use information technology ...
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Getting 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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AbleNet is offering a variety of free webinars this summer that address the assistive technology needs of people with disabilities across the lifespan. The webinars are appropriate for people with disabilities, parents, educators, and caregivers. Find program descriptions, presenters, and links to register: bit.ly/2XFA1BT ... See MoreSee Less

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The Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) has just launched COVID Recovery Iowa, a FEMA-sponsored program that will provide virtual outreach and counseling to Iowans affected by the public health crisis. The Center for Disabilities and Development will serve as one of five DHS contractors for the program, providing counseling to Iowans with disabilities. Download the press release to learn more: bit.ly/3d7xS8s ... See MoreSee Less

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