This policy outlines what information is included in and excluded from Iowa Compass website and database. The purpose of the policy is to improve the consistency and uniformity of database content.
“Disability-specific” is a term used throughout this policy. Disability-specific signifies an organization that directly relates to people with disabilities or their families or their friends. Iowa Compass includes organizations and services that are disability-specific. The term disability refers to physical and cognitive impairments, diseases and health conditions. It also includes mental health diagnoses such as learning disorders, ADHD/ADD and autism spectrum disorders.