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ADA Center

        1 – State Agencies
State: Iowa
Great Plains ADA Center 100 Corporate Lake Drive Columbia , MO , 65203
(573) 882-3600 (V/TTY)
(800) 949-4232 (V/TTY)
http://www.adaproject.org

Assistive Technology

        1 – State Agencies
State: Iowa
Iowa Program for Assistive Technology Center for Disabilities and Development The University of Iowa 100 Hawkins Drive, S295 Iowa City , IA , 52242-1011
(800) 331-3027 (V)
(319) 353-8777
(877) 686-0032 (TTY)
http://www.uiowa.edu/infotech/ 

Blind/ Visual Impairments/ Deaf-Blind

        1 – State Agencies
State: Iowa
Iowa Department for the Blind 524 Fourth Street Des Moines , IA , 50309-2364
(515) 281-1333
(515) 281-1355 (TTY)
http://www.blind.state.ia.us 

CHIP

        1 – State Agencies
State: Iowa
(health care for low-income uninsured children) hawk-i Program P.O. Box 71336 Des Moines , IA , 50325-9958
(800) 257-8563
http://www.hawk-i.org/ 

D D Council

        1 – State Agencies
State: Iowa
Governor’s Developmental Disabilities Council 617 E. Second Street Des Moines , IA , 50309
(515) 281-9083
http://www.state.ia.us/government/ddcouncil/ 

Deaf/Hard of Hearing

        1 – State Agencies
State: Iowa
Deaf Services Commission of Iowa Iowa Department of Human Rights Lucas State Office Building, 2nd Floor  Des Moines , IA , 50319
(888) 221-3724 (V/TTY)
(515) 281-3164 (V/TTY);
http://www.state.ia.us/government/dhr/ds/Webpages/NEW.JCP.htm

Early Intervention & Preschool, Disabilities

        1 – State Agencies
State: Iowa
Bureau of Children, Family and Community Services Iowa Department of Education Grimes State Office Building  Des Moines , IA , 50319-0146
(515) 281-5433
http://www.iowa.gov/educate

Early Intervention System, Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2

        1 – State Agencies
State: Iowa
Early ACCESS (IDEA, Part C) Bureau of Early Childhood Iowa Department of Education Grimes State Office Building, 3rd Floor Des Moines , IA , 50319-0146
(888) 425-4371 (inquiries/referrals to early intervention)
(515) 558-9986
http://www.state.ia.us/earlyaccess

Mediation

        1 – State Agencies
State: Iowa
Department of Education Bureau of Student and Family Support Services Grimes State Office Building  Des Moines , IA , 50319
(515) 281-5766
http://www.state.ia.us/educate 

Mental Health

        1 – State Agencies
State: Iowa
State Mental Health Agency/State DD Program Division of Mental Health and Disability Services Department of Human Services Hoover State Office Building, 5th Floor 1305 E. Walnut Street  Des Moines , IA , 50319-0114
(515) 281-7277
http://www.dhs.state.ia.us

Mental Health – Youth

        1 – State Agencies
State: Iowa
State Mental Health Agency/State DD Program Mental Health and Disabilities Services Department of Human Services Hoover State Office Building, 5th Floor 1305 E. Walnut Street  Des Moines , IA , 50319-0114
(515) 242-6845
http://www.dhs.state.ia.us

Protection & Advocacy

        1 – State Agencies
State: Iowa
Disability Rights Iowa 400 East Court Ave, Suite 300 Des Moines , IA , 50309
(800) 779-2502
(515) 278-2502
(866) 483-3342 (TTY)
(515) 278-0571 (TTY)
http://www.disabilityrightsiowa.org

Relay Services

        1 – State Agencies
State: Iowa
(800) 735-2943 (V)
(800) 735-2942 (V/TTY); 711 (TTY)
(877) 735-1007 (Speech to Speech)

Special Education

        1 – State Agencies
State: Iowa
Student and Family Support Services Department of Education Grimes State Office Building Des Moines , IA  , 50319-0146
(515) 281-5735
http://educateiowa.gov/

Special Format Library

        1 – State Agencies
State: Iowa
Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Iowa Department for the Blind 524 Fourth Street Des Moines , IA , 50309-2364
(800) 362-2587
(515) 281-1333
(515) 281-1355 (TTY)
http://www.blind.state.ia.us/library/

Special Health Care Needs

        1 – State Agencies
State: Iowa
Iowa Child Health Specialty Clinics University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics 200 Hawkins Drive Iowa City , IA , 52242-1011
(800) 777-8442
http://www.uihealthcare.com/chsc

State Web Site

        1 – State Agencies
State: Iowa
Connect with your state’s official website to find all manner of state agencies and information, including how to contact your governor and/or your representatives in the Senate and House:
http://www.iowa.gov/state/main/index.html 

Transition Services

        1 – State Agencies
State: Iowa
Transition and Work Experience Bureau of Family and Student Support Services Iowa Department of Education Grimes State Office Building 400 E. 14th Street Des Moines , IA , 50319-0146
(515) 281-5265
http://www.state.ia.us/educate/ 

UCEDD

        1 – State Agencies
State: Iowa
Iowa’s University Center for Excellence on Disabilities Center for Disabilities and Development 100 Hawkins Drive Iowa City , IA , 52242
(319) 356-1335
http://www.uihealthcare.org/UCEDD/ 

Vocational Education, Disabilities

        1 – State Agencies
State: Iowa
Division of Community Colleges and Workforce Preparation Bureau of Community Colleges & Career and Technical Education Department of Education Grimes State Office Building Des Moines , IA  , 50319-0146
(515) 281-8260
http://www.iowa.gov/educate/content/view/241/389/1/1

Vocational Rehabilitation

        1 – State Agencies
State: Iowa
Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services Department of Education 510 E. 12th Street  Des Moines , IA , 50319
(800) 532-1486
(515) 281-6731
http://www.ivrs.iowa.gov

Attention Deficit Disorder

        2 – Disability-Specific Organizations
State: Iowa
To identify an ADD group in your state or locality, contact either: 

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) 8181 Professional Place, Suite 150 Landover , MD , 20785

(800) 233-4050 (Voice mail to request information packet)
(301) 306-7070
http://www.chadd.org

Attention Deficit Disorder

        2 – Disability-Specific Organizations
State: Iowa
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) P.O. Box 543  Pottstown , PA , 19464-0543
(484) 945-2101
http://www.add.org

Autism

        2 – Disability-Specific Organizations
State: Iowa
Autism Society of Iowa 4549 Waterford Drive West Des Moines , IA , 50265
(515) 327-9075
http://www.autism-society.org/iowa_chapter

Blind/Visual Impairments

        2 – Disability-Specific Organizations
State: Iowa
American Foundation for the Blind 11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300  New York , NY , 10001
(800) 232-5463
(212) 502-7600
http://www.afb.org 

Brain Injury

        2 – Disability-Specific Organizations
State: Iowa
Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa 7025 Hickman Road Suite 7 Urbandale , IA , 50322
(515) 274-9757 (phone/fax)
(855) 444-6443
http://www.biaia.org

Cerebral Palsy

        2 – Disability-Specific Organizations
State: Iowa
The Arc of Cedar Valley 760 Ansborough Avenue P.O. Box 4090  Waterloo , IA , 50704
(319) 232-0437
http://www.cedarnet.org/arccv

Epilepsy

        2 – Disability-Specific Organizations
State: Iowa
Epilepsy Foundation North/Central Illinois, Iowa & Nebraska 1111 Ninth Street, Suite 275 Des Moines , IA , 50314-2593
(515) 238-7660
http://www.efncil.org 

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

        2 – Disability-Specific Organizations
State: Iowa
The Arc of Iowa 3821 71st Street, Suite A Urbandale , IA , 50322
(800) 362-2927
(515) 210-6686
http://www.thearcofiowa.org

Learning Disabilities

        2 – Disability-Specific Organizations
State: Iowa
Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa 321 E. Sixth Street  Des Moines , IA , 50309
(888) 690-5324
(515) 280-8558
http://www.lda-ia.org 

Mental Health

        2 – Disability-Specific Organizations
State: Iowa
Iowa Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health 106 S. Booth  Anamosa , IA , 52205
(888) 400-6302
(319) 462-2187
http://www.iffcmh.org 

Mental Health

        2 – Disability-Specific Organizations
State: Iowa
NAMI IOWA, National Alliance on Mental Illness 5911 Meredith Drive, Suite E Des Moines , IA , 50322-1903
(800) 417-0417
(515) 254-0417
http://www.namiiowa.org 

Special Health Care Needs

        2 – Disability-Specific Organizations
State: Iowa
Health Information Center of Iowa 321 E. 6th Street Des Moines , IA , 50309
(800) 450-8667
(515) 243-1713
(800) 735-2942 (Relay in IA)
http://www.askresource.org 

Speech, Language, and Hearing

        2 – Disability-Specific Organizations
State: Iowa
Iowa Speech-Language-Hearing Association 525 S.W. Fifth Street, Suite A  Des Moines , IA , 50309-4501
(515) 282-8192
http://www.isha.org 

Spina Bifida

        2 – Disability-Specific Organizations
State: Iowa
Spina Bifida Association of Iowa P.O. Box 1456  Des Moines , IA , 50305
(515) 964-8810
http://www.spinabifidaia.com 

Tourette Syndrome

        2 – Disability-Specific Organizations
State: Iowa
Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc. 42-40 Bell Boulevard  Bayside , NY , 11361-2820
(718) 224-2999
http://www.tsa-usa.org 

Parent Teacher Association (PTA)

        3 – Organizations for Parents
State: Iowa
Iowa PTA 5619 NW 86th Street, Suite 600 Johnston , IA , 50131
(800) 475-4782
(515) 225-4197

Parent Training and Information Center (PTI)

        3 – Organizations for Parents
State: Iowa
Access For Special Kids Resource Center (ASK) 5665 Greendale Rd, Ste D Johnston , IA , 50131
(800) 450-8667
(515) 243-1713
http://www.askresource.org/theprojects/pti.html

Parent-To-Parent

        3 – Organizations for Parents
State: Iowa
Contact the Parent Training and Information Center (PTI).

Independent Living

        4 – Other Disability Organizations
State: Iowa
To find out the contact information for the Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) in your state, contact: Independent Living Research Utilization Project The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research 2323 South Sheppard, Suite 1000  Houston , TX , 77019
(713) 520-0232 (V)
(713) 520-5136 (TTY)
http://www.ilru.org

Independent Living

        4 – Other Disability Organizations
State: Iowa
To find out the contact information for centers for independent living (CILs) in your state, contact: National Council on Independent Living 1710 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, 5th Floor Washington , DC , 20036
(202) 207-0340 (TTY)
(202) 207-0334 (V)
http://www.ncil.org

Other

        4 – Other Disability Organizations
State: Iowa
Easter Seals Iowa P.O. Box 4002 Des Moines , IA , 50333-4002
(515) 289-1933
(515) 289-4069 (TTY)
http://www.eastersealsia.org

Other

        4 – Other Disability Organizations
State: Iowa
Parent Educator Connection Department of Education Grimes State Office Building Des Moines , IA , 50319-0146
(515) 242-5295

Other

        4 – Other Disability Organizations
State: Iowa
Iowa Compass: Information and Referral Center for Disabilities and Development The University of Iowa 100 Hawkins Drive #295 Iowa City , IA , 52242-1011
(800) 779-2001
(877) 686-0032 (TTY)
http://www.iowacompass.org

Other

        4 – Other Disability Organizations
State: Iowa
VSA arts of Iowa Department of Education Grimes State Office Building Des Moines , IA , 50319-0146
(515) 281-5839
http://www.vsaarts.iowa.gov 

Other

        4 – Other Disability Organizations
State: Iowa
Employment Rights for People with Disabilities Division of Persons with Disabilities Department of Human Rights Lucas State Office Building Des Moines , IA , 50319
(888) 219-0471 (V/TTY)
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