Events

Sep
13
Wed
Understanding SSI and SSDI Benefits and Work Incentives
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Understanding SSI and SSDI Benefits and Work Incentives
September 13th, 2017
10:00am to 4:00pm
IowaWORKS Greater Siouxland
2508 4th St.
Sioux City, IA 51101
Cost is $100/per person

Agenda
Title II – Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)
Title XVI – Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Work Incentives
(IRWE, PASS, BWE, TWP, EPE, ExR, 1619B, SEIE, Subsidy)
Medicaid, Medicaid
ABLEnow
& any other questions you may have

Understanding disability benefits is a valuable resource to any agency or service provider that works with individuals receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
This dynamic training will give you basic information about how to better answer these questions for your customers/consumers. As well as provide an overview of the various work incentives

Please print out the registration form on our website at disabilityrightsiowa.org and send it in with your check or money order to 400 East Court Avenue Suite 300, Des Moines, IA 50309, attention Linda Firkins

If you have any questions or if you have a disability requiring special meeting accommodations, please contact Tammy Crouch or Mistie Johnson at 800-779-2502
Our Mission: To defend and promote the human and legal rights of Iowans with disabilities.

Benefits Training flyer Sioux City September 13th, 2017

 

Benefits Planning Registration Form

Sep
20
Wed
Make Your Mark Self Advocacy Conference
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 22 @ 12:30 pm

2017 Make Your Mark! Self Advocacy Conference

Change. It seems to be the one constant in life. Learn how you can prepare for and be a part of the changes that are happening in your life and around you. Head home from this conference with the power to embrace and ignite change.

  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017 – Friday, September 22, 2017
    3:00 PM – 12:30 PM
    Central Time
  • Honey Creek Resort on Rathbun Lake
    12633 Resort Drive
    Moravia, Iowa 52571

For full conference details visit the Make Your Mark Self Advocacy Conference webpage or idaction.org

Sep
28
Thu
Free Disability Rights Presentation
Sep 28 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Advocate Emmanuel Smith from Disability Rights IOWA will be presenting information on:

  • The Rights of Individuals Who Experience Disability
  • How to Appeal MCO Decisions You Disagree With
  • Advocacy Resources – What Disability Rights Can O?er You
  • Question & Answer Session After Presentation

Thursday, September 28th
3:00pm – 5:00pm
Schwab Auditorium
Coralville Public Library

Free registration, but space is limited!
RSVP: by email: ICCfronto­ce@goodwillheartland.org
by phone: Sue Hergert @ 319.248.4684

Questions? Contact Amy Winslow at 319.248.4651

Event Flyer

 

Oct
2
Mon
Community Conversations hosted by Iowas University Center for Excellence on Disabilities
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Are you a person with a disability or a family member or caregiver of someone of any age with a disability?

The Center for Disabilities and Development, Iowa’s University Center for Excellence on Disabilities (UCED) will be hosting community conversations across the state to collect information on the needs and concerns of the Iowa disability community. We will share this information with communities so that this information we gather may help individuals with disabilities across the state.

During our community conversations, we will be focusing on 5 key topics: employment, health & wellness, transportation, housing and Education & lifelong learning. We are also interested in your additional emerging needs. Please join us to share those needs as well.
Each community conversation will be held from 6:00-7:30 pm.
 

 

 

 Monday, October 2nd, Maquoketa

 

 Tuesday, October 3rd, Ottumwa

 

 Thursday, October 5th, Iowa City/ Coralville

 

 Tuesday, October 10th, Mason City

 

 Wednesday, October 11th, Oelwein

 

 Tuesday October 24th, Sioux City

 

 Wednesday, October 25th, Council Bluffs

 

 

Community Conversations Flyer with Full Details

 

 Please use the contact information below to let us know if you are able to attend and if you have any accommodations you might need by the week before the session. If you are unable to attend but would like to still provide input, please contact Jessica Gallegos at jrgallegos@healthcare.uiowa.edu or (319-384-5848

Oct
3
Tue
Annual Mental Health Conference
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

2017 Annual Mental Health Conference

October 3, 2017

Holiday Inn Airport Conference Center
6111 Fleur Drive
Des Moines,  IA  50321

The 2017 Annual Mental Health Conference is designed for professionals, clinicians, administrators, educators, consumers, family members, advocates and other providers.

Stipends are available for the 2017 Mental Health Conference. Please see the stipend registration form, conference agenda and conference brochure.  See the email below for a brief overview of the conference.  Stipends are for individuals with lived experience of mental illness or family members of individuals with a mental illness.

 

Online Registration

Stipend Registration

Agenda

Brochure with Session Descriptions 2017 Mental Health Conference

 

 

 

 

Community Conversations hosted by Iowas University Center for Excellence on Disabilities
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Are you a person with a disability or a family member or caregiver of someone of any age with a disability?

The Center for Disabilities and Development, Iowa’s University Center for Excellence on Disabilities (UCED) will be hosting community conversations across the state to collect information on the needs and concerns of the Iowa disability community. We will share this information with communities so that this information we gather may help individuals with disabilities across the state.

During our community conversations, we will be focusing on 5 key topics: employment, health & wellness, transportation, housing and Education & lifelong learning. We are also interested in your additional emerging needs. Please join us to share those needs as well.
Each community conversation will be held from 6:00-7:30 pm.
 

 

 

 Monday, October 2nd, Maquoketa

 

 Tuesday, October 3rd, Ottumwa

 

 Thursday, October 5th, Iowa City/ Coralville

 

 Tuesday, October 10th, Mason City

 

 Wednesday, October 11th, Oelwein

 

 Tuesday October 24th, Sioux City

 

 Wednesday, October 25th, Council Bluffs

 

 

Community Conversations Flyer with Full Details

 

 Please use the contact information below to let us know if you are able to attend and if you have any accommodations you might need by the week before the session. If you are unable to attend but would like to still provide input, please contact Jessica Gallegos at jrgallegos@healthcare.uiowa.edu or (319-384-5848

Oct
4
Wed
Understanding SSI and SSDI Benefits and Work Incentives – Garner, IA
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Understanding SSI and SSDI Benefits and Work Incentives

Date: October 4, 2017

10:00am to 4:00pm

Where: North Iowa Community College Center

325 West 8th Street, Garner, IA

Cost is $100/per person

 

Agenda

Title II – Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

Title XVI – Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Work Incentives

(IRWE, PASS, BWE, TWP, EPE, ExR, 1619B, SEIE, Subsidy)

Medicaid

Medicare

& any other questions you may have

Description

Understanding disability benefits is a valuable resource to any agency or service provider that works with individuals receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

 This dynamic training will give you basic information about how to better answer these questions for your customers/consumers. As well as provide an overview of the various work incentives

Please print out the registration form on our website at disabilityrightsiowa.org and send it in with your check or money order to 400 East Court Avenue Suite 300, Des Moines, IA 50309, attention Linda Firkins

Registration and payment must be received by September 29, 2017.

Benefits Training flyer for Garner, IA Oct 4th 2017

Registration form for Garner, IA Benefits Training

If you have any questions or if you have a disability requiring special meeting accommodations, please contact Tammy Crouch or Mistie Johnson at 800-779-2502

Oct
5
Thu
Community Conversations hosted by Iowas University Center for Excellence on Disabilities
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Are you a person with a disability or a family member or caregiver of someone of any age with a disability?

The Center for Disabilities and Development, Iowa’s University Center for Excellence on Disabilities (UCED) will be hosting community conversations across the state to collect information on the needs and concerns of the Iowa disability community. We will share this information with communities so that this information we gather may help individuals with disabilities across the state.

During our community conversations, we will be focusing on 5 key topics: employment, health & wellness, transportation, housing and Education & lifelong learning. We are also interested in your additional emerging needs. Please join us to share those needs as well.
Each community conversation will be held from 6:00-7:30 pm.
 

 

 

 Monday, October 2nd, Maquoketa

 

 Tuesday, October 3rd, Ottumwa

 

 Thursday, October 5th, Iowa City/ Coralville

 

 Tuesday, October 10th, Mason City

 

 Wednesday, October 11th, Oelwein

 

 Tuesday October 24th, Sioux City

 

 Wednesday, October 25th, Council Bluffs

 

 

Community Conversations Flyer with Full Details

 

 Please use the contact information below to let us know if you are able to attend and if you have any accommodations you might need by the week before the session. If you are unable to attend but would like to still provide input, please contact Jessica Gallegos at jrgallegos@healthcare.uiowa.edu or (319-384-5848

Oct
10
Tue
Community Conversations hosted by Iowas University Center for Excellence on Disabilities
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Are you a person with a disability or a family member or caregiver of someone of any age with a disability?

The Center for Disabilities and Development, Iowa’s University Center for Excellence on Disabilities (UCED) will be hosting community conversations across the state to collect information on the needs and concerns of the Iowa disability community. We will share this information with communities so that this information we gather may help individuals with disabilities across the state.

During our community conversations, we will be focusing on 5 key topics: employment, health & wellness, transportation, housing and Education & lifelong learning. We are also interested in your additional emerging needs. Please join us to share those needs as well.
Each community conversation will be held from 6:00-7:30 pm.
 

 

 

 Monday, October 2nd, Maquoketa

 

 Tuesday, October 3rd, Ottumwa

 

 Thursday, October 5th, Iowa City/ Coralville

 

 Tuesday, October 10th, Mason City

 

 Wednesday, October 11th, Oelwein

 

 Tuesday October 24th, Sioux City

 

 Wednesday, October 25th, Council Bluffs

 

 

Community Conversations Flyer with Full Details

 

 Please use the contact information below to let us know if you are able to attend and if you have any accommodations you might need by the week before the session. If you are unable to attend but would like to still provide input, please contact Jessica Gallegos at jrgallegos@healthcare.uiowa.edu or (319-384-5848

Oct
11
Wed
Community Conversations hosted by Iowas University Center for Excellence on Disabilities
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Are you a person with a disability or a family member or caregiver of someone of any age with a disability?

The Center for Disabilities and Development, Iowa’s University Center for Excellence on Disabilities (UCED) will be hosting community conversations across the state to collect information on the needs and concerns of the Iowa disability community. We will share this information with communities so that this information we gather may help individuals with disabilities across the state.

During our community conversations, we will be focusing on 5 key topics: employment, health & wellness, transportation, housing and Education & lifelong learning. We are also interested in your additional emerging needs. Please join us to share those needs as well.
Each community conversation will be held from 6:00-7:30 pm.
 

 

 

 Monday, October 2nd, Maquoketa

 

 Tuesday, October 3rd, Ottumwa

 

 Thursday, October 5th, Iowa City/ Coralville

 

 Tuesday, October 10th, Mason City

 

 Wednesday, October 11th, Oelwein

 

 Tuesday October 24th, Sioux City

 

 Wednesday, October 25th, Council Bluffs

 

 

Community Conversations Flyer with Full Details

 

 Please use the contact information below to let us know if you are able to attend and if you have any accommodations you might need by the week before the session. If you are unable to attend but would like to still provide input, please contact Jessica Gallegos at jrgallegos@healthcare.uiowa.edu or (319-384-5848