Disability Rights IOWA aims to defend and promote the human and legal rights of Iowans who have disabilities and mental illness. We promote safety, opportunity, access, and self-determination for all Iowans through a program of:
self-advocacy education, information, and referral;
and legal and systems advocacy.
Our legal and systems advocacy aims to resolve major issues called priorities. View our
current Areas of Focus, or suggest Areas of Focus.
Winter 2018 Newsletter
1 Feb 2018
Click the links below to read full newsletter articles. #IamMedicaidIowa campaign Boys State Training School Legal Updates medicaid Alternatives to …
#IamMedicaidIowa Join Us!
1 Feb 2018
Many lawmakers and citizens see dollar signs rather than faces when considering Medicaid Managed Care issues in Iowa. Help Disability …
Job Opening – Secretarial Support
20 Dec 2017
Disability Rights Iowa has an opening for a secretary who will focus on tasks in support of staff …
IOWA ‘SCHOOL’ RELIES ON SOLITARY, RESTRAINTS, DANGEROUS DRUGS, INSTEAD OF GIVING BOYS NEEDED MENTAL HEALTH CARE, LAWSUIT ALLEGES
27 Nov 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, November 27, 2017 Contact: Nathan Kirstein, 515-278-2502 x25, email@example.com (Iowa media) Wende Gozan Brown, 646-216-3329, firstname.lastname@example.org …
IOWA DHS AGAIN FAILS TO PROTECT IOWA’S YOUTH
7 Aug 2017
Iowa DHS Again fails to protect Iowa’s Youth August 7, 2017 -Disability Rights Iowa released a report today regarding …
Iowans Challenge State’s Termination of Critical Health Care Services
1 Jun 2017
Six Iowans with significant disabilities filed a class action lawsuit in federal court to stop Governor Kim Reynolds and Department …
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