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.
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 …
How to Be Your Own Best Advocate: Guide to Navigating Managed Care in Iowa.
11 Jul 2017
The Managed Care Ombudsman Program has just released a new resource for Medicaid members and their support system. The How …
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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