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.
#IamMedicaidIowa Join Us!
3 Jan 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, firstname.lastname@example.org (Iowa media) Wende Gozan Brown, 646-216-3329, email@example.com …
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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