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Persons with Disabilities  
  The Commission



Iowa Office
of Persons with Disabilities

  Lucas State Office Building, 2nd Floor
Des Moines IA 50319
  (888) 219-0471(V/TTY)
(515) 242-6119 (fax)
  email: dhr.disabilities@



Welcome to the Iowa Office of Persons
with Disabilities

The Office of Persons with Disabilities is an agency located within the Department of Human Rights. The Commission was established in 1965 by the Iowa Legislature.The 8-member commission is appointed by the Governor to equalize opportunities for full participation in employment and other areas of the state's economic, educational, social and political life for Iowans with disabilities. Through education, advocacy, referral, technical assistance, legislative action and special projects, we work to achieve these goals.


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Iowa Compass

Resource Database

Tax Credit Information:

Disabled Access Tax Credit

Work Opportunities Tax Credit:

Accessible Features in a Retail Establishment

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Upcoming Events:

The OfficePerson's with Disabilities Commission Meeting:
August 14, 2014 from 1 - 4pm
Location: Lucas State Office Building - Room 418

ID Action Self-Advocacy Conference October 1-3, 2014 Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center For more details visit: http://www.advocacyuniversity.org/self-advocacy/selfadvocacy-conference/

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