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Persons with Disabilities  
  The Commission
  Iowa Office
of Persons with Disabilities
  (888) 219-0471(V/TTY)
(515) 242-6119 (fax)
  email: dhr.disabilities@

Welcome to the Division of Persons with Disabilities
Disability E-Workshop!

Is this E-Workshop for you?

  • Adapted with permission from the GDA Consulting Group, Inc.
  • If you do not know how to incorporate people with disabilities into your business, agency or organization,
  • If you are nervous, and just plain uncomfortable around people who have disabilities,
  • If you would like to have more friends, and be an influence in your community,


Click on any of the menus below for more information or click on Course Overview for a detailed course description. You may select from one of three training roadmaps described in the How to
take this course section.

This website is designed to provide high impact training - one course at at time - to help empower real solutions for people with disabilities. We encourage you to complete the course and become an advocate for people with disabilities.

Course Overview
Units 1-2
Units 3-4
Units 5-6
Units 7-8
Disabilities Home

Unit 1. ADA
Illustrative ADA
Unit 2. Air Carrier
Access Act
Illustrative Air Carrier

Unit 3. Disability Ettiquite
Illustrative Service Animal Case
Unit 4. Appropriate Terminology
Printable Handout on Words with Dignity

Unit 5. Relating to People with Disabilities
ADA Brief Unit 5
Unit 6. Effective Communication
Unit 7. Practical Applications

ADA Technical Assistance Manual
Unit 8. Measurement and Evaluation

Final Exam

Evaluation Under Construction...

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