Virtual Event Recordings
2021 Capitol Chat Recordings
IAble Webinar: Improved Accounts Flexibility, Eligibility and Benefits
The Iowa DD Council partnered with State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald's office to host a webinar about the IAble program. The ABLE Act creates a new option for qualified individuals living with disabilities and their families to save for the future, while protecting eligibility for public benefits. ABLE plans can change the way individuals with disabilities and their families participate in the community, build financial wellness, and plan for the future by empowering them to save and invest for the added expenses that come with having a disability without losing access to federal means-tested benefits.
The video below includes information about the recent changes to the law and improved flexibility with IAble accounts, what IAble is, what the IAble plan entails, program eligibility and self-certification criteria, investment options, and more!
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Legislative Town Hall Recordings
Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
The Iowa DD Council and the University of Iowa Center for Disabilities and Development hosted Moving Towards Change: A Virtual Celebration as part of National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month 2021. Watch the recording to hear from some of our Community Living Ambassadors about their lives, successes, and personal journeys in transitioning into community living as individuals with disabilities.
Explore Our Upcoming Events
Don't miss out on anything the DD Council is doing! We host a variety of events that are open to the public, and we'd love for you to join us. Take a look at everything we have coming up!