An independent, non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation funded through contributions, corporate and foundation funding, and grants from the Federal Government.
Primary geographic focus: Iowa
Organization type(s): Provider
Established in the 1970s by the U.S. Congress to respond to repeated abuse and neglect of individuals with disabilities in large institutions
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;
- non-legal advocacy;
- and legal and systems advocacy.
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