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Ba Baby bottle holder

Posted by Jane Gay on August 27, 2014 at 6:30am 0 Comments

Okay - even a little one can use AT to be more independent. The Ba Baby Bottle Holder  has many possible ways to grip and hold a bottle, many more than a standard bottle!  You can find them on Amazon and other on-line stores…

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New federal legislation supports transition planning and competitive employment

Posted by Lori Moore on August 26, 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

President Barack Obama signed WIOA into law on July 22,2014!

Senator Tom Harkin has once again championed legislation that will benefit individuals with disabilities and their families.  The workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) will help job seekers and workers access employment, education, training and support services to succeed in today's job market and match employers with skilled…

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How to Post an Event

Posted by FIND Support on August 26, 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

Posting an Event on FIND

Tutorial written by Nicole Hill

Everyone on the FIND network has the ability to post events to the network. Organizations across the state of Iowa are encouraged to share their events on FIND.

Note: It is recommended that a representative from your organization post your events, rather than the FIND Support account. Otherwise, it looks like we are hosting the event. …

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People with Down Syndrome are Pioneers in Alzheimer's Research

Posted by Nicole Hill on August 25, 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments

It looks like scientists have linked pathological similarities between the brains of individuals with Down Syndrome and the brains of individuals with Alzheimer's. 

"Down syndrome is caused by the presence of an extra copy of chromosome 21. And one of the genes on chromosome 21 happens to control the production of amyloid, the substance that forms the sticky plaques associated with Alzheimer's." 

Can individuals with Down Syndrome help aid in the…

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Iowa Transition Conference 2014 at Marriott Coralville Hotel and Conference Center

September 23, 2014 to September 25, 2014
The Iowa Transition Conference will be held on September 23-25, 2014 at the Coralville Marriott in Coralville, Iowa.September 23, 2014 will be a day dedicated to Technology for Transition.September 24 and 25, 2014 will include sessions on transition…See More
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Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst - Iowa at Ramada Inn Tropics

September 24, 2014 at 1pm to September 25, 2014 at 4pm
APSE is an organization of professionals and family members that believe:  Employment in the general workforce is the first and preferred outcome in the provision of publicly funded services for all working age citizens with disabilities, regardless…See More
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