We serve a wide range of disabilities, both visible and invisible. Across the nation, we remove physical, cultural, attitudinal and legal obstacles so people with disabilities have every opportunity to live meaningful and productive lives, on their own terms. We exist to provide the best services and opportunities for people with disabilities in communities nationwide.
Whether you're a school needing to make your gym or stage ADA-compliant, or a homeowner who just wants to see his basement, AEL has a stair lift, wheelchair lift, elevator, or protable lift that's right for you. We also offer and install best-in-class lifts from the most respected industry manufacturers.
APDA Iowa aims to fulfill our mission by educating and empowering those in our community challenged with Parkinson’s by promoting hope and optimism through innovative services and programs, and funding vital local and national research.
Disability Rights IOWA aims to defend and promote the human and legal rights of Iowans who have disabilities and mental illness.
Paralyzed Veterans of America, a congressionally chartered veterans service organization founded in 1946, has developed a unique expertise on a wide variety of issues involving the special needs of our members – veterans of the armed forces who have experienced spinal cord injury or dysfunction.
We are people with disabilities, supporting people with disabilities to foster a more integrated community
Our Mission is to strengthen the voice of Iowans with disabilities on issues affecting their lives, to build a statewide network of centers for independent living, and to collaborate with our partners in advancing the independence, productivity, and full inclusion of Iowans with disabilities.
Des Moines Workforce: 515-242-0271
For TTY, call Iowa Relay at 711 or 1-800-735-2942, and ask for the number you wish to contact.
The Office of Deaf Services, formerly the Division of Deaf Services Commission of Iowa, is a proud part of the Iowa Department of Human Rights (DHR). DHR's mission is to ensure basic rights, freedoms, and opportunities for all by empowering underrepresented Iowans and eliminating economic, social, and cultural barriers.