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Access Resource Center, Inc. (DBA ASK Resource Center, Inc)
5665 Greendale Road, Suite D
Johnston, IA 50131
(515) 243-1713; (800) 450-8667
Email: info | at | askresource.org
Web: http://www.askresource.org

Advanced Therapy Solutions
Tony Raymer
2903 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 277-0134; (515) 244-3917 (fax)
Email: traymer | at | optimaelifeservices.com
Web: http://www.optimaelifeservices.com
ATS professionals provide mental health and intellectual disability services for children and families, we also provide a parent support group for parents of kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Advocate4Kids
Monica Rouse
1009 6th Street
PO Box 942
Durant, IA 52747
(563) 249-4703
Email: monicarouse | at | ymail.com
Web: http://advocate4kids.blogspot.com
Educational advocate providing support for parents of and children with special needs; comprehensive information and guidance.

American Foundation for the Blind - Midwest
401 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 350
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 396-4420
Email: chicago | at | afb.net
Web: www.afb.org

Apollo Counseling & Resource Center, LLC
Erin McNamara-Bustamante
7696 Hickman Rd
Windsor Heights, IA 50322
(515) 334-8891; (515) 326-0432; (866) 633-8731 (fax)
Email: erin | at | apollocounseling.org
Web: http://www.apollocounseling.org
Offer a variety of private counseling, community based and individual services to adults, children, families. Only Dance Movement Therapy Program in Iowa.

The Arc of Cedar Valley
PO Box 4090
Waterloo, IA 50704-4090
(319) 232-0437; (319) 232-0453 (fax)
Email: arccv | at | cedarnet.org
Web: http://cedarnet.org/thearc/
Information, support, advocacy, referral

The Arc of Iowa
Casey Westhoff
3821 71st St. Suite A
Urbandale, IA 50322
(800) 362-2927; (515) 331-4426; (515) 309-0860 (fax)
Email: casey | at | thearcofiowa.org
Web: http://www.thearcofiowa.org
The Arc of Iowa provides advocacy and referral services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

ASK Resource Center (Access for Special Kids)
Karen Thompson, Director
5665 Greendale Road, Ste. D
Johnston, IA 50131
(515) 243-1713; (515) 243-1902 (fax)
Email: info | at | askresource.org
Web: http://www.askresource.org
A non-profit organization providing parents of children with disabilities with a broad range of information, training, advocacy, support, referral and resources .

Autism Services by Annie
Annie Novak
5549 Kirkland Ct
Johnston, IA 50131
(515) 865-2928
Email: anniemnovak | at | gmail.com
Web: http://sites.google.com/site/autismservicesbyannie/Home
Using the principles of ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis), Verbal Behavior Methodology, and over 11 years of experience to assess and assist children with varying degrees of Autism.

Autism Society of Iowa
4549 Waterford Drive
W. Des Moines, IA 50265
(563) 557-1169; (888) 722-4799
Email: autism50ia | at | aol.com
Web: www.autismia.org

*Autism Society of the Quad Cities
P.O. Box 472
Bettendorf, IA 52722
(563) 391-4567
Email: asqc | at | mchsi.com
Web: http://www.autismqc.org
A nonprofit charitable corporation, a local chapter of the Autism Society of America, provideing educational, support and advocacy services to those on the autism spectrum.

Brain Injury Association of Iowa
Heidi Smith
7025 Hickman Road, Suite 7
Urbandale, IA 50322
(800) 444-6443; (800) 381-0812 (fax)
Email: info | at | biaia.org
Web: http://www.biaia.org
Serving the entire state of Iowa in supporting service providers, family and survivors of brain injury.

Center for Disabilities and Development
Barbara Nidey
100 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242-1011
(877) 686-0031; (319) 353-6900
Email: cdd-scheduling | at | uiowa.edu
Web: http://www.uihealthcare.com/cdd
CDD provides tertiary level evaluation and treatment services for a wide range of developmental disabilities including ADHD, autism, behavior disorders, Down syndrome and spina bifida.

Center for Independent Living
Direct Services Team Member
3708 11TH Street
P.O. Box 6156
Rock Island, IL 61204
(309) 793-0090; (309) 283-0097
Email: iicil | at | iicil.com
Web: www.iicil.com
We are a non-profit organization geared toward making a independence a priority for persons of all ages with disabilities. We provide advocacy and outreach to help people achieve independence.

Central Iowa Center for Independent Living
1024 Walnut
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 243-1742
Email: cicil | at | raccoon.com
Web: http://www.raccoon.com/%7Ecicil/home.htm
The Central Iowa Center for Independent Living is a community based, non-profit, non-residential program serving persons with disabilities to empower them to control their lives.

CHADD Ames
(515) 233-1677

CHADD Cedar Rapids
(319) 489-236

CHADD Dubuque
(319) 557-7529

CHADD Greater Des Moines
Julie Igram
CHADD Nationals
8181 Professional Place, Suite 150
Landover, MD 20785
(515) 223-6730
Email: greater-des-moines | at | chadd.net
Web: http://www.chadd.net/template.cfm?affid=597&p=about
Support for adults and families struggling with attention deficit disorder.

CHADD of Iowa
Cedar Rapids
(319) 489-2361

CHADD Iowa City
(319) 627-2711

CHADD Mississippi River, Quad City
(319) 332-4482

CHADD of Muscatine
Cindy Laughead
1422 Houser Street
Muscatine, IA 52761
(563) 263-7380
Email: claughead | at | aea9.k12.ia.us
Local Support for families dealing with the ADHD and it's behaviors.

CHADD Siouxland
Sioux City
(712) 277-8871

Child Health Specialty Clinics
Sharon & Debra
University Of Iowa-247 CDD
100 Hawkins Dr.
Iowa City, IA 52242
(866) 219-9119; (319) 356-3715 (fax)
Email: sharon-rettinger | at | uiowa.edu
Web: http://www.chsciowa.org
CHSC serves Iowa children 0-21 years, with or at an increased risk for a chronic condition (physical, developmental, behavioral , emotional), who need special services.

ChildServe
Sarah Anderson
5406 Merle Hay Road
Johnston, IA 50131
(515) 727-1478; (515) 276-0140 (fax)
Email: sarahan | at | childserve.org
Web: http://www.childserve.org
Not-for-profit organization that helps children with special health care needs live a great life. Includes home health, continuing and transitional care, adaptive equipment, etc.

Deaf Services Commission of Iowa
Iowa Department of Human Rights
Lucas State Office Building
Des Moines, IA 50319-0090
(515) 281-3164 (V/TTY)
Web: www.state.ia.us./government/dhr

Department of Human Rights
Division of Persons with Disability
Client Assistance Program
Capitol Complex, Lucas Building
Des Moines, IA 50319
(515) 281-3957; (800) 652-4198 (V/TTY)

Disability Rights Iowa
400 East Court Ave.
Suite 300
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 278-2502; (800) 779-2502; (515) 278-0539 (fax)
Email: info | at | ipna.org
Web: http://www.ipna.org

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Department of Education
510 E. 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
(515) 281-6731
Web: www.dvrs.state.ia.us

Easter Seals Iowa
401 N.E. 66th Avenue
P.O. Box 4002
Des Moines, IA 50333
(515) 289-1933; (515) 289-4069 (TTY)
Email: info | at | eastersealsia.org

Educational Strategies and Partnerships
Karen A Vavra
2215 Westdale Dr SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 330-3056
Email: vavrak | at | mylearningskills.com
Web: http://mylearningskills.com
Specialize in techniques that teach students to function as comfortable, independent learners in regular academic classes without any accommodations.

Encompass, LLC
Renee Springston
202 E. 7th St.
Logan, IA 51546
(712) 644-2524; (712) 644-2575 (fax)
Email: Encompassllc_ReneeSpringston | at | yahoo.com
We provide Family & Special Needs Advocacy as well as Providing HCBS Waiver & Habilitation Services & Waiver Information Specialist

Epilepsy Foundation Iowa Office
Karly Ashlock
1111 9th Street, Suite 275
Des Moines, IA 50314
(515) 238-7660; (515) 883-2292 (fax)
Email: kashlock | at | efncil.org
Web: http://www.epilepsyheartland.org
The Epilepsy Foundation's Iowa office will ensure that people with seizures are able to participate in all life experiences; and will prevent, control and cure epilepsy through services, education, advocacy, and research.

Epilepsy Foundation
4351 Garden City Drive
Landover, MD 20785-7223
(800) 332-1000
Email: postmaster | at | efa.org
Web: www.epilepsyfoundation.org

Family YMCA of Black Hawk County
Amy Davison
669 South Hackett Rd.
Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 233-3531; (319) 232-4109 (fax)
Email: adavison | at | familyymcabhc.com
Providers of inclusive recreation and leisure services. We work with families to find and participate in programs and activities in the community. Ages 2-18

Flanigan-Webb Advocacy
Evangeline Flanigan-webb
319 8th St. E.
Cresco, IA 52136
(480) 442-8529
Email: FlaniganWebbAdvocacy | at | gmail.com
Advocating for families within the courts and schools, particularly children with special needs - primarily psychological disorders.

Governor's Developmental Disabilities Council
617 E. Second Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 281-9083
Web: www.state.ia.us/government/ddcouncil/

Healthy Connections, Inc.
Valerie J. Owens
2517 Carver Road
Winterset, IA 50273
(515) 462-2655; (515) 462-2008 (fax)
Email: healthyconnections1 | at | gmail.com
Web: http://www.healthyconnectionsinc.com
Community Provider Agency serving children and adults through Medicaid Waivers,EPSDT Funding and Private Pay. Provide Supportive Community Living, IMMT, Respite, CDAC and Nursing Services. Support Families with Advocacy.

Iowa Branch of The International Dyslexia Association
1030 5th Ave., SE, Suite 1450
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 551-2851
Sue Harapat, Branch Coordinator
Email: sue_ida_ia | at | yahoo.com

Iowa Cerebral Palsy Association
760 Ansborough Avenue
P.O. Box 4090
Waterloo, IA 50704-4090
(319) 232-6671

Iowa Compass
Center for Disabilities and Development
The University of Iowa
100 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242-1011
(800) 779-2001; (319) 384-5139 (fax)
Email: iowa-compass | at | uiowa.edu
Web: http://www.iowacompass.org/
Iowa COMPASS provides free, confidential and comprehensive information about services for Iowans with disabilities and their support networks.

Iowa Congress of Parents and Teachers
8345 University Boulevard, Suite F-1
Des Moines, IA 50325
(515) 225-4197; (800) 475-4782
Email: ia_office | at | pta.org
Web: www.iowapta.org

Iowa Department for the Blind
524 Fourth Street
Des Moines, IA 50309-2364
(515) 281-1333; (515) 281-1355 (TTY)

Iowa Department of Education
Grimes State Office Building
East 14th and Grand Streets
Des Moines, IA 50319-0146
(515) 281-3436; (515) 281-4122
Web: http://www.state.ia.us/educate

Iowa Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
110 South Williams PO Box 362
Anamosa, Iowa 52205
(319) 462-2187; (888) 400-6302
Email: Help | at | iffcmh.org (office)
Email: Lori | at | iffcmh.org (Personal)
Web: www.iffcmh.org

Iowa Hands & Voices
PO Box 65071
West Des Moines, IA 50265
(551) 661-4248
Email: info | at | iowahandsandvoices.org
Web: http://iowahandsandvoices.org
Iowa Hands & Voices is a parent-driven, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Iowa Parental Rights in Special Education
Web: http://www.state.ia.us/educate/ecese/cfcs/dueprocess/parentrights.html

Iowa Program for Assistive Technology
Center for Disabilities and Development
The University of Iowa
100 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242-1011
(319) 356-0550; (800) 331-302; (877) 686-0032 (TTY)
Email: infotech | at | uiowa.edu
Web: http://www.uiowa.edu/infotech/

Iowa Special Education Rules and Laws
Web: http://www.state.ia.us/educate/rules/spec_ed/index.html

Iowa Speech-Language-Hearing Association
525 S.W. 5th Street, Suite A
Des Moines, IA 50309-4501
(515) 282-8192
Web: http://www.isha.org

Iowa's University Center for Excellence on Disabilities
Center for Disabilities and Development
100 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
(319) 356-1335
Web: http://www.healthcare.uiowa.edu/cdd/index.asp

KMK Consulting, Inc
Kathryn Kunkel
5021 Blackhawk Trail
Bettendorf, IA 52722
(773) 677-4925
Email: akkunkel | at | hotmail.com
Licensed SLP and BCBA. Provides in home ABA services that specialize in increasing both language and communicaiton skills.

Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa
P.O. Box 665
Indianola, IA 50125
(515) 280-8558

The Legal Center for Special Education
317 East Sixth Street
Des Moines, IA 50309-1903
(515) 309-0033; (866) 250-4545; (515) 309-0035
Email: tlciowa | at | mcleodusa.net

Metro West Learning Center and Autism Clinic, LLC
Toni Fuller Merfeld, MS Ed
2555 Berkshire Pkwy Ste B
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 987-8835; (515) 987-4637 (fax)
Email: Toni | at | metrowestkids.net
Web: http://www.metrowestkids.net
Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Social Lang Groups for high functioning ASD/Aspergers Syndrome, Reading Clinic, job coaching, ACT prep. Ages infant through young adult.

Mid-Iowa Family Therapy Clinic, Inc.
Julie P. Gunn
P.O. Box 416
600 1st
Perry, IA 50220
(515) 465-5739; (515) 465-5744 (fax)
Email: julie.gunn | at | midiowafamilytherapy.org
Web: http://www.midiowafamilytherapy.org
Family-centered services, individual and group therapy, foster care services, psychological assessments, individual, family, marital counseling; parenting skills, advocacy and parent support, community support, resources.

NAMI Iowa (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill)
5911 Meredith Drive, Suite E
Des Moines, IA 50322-1903
(515) 254-0417; (800) 417-0417

Northwestern Mutual - Kurt Bogseth CFP(R)
CFP, CLU, ChFC, CASL, REBC
2300 128th St
Des Moines, IA 50323
(515) 697-4662; (515) 244-0835 (fax)
Email: kurt.bogseth | at | nm.com
Web: http://kurtbogseth.com
Special Needs Planning & Financial Planning and Needs Analysis for Families with Children with Special Needs

Opportunity Village Children's Autism Center
Christina Maulsby
PO Box 622
Clear Lake, IA 50428
(641) 357-5277; (641) 357-6471 (fax)
Email: cmaulsby | at | oppvill.org
Web: http://www.oppvill.org
Advocacy, Direct Supports, Family Supports and Support groups, Educational Seminars, Resources, Peer-to-peer groups.

Parent-Educator Connection
Deb Samson
Iowa Department of Education
Grimes State Office Building
400 East 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0146
(515) 242-5295; (515) 281-3176; (515) 242-6019 (fax)
Email: deb.samson | at | iowa.gov
Web: http://www.iowa.gov/educate
The Parent-Educator Connection (PEC) is a program, working through Area Education Agencies providing services and supports to families and teachers of children on IEPs.

The Parent Partner Community Resource Center
1120 33rd Avenue, S.W.
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 399-6719; (800) 332-8488
Web: www.aea10.k12.ia.us/

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Bureau of Children, Family and Community Services
Grimes State Office Building
Des Moines, IA 50319-0146
(515) 281-5433

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Early ACCESS
Grimes State Office Building, 3rd Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319-0146
(515) 281-5437

Regional ADA Technical Assistance Agency
ADA Project
Great Plains Disability and Business Technical Assistance Ctr.
University of Missouri/Columbia
100 Corporate Lake Drive
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 882-3600; (800) 949-4232 (V/TTY)
Web: www.adaproject.org

Mary M. Richard, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1150 5th Street, Suite 280
Coralville, IA 52241
(319) 354-9592
Email: mary | at | darichardlaw.com
General practice including, but not limited to representing parents in special education matters concerning preappeal mediation, due process hearings, and federal appeals.

David C Roston, JD MEd
Attorney at Law
2000 Forest Hill Cir
Coralville, IA 52241
(319) 321-5646; (319) 466-9417 (fax)
Email: David | at | rostonlaw.com
Web: http://rostonlaw.com
Representing families to secure FAPE and other legal rights. Advice and assistance with guardianship an special needs trusts.

Special Education Appeal Decisions
Web: https://www.edinfo.state.ia.us/web/appeals.asp?aptype=se

Special Kids Special Love
610 S. Monroe Ct.
Mason City, IA 50401
(641) 732-5470
Email: specialkidsspeciallove6 | at | gmail.com
Web: http://www.specialkidsspeciallove.org/
Support group providing information and resources to those affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders in North Iowa through focus groups, workshops, and events throughout the community.

The Speech Language Dyslexia Clinic, P.C.
Dawn Philbin, MACCCSLP
100 SE Kellerman Lane
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-6532; (515) 987-6531
Email: dawn_r_p | at | mac.com
Web: http://www.speech-language-dyslexia.com
Speech Language Pathology Services specializing in intervention of Language Based Learning Disability, Early Speech Delays, Dyslexia Evaluation, and 1:1, O/G, M/S, Cumulative, Structured, Dyslexia TX.

Spina Bifida Association of Iowa
P.O. Box 1456
Des Moines, IA 50305
(515) 986-9088
Email: spinabifidaiowa | at | aol.com
Web: www.spinabifidaia.com

Springtides, Inc.
Maureen Litten
2215 Westdale Dr. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 365-1006
Email: maureen | at | springtides.org
Web: http://www.springtides.org
Provide knowledge and support to those who work and live with youth experiencing developmental and behavioral challenges. One-on-one tutoring, music therapy, bookstore.

State Department of Education: Special Education
Bureau of Children, Family and Community Services
Department of Education
Grimes State Office Building
Des Moines, IA 50319-0146
(515) 281-5735
Web: http://www.state.ia.us/educate/ecese/cfcs/speced/index.html

State Mediation System
Department of Education
Bureau of Children, Family and Community Services
Grimes State Office Building
Des Moines, IA 50319
(515) 281-5766

State Mental Health Agency/State DD Program
Division of Behavioral, Developmental and Protective Services for Families, Adults and Children
Department of Human Services
Hoover State Office Building, 5th Floor
1305 E. Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0114
(515) 281-5521

Tools For Dyslexia
Laure Schaerr
295 Partridge Avenue
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 573-5959
Email: tools4dyslexia | at | gmail.com
Web: http://toolsfordyslexia.com
Tutoring Practice specializing in Dyslexia: Reading/Spelling/Math Facts/Grammar/Writing using Barton Reading & Spelling, LiPS, Making Math Real, Institute for Excellence in Writing.

Up With Down Family Support group
Laurie Benefiel
P.O. Box 8082
Des Moines, IA 50301
(515) 243-6685
Email: Laurie | at | upwithdown.com
Web: http://www.upwithdown.com
Up With Down is a support group for families with a child with Down syndrome in central Iowa.

Vocational Education for Students with Disabilities
Bureau of Community Colleges
Department of Education
Grimes State Office Building
Des Moines, IA 50319-0146
(515) 281-3866
Web: www.state.ia.us/educate/

Voortmann Chiropractic & Nutrition
Dr. Kathleen Voortmann
1101 10th Ave. N.
Clear Lake, IA 50428
(641) 357-4499
Email: drkathleenv | at | netins.net
Web: http://www.voortmann.com
Helping children to have a better quality of life through Safe, Natural Healthcare solutions, specially designed for each child, including Metal Detoxes and Diet Plans

VSA Arts of Iowa
Department of Education
Grimes State Office Building
Des Moines, IA 50319-0146
(515) 281-5839
Web: www.state.ia.us/educate/vsa/index.html


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