History of Disabilities in Iowa
- Ancient Man - 1500 BC to 475 AD
- The Middle Ages - 476 AD to 1500 AD
- 17th and 18th Centuries - 1500 - 1800
- The Rise of the Institutions - 1800 - 1950
- The Reawakening - 1950 - 1980
- The Independent Living Arrangement - 1970 - Present Day
- The Self Advocacy Movement - 1980's to Present Day
Special Thanks to the Minnesota Governors Council on Developmental Disabilities for making this information available.
Building Iowa's Disability History Webinar
- History of Disability and Aging Self-Advocacy in Iowa –
- HSRN Webinar archived presentation: May 6, 2016 (PDF version) – Learn what’s worked in self-advocacy for Iowans.