4/23/2020 - COVID-19 Changes:
On Monday, April 27, EveryStep will open a dedicated unit for hospice patients who have COVID-19. The unit will be located in the Bright Kavanagh Center (in the Glazer-Gurt Wing)and will be exclusively available to hospice patients with COVID-19 who need 24/7 care.
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Advocacy and services for persons with all types of disabilities including skills training, peer counseling, information and referral, and technical assistance about the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Blind Services works with individuals one-on-one to instruct persons who have lost--or are losing--their vision, on how to read Braille ...
EQUIPMENT LOAN CLOSET offers items such as wheelchairs, walkers, tub handrails, crutches and other assistive equipment and items. After 30 days client must return item or contact the public health nurse if needed for a longer period of time.
Information and referral.
Client assistance grants provides limited financial assistance for adaptive equipment, removing barriers in the home, and provides scholarships for special programs.
Tech Tools, a developmental technology library, provides adapted toys and devices to people of all ages with individual and physical dis...
Assistive technology services provides alternatives to individuals with physical and/or developmental disabilities, who find independence challenging at work, at home, or in the community; provides evaluations and recommendations, assistance in obtaining funding for equipment, training for the individual and their primary caregiver(s), follow-up, a...
Audiology offers services for all ages, including hearing aid evaluation and fitting, loaner hearing aids, assistive hearing devices for the telephone, television, and cell phone.
Ear, Nose, and Throat Institute offers ear, nose and throat diagnosis and treatment, audiologic evaluation, hearing aid dispensing, and cochlear implant-relate...
Acute care hospital.
Other services include Ear, Nose and Throat diagnosis and treatment, Loaner Hearing Aids, Audiology Services, Hearing Aid Dispensing, Cochlear Implant Center, Preschool for Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Sign Language Class, Pediatrics.
PREVENT BLINDNESS IOWA reaches thousands of Iowans through screening and education programs. Free eye exams and glasses for qualified low-income children. Free glasses for qualified adults with current prescription. Resource referrals for additional needs. Individuals need to call, no walk-ins.
EYE EXAMS AND GLASSES provided for needy adults. HEARING AIDS provided for needy adults. EYE DONOR CARDS LEADER DOG procurement CORNEA TRANSPLANTS at University of Iowa (IA City) EYE ASSISTANCE is for those not covered by insurance or other programs
Assistive technology for blind or visually impaired students to use in their homes.
Takes families to hands-on cultural events.
Offers a scholarship to graduating senior high school students.
Evaluation, sales, service, and rentals of wheelchair and handicap accessible vans and adaptive equipment products.
Free evaluation to assess needs for individuals or families.
Sells mini vans, full-size vans, mini buses, ramps, lifts and parts; rentals and service available.
Converts vans to wheelchair accessibilit...
Referrals for hearing loss issues and programs.
Sign language interpreter referral service. Maintains a statewide list of interpreters and promotes the training of interpreters.
Advocacy for deaf and hard of hearing individuals and assist in Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) issues to secure such services. Promotes awa...
Accommodates individuals with disabilities. Includes equipment loan for individuals with disabilities who are not residing in a care facility (wheelchairs for adults and children, walkers, shower bench, lift, hospital bed). Small fee applies. Also, an assistive technology lending library, exchange program and demonstration center.
Loans for Equipment or Devices needed to improve an individual's independence and quality of life. Examples include wheelchairs, scooters, Braille equipment, voice simulation systems, scanners, listening devices, telecommunication devices for the hard of hearing, augmentative communication systems, environmental control units, computers, and adapti...