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Assisting your transition from secondary education to employment - including supported employment.

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Central Iowa Center for Independent Living (CICIL), founded in Des Moines in 1990, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower people with disabilities to control their lives.

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Urging People with Disabilities to Vote
Hello, It's Us Part 1

"With the election right around the corner, Keith and Mike welcome Reyma McCoy-McDeid, Executive Director of the Central Iowa Center for Independent Living and spokesperson…

Iowans with disabilities urged to vote

And what we've got are the numbers.... "The disabled population is the state’s largest minority group, she said. According to a 2013 report…

CICIL Executive Director, Reyma McCoy-McDeid featured in the Des Moines Register. Read below the article. Iowans with disabilities need to vote if they want the…


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