Read how Thomas Wemlinger, DSP 4 of 12 years, has turned an old Christmas tradition into his new tradition.
As 2018 draws to a close, we at Exceptional Persons, Inc. (EPI) are taking time to reflect on all we have been able to accomplish this year along with the help of our great community. We have been blessed by so many who faithfully give and allow us to serve those who are in need.
When searching for the right employee, David wasn't the only one Kate interviewed, but she has been happy with her decision to hire him since.
To fulfill someone's holiday wish may not seem like much sometimes, but for someone who may not otherwise receive a gift, it's everything. That single gift lets them know that someone in the community is thinking about them. And honestly, is there any better feeling than giving the exact gift on someone's list and making their day?
While voting at the polls can present challenges to some people we serve, it is our duty to make sure they can still do so.
Hawkeye Community College and Exceptional Persons, Inc. are partnering to create an innovative solution to the critical need for child care in Black Hawk County.
Making sure everyone is registered to vote is the first step. Everyone must be registered by October 27.
Finding a job is a stressful task for most anyone, but Shane knew it's what he wanted to do in order to gain greater independence.
Chris Sparks Receives ANCOR's Suellen Galbraith Award for Excellence in Public Policity
Direct Support Professionals are truly the backbone of EPI. And for that, we thank you.
Direct Support Professionals do the real work in organizations that provide community services. They help people acquire needed skills to live successfully, get jobs, develop social networks, and explore interests that turn into activities that lead to true participation and inclusion. DSPs are often the cultural guides that help people with IDD navigate their communities and find their places in them.
Congratulations are in order for our Children and Family Services Director, Mary Janssen! She has received an Ovation award as one of the Iowa Women's Foundation Tributes.
We are pleased to share that EPI recently received a $10,000 grant from the Otto Schoitz Foundation that will benefit our employment program!
Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) is causing a lot of uncertainty among people with disabilities and the providers of supports and services on which they rely. The good news is that you can be part of the solution in one easy step!
Earlier this year, U.S. House of Representatives voted to set back accessibility for Americans with disabilities by decades with the passage of HR 620, the ADA Education and Reform Act.
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