The Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa is dedicated to identifying causes and promoting prevention of learning disabilities and to enhancing the quality of life for all individuals with learning disabilities and their families by encouraging effective identification and intervention, fostering research and protecting the rights of individuals with learning disabilities under the law.
Site of the Iowa Department of Education with links to Iowa's State Library, Area Education Agencies, community colleges, and 4-year colleges and universities. Also provides other information and links of interest to educators.
Welcome to Iowa Publications Online, established and operated by State Library of Iowa. This website is an online archive of documents produced by Iowa state agencies and intended for use by the general public.
Site contains a wide spectrum of information about the Iowa court system including recently published opinions, overview of court procedures, glossary of legal terms, and information about child support, child custody, and domestic abuse laws.
Over 2,000 links to sites with substance abuse information. The site also includes the Iowa Substance Abuse Directory of Services, a searchable database of treatment, prevention, and gambling programs in Iowa.
A PDF file of Historical information from the Iowa Official Register which includes listings of former governors and other officials, a history of the Underground Railroad in Iowa, name origins of Iowa's 99 counties, and the Iowa Constitution.
Iowa Heritage Digital Collections is a resource for students, educators, historians, genealogists, and anyone else interested in the people, places and institutions of Iowa. The site provides free access to digital collections from a variety of Iowa cultural institutions.
This is a very useful reference resource on Iowa history which includes brief entries on the history of each of Iowa's 99 counties and a lengthy reading on Iowa's cultural heritage beginning with ancient times. Bibliographies are presented for each topic.
The Iowa Prairie Network is an organization dedicated to creating awareness of and preservation of our tallgrass prairie heritage. Their home page includes listings of events throughout the state to acquaint the public with the beauty of the prairie.
This site is packed with valuable information about Iowa's native peoples. It includes information on the tribes, sites, their languages cultures, and histories. Links to other sites dealing with Native Americans are presented along with much information which disputes many traditional beliefs about Native Americans.
Reports and maps of road construction going on around the state from the Iowa Department of Transportation. A detailed map of construction in the Des Moines area and links to road condition reports for other states are also available.