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Becoming Bulletproof

Join us at the movies as we begin a year of celebrating our 50th anniversary.  A one-time showing of “Becoming Bulletproof” will be held on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. at the Rave Theatre ...

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Come celebrate the 7th ANNUAL EASTER EGG SCRAMBLE 5K RUN/WALK on Saturday, April 20, 2019. The start/finish will be in The Historic Village of East Davenport, Iowa where you will run/walk through Scenic Parks that overlook the ...

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Help Spread the Word to End the Word on March 6th!

Help spread the word to end the use of the “r-word”. You can show your support by ordering a T-Shirt, click here for order information. You can also sign a pledge to show your support by visiting https://www.r-word.org/. Signing the ...

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Since 1969, the Handicapped Development Center has been a not-for-profit organization supporting people with disabilities. We believe all individuals are endowed with the same fundamental rights and needs, are entitled to opportunities promoting the fulfillment of those rights and needs, continue to develop throughout their lives, and should have the opportunity to become contributing members of their community.

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carf_goldseal_2016As a premier service provider, we passionately advocate on behalf of individuals with disabilities by creating opportunities for them to succeed, to achieve, to grow, and to be happy.


The Handicapped Development Center is accredited by Carf for its Community Services and Employment Services programs. In the Fall of 2016, we underwent a Carf survey and received our 12th consecutive maximum three-year accreditation.

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Attend a Legislative Forum

Be in the know of what is going on in your community. Read on to find out dates and times of 2019 Iowa Legislative Sessions.

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