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QC Dining Books For Sale

The HDC Boosters are selling the popular QC Dining Tour Books again this year.  Stop by the Hickory Grove Road, Brady Street or Residential Center buildings to get one.  They contain many buy-one-get-one coupons, cost only ...

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ABLE Act Update

    The ABLE Act is a new law allowing people with disabilities to open an account and save, and the best part is, the funds in the account will not disqualify the person from receiving government benefits. ...

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Projects in Progress

Thanks to the generosity of our wonderful supporters, the HDC Residential Center has had some work completed to make for a homier atmosphere for the residents. The face lift was made possible thanks to many people and organizations ...

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Since 1969, the Handicapped Development Center has been a non-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.

Our Mission

The Handicapped Development Center (HDC) is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to plan, establish and operate programs which provide opportunities and assistance to persons with disabilities in and around Scott County, Iowa.

CarfBlue2014The Handicapped Development Center is accredited by Carf for its Community Services and Employment Services programs. In the Fall of 2013, we underwent a Carf survey and received our 11th consecutive maximum three-year accreditation.
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HDC News

Award Recipients Announced

Each year, staff and participants are selected to receive recognition awards at the board of directors’ annual meeting in September. Receiving awards this year are:

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Gary Ashcraft Award Recipient Chosen

The Gary Ashcraft Memorial Award is given to a staff person at HDC who exemplifies Gary’s qualities of a positive attitude, admirable work ethic, dedication to the job, sense of humor, and genuine concern for others. This year’s Gary Ashcraft Memorial Award was chosen from nominations made by staff throughout the agency. This 2015 award recipient is…..

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Celebrate Direct Support Professional Week

Governor Terry Branstad has declared September 13th – 19th as “Iowa Direct Support Professional Recognition Week”. Join the Governor in recognizing the dedication and accomplishments of outstanding Direct Support Professionals (DSPs)….

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Handicapped Development Center added 2 new photos.Sep 4, 2015 @ 7:22am

Lots of folks were working on jobs for Game Time Snacks and Cat Scales at I-80 Truckstop today. Everyone is excited about payday tomorrow!

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Handicapped Development Center added 2 new photos.Sep 3, 2015 @ 12:55am

The HDC Screen Print Department is busy getting the Kickoff to Kinnick 5K Run/Walk shirts ready for the K2K event. If you have a screen print or embroidery job, contact...

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Handicapped Development CenterSep 2, 2015 @ 7:08am

Look what the HDC Boosters got today! If you take things to Stuff Etc. and put it on the Boosters' account, they receive the proceeds when it sells. It's a...

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