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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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Nut & Candy Preorders

The HDC Booster Organization/Bob Ott Memorial Nut and Candy Sale is ready to take orders!  The product will arrive in October, but you can get your order in now.  Two new selections are available and we ...

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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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Managed Care Info Meetings

The Iowa Department of Human Services will be conducting several meetings for agency staff and advocates/families to provide some information about the new managed care system. Local meetings will be….

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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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Handicapped Development CenterOct 6, 2015 @ 7:35am

HDC staff and participants support our community in many ways. Recently, some people took part in the NAMI Walk to raise money and awareness about mental illness.

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Handicapped Development Center added 3 new photos to the album: PI October 2015.Oct 3, 2015 @ 1:48am

Something interesting is always happening at the Personal Independence program. One day, it's a life-sized version of the popular Candyland game. Another day, it's making sand art.

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Handicapped Development Center added 3 new photos.Oct 1, 2015 @ 11:32pm

October is here and Fall weather has arrived. It's a great time for everyone at HDC to use the new fire pit at the Residential Center.

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