Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Resources & Support Group Information

The Northwest Iowa Down Syndrome Society is an organization dedicated to the education and support of people in northwest Iowa touched by Down Syndrome and other developmental disabilities. The goal is to support families through networking opportunities to support educational programming, the iTouch assistive device program, scholarships to attend the national convention, and support materials for families across northwest Iowa. Like their Facebook page to stay in touch and connect with this organization.

Elijah Riesenberg Autism Awareness and Action Project was founded in 2010 to increase awareness of autism and through awareness increase action to provide a better future for those with autism.


  • This article from Ross Greene talks about "Kids Do Well If They Can"
  • This story is from a student's perspective about the challenges he faced that led him to dropout of school
  • Want to know what it is like for a student with a disability click here to see it from their eyes.






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