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Special Needs Services

Career Orientation Center

This program assists students in becoming self-sufficient in daily living and selecting a vocational goal appropriate to their individual abilities and interests.

Learning Disabled

Iowa Lakes provides assistance to students with specific learning disabilities. Contact the Learning Resource Center for eligibility requirements.

Project Learning

Developmentally disabled students learn basic independent living skills, which allow them to be integrated into the community. This program is conducted in conjunction with the local work activity center.

Student Alternative Vocational Education (SAVE)

The SAVE Program is a vocational and educational program prepares high school special education students to enter the competitive work force.

Vocational Rehabilitation

An office of the state Department of Vocational Rehabilitation Services is available on campus to assist clients with rehabilitation needs.



Ann Petersen
Director of Special Needs Programs

Lori Nielsen
Special Needs Facilitator

Questions or comments? Please email us at or call 712-362-2604 or 800-521-5054.
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