Michael Hoenig, MA

Iowa's University Center for Excellence in Disabilities
Center for Disabilities and Development
100 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242-1011
Phone: 319-353-6448
Secondary Phone: 563-349-3922
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: June 25, 2021

Michael Hoenig

Primary Activity Coordinators: Parent/Consumer
Discipline Coordinators: Self Advocacy
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Conner Training Connection
Discipline(s): Psychology
Liberal Arts & Sciences
& General Studies
Health Promotion
AUCD Council Membership: NSIP
Council on Community Advocacy
Research: Effects of health promotion initiatives
Education: Leadership and advocacy training for individuals with disabilities and their families, Health provider training to assure access to quality health care for persons with disabilities
Service: Grassroots organization development for youth and adults with disabilities, service inclusion



- 1984 B.A. Central College, Pella, IA
Major: Psychology
Minor: Spanish
- 1987 M.A. University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Concentration: Rehabilitation Counseling

9/93 - Present University of Iowa 319-353-6448
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Center for Disabilities and Development, Iowa's University Center for
Excellence on Disabilities
Iowa City, IA 52242
Program Coordinator: Administer grants; conduct mental health awareness training; seek out funding sources; develop projects; consult with consumers and policy makers concerning statewide disability rights issues; represent CDD and interests of persons with disabilities on UI committees; conduct disability awareness presentations.

2/90-9/93 Illinois/Iowa Cenr for Independent Living 309-793-0090
P.O. Box 6156
Rock Island, IL 61204-6156
Director of Programs: Supervised direct service staff; coordinated volunteer programs; served as liaison between board and direct service staff; represented Independent Living Center at networking meetings and activities of service organizations; compiled program statistics. Served as acting director during eight-week absence of executive director.

7/89-1/90 Illinois Department of Rehabilitation Services 309-786-1263
4711 44th Street, Suite 3
Rock Island, IL 61201
Rehabilitation Instructor: Counseling, teaching, and assessment of blind adults; consultation with families and service providers.

12/85-7/89 Iowa Department for the Blind 515-281-1333
524 Fourth Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
Rehabilitation Teacher: Assessment, teaching, and counseling of blind adults; inter-agency coordination; consultation with families; public speaking; advocacy.

Professional Organizations:
Association of University Centers on Disabilities- Council on Community Advocacy Past Co-chair
American Council of the Blind - Past state affiliate President and Past Member of National Convention Planning Committee

UI Council on Disability Awareness - Member

Iowa Commission for the Blind - Past member and chair


Communication; organization; proficiency with MS Word 2010, MS Outlook, Internet Explorer, JAWS screen reading software, and BrailleNote