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November 2014

Splash for Autism at UNI

November 9, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
UNI Wellness Center, Wellness/Recreation Center 2250 Hudson Rd
Cedar Falls, IA 50614 United States
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We are pleased to announce Splash for Autism events at the UNI Wellness Center in Cedar Falls. These take place select Sunday mornings; December 7th as well. All individuals with Autism and their families are invited to Attend this event. Free of Charge! Children must be accompanied by an adult who must remain in the facility for the event duration. Please enter the North-East pool deck doors and note that these are not the tcal entrance doors to the facility.…

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December 2014

Splash for Autism at UNI

December 7, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
UNI Wellness Center, Wellness/Recreation Center 2250 Hudson Rd
Cedar Falls, IA 50614 United States
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We are pleased to announce Splash for Autism events at the UNI Wellness Center in Cedar Falls. These will take place select Sunday mornings. All individuals with Autism and their families are invited to Attend this event. Free of Charge! Children must be accompanied by an adult who must remain in the facility for the event duration. Please enter the North-East pool deck doors and note that these are not the typical entrance doors to the facility. Please park in…

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February 2015

Autism Advocacy & Awareness Day On The Hill

February 5, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Iowa State Capitol, 1007 E Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50319 United States
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Join us at the 5th Annual Autism Advocacy & Awareness "Day on the Hill" event at the Iowa State Capitol on Thursday, February 5 in the West Wing. Registration will begin at 8am and the rally begins at 9am. Legislators will speak, as well as a representative from the Iowa Autism Council. More details will be announced soon! To register for this free event click here.  Register by January 22 to guarantee your free t-shirt.

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April 2015

20th Annual Autism Conference – Minneapolis, MN

April 29, 2015 @ 8:00 am - May 2, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Doubletree by Hilton Minneapolis Park Place, 1500 Park Place Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55416 United States
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We are please to share with you that our sister affiliate - Autism Society of Minnesota is hosting their 20th Annual Educational Conference.  Many Iowans live within 4-6 hours of the venue.  The price varies based upon how many days you are planning to attend. For more information: click Detailed Conference Schedule, which includes three nationally known keynotes and about 30+ breakout sessions, but some of the highlights include: James Coplan, MD - "Something Old, Something New - The Latest in Autism Research" Patrick…

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February 2016

Autism Advocacy & Acceptance Day On The Hill

February 4, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Iowa State Capitol, 1007 E Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50319 United States
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Thursday, February 4   Registration begins at 8am   Rally begins at 9am Join us at the 6th Annual Autism Advocacy & Acceptance "Day on the Hill" event at the Iowa State Capitol on Thursday, February 4 in the West Wing. Registration and T-shirt pick up will begin at 8am, the rally begins at 9am with remarks from legislators, Autism Society of Iowa, Iowa Autism Council members, and at 10am there will be advocacy training in small groups and an opportunity…

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February 2017

Autism Advocacy & Acceptance Day on the Hill

February 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Iowa State Capitol, 1007 E Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50319 United States
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  Wednesday, February 1, 2017  Join us at the 7th Annual Autism Advocacy & Acceptance "Day on the Hill" event a the Iowa State Capitol on Wednesday, February 1 in the West Wing.   Agenda 8:00am - Registration 9:00am - Rally - Remarks from Family Members, Legislators, Autism Society of Iowa, Iowa Autism Council Members, Agencies, and those with Autism. 10:15am - Advocacy Training in Small Groups Visit with Individual Legislators Please wear your blue shirt from last year. There…

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September 2017

Autism and Employment Conference at the University of Northern Iowa- Cedar Falls, IA

September 30, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
216 Schindler Education Center – University of Northern Iowa, 216 Schindler Education Center
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0610 United States
$10 – $25

Saturday, September 30 University of Northern Iowa - 216 Schindler Education Center Parking is available in the Lathem Lot on the west side of the Schindler Education Center. To view a campus map, click here.   Free to those on the Autism Spectrum. Optional afternoon social opportunities will include a lunch and Nine Hole Golf Tournament. The Autism Society of Iowa is sponsoring a conference on Autism & Employment. Speakers will include a panel of agencies who provide employment services…

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January 2018

Autism Advocacy & Acceptance Day On The Hill – Des Moines, IA

January 31, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Iowa State Capitol, 1007 E Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50319 United States
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Wednesday, January 31          Free event! Register Today! Autism Advocacy & Acceptance Day on the Hill Join us at the 8th Annual Autism Advocacy & Acceptance “Day on the Hill” event at the Iowa State Capitol on Wednesday, January 31 in the West Wing. Agenda 8:00am - Registration 9:00am - Rally - Remarks from Family Members, Legislators, Autism Society of Iowa, Iowa Autism Council Members, Agencies, and those with Autism. 10:15am - Advocacy Training in Small Groups…

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February 2020

2020 Autism Acceptance and Advocacy Day on the Hill

February 18, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Iowa State Capitol, 1007 E Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50319 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY!   Join us at the 10th Annual Autism Advocacy & Acceptance “Day on the Hill” event at the Iowa State Capitol on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, on the First Floor West Wing.  Agenda 8:00am - Registration 9:00am - Rally - Remarks from Family Members, Legislators, Autism Society of Iowa, Iowa Autism Council Members, Agencies, and those with Autism 10:30am - Visit with your Legislators 10:30am - Advocacy Training with Rik Shannon

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February 2021

2021 Autism Advocacy and Acceptance Day

February 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and for the safety of our members, attendees, and staff, the 11th Annual Autism Advocacy and Acceptance Day will be held virtually via Zoom on Friday, February 5, from 9am - 11am. This will replace our annual Day on the Hill event at the Iowa State Capitol. To register, click here.

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