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August 2017

Voter Information Training for Those with Disabilities – West Des Moines, IA

August 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
West Des Moines Public Library, 4000 Mills Civic Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA 50265 United States
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Thursday, August 17, 2017 West Des Moines Library Community Room Everyone is invited and welcome to attend this free voter training hosted by the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council and Autism Society of Iowa. Our speaker will be Rik Shannon of the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council. To register online, click here.

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September 2017

Autism & Employment Conference – West Des Moines, IA

September 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel, 1800 50th St
West Des Moines, 50266 United States
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$25 – $30

Free to those on the Autism Spectrum Friday, September 8 - Registration begins at 8:45am To register online, click here.  To view a flyer or to register by mail or fax, click here.   The Autism Society of Iowa is sponsoring a conference on Autism & Employment. Speakers will include Judith Warth, Jenna Deyo, MS, CCC-SLP, Christine Weiland, MOT, OTR/L, and Scott Lyon, J.D. This conference is for those on the Autism Spectrum interested in employment, family members, employers, job coaches,…

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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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November 2017

2017 ASI Fall Educational Conference – West Des Moines

November 3, 2017
Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel, 1800 50th St
West Des Moines, 50266 United States
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Friday, November 3   8:30am Steve Silberman Join us at the 2017 ASI Fall Educational Conference featuring keynote speakers Luke Y. Tsai, M.D. and Steve Silberman author of "NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity." To register online, click here.     AGENDA 8:30am – Welcome and Announcements – Todd Kopelman, Ph.D., Autism Society of Iowa President 8:45am – 10:00am - Follow up Medical Studies of Autism Spectrum Disorders – What does the Comprehensive Review Show and…

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August 2019

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Conference featuring Peter Gerhardt, Ed.D

August 15, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:15 pm
Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack, & Hotel, 1 1 Prairie Meadows Drive
Altoona, IA 50009 United States
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Free to those on the Autism Spectrum Thursday, August 15 - Registration begins at 8:00am To register online, click here.  To register via mail or for a printable event flyer, click here. The Autism Society of Iowa, Balance Autism, and the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital Autism Center are sponsoring a conference featuring Peter F. Gerhardt, Ed.D. Dr. Gerhardt has more than 30 years experience utilizing the principles of ABA in support of adolescents and adults with ASD. This conference…

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September 2019

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! 2019 Autism & Employment Conference

September 13, 2019 @ 8:45 am - 2:00 pm
Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel, 1800 50th St
West Des Moines, 50266 United States
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Free to those on the Autism Spectrum Friday, September 13 - Registration begins at 8:45am To register online, click here. To register via mail or for a printable event flyer, click here. The Autism Society of Iowa and Iowa DD Council are sponsoring a conference on Autism & Employment for those on the autism spectrum who are interested in employment, family members, employers, human resource managers, case managers, social workers and anyone interested in helping those with ASD in the work…

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October 2019

Autism Risk and Safety Training for First Responders Lunch & Learn

October 16, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel, 1800 50th St
West Des Moines, 50266 United States
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To register online, click here. For a printable event flyer, click here.   Autism Society of Iowa and Iowa Regional Autism Assistance Program (RAP) present this free lunch and learn opportunity for first responders. This scenario-focused training will give examples of autism recognition, response, and risk management.   Speakers Ashten Hayes Ashten Hayes has been a police officer with the Iowa City Police Department for 7 years and is the Community Relations Officer. Ashten works closely with schools; Project Lifesaver…

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November 2019

2019 Autism Society of Iowa Fall Educational Conference

November 1, 2019 @ 8:15 am - 4:00 pm
Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel, 1800 50th St
West Des Moines, 50266 United States
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To register online, click here. For a printable event flyer, click here. The 2019 Autism Society of Iowa Fall Conference will feature keynote speaker Dr. Scott Bellini presenting Building Social Relationships through Evidence Based Social Skills Programming for Youth and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum. The conference will offer multiple breakout sessions to choose from in the afternoon and a resource fair with the following vendors: Amerigroup Iowa - Medicaid MCO ASK Resource Center Axis ABA Therapy and Support Services Balance Autism ChildServe Corridor Autism…

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March 2020

Self-Advocates Networking Meeting

March 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Autism Society of Iowa Self-Advocates Facebook Group will be having their first online networking meeting via Zoom on March 29, 2020, at 6:30pm. For more information and to register, click here.   Make new friends! Share stories and ideas! Great networking opportunity! Zoom meeting information will be emailed to registrants closer to the meeting date.

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September 2020

9th Annual Autism & Employment Conference

September 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

9th Annual Autism & Employment Conference Presented by the Autism Society of Iowa and the Iowa Development Disability Council Friday, September 11, 2020 Virtual Conference Held by Zoom Click here to register! For a printable event flyer, click here!   Agenda 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – How to Prepare for an Interview Presenters:  Candice Fedeler, MA, Ed.  and Ambrose Ball-Harney 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. – Accessing Employment Services - Faciliated by Bill Kallestad, Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council Presenters:…

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