Genesis Pediatric Therapy Now Enrolling for Yoga Class for Children with ASD

Looking for some way to keep your kid active AND warm this winter? The Iowa City Autism Community has worked with the awesome therapists at Genesis Pediatric Therapy to create a yoga class designed specifically for children on the autism spectrum! Please call Genesis to sign up – cost is only $10.00! Space is limited to only eight participants so this will fill up quickly. If there is additional interest, Genesis is open to having an additional class. See flier for more details.

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ICAC Winter 2017-2018 Activities Announced!

Throughout the year, The Iowa City Autism Community organizes several activities for individuals on the spectrum and their families. Thanks to generous community donations, events are often free or at reduced price.  See the flyers below for more details and check the calendar to see additional activities as they are scheduled. Contact Jessie Witherell at or Dina Bishara at for more information.

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Upcoming CAPSTO Meeting and Guest Speaker, Mary Roberts

Image result for capsto transitions iowa cityMonday, December 18th 5:30 – 6:30 pm Followed by CAPSTO meeting 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Eastdale Plaza 1700 1st Avenue Iowa City Suites 15 & 16

CAPSTO is pleased to have Mary Roberts, Autism Center Coordinator at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, speak about Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waivers and Regional funding. Mary will be speaking at the Transition Services Center before the Dec. CAPSTO meeting. TSC families and parents/guardians of high school students are encouraged to attend the talk and invited to stay for the CAPSTO Meeting.

Please RSVP to Kathie Paterson, CAPSTO treasurer at by Friday, December 15th.

CAPSTO stands for Community, Agencies, Parent, Student, Teacher Organization and is formed of individuals working to support the ICCSD Transitions Program for special education students with developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, or other barriers to living and working independently in our community.


See more scheduled meetings at the ICCSD Web Page here