From Michael Hoenig at UI Center for Disabilities and Development: Cedar Rapids Hosts “River of Dreams”
2018 Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT) National Conference
Wednesday, October 24 – Friday, October 26
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Cedar Rapids Convention Complex, 350 First Avenue NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
This three day conference provides a host of information and networking opportunities for those interested in improving lives of individuals with disabilities. The mission of DCDT is to promote national and international efforts to improve the quality of and access to career/vocational and transition services, increase the participation of education in career development and transition goals, and influence policies affecting career development and transition for persons with disabilities. To learn more, visit:
To register, visit: http://www.cvent.com/d/8gq1rh/1Q.
ATTENTION GRANDPARENTS!! Our own Sue Askeland, retired GW AEA Autism Specialist has started a group especially for you! Email her with questions!
The founder of the Awesome Autism Awareness and Acceptance Art Show, Lisa Burns, passed away this weekend.
From Renee Speh – “She was a dear friend to many of us on our shared journey raising an autistic child. She had tremendous positive energy and always brought light.”
Our hearts go out to her family during this difficult time.
Since 2001 Uptown Bill’s has been a gathering place that welcomes people of all abilities. Unless funds are raised to insure future sustainability it may close. You can help us through this period of transition.
Spectrum CORSE now enrolling for FALL at the Iowa Gym-Nest! We have lots of excited volunteers signed up to assist with these classes. Classes are Sundays at 2:30 and 3:30 pm (1 hour). They are FUN, great exercise, and a huge confidence booster for kids. REGISTER by calling 341-2229
Visual supports and picture cards available on request.