More Winter Activities Announced! Lego Build and Sensory Friendly Movie at ICPL

Join us for a sensory friendly Lego build at the Iowa City Public Library on December 27th from from 2:30pm-4:30pm at the Iowa City Public Library! This event is open only to individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. Siblings welcome!

Also, there will be a sensory – friendly screening of “Abominable” at the Iowa City Public Library in the Storytime Room on January 2nd from 3pm-4:30pm. Attendees are welcome to bring snacks but we do ask that they NOT contain peanuts. Pillows, stuffed animals and other comfort items are also welcome.
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Family and Autism: An Honest Conversation with Andrew Yang

Join Andrew Yang for a listening session and discussion about autism and family.

The Iowa City Autism Community is proud to help facilitate this event. Come share your thoughts on how to amplify issues surrounding autism and personal stories with Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang.

Saturday, 14 December 2019, 1:00pm-3:3-pm

Sidekick Coffee 1310 1/2 Melrose Ave Iowa City, IA 52246

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Updates on Grandparent and Lisbon Caregiver Groups

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Due to the holidays, the Grandparent group is meeting on December 3rd rather at it’s regular scheduled date on the 4th Tuesday of the month. Regular meeting date/time will resume in January. The Lisbon parent group will also now meet on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at Gwen’s in Lisbon. Both groups are facilitated by retired GWAEA Autism Consultant Sue Askeland. Email Sue at for more information.

UAY Now Hosting “Neurodiversity Night” for Teens

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United Action for Youth reserves the entire Jim Swaim Youth Center for Junior High and High School Students on the Spectrum and or those who have Anxiety during exclusive, sensory-friendly hours. All of our services including the Recording and Arts Studios will be available during the evening. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Uay Kylie Buddin or our main office at 319-338-7518.