Looking for something to do with your kids over the cold winter months? ICAC has put together a casual Saturday basketball hangout for kids approx 3rd grade-early teens. A big thank you to Iowa City Parks and Recreation for donating use of the gym! Caregivers must be available to assist children as necessary.
Email Dina Bishara if you would like to sign up! You do not need to attend every Saturday. Free! Siblings welcome.
Saturday, February 15, 2020 –
9:00am to 10:00am
The Iowa City Public Library Storytime Room, Teen Center, Children’s Room
Join us for an autism-friendly browsing hour at the Iowa City Public Library! We will have a WINTER – THEMED PARTY, including storytime, crafts, dancing, and a snowball fight! All ages. Siblings welcome!
The Teen Room will be open for teens to play computer and video games.
On selected days, the Library will open one hour early for individuals with autism and their families to enjoy the library together in a neutral environment. The library will also use natural lighting throughout the library to accommodate those with light sensitivity.
If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library.
This event is open to the public.
February 29th from 1pm – 3pm
Center for Disabilities and Development – UIHC, Rembolt Auditorium
100 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City 52242
FREE – no registration required
Professionals, educators, parents welcome
Presented by Profs Nicole Skaar and Susan Etscheidt of the University of Northern Iowa.
Learn about special education law as it relates to mental health. Learn about incorporating mental health supports into BIPs.
For additional accommodations or questions, please email Dina Bishara at email@example.com
Iowa City Autism Community! One of our families needs your help (Malee has a rare, genetic liver disease, and her twin brother is autistic). The flier below was made for school, so ignore drop-off directions, unless your child goes to Shimek. If you would like to support this family, Dina Bishara will be a drop off spot for gift cards.
When – January 31st, 2020 5:30pm-6:30pm
Where – North Liberty Community Library
Beat the winter blues with a glow dance party at the North Liberty Community Library! There will also be a craft activity and games in the teen room. The library will be closed to the general public in order to ensure a quiet, neutral environment. Come connect with others, check out some books and have some fun! No registration required. All ages! Siblings welcome.
If you have questions or need additional accommodations, contact Jessie Witherell at firstname.lastname@example.org
Iowa City Autism Community! Please mark your calendars for the 2020 Awesome Autism Awareness and Acceptance Art (A5) Festival. I really hope to see lots of families out this year celebrating our autistic loved ones- we will have free arts and crafts activities, a chance to weave on a loom, therapy dogs, snacks, sensory activities, cute items for sale, and unique art to appreciate. The Unitarian Universalist Society is our host – the building is beautiful and their outdoor play space will be open! https://www.facebook.com/events/1324669057705821/