Calendar of Upcoming Events

Our calendar contains both meeting and events hosted by The Iowa City Autism Community as well as other activities that are of interest in the area.

If you would like to submit an event please email Jessie Witherell at jessiewitherell@hotmail.com

Sep
29
Wed
High School Virtual Group @ Via Zoom
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm

Support Group for High School Students with Autism

 

When: Wednesday Nights at 7:00 p.m. 
Where:  Zoom link will be sent to those registered 
Facilitator – Sue Askeland
Hosted by:  ASI

 

Zoom meeting information will be emailed to registrants closer to the meeting date.

Oct
6
Wed
Neurodivergent Teen Hangout @ Swaim Youth Center
Oct 6 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

May be an image of text that says "Low Stim Night We would like to invite you to Low Stim Environment for L Neurodivergent Youth. Activities at hangout include art, music, and games and occurs the first Wednesday of every month from 7pm. This program is free to all area junior high and high school students. The Swaim Youth Center will have reduced lighting and volumes, weighted blankets and noise-canceling headphones. Masks are required all participants. The Swaim Youth Center 355 lowa has maximum capacity youth. Questions? Contact Kylie at kylie.buddin@unitedactioforyouthorg Johnson United Way Johnson County"

All members of the neurodivergent community are welcome to attend the Swaim Youth Center’s Low Stim Night on the first Wednesday of each month from 4-7pm. There will be reduced lighting and volumes, weighted blankets, and noise-canceling headphones available.

High School Virtual Group @ Via Zoom
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm

Support Group for High School Students with Autism

 

When: Wednesday Nights at 7:00 p.m. 
Where:  Zoom link will be sent to those registered 
Facilitator – Sue Askeland
Hosted by:  ASI

 

Zoom meeting information will be emailed to registrants closer to the meeting date.

Oct
13
Wed
Iowa Autism Learning Community Webinar Series 2021: Supporting Sleep in Children with ASD
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Iowa Autism Learning Community Webinar Series 2021: Supporting Sleep in Children with ASD

Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 12 noon-1pm

Speaker: Kelly Schifsky, DO, Developmental Center, Blank Children’s Hospital

CME and IBC CE Credit Available

Webinar Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6278860523586251023

High School Virtual Group @ Via Zoom
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm

Support Group for High School Students with Autism

 

When: Wednesday Nights at 7:00 p.m. 
Where:  Zoom link will be sent to those registered 
Facilitator – Sue Askeland
Hosted by:  ASI

 

Zoom meeting information will be emailed to registrants closer to the meeting date.

Oct
19
Tue
Understanding Autism through the Actually Autistic Lens
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm
A virtual conference dedicated to autistic voices to better provide perspectives to those who serve and advocate for the autistic community.
October 19 – 21, 2021  ·  Zoom

oin us for this 3-day event hosted by the TRIO Training Academy at Penn State University.

This is a unique event, specifically designed, developed, and facilitated by autistic speakers. You will have the opportunity to hear from experts and advocates through the lens of #actuallyautistic adults.

**This event will be recorded and made available after its completion.**

AGENDA

10:00 AM
Event Start
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Conference Begins—Opening Statements
10:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Introduction to Autism | Autism from the Inside Out
11:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Break
11:45 AM – 1:00 PM
Let Them Be (Autistic) Kids
1:00 PM – 1:15 PM
Break
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM
Integrating Indigenous Knowledge with Modern Supports
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM
Break
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Autistic Communication and Masking

For more information about this conference, visit here.

Oct
20
Wed
High School Virtual Group @ Via Zoom
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm

Support Group for High School Students with Autism

 

When: Wednesday Nights at 7:00 p.m. 
Where:  Zoom link will be sent to those registered 
Facilitator – Sue Askeland
Hosted by:  ASI

 

Zoom meeting information will be emailed to registrants closer to the meeting date.

Oct
27
Wed
High School Virtual Group @ Via Zoom
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm

Support Group for High School Students with Autism

 

When: Wednesday Nights at 7:00 p.m. 
Where:  Zoom link will be sent to those registered 
Facilitator – Sue Askeland
Hosted by:  ASI

 

Zoom meeting information will be emailed to registrants closer to the meeting date.

Nov
3
Wed
Neurodivergent Teen Hangout @ Swaim Youth Center
Nov 3 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

May be an image of text that says "Low Stim Night We would like to invite you to Low Stim Environment for L Neurodivergent Youth. Activities at hangout include art, music, and games and occurs the first Wednesday of every month from 7pm. This program is free to all area junior high and high school students. The Swaim Youth Center will have reduced lighting and volumes, weighted blankets and noise-canceling headphones. Masks are required all participants. The Swaim Youth Center 355 lowa has maximum capacity youth. Questions? Contact Kylie at kylie.buddin@unitedactioforyouthorg Johnson United Way Johnson County"

All members of the neurodivergent community are welcome to attend the Swaim Youth Center’s Low Stim Night on the first Wednesday of each month from 4-7pm. There will be reduced lighting and volumes, weighted blankets, and noise-canceling headphones available.

High School Virtual Group @ Via Zoom
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm

Support Group for High School Students with Autism

 

When: Wednesday Nights at 7:00 p.m. 
Where:  Zoom link will be sent to those registered 
Facilitator – Sue Askeland
Hosted by:  ASI

 

Zoom meeting information will be emailed to registrants closer to the meeting date.