Because of COVID-19, all in-person ICAC support groups are suspended. However, Sue Askeland is offering both Zoom meet ups for adults on the autism spectrum as well as grandparents.
To sign up for the self-advocate group, please register HERE
For information about the caregiver/grandparent meetings, please email Sue Askeland at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Iowa City Autism Community just donated four $50 Visa gift cards to Access 2 Independence these cards will go directly to the clients that they support in independent living in Cedar Rapids. They are accepting donations at their office.
Staff will be in office Thursday (today) from 10am-2pm and FRIDAY from 10am-4pm. Office is located at 1556 S 1st Ave suite b, Iowa City, IA. That’s near Wendy’s. You need to go to the back of the building. Please help those who are struggling after this disaster.
Things that are needed – tarps, plastic totes, cleaning supplies, VISA gift cards, monetary donations.
Out of an abundance of caution regarding recent COVID-19 developments, Spectrum Soccer will be cancelled and rescheduled at a later date.
Due to recent developments regarding COVID-19 in our community, many upcoming autism events have been cancelled. These include:
DIY Book Making Event at Sidekick Coffee 3/14/2020
AirFX Autism-Friendly Jump 3/16/2020
Special Access Grout Museum Science Activity at ICPL 3/16/2020
Corridor Autism Resource Expo 3/21/2020
The A5 Art Festival 4/11/2020
If you have already submitted artwork to the Arc for this year’s art festival, you are free to pick it up at the main office or wait until this event is rescheduled in the fall. We also plan on showcasing artwork on our website and Facebook page in the upcoming month as well.
We are currently evaluating whether or not our upcoming workshop with Kari Dunn will go on as scheduled. There will be an announcement if this is the case.
Currently, we are still planning on hosting the Autism Walk in May.
Stay safe everyone!
We will soon be rolling out registration for the next Splash! For Autism Event, sponsored by the Autism Society of Iowa. The next FREE event will be held on April 25th at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center at the University of Iowa. There are only 50 spots available for these events so spots fill up quickly! We will put out Registration information as it becomes available.
Come visit us at this year’s Corridor Autism Resource Expo!
9am – 1pm at Mount Mercy University Graduate Center
1650 Matterhorn Dr NE Cedar Rapids.
We will have crafts and treats! Make some art for the A5 Art festival! It’s gonna be a great time.
More about CARE here!