UI Center for Disabilities and Development: Cedar Rapids Hosts “River of Dreams” 2018 Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT) National Conference

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:

http://community.cec.sped.org/dc…/dcdt-conferences/dcdt-2017.

To register, visit: http://www.cvent.com/d/8gq1rh/1Q.

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A5 Founder, Lisa Burns, Has Passed Away

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.

RAP Family Navigator job opening

RAP Family Navigator job opening to work out of our Iowa City office and serve the surrounding area. Knowledge of and/or experience working with services in the Cedar Rapids/Linn County area for children with Autism is a plus.
See website to apply by Monday, September 3rd, 2018:https://jobs.uiowa.edu/pands/view/73383

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Spectrum CORSE Now Enrolling for Fall

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.

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Spectrum CORSE Pilot Class at Iowa Gym-Nest a Success!

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Because the pilot class was such a success, the Iowa GymNest has now scheduled this unique gymnastics course as a regular class offering. The Iowa City Autism Community designed and provided the visual supports and helped tailor the class to be as autism-friendly as possible thanks to a generous grant from the Autism Society of Iowa. We appreciate everyone’s feedback! Flyer for the next session is below –