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Free Autism Workshop

Behavioral Interventions for Individuals with Autism

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Center for Disabilities and Development
100 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City

The University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital Autism Center and the Iowa City Autism Community will present an afternoon workshop on behavioral interventions for autism. Matthew O’Brien, PhD, BCBA, clinical psychologist at the University of Iowa Center for Disabilities and Development, will conduct the workshop.

There is no cost to attend and registration is not required. Get in touch with Mary Roberts for more information. See the workshop flyer.

JAN Webcast Series

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

2017 – 2018 Monthly Webcast Series
Starts October 17 – "R U OK?"

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) provides free, expert and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations for employees with disabilities and their employers. Registration is now open for their 2017-2018 monthly webcast series. The series begins October 17 with the presentation "R U OK?" by JAN Co-Director, Lou Orslene. Other topics will address telework, modified schedules, parking, current events, and an annual update on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

There is no cost to attend, but registration is required and space is limited. A certificate of participation is available for each webcast. Find descriptions of the webcasts and the link to registration here.

Upcoming Events

NAMI Iowa Annual conference

Learn from experts and network with peers!

Friday, November 17, 9:00 a.m. – Saturday, November 18, 12:00 p.m.
Ramada Tropics Resort/Conference Center
Des Moines

Features keynote presentations from NAMI national and from Iowa DHS Director Jerry Foxhoven.  Includes three tracks which focus on affiliate capacity and growth, topics of general interest, and children’s mental health.

To learn more or to register, click here.

Autism Society of Iowa

Fall Educational Conference

Friday, November 3, 2017
Sheraton Hotel, 1800 50th Street
West Des Moines

The Autism Society of Iowa’s will hold their 2017 Fall Educational Conference Friday, November 3, at the Sheraton Hotel in West Des Moines. The keynote speakers are Luke Y. Tsai, M.D., who will address medical studies and the future directions of treatment, and Steve Silberman, author of “NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity.”

See the full conference program and register here.

Training Sources

Access to Training

Our Training Sources page provides links to a variety of training resources that are available on an ongoing basis. Most of these resources are online, available any day, any time. Check websites for fees associated with the trainings.

The Conner Training Connection makes every effort to assure these listings are up-to-date. Visit our Training Sources page.

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Training Calendar

Please visit our interactive calendar to find trainings on disability-related topics, including autism, brain injury, mental health, self-advocacy and transition. We invite you to share trainings with us and others using the "Add Event" button on this calendar.

Please visit our Contact Us page on this website for more information or support.