Category Archives: Autism

Become a Leader in Your Community!!

Voter Education Grants available The Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council (DD Council) is excited to offer grant funds to local advocacy groups that are LED BY PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES who want to take action in their community. Qualified applicants are formal or informal groups of advocates led by people with disabilities who want to increase voter…
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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center UCEDD Shares Vaccine Confidence Videos

Learn from first-hand accounts of people with disabilities and their families The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center UCEDD (University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities) has produced three brief videos to build COVID-19 vaccine confidence in the disability community. These videos feature an adult with an intellectual disability and a parent and her daughter with autism who…
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Iowa Autism Learning Community Hosts Free Webinar

COVID-19 Vaccines in Children  Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 12:00 - 1:00 PM The purpose of this webinar is to help primary care providers build their capacity to screen, diagnose, and treat children with/at risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Developmental Disabilities and to provide family-centered care that encourages shared-decision making.  Course Objectives: Describe the…
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Autism Speaks Workforce Collaboration

Survey to Help Develop Inclusive Employment Opportunities Autism Speaks has partnered with Lee Container, the J. Donald and Laurelle Lee Family Foundation Fund, and Delivering Jobs to create a more inclusive workforce in the U.S. This effort will begin in Iowa, home of Lee Container, to develop more employment opportunities for autistic people and people with intellectual…
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