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2024 ACL Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Partners Day

February is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Thursday, February 29, 2024
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Please join the Administration for Community Living (ACL) in observance of Brain Injury Awareness Month. Each year, ACL brings partners and interested parties together to discuss important issues around TBI services, supports, and systems and to learn from other partners, brain injury survivors, family members, support networks, and state and federal representatives.

This year, we will have sessions on brain injury and the criminal legal system, aging with brain injury, and bridging intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and brain injury and mental health systems.

Link to more information and to register.

ASK AN EXPERT – Moving from Early Access (IFSP) to Early Childhood Special Education (IEP)

Brought to you by the ASK Resource Center

Monday, February 26, 2024
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Explore the difference between Early ACCESS services and Early Childhood Special Education services and gain knowledge of the reevaluation process used to determine a child’s need for Early Childhood Special Education services.  Learn possible options if your child is exiting Early ACCESS services.

Link to more information and to register.

Mindspring Hosts Webinars & Events

Free Training Opportunities

February 2024 dates
Webinar Series

Mindspring provides free mental health education opportunities to the public through webinars on a wide variety of mental health topics. Webinars are hosted every Tuesday and Thursday from 12:00pm-1:00pm, and Wednesday from 10:00-11:00pm and 12:00pm-1:00pm CST.

All webinars are free and open to the public. Webinars are recorded and emailed to all registrants. Certificates of attendance are administered to anyone who participates in the live webinar and completes the survey at the end. 

Learn more from Mindspring Webinar & Events.

Upcoming Events

Health Fun Fair

The activities will be very helpful for young adults with disabilities

Wednesday, March 6, 2024 – 1:00 to 4:00 PM
Iowa Memorial Union – International Ballroom
125 N. Madison St., Iowa City, IA 52245

Fun activities will help you learn:

  • Ways to take care of your health
  • Ways to work with your healthcare team
  • How to advocate for yourself

The event and its activities are free.  Fair highlights: prizes, carnival games, photo booth, snacks.

Link to more information.

ASK Each Other – Support Group

A virtual support group for Iowa families of individuals with disabilities

Monday, March 4, 2024
12:00 to 1:00 PM

Join parent mentors along with other parents and family members to share lived experiences and collaborate with each other.  You are an expert on your child!  Bring your resources, questions, and possible solutions to share with the group. 

Facilitated by mentors from the ASK Each Other Mentor Network, the ASK Each Other Support group is a place for parents to come alongside each other to share your lived experiences and collaborate. 

Link to register.

Is An Accommodation Forever?

Virtual webinar sponsored by Northeast ADA Center

Tuesday, March 19, 2024
12:00 to 1:00 PM

Much focus is given to exploring and implementing reasonable accommodations in the workplace, but it is equally important to continue to monitor accommodations to insure they remain effective over time.

This session will explore best practices for the employment service professional to consider in their work with employers and supported employees when monitoring the ongoing effectiveness of workplace accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA.)

Link to register.

Training Sources

Health Care Provider Training

Free suite of videos

Assuring Access to Quality Health Care for Persons with Disabilities is a free suite of videos aimed at educating current and future health care professionals on strategies to effectively communicate with and accommodate patients with a variety of disabilities.

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.