Are you interested in learning about the role of a peer support specialist? The Iowa Office of Consumer Affairs will offer the workshop, “Employing Peer Support & Family Peer Support Specialists” on May 22 at the Holiday Inn & Suites in Urbandale, Iowa. Find more information and a link to register: bit.ly/2V9tD6z... See MoreSee Less
A new documentary film, Hearts of Glass, is part of this year’s Julien Dubuque International Film Festival in Dubuque. The film tells the story of the launch of Vertical Harvest, a multi-story hydroponic greenhouse that grows crops while providing inclusive employment opportunities. The film weaves the story of the launch with the personal journeys of several employees with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Watch the film’s trailer, and find screening times and locations for tomorrow, Saturday and Sunday: bit.ly/2DAypA5... See MoreSee Less
Iowa’s 2019 Autism Speaks Walk will take place at Principal Park in Des Moines this Saturday, April 27 from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. This fundraising event supports research on autism spectrum disorders and related conditions. Registration begins at 9:00, with opening ceremonies at 10:00 a.m. Register online to receive links to helpful resources and the Walk App: bit.ly/2GCB1PX... See MoreSee Less
Autism Speaks Walk is powered by the love of parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, relatives and support providers for people with autism. With every step you take and every dollar you raise, you help enhance lives today and accelerate a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow.