Opportunity Village Children’s Autism Center will host the second annual North Iowa Autism Summit on June 23, a day-long educational event designed for professionals in the field and families of children with autism spectrum disorders.
The summit will be held at EB Stillman Auditorium at Clear Lake Middle School, located at 1601 3rd Ave. N. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The summit kicks off at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 3 p.m.
The summit features sessions with doctorate-level professionals covering a variety of subjects that affect children with autism, their families, and those who support them. Attendance is open to individuals throughout Iowa and surrounding areas.
Summit speakers include Dr. Dave Wacker, University of Iowa, Iowa City; Dr. Nate Noble, Blank Children’s Hospital, Des Moines; Dr. Rachael Levine, Northern Suburban Special Education District, Chicago, Ill.; and Dr. Lauryn Toby, Opportunity Village Children’s Autism Center. Session topics and times are available online at www.NorthIowaAutismSummit.org.
Registration also is available online at www.NorthIowaAutismSummit.org. Cost is $30 for professionals and $15 for families with children with autism. Individuals may register in-person the day of the event for $40. Lunch is included in the registration cost.
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