There are many ways to get involved in the autism community. ECI-ASA encourages its members and supporters to keep current on and active in ongoing advocacy issues regarding autism. Make an effort to attend autism events and conferences in the area. The benefits of being involved in the autism community are many—not the least of which is educating yourself about the most appropriate treatments and resources available to help your loved one on the spectrum.
Attend an Event
~ 2012 Autism Walk April 27, 2013
~ Coffee Talk, the 2nd Saturday of each month, at our chapter office
~ Family picnic summer 2013
~ Kernels Game spring/summer 2013
~ Support Group Meetings, last Tuesday of each month
~ Monthly IEP support session RSVP required
~ Monthly legal assistance session RSVP required
Our chapter provides a number of ways in which individuals and families can obtain support and share their experiences with others in their communities. Our chapter is a place to turn for encouragement, accurate information and education.
in the Community
Become a Member
contact us at 319-431-9052
to get info and become a member of our local chapter.
Please Come join the families, professionals and friends. Together we can bring about positive changes within the world of autism. Your dues count.. Funds raised help us to educate the public about autism. Continue our work on capital hill to secure more government funding for services to families, and to conduct treatment reached goals. As a member, you will receive the following:
· Access to a community that provides comfort and essential information to families living with autism.
· The Autism Society's quarterly magazine, the Autism Advocate, a leading source of information on autism-related issues.
· Valuable resource information and advocacy for autism-related issues. · Allow you to receive a 5% discount when you shop at our online store. You must be logged in at the site in order for your discount to be applied.
Our Mission: To be an advocate for all those affected with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
To advance their quality of life through biomedicine, community awareness, and therapies.