We currently meet The Grant Wood Area Education agency. Grant Wood AEA is located at 4401 6th St SW Cedar Rapids IA. Mapquest link
We meet the last Tuesday of each month during the school year from 6:30-8:30 pm. We do not have a meeting the month of December or June and July. Meetings consist of guest speakers, videos, and open discussion. You can also check our calendar to view the topic of a particular months meeting.
Our group is a resource for parents, family members, friends, and professionals interested in learning more about Autism Spectrum Disorder. Child care is available with RSVP to 310-2687 or 431-9052
Future 2011-2012 Meeting Dates: October 25, November 29, January 31, February 28, March 27, April 24, May 29
4 Oaks Aspergers Program
Care Pro Compounding
Rebecca Egli with the 4 Oaks Aspergers Program. The aspergers program was established a few years ago to serve middle school and high school kids with an autism spectrum disorder such as aspergers or PDD NOS. Rebecca explained the topics covered, how the summer program works, and how participants can learn meaningful interactions within the community.
Shauna Hickey with Care Pro Compounding. Shauna explains that not all supplements or medications are alike, and sometimes you need a medication as individual as you. Compounded medications are idea for someone with a unique dosage, or an allergy. Shauna also explains there extensive lines of supplements and how to make sure you get the quality you expect.
Visions in Motion
IEP-Individualized Education Plan
Dr. Fitzgerald of Visions In Motion explains this new offering in Cedar Rapids. This fit center offers many unique therapies such as SLP and Handwriting without tears.
Listen to a teachers perspective of the IEP Process from Jen O’Brien, a special education teacher with Emerson School in Marion
AIT-Auditory Integrative Training
Terrie Silverman explains this method developed by Dr Berard.Terrie shares what AIT is, who it can benefit, and how it is administered
Diane Hill explains this alternative therapy.
Essential oils have many therapeutic benefits in regards
to healing and wellness
~ Our May guest speaker is Julie Grissel from Wholistic Wellness Clinic here is Cedar Rapids.
Julies teaches us about several types of therapies including eye lights, and muscle testing.