Saturday, February 23, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.,
UI Center for Disabilities and Development (100 Hawkins Drive, Remboldt Auditorium)

TLC Credit: Traditional, UI REACH

Presenters: Dr. Todd Kopelman (UIHC Psychiatry + Pediatrics), Monica Ryan Rausch (AEA Autism Consultant), Dina Bishara and Jessie Witherell (Iowa City Autism Community), and Parent Panel

This workshop will be FREE and interested participants will be able to receive a training certificate through the state of Iowa. 

This is a unique and valuable opportunity for anyone interested in working with children on the autism spectrum. Presentations will include An Introduction to Autism from Dr. Todd Kopelman (UIHC Psychiatry and Pediatrics), Practical Strategies and Tools presented by Monica Ryan Raush (AEA Autism Consultant) and What Is Autism Acceptance? presented by Dina Bishara and Jessie Witherell (The Iowa City Autism Community) along with a parent panel that will provide an opportunity for attendees to ask questions and discuss matters related to autism.

Please email Mary Roberts to confirm your attendance at


Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Baker Teacher Leader Center, 319-335-5623, in advance.