Autism Society of the Quad Cities (563) 386-6359
Gary Rowe, President
PO Box 472
Bettendorf, IA 52722
Monthly support group meetings for families, usually first Thursday.
Meetings are at Robert Young Mental Health Center
4600 3rd Avenue, Moline, IL
Meetings begin at 5:30 p.m.
Contact Kathy Doherty at 309-269-4133
There is no charge to attend.
Child care is available with advance notice.
Monthly Support Group
The Autism Society of the Quad Cities will host monthly support and education meetings for Illinois members and other interested people on the first Tuesday of each month from 6-7 p.m. The meetings will begin in January at the Butterworth Center, 1105 8th St., Moline, Ill. For more information, call Cheryl or Rick Ramirez at (309) 764-0106 or (800) 813-0392. Purpose of meetings: Emotional support, resource referrals and connections for Individual Education Plans (IEP) assistance.
Young Adult Support Group
Contact Dr. Theresa Schlabach (563) 333-6279 or SchlabachTheresa@sau.edu St. Ambrose University 1320 W. Lombard St., Davenport, Iowa 52804
Social support group for young adults with autism. It is called the YES! Support Group (Young, Exuberant, Spectrumites). It meets the first Friday of each month at 6:30 p.m. with locations changing depending on the activity. There is no charge to attend.
Hand in Hand (563) 332-8010
3860 Middle Road
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722
Hand-in-Hand is a non-profit organization that assists families with special
Below are some websites that you might find of interest:
Quad Cities Autism Center. New Hope Community Center, 2430 - 6th Avenue, Moline IL 61265.