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Autism Society of the Quad Cities 
Barrent Essman, President
PO Box 472
Bettendorf, IA 52722


Friendship Island
This group is for adolescents with autism spectrum disorder who are ages 12-18. Friendship Island hangouts are supervised by college student volunteers who will provide a fun, safe, and engaging environment to help participants form and facilitate strong and lasting friendships. Interested participants may register on site. There is no charge to participate. Contact Dr. Stacie M. Greene, staciegreene@augustana.edu

Autism Moms' Support Group
Autism Support Group for Moms will be meeting the last Thursday of each month 6:30-7:30pm at the Royal Ball office, 331 4th Street West, Milan, IL 61264. Not necessarily an educational meeting or specific topics but the purpose of meetings being more "Emotional support, resource referrals and autism connections." Whether your family is new to the autism journey or interested in just chatting with other Moms that "Get it". Check out the ASQC Facebook page for more information. 

Young Adult Support Group
Social support group for young adults with autism. It is called the YES! Support Group (Young, Exuberant, Spectrumites).  Meetings are currently being individually scheduled, to find out when the next meeting will be please contact Eric Sommers at (309) 314-1777 or ericsommers@gmail.com. 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



Quad Cities Autism Center - 2430 - 6th Avenue,  Moline IL  61265. 

Phone: 309.764.5555