ITAC lists CARES program events as well other events related to ASD and DD. Click the calendar icon to save the event to your personal calendar. If you would like to submit an event for inclusion on the website please send a description that includes the name of the event, date, location, a brief summary of the event, website (if applicable), and contact information to Dawn Rudolph.


April 2023: Autism Acceptance Month  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, April 1, 2023 - Sunday, April 30, 2023
Location: Virtual

AUCD's Autism Special Interest Group (SIG) is sponsoring a series of webinars for Autism Acceptance Month. This webinar series will focus on mentorship and leadership in the Autism Spectrum community.

PEERS: What Is It and What Have We Learned?  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 10, 2023
4:00 PM EST - 5:00 PM EST
Location: virtual

From this seminar, attendees will learn what PEERS is, its advantages, some of the challenges, and how we are adapting it to meet a wide variety of needs, skill sets, and individuals.

2023 Disability Policy Seminar Orientation and Policy Education 101 Workshop: Preparing to Educate Policymakers in DC and at Home  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Virtual

This workshop will help trainees learn how to educate policymakers in DC and at home. It will also teach trainees how to connect their experience and expertise to policy. Finally, the workshop will help prepare trainees for the virtual 2023 Disability Policy Seminar on Monday, April 24th, and the fly-in hill day on Thursday, April 27th.

Leadership and Mentorship Through the Eyes of a Self-Advocate  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, April 18, 2023
4:00 PM EST - 5:00 PM EST
Location: virtual

Steven Isaacson, B.A. is a Policy Analyst at the Office of Autism Research Coordination (OARC ). Mr. Isaacson will share his lived experiences with autistic leadership. Steven believes in the power of autistic peer mentorship and strengths-based practice. Mr. Isaacson will share his perspective as an autistic business owner and peer coach.

A First Look at the 2023 IACC Strategic Plan  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, April 26, 2023
2:00 PM EST - 2:00 PM EST
Location: virtual

The IACC Strategic Plan, first issued in 2009, guides federal agencies and private organizations in planning ASD-related research, services, and support activities. It is produced by the IACC, including federal officials and public stakeholder members. It is informed by extensive input from researchers, adults on the autism spectrum, parents, advocates, and the general public. This inclusive process ensures that the IACC Strategic Plan reflects diverse perspectives across the autism community.

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