University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

RAP Caregiver Retreat

2019 RAP Caregiver Retreat & Transition Conference

Friday, June 7th-Saturday, June 8th

Gateway Hotel and Conference Center

2100 Green Hills Drive, Ames IA 50014

This free event is designed for parents, legal guardians, and caregivers of youth (ages 12 to 21) with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Session topics will include issues involved in the transition of youth to adult health care and specialty services. Come for rest and little pampering. Come to connect with other families. Come to learn about transition.

Friday, June 7, 2019

  • 4pm - Hotel Check-In/Retreat Registration
  • 5pm-6:30pm - Networking Dinner
  • 6:30pm - Welcome
  • 7pm-8pm - Young Adult and Parent Panel

Saturday, June 8, 2019

  • 8am-9am - Networking Breakfast
  • 9am-10:30am - Life After High School and Leaving Home: Living, Learning, and Working
  • 10:30am-11am - Break and Hotel Check-Out
  • 11am-12pmĀ - Legal and Financial Rules of the Road
  • 12pm-1pm - Lunch
  • 1pm-2pm - Caregiver and Parent Cafe'
  • 2pm-3pm - Keynote Address: Alyson Beytien
  • 3pm - Wrap Up and Adjourn