Who We Are
The Autism Society of the Quad Cities is a chapter of the Autism society of America www.autism-society.org. We serve Scott, Muscatine, and Clinton Counties in Iowa and Rock island, Henry, and Mercer Counties in Illinois.
Mission and Vision
MISSION: The Autism Society of the Quad Cities provides information, education, support, and advocacy in the Quad Cities and surrounding area to maximize the potential of persons with autism and those affected by autism.
VISION: The Autism Society of the Quad Cities will be recognized as the leader in providing support, quality and relevant resources, community education and advocacy, and inspiring hope for persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder and those that care about them.
Board of Directors
Autism Society of the Quad Cities collaborates with other service providers to make the best possible use of resources in order to serve persons with autism and their caregivers. ASQC works to promote greater public awareness of autism and its effects through participation in community awareness events and educational workshops.
Autism Society of the Quad Cities makes grants to organizations that assist persons with autism and their caregivers. To request an application, send an e-mail request to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (563)386-6359. ASQC does not make grants to individuals
Monthly support group meetings for families, usually first Thursday. There is no charge to attend. Meetings are at Robert Young Mental Health Center, 4600 3rd Avenue, Moline. Meetings begin at 5; 30 p.m.
Contact Kathy Doherty at 309-269-4133.
Young Adult Support Group
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.
Contact Dr. Theresa Schlabach (563) 333-6279 or SchlabachTheresa@sau.edu St. Ambrose University 1320 W. Lombard St., Davenport, Iowa 52804