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See the SUPPORT section of the website for additional information about support groups and programs.


June 23rd 5-8pm Royal Ball for All Carnival and Prince and Princess Fun Run is June 23rd at Milan's Camden Centre.  Our ROYAL ball for All Carnival promises to be our biggest and best yet with bounce houses (yes, the dragon is back on our list), carnival games, food, royal dancing, and plenty of princes and princesses making special appearances!  Other activities include:  Silent Auction and raffle and Prince & Princess Fun Run at 6:30 pm - Register onsite or visit to get registered! Late Registration (for 5K & Heroes & Highnesses Walk) and Packet-Pick Up from 12pm - 8pm. Also the Crowning of our 2018 Royal Ball King and/or Queen!  All proceeds will support Royal Ball Run's efforts to raise autism awareness as well as funds to support local autism programs.

June 24th 8am  Royal Ball 5K / 5 Mile Race. It's the  7th Annual Royal Ball Run for Autism presented by Jumer's Casino and Hotel and Interstate Batteries.  June 24th 7:30am will be a Celebration ½ mile walk for families and friends to honor the Heroes and Highnesses, the children & adults with autism in their lives.  Team registrations are also available.

July 10-12th District of Columbia - 50th Annual Autism Society National Conference

September 9th 2:00pm - 2:45pm Putnam Museum & Science Center will be showing a Sensory-Friendly Film, Meerkats. Check out the flyer here.

November 3rd  The Royal Ball Gala presented by Interstate Batteries, held at Jumer’s Casino & Hotel, Rock Island, IL  Time TBD

Watch Titans of the Ice Age at the Putnam, Nov. 11, 2:00pm, special price. More info here...


YES! group Halloween party

Donation presentation by the owner of Ganzo's Mexican Restaurant
Pat Puente (right) Ganzo’s Mexican Restaurant and Cantina, Davenport, presented a check in the amount of $6,000 to Gary Rowe, Rock Island, president of the Autism Society of the Quad Cities.

Ganzo’s gift came from the proceeds of the Cinco de Mayo Festival and the Nacho Ordinary 5K race on May 6. Nearly 1,000 runners participated in the race and walk.

The Autism Society will use the proceeds for its mission of education, support, and advocacy in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. 

The Autism Society of the Quad Cites extends our sincere thanks to Ganzo's and the many volunteers who made this generous gift possible. 

Soundreach Musical Group

Soundreach musical group begins new session Congratulations to all of the performers who provided a wonderful afternoon of entertainment at the winter Soundreach concert. Soundreach is a performing musical group for teens and adults with developmental disabilities. The group meets on Thursdays from 7-8 p.m. at All Saints Lutheran Church, 5002 Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport. Cost of the program is $20 for a 13-week session. Please call Jen Koch at West Music for more information or to register for the program: (563) 388-1519.