Friday, April 5th: Free Workshop!

Sticking Up for Autism Awareness

Pizza at 6:15 PM • Program begins at 6:45 PM and ends at 8:15 PM
Join us at The Iowa Children’s Museum for a FREE workshop including an interactive presentation and DHS-approved training focused on autism and developmental delays in early childhood.

Our workshop presenter will be Judith Jensen, a retired kindergarten teacher, social worker, and ACEs /Trauma-informed Care presenter who has extensive experience with early childhood educators and families. Jude will be speaking about the special challenges providers face when caring for children with communication and behavior challenges. We will address the skills needed to become more resilient while dealing with our children’s challenges and to find joy in our progress and our successes.

Childcare for children 4 years and up is available, but pre-registration is required.


***Registration has closed.***

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Saturday, April 6th: Free Admission Day!

Celebration of the Young Child

Special Activities from 10 AM – 4 PM • Museum Open 10 AM – 6 PM
Come play at The Iowa Children’s Museum and interact with 25+ community organizations devoted to early childhood education. Free admission all day long, plus free vision and dental screenings, door prizes, and free books for the first 100 children!

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About Celebration of the Young Child

Celebration of the Young Child is part of NAEYC’s Week of the Young Child and is brought to you by our sponsor ChildServe in collaboration with the support of community partners: The East Central Chapter of the Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children, 4Cs Community Coordinated Child Care, Johnson County Empowerment, Coralville Public Library, Iowa City Public Library, North Liberty Community Library, and The Iowa Children’s Museum

Thank you to our sponsor: