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"Five Keys to Supporting a Child with Autism"

The Master of Social Work Student Association is hosting guest speaker Alyson Beytien, behavior apecialist for the Mercy Autism Center in Dubuque.. She will present “What do I do TOMORROW? Five Keys to Supporting a Child with Autism." The challenges of supporting a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder are many and the amount of research and interventions currently available can be overwhelming. This presentation focuses on what everyone --- parents, teachers, extended family and support personnel – can do each day to ensure success for the child and all involved. This presentation is full of humor, reality and practical ideas. Q & A follows if time allows; refreshments provided.

Jill Stanek: An Insider's View on Abortion in Mainstream Medicine

Jill Stanek will give a presentation on the challenges she has faced from the news media and politicians for her pro-life views as a medical practitioner turned activist.  She is a major voice for life in the controversial issue of abortion and will describe her experiences in Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, Illinois, a site where victims of failed abortions, in other words, born-alive infants, were allowed to die after delivery.  Sponsored by UNI Right to Life and St. Stephen the Witness Catholic Student Center.

Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser

On February 24th, February 25, and March 5th Habitat for Humanity is raising money for our collegiate challenge, where we will spend a week in Lakeland, Florida over Spring Break building a home for a family in need!  Mention Habitat for Humanity and have 10% of your receipt donated to our cause!  come out to Buffalo Wild Wings and help support us in raising money for the trip!


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