2013 'Day on the Hill' Set for Feb. 7

DES MOINES (January 16, 2013) -- Iowa's 2013 autism insurance reform campaign will kick off February 7 at the Autism Advocacy & Awareness "Day on the Hill" event at the Iowa State Capitol.

The event will include a proclamation signing by Governor Terry Branstad proclaiming April as Autism Awareness Month. Registration begins at 8 am in the West Wing of the capitol building followed by a 9 am rally including remarks by legislators, the Autism Society of Iowa and and members of the Iowa Autism Council.

Advocacy training, in small groups, will be held at 10 am. The proclamation signing is scheduled for 2:20 pm in Governor Branstad's office.