Welcome to Autism Family Network of Lincoln, NE
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Autism Family Network (AFN) is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization located in Lincoln, Nebraska, which was founded in 2006 with a passion, love, and desire to help families who have children with autism. read more
Calendar Highlights
<<< April 21st 2014 >>> Nebraska becomes 36th state to pass autism insurance coverage.

<<< Events For 2017>>>
January TBA - Support Group Meeting
January TBA - Recreational Activity
January 21 - Free Movie Showing of 'Sing'
February 10 - Sensory Friendly Valentine's Dance
February 26 - Bowl-a-Thon
April 1 - Capital City Blue Run

Please see current Newsletter for more information...
<<< January 21st, Saturday >>>Autism Family Network would like to invite you to a free showing of the movie 'Sing' at East Park Theatre 200 N. 66th St. at 10:30a. Click here to RSVP us at AutismFamilyNetworkLincoln@gmail.com,
Click here to see the flyer.
<<< February 9th, Thursday >>>ARC Of Nebraska 46th Annual Senatorial Dinner. Cornhusker Hotel 333 South 13th Lincoln, NE. Please join the ARC of Nebraska and many other Nebraska advocates for the 46th Annual Senatorial Dinner. Our State Senators will be present to meet with and share personal stories along with your hopes for people with developmental disabilities and their families. Click here for more information about this event.
<<< February 10th, Friday >>> The O.N.E. Coalition will be putting together another Sensory Friendly Valentine's Day Dance again this year. It will be at St. Mark's Church in Lincoln from 7:00p - 9:00p. More details to come.
<<< February 26th, Sunday >>> Mark your calendars for the Arc of Lincoln/AFN Bowl-a-thon at Sun Valley Lanes in Lincoln from 11:00a - 3:00p. More details to come.
Please see our current newsletter for more information.

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Autism Family Network
5730 R Street, Suite C2
Lincoln, NE 68505

402-421-0874

 

Donations to the Autism Family Network are greatly appreciated and tax deductible. 
NEWS, EVENTS and RESOURCES

View our January 2017 Newsletter

 



Thank You for joining us for the FOREMAN FOUNDATION AUTISM FAMILY NETWORK GOLF TOURNAMENT at HiMark in September 2016!


Nebraska State Capitol Building goes Blue for 'Light It Blue - World Autism Awareness Day April 2, 2016'".

Picture by Ronald Koch

 

AFN would like to thank our sponsors of the 'Light It Up Blue Run For Autism".

 

 

Special Needs Santa Visits Lincoln Children's Museum.Lincoln Children's Museum, Autism Action Partnership, Autism Family Network and ARC of Lincoln sponsored a sensory friendly Santa. See photo album.

 

Special Needs Santa Visits Lincoln Children's Museum. Lincoln Children's Museum, Autism Action Partnership, Autism Family Network and ARC of Lincoln sponsored a sensory friendly Santa. See video news report.


If you need help finding a resource, or would like to be added to our Email list, please email us at autismfamilynetworklincoln@gmail.com.

 

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman signs LB 254, introduced bill by Colby Coash, to have Nebraska become 36th state to pass autism insurance coverage law.View photos of the passing of LB 254.

 

 

Be sure to check out our current Newsletter for upcoming activities.

 

Natural Therapy Pediatric Autism Group: We recently opened our Outpatient Clinic in downtown Omaha, where we offer traditional SLP, OT and PT therapies, along with a variety of specialized scopes of practice. One of which is centered around children on the Autistic Spectrum. Our focus is early intervention with therapy options around social play groups, Augmentative-Assistive Technology Communication Evaluation and Treats as well as direct Speech and Occupational Therapy.Visit the Natural Therapy web site.

 

 

 

AFN joins up with Urban Legands Art Studio to create a autism themed door for this wonderful collaboration between artists and the community with Hildegard Art Project: Doorways of Hope View photos of creating the Autism Doorway to Hope.

 

CNN Explains: Asperger's

 

View KOLN/KGIN Autism Awareness Reports

 

View KLKN Autism Report

 

List of Resources

Wonderfully Made Friendship Club

Eagle Project: Autism Awareness

 

 


 



If you need help finding a resource, or would like to be added to our Email list, please email us at autismfamilynetworklincoln@gmail.com.


Art Planet Rain Barrel Artists
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Link to Art Planet Web site.

Autism Race Car, #63
Autism RAce Car
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View Photos of Light It Up Blue 2014