Welcome to Autism Family Network of Lincoln, NE

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 >>>
March 21 - AFN Support Group Meeting
March 30 - 31 - 2017 State Autism Conference, Kearney Nebraska
April 1 - Capital City Blue Run, 5K Fun Run
April 22 - Cardio Tennis for Autism

Please see current Newsletter for more information...
<<< March 21st, Tuesday >>>AFN Support Meeting: Join other parents for support, ideas and encouragement! 6:00p - 7:00p At 'Behaven Kids' - 1145 High Street. Childcare provided, please RSVP us so we can have enough volunteers for childcare: Click here to register AutismFamilyNetworkLincoln@gmail.com,Let us know how many will be attending the meeting and how many children will need childcare.
<<< March 30th & 31st, Thursday & Friday >>>14th Annual Autism Spectrum Disorders Network State Conference. Younes Conference Center, Kearney Nebraska. Click here to view the Autism Spectrum Disorders Network web site for registration and more information.
<<< April 1st, Saturday >>> Join us for our Light It Up Blue 5K fun Run to promote autism awareness. Our formal activities will be from 9:00a - 12:00p, with registration starting at 8:00a, the Rail Yard in the Haymarket, Lincoln NE.Click here for more information about this event and to register online.
Click here to view and print a registration form.
<<< April 22nd, Saturday >>>Cardio Tennis for Autism. 8:00a - 12:00p At Lincoln Racquet Club. Come for a light breakfast, cardio tennis and silent auction.For more information or to register please email Rick, or call Rick at Lincoln Racquet Club at 402-423-2511
Please see our current newsletter for more information.

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



Donations to the Autism Family Network are greatly appreciated and tax deductible. 

View our March 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!".

Picture by Ronald Koch


List of Resources


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


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
Autism Family Network Photos

View Photos of Light It Up Blue 2014