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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


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Calendar Highlights
<<< April 21st, Monday >>>Nebraska becomes 36th state to pass autism insurance coverage.

<<< December 20th, Saturday >>>Join Autism Family Network for a FREE movie and popcorn at the Grand Marcus Theater, 1101 P St. Lincoln. Santa is making a visit at 9:30a, the movie starts at 10:00a
<<< January 6th, Tuesday >>>AFN Support Meeting: Join other parents for support, ideas and encouragement! (Time and place details coming soon ...)
<<< January 17th, Saturday >>>Join Autism Family Network for a FREE Bowling Activity at East Campus 1:30p to 3:30p Registration Required. First 36 registrations will be accepted. Please RSVP to our email. autismfamilynetworklincoln@gmail.com


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Autism Family Network, P.O. Box 67053 Lincoln, NE 68506
402-421-0874

 

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

View our December 2014 Newsletter


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.

 

Need more information about LB 254? Here is a link for more information about what LB 254 provides for Nebraskans. Note that there are links to documents as well as a streaming webinar. Depending on your computer system the streaming webinar may or may not work, the documents are all viewable/downloadable.LB 254 information.

 

 

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

 

*** AFN Support Meeting: Join other parents for support, ideas and encouragement! January 6th (time and place details coming soon ...)


Men With Dreams Inc. is sponsoring a Fashion Show to raise money for their "Brick by Brick Individual Mentoring Program". Vega Night Club, 350 Canopy St. Suite 220 (by the RailYard in Haymarket Park) 8:00p - 10:00p - Friday December 12th. Click here for more information.

For more information about Men With Dreams: Men With Dreams 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.


PEERS Social Skills Group

 

Munroe-Meyer Institute is offering social skills training group for adolescents with ASD's and their families. There are two programs available, one for young adults 12 - 18 years old and one for young adults 18 - 28 years old. Information on the upcoming groups are offered below. Programs available in Lincoln and Omaha. Referrals and further questions can be directed to Jennifer Schrage (LMHP) at (402) 559-6413, or Jennifer.Schrage@unmc.edu

 

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