<<< April 21st 2014 >>> Nebraska becomes 36th state to pass autism insurance coverage.
<<< Events For 2018 >>>
May 20 - Sower's Car Show
May 26 - Support Group Meeting
May 31 - Give To Lincoln Day
June 16 - Free Family Movie
June 23 - Free Swim Night
July 11 - Journey of Hope Dance
July 17 - 19 : It's All About the Plan
July 24 - 26 : It's All About the Plan
August 11 - Free Swim Night
August 24 - Kids & Dreams Foundation Workshop with Temple Grandin
August 25 - Special Needs Fishing Clinic
Please see current Newsletter for more information...
<<< May 20th, Sunday >>>Lincoln Sowers Club is sponsoring a car show to raise funds for Autism Family Network and The Child Advocacy Center. Gateway Mall Southwest parking lot, 8:00a - 11:00a.
<<< May 26th, Saturday >>>AFN Support Meeting: Join other parents for support, ideas and encouragement! Autism Family Network office, 5730 R Street Suite C2, 10:00a - 11:00a. Take R Street to N. 58th Street and turn north. Park in the back of the building, come up the steps, through the door and we are the last office on the left. If the door is locked, please call our office at 402-421-0874 and we'll let you in.Please register here for this support meeting AutismFamilyNetworkLincoln@gmail.com
<<< May 31st, Thursday >>>Annual Give to Lincoln Day. A Special Day to Make Special Things Happen in Lincoln. Give To Lincoln Day is your chance to make a real impact on Lincoln's quality of life. We encourage everyone to join us for a record-setting day of giving on May 31st. Together, we have the power to raise thousands of dollars to support Lincoln's nonprofit organizations. Every donation you make on May 31st helps your favorite charities even more because they will also receive a proportional share of our $400,000 challenge match pool! Click here to support AFN. See our current May newsletter for details.
<<< June 16th, Saturday >>>Join us at the Marcus Edgewood Theatres to see "Incredibles 2", 10:30a - 5220 S 56th Street. This is a sensory friendly event. You must register in order to attend. Click here to register AutismFamilyNetworkLincoln@gmail.com,Let us know the number in your party coming. We are limiting this to only immediate family members . Thank you.
<<< June 23rd, Saturday >>>Join the O.N.E. Coalition, and Autism Family Network for a FREE evening of swimming for the whole family at Star City Shores, 8:30p - 10:00p. Children must be accompanied by an adult for this activity.
<<< July 11th, Wednesday >>> Journey of Hope Dance 2018. Christ United Methodist Church, 7:00p - 9:00p, 4530 A Street, park in back and follow the signs! The dance will be a community wide, all-ages celebration supporting individuals with developmental disabilities! See our newsletter for more information about Journey of Hope and the dance.
<<< July 17th - 19th and 24th - 26th, Tuesday through Thursday >>> Special Education Coordinators & Parents/Guardians, Once again Disability Rights Nebraska, Fritz & O'Hare Associates and the Autism Family Network/Arc of Lincoln are teaming up to offer free summer self-advocacy courses for students with disabilities. The purpose of the program is to provide educational and practical experiences in self-advocacy for transition-aged students with disabilities in the Lincoln area. The student sessions will be held at The Career Academy, which is a partnership with Southeast Community College & Lincoln Public Schools. Students will have hands-on learning experiences, activities, and presentations by guest speakers.
Attached is a flyer with information and dates in July for students ages 14-17, as well as for students 18-21. To be eligible, students must have a disability and be enrolled in high school for the 2018-19 school year. We will have up to 10 students per session. The flyer also includes information about parent/family sessions to attend as well so we can give information to parents about services and supports that are available. Please contact Vicki with any questions you may have.
All About The Plan
It's All About The Plan YouTube video.
<<< August 11th, Saturday >>>Join the O.N.E. Coalition, and Autism Family Network for a FREE evening of swimming for the whole family at Star City Shores, 8:30p - 10:00p. Children must be accompanied by an adult for this activity.
<<< August 24th, Friday>>>The Kids & Dreams Foundation is excited to announce that registration has opened for returning attendees to our 4th Annual Kids & Dreams Autism Conference at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, NE. If you haven't heard yet, we will be having Dr. Temple Grandin as our keynote speaker at this year's conference. Because of that, we have decided to start registration much earlier, as we are expecting around 1,000 individuals to attend. We
wanted to make sure anyone who has attended our Autism Conference in the past has the first chance to get registered and save your spot before it fills up!
Please see our current newsletter for more information.
Autism Family Network
5730 R Street, Suite C2
Lincoln, NE 68505