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 2016>>>
September 7 - Blue Blood Brewery Co, Lincoln
September 11 - Husker Heroes, Lincoln
September 14 - Blue Blood Brewery Co, Lincoln
September 16 - Granite City fund raiser, Lincoln
September 21 - Blue Blood Brewery Co, Lincoln
September 22 & 23 - Foreman Foundation Autism Golf Tournament
September 28 - Blue Blood Brewery Co, Lincoln
September 30 - Barn Dance at Deer Springs Winery, Lincoln

Please see current Newsletter for more information...
<<< September, each Wednesday >>>Blue Blood Brewing Company Beer Bounty. Joins us every Wednesday in September as a buck from every draw goes to the Family Autism Network. 925 Robbers Cave Road, Lincoln.
<<< September 11th, Sunday >>>Husker Heroes, a time for individuals with disabilities and their families to hang out with Husker Athletes. 5:00p - 6:30p. Registration is Required. Memorial Football Stadium, Lincoln. Use gate 11 to enter (northwest corner) parking available in north stadium parking lot. All ages and abilities welcome.Click here for more information and registration.
<<< September 16th, Friday >>>Granite City Food and Brewery is having a 10% fundraiser for AFN. Printout the out the attached flyer and present it to your server for AFN to receive 10% of your total tab as a donation. Bring following flyer for fund raiser.
<<< September 22nd & 23rd, Thurs. and Friday >>>
Thursday September 22nd: The Night Be 'FORE' & More -- A Collaborative Charity Social Event - Socialize, meet & greet former Huskers, professional athletes, & Nebraska coaches. Jasmine Room - Grande Manse 120 N.10th, Lincoln, NE Live & Silent Auction 6:00p - 8:00p VIP 5:00p - 6:00p Please click here for tickets, and more information for the Night Be 'Fore'.

Friday September 23rd: Join us for the FOREMAN FOUNDATION AUTISM FAMILY NETWORK GOLF TOURNAMENT at HiMark Golf Course Lincoln,NE. Please click here for more details and to sign up for a day of golfing.

Click here to register online for the FOREMAN/AFN Golf Tourney
<<< September 30th, Friday >>>Deer Springs Winery Presents: A Barn Dance fund raising event for Autism Family Network. Join us for wine, food and music at Deer Springs Winery. Live music by Hardknox. Food will be available to purchase from HyVee. 20% of wine proceeds will benefit the mission of the Autism Family Network. 16255 Adams St. doors open 6:00p - 9:00p.


Be a Super Hero!


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 September 2016 Newsletter

 

Join us for the FOREMAN FOUNDATION AUTISM FAMILY NETWORK GOLF TOURNAMENT at HiMark Golf Course Lincoln,NE. Please Click here for more details and to sign up for a day of golfing.
Click here to register online for the FOREMAN/AFN Golf Tourney

 

Summer Camp Grants - With help from the Autism Action Partnership, the Autism Family Network will be awarding summer camp grants to help cover some of the costs. Please click here to print out the application, fill it out and mail it to AFN at the address on the application.

 

It's All About The Plan - A summer self-advocacy course for students with disabilities. This course allows students to learn about and practice self-advocacy. Includes hands on activities, community speakers, and e-learning tools. Developed through partnership of Disability Rights Nebraska, ARC of Lincoln, Autism Family Network and Fritz and O'Hare Associates. The cost if free thanks to Nebraska VR grant. See our current newsletter for more information.

 

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