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 >>>
February 9 - Annual ARC of Nebraska 46th Annual Senatorial Dinner
February 10 - Sensory Friendly Valentine's Dance
April 1 - Capital City Blue Run, 5K Fun Run

Please see current Newsletter for more information...
<<< 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. A time for teens and young adults with disabilities to enjoy going to a dance, and to practice social skills in sensory friendly environment. It will be at St. Mark's Church in Lincoln 8550 Pioneers Blvd from 7:00p - 9:00p. Enter at the Family Life Center entrance on the south side.Registration is requested : Register for Valentine's Dance
<<< February 26th, Sunday >>> ***** The Arc of Lincoln/AFN Pins and Pals Bowl-a-thon unfortunately this event has been cancelled *****
<<< 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.
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 February 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

 

 

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