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 2018 >>>

October 20 - Preschool Social Skills Group
October 20 - Halloween Movies at Joyo
November 16 - Life Without Boxes; AAP Fall Summit
November 17 - Sensory Friendly Movie "The Grinch"
December 9 - Merry Little Christmas Party
December 21 - Holiday Night at the Lincoln Children's Museum

Please see current Newsletter for more information...
<<< October 20th, Saturday >>>Join Autism Family Network at the Joyo Theater for a Halloween double feature. We are watching "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" and "Hocus Pocus". Come in costume if you would like. First movie is at 7:00pm, 6102 Haveloc Avenue. Sign up for this event by sending us an email: autismfamilynetworklincoln@gmail.com
<<< November 17th, Saturday >>>Join Autism Family Network for a sensory friendly showing of "The Grinch". 10:30a at the East Park Theater. Seating is limited please sign up for this event by sending us an email with number of attending: autismfamilynetworklincoln@gmail.com
<<< December 9th, Sunday >>>Join the O.N.E. Coalition and Gateway Mall for a 'Merry Little Christmas Party'. This event will take place 6:00p - 8:00p. More information to come in early November.
<<< December 21st, Friday >>>The Sowers Club is sponsoring a sensory friendly meeting with Santa and Mrs. Clause at the Lincoln Children's Museum. This is a free event for families with individuals with special needs. 1420 P St., 5:30p - 7:30p.
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 October 2018 Newsletter




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