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 >>>

September 8 - Special Olympics Fundraiser
September 9 - Husker Heroes
September 16 - Heart in Hands Carnival
September 30 - Project Lifesaver Kick Off
October 20 - Preschool Social Skills Group

Please see current Newsletter for more information...
<<< September 9th, 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. Registration opens up on Thursday August 9th: Click here register starting Thursday August 9th.
<<< September 30th, Sunday >>>Join the ARC of Lincoln for their 2018 Membership Campaign and for the Kick off of "Project Lifesaver/Safety LNK". We will be at the Auld Pavilion, 1650 Memorial Dr. from 2:00p - 4:00p. Everyone is welcome for this event, there will be games, activities, face painting, popsicles, balloon animals, and friends!!
Please see our current newsletter for more information.

Be a Super Hero!

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 September 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