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Autism Society of Nebraska

WELCOME TO THE NEW YEAR!

Here at the Autism Society of Nebraska we are proud of the community we see coming together.  We are thankful for each and every one of you and we are excited to see what we can accomplish together in 2012!  

One of our first goals for 2012 is being realized right now!  We are upgrading our technology and starting today everyone should be receiving their Newsgram directly from the Autism Society of Nebraska!    We humbly thank you for your patience and support!  We humbly also ask that you take a few moments and click on the link at the bottom of this email to help update your subscriptions preferences.  If you are not interested in receiving our Newsgrams we invite you to click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email.  And lastly please add us to your address book to ensure that we don't get lost in your spam folder!  Thank you!

*BIG NEWS*  
AUTISM INSURANCE BILL INTRODUCED TODAY BY NEBRASKA SENATOR COLBY COASH

We just received the following update form the Nebraska Insurance Reform Steering Committee...

Hi Everyone. As you may have heard, today Senator Colby Coash introduce a bill requiring insurance companies cover individuals with Autism up to age 21. Most of you are involved in organizations that will have special interest in this, so please copy and paste the following and send out to your list servs or contacts. Thanks to you all for the support over the last couple of (grueling) weeks!

Nebraska’s LB 1129–Insurance Coverage for Individuals with Autism!!  (Read more...)


Save the Date!

Saturday, April 28th
will be the 5th annual
Autism Puzzle Walk!
Look for walk information to be coming soon!

ASD Network hosts the
2012 State Autism Conference

April 12 - 13, 2012
Cornhusker Marriott Hotel, Lincoln, NE

Check out their flyer HERE.
Click HERE for registration information!

The state conference provides an excellent opportunity for educators, community providers, and parents to receive current training and to network on topics related to autism spectrum disorders.   

The Autism Society has some funding set aside to help its membership cover registration fees.  We will have our grant information available very soon.

Autism Family Skate Night

Join the Autism Society - Omaha Support Network for an Autism Family Skating Spectacular!

Skate City
1220 South Fort Crook Rd
Bellevue, NE

Sunday, January 29
5pm - 7pm

Fun for all ages!

Please RSVP HERE .
RSVP is not required but is very much appreciated as it will help us line up enough volunteers.

Save the Date!

Saturday, April 14th
will be the 2012 Autism Family Sleepover at the Henry Doorly Zoo!  More information will be coming soon.
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