April 18, 2013:  Autism Society of Nebraska Newsgram

IT'S TIME! THIS SATURDAY, APRIL 20,

THE GRAND ISLAND

EVENT WILL GO ON!

Rain, sleet or snow, we are ready to go!

The Grand Island Puzzle Walk will go on, rain or shine.  However, the Autism Society of Nebraska does reserve the right to cancel in the case of lighting or severe weather that could threaten participants.  In the case of inclement weather, please note that outdoor activities will be very limited.

Visit autismnebraska.org for updated information!
 

OMAHA RUNNERS/WALKERS: PLEASE NOTE - THURSDAY, APRIL 18 AT 5PM IS THE DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IN ORDER TO BE GUARANTEED A SHIRT.  RUNNERS - SPECIAL NOTE - THIS MEANS A TECHNICAL SHIRT FOR YOU!  (RUNNERS CAN STILL REGISTER THROUGH APRIL 26 AND WALKERS UP UNTIL THE WALK ITSELF, BUT YOU WON'T BE GUARANTEED A SHIRT AFTER TODAY AT 5.)


SIGN UP FOR AUTISM SOCIETY OF NEBRASKA 

PUZZLE WALKS!

         

Join us in Grand Island, Omaha or North Platte. Choose the city you would like to participate in - just click on the box and you will be "walked" through the registration process! Can't attend the actual walk? No worries! Register as a Virtual Walker and join us in supporting the cause! All funds raised by the Autism Society stay in Nebraska where we can directly impact the lives of our local community!

The Omaha Puzzle Walk Committee would really appreciate your help stuffing resource bags on April 22nd between 6:30-9.  There will be pizza!!!  Click here for information and to sign up to volunteer.


 

Click here to see a list of our WONDERFUL Autism Society of Nebraska Puzzle Walk sponsors!

Keep an eye on our Facebook page!  We will be providing more information as each city's walks draw near, and we will continue to spotlight some of our PHENOMENAL TEAMS!

TOP FUNDRAISERS SPOTLIGHT

 
(as of April 18th at 1:30pm)


GRAND ISLAND:  YAY, TEAM TRAYE!!!
 

OMAHA:  CONGRATS, AIDEN'S ALLIES!

NORTH PLATTE:  GOOOOOOO, TEAM JACK PETERSON!

 

 

 

 


Other Resources, Fundraisers and Autism News


 

Congratulations to our 2013 Autism Advocate Award Winner, Emma!

ASD Network Calendar of Statewide Trainings

PTI Nebraska Calendar of Statewide Trainings

 

(***FOR A COMPLETE LOOK AT THE SCHEDULE FOR THE AUTISM SOCIETY OF NEBRASKA - OMAHA SUPPORT NETWORK, PLEASE VISIT THEIR PAGE AT www.autismnebraska.org/omaha***)

 

Saturday, April 20, 2013 (OMAHA)
Grandparents and Extended Family Workshop
Sponsored by Ollie Webb, ESU#3 and PTI

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 (PAPILLION)
Sensory-Friendly Storytime
Sump Memorial Library

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 (HASTINGS)
Autism Symposium
Hastings College

Thursday, April 25, 2013 (LINCOLN) *Tickets must be purchased by Thursday, April 18 - The Autism Society of Nebraska has a few to give away for free - email autismsociety@autismnebraska.org ASAP to find out if there are any left!
The United States of Autism movie screening
Sponsored by the Autism Family Network of Lincoln and The Autism Society of Nebraska

Sunday, April 28, 2013 (YUTAN)
HETRA'S Open House, showcasing their new partnership with Jimando Farms
Sponsored by Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy

Thursday, May 9, 2013 (OMAHA)
Spring Art & Gift Boutique
Sponsored by the Autism Center of Nebraska, Inc.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 (OMAHA)
The Facts of Life...and More
Sponsored by ESU#3 and The Ollie Webb Center Inc. PRISM Project

OTHER NEWS:

Easter Seals NE Summer Camp Information

Ziggurat Webinar Series

Southeast ASD Newsletter - Helpful Information For Teachers

Message from Autism Society of America: No Link Between Autism and Planned Violence

OMAHA: True Buddy Farms/Luv A Lamb Farm Tours and Camps

OMAHA: ALLPLAY Miracle Baseball League For Children With Disabilities

OMAHA: Creighton Pediatric Therapy Social Skills Group for 6-9 year olds

OMAHA: Pediatric Therapy Center Winter Food Friendzy

OMAHA: Ollie Webb Next Chapter Book Clubs

OMAHA: Multi-Sensory Saturdays at Theraplayce

OMAHA: Music Therapy

Bellevue Spring 2013 TopSoccer Registration opens

OMAHA: Did you know the Omaha Children's Museum has discounted memberships for qualifying families?

OMAHA: ASN Omaha Support Network's Biomedical Discussion Group on hiatus and seeking facilitator

OMAHA: Sign up for our Omaha Support Network's Volunteer Network!

OMAHA: Theraplayce Exercise and Fitness for 10-15 Year Olds

Adults on the Spectrum Support Group

Teens on the Spectrum Support Group

RESEARCH STUDIES:

Seeking Families for Arc of Nebraska Family Support Survey

UNMC Research Study of complex movement variability in children with autism

National Survey:  Adult ASD Employment

OTHER RESOURCES:

KEARNEY Resource: KidZone Respite Program

LINCOLN Resource:  Art Planet offers Special Needs Classes

OMAHA Resource: Grant Supported In-Home ABA Services For Military Families

 


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