OMAHA: Biomedical Discussion Group - CANCELLED!
The Autism Society’s Biomedical Parents Support Group is an informal discussion of biomedical interventions into autism spectrum disorders. All biomedical questions and topics are welcome. No medical advice here: Just parents sharing experiences in the hope they are useful to other families.
The group usually meets the 3rd Thursday of the month at Whole Foods in their Lifestyle Center. Whole Foods is located just south of the Westroads mall at Regency and Dodge. The next meeting will the Thursday, September 20th.
August 17, 2012
If you have any questions regarding the group you can contact Karen Falconer Al-Hindi email@example.com.
OMAHA: Future Horizon's Autism/Asperger Conference
Future Horizons was created to meet the needs of teachers, therapists, and family members who face the challenge of autism. Their books, videos, and conferences are geared to bringing you the most current information possible to assist in that challenge. Their 2012 Conference will have Temple Grandin, Dr. James Ball, and Beth Aune speaking. For more information please visit their web site HERE
August 18, 2012
EASTERN NEBRASKA: Poker Run and Benefit for Autism Family Network
Registration is at the Lion’s Den in Cedar Bluffs, NE on Aug. 18, 2012 between 10:00-11:30 am. The ride will be through Wahoo, Memphis, Louisville, Gretna, Yutan and back to Cedar Bluffs.
100% of all the proceeds go to the Autism Family Network in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Download a flyer HERE.
August 19, 2012
GRAND ISLAND: Support Group Meeting
The next meeting for the Grand Island Support Group will be this weekend!
Sunday, August 19 at 2pm
Third City Christian Church
4100 W 13th Street
Contact Brandi at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
August 19, 2012
OMAHA: Omaha Children's Museum hosts Autism Night and Resource Fair
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Omaha Children’s Museum has created a special evening for children with autism and their families. Come enjoy the museum and visit with local business who will be in attendance to share their resources.
Admission is FREE. Call 402-930-2353 with questions.
August 20 - 23, 2012
OMAHA: Joe's Crab Shack fundraiser for PTI-Nebraska
Eat at Joe’s Crab Shack between August 20th and August 23rd and 10% of your check will go to benefit PTI-Nebraska!
Download a coupon HERE.
August 24, 2012
OMAHA: ASD Family Swim Party and Outdoor showing of Mr. Popper's Penguins
Friday, August 24th 9pm - midnight
Join us as we celebrate the end of summer and start of the new school year! We will have the pool to ourselves as well as a poolside movie screen where we can watch Mr. Popper's Penguins while we splash and swim! Be sure and bring your own personal floation raft so that you can kick up your heels and relax!
This event is fun for all ages! This is a special occasion and a treat for your family as you return to the routine of school! We hope to see you there!
Friday, August 24th 9pm—midnight
Maple Village Country Club
3645 Maplewood Blvd
Omaha, NE 68137
The pool is heated and lifeguards will be on duty. However, your safety is important to us so please be prepared to provide proper supervision for each of your children. Feel free to bring extra adults to help chaperone your family.
All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Email ASN_Omaha@autismnebraska.org with questions.
August 25, 2012
LINCOLN: NWA Special Needs Fishing
11:30 am Check in
Holmes Lake – Shelter #3
This is a special clinic for special youth and young adults that need a smaller and more hands on experience at fishing. The Nebraska Walleye Association puts these clinics on all over the state of Nebraska. This year we are partnering with O.N.E. Coalition. We’ve made this clinic smaller in size to give special youth and young adults a chance to tryout fishing. No rods or reels are needed. We will provide a short lunch, instructional training (about 1 hour), fishing gear, bait and assistance with fishing. All that you need are your children and a lawn chair. Brothers and sisters are welcome but please sign them up at the same time. We will check the kids in starting at 11:30 AM at Holmes Lake.
Download a flyer HERE. Thsi event is for Youth and Young Adult. Parent or guardian must attend.
Sign up by August 23rd. Space is limited. Register quickly as there is only room for 50!
Contact: Jennifer Meints at Jennifer.email@example.com or by phone at 402-327-6061. If you leave message, please state name, how many children attending and return phone number.
The NWA will serve hot dogs, chips and drinks before starting the clinic. The NWA will teach casting, knot tying, bait, tackle, fish ID and water safety.
September 9, 2012
September 3, 2012
OMAHA: AUTISM SUPPORT NIGHT AT PUMP IT UP
The Autism Society would like to thank our partner Pump It Up for helping us create a spectacular venue for our support group. Our group meets the first Monday of the month during an Open Bounce time that is set aside for autism families. Please visit www.pumpitupparty.com to learn more about this great party zone! Learn more about our support group/bounce night here.
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM Private bounce rooms for autism families
6:15 PM - 7:45 PM Parent Support Group meeting
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM ASD Teen Club meeting
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM ASD Adult Meeting
OMAHA: ASD Family Skating Event
Join the Autism Society - Omaha Support Network for an ASD Family Skating Spectacular! Fun for all ages!
1220 South Fort Crook Rd
Sunday, September 9
5pm - 7pm
Cost: $4 per skater (price covers traditional skate rental; inline skates extra)
Additonal $3 for those 10 and under wanting to also do the bounce house/play structure
November 4, 2012
LINCOLN: Husker Heroes
Save the Date! More information coming later,
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