February 2, 2013:  Autism Society of Nebraska Newsgram
 
 

Click here for information regarding our Puzzle Walk T-shirt Design Contest! (Hurry - entries must be submitted by Monday, March 4 at 5pm!)

SAVE THE DATE!

GRAND ISLAND PUZZLE WALK – SATURDAY, APRIL 20 at Third City Christian Church

OMAHA PUZZLE WALK & 5K Run – SATURDAY, APRIL 27 at Elmwood Park

NORTH PLATTE PUZZLE WALK – SATURDAY, MAY 4 at Cody Park

 
 

Autism Insurance In Nebraska Update~Meet Your Autism Society of Nebraska Rep

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***REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE ASD NETWORK STATE CONFERENCE APRIL 11-12 IN KEARNEY***

–> Archwamety Scholarship Application 2013

(Awarded at the State Conference.  Nomination Deadline March 15, 2013)

–> Autism Advocate Award

(Awarded at the State Conference.  Nomination Deadline March 15, 2013)

–> Conference Grant Application – Individual/Family/Caregiver

–> Conference Grant Application – Educators

 

 

Saturday, February  2nd 1:30-3:30 pm  (LINCOLN)
Bowling, Pizza and Friends
Sponsored by The Arc of Lincoln

 

Monday, February 4 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm  (OMAHA)

ASD Family Bounce Night and Support Group at PUMP IT UP

Sponsored by the Autism Society’s Omaha Support Network

 

Monday, February 4th 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (OMAHA)
Adults on the Spectrum Support Group
Sponsored by the Autism Society’s Omaha Support Network

 

Monday, February  4th 6:30 – 8:00 pm  (OMAHA)
Teens on the Spectrum Support Group
Sponsored by the Autism Society’s Omaha Support Network

 

Friday, February  8th 6:00 pm  (NORTH PLATTE)
Pizza & Movie Night – Hotel Transylvania
Sponsored by the Autism Society’s North Platte Support Network

 

Friday, February 22  1:00 pm – 3:00 pm  (OMAHA)
Tangier Shrine Circus Special Needs Showing  (Registration now closed.)
Group seats arranged by the Autism Society’s Omaha Support Network

 

 


 


Other Resources, Fundraisers and Autism News



Temple Grandin's UNL presentation:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-pWUBaZWpA


Article from Disability Scoop about Deep Brain Stimulation:
http://www.disabilityscoop.com/2013/01/31/deep-brain-autism/17220/


ASD Network Calendar of Statewide Trainings

PTI Nebraska Calendar of Statewide Trainings

 

Monday, February 4, 2013   (LINCOLN)
42nd Annual ARC Senatorial Dinner
Sponsored by the ARC of Nebraska

 

Friday, February 15, 2013 *Reservations for childcare must be received by February 7*   (OMAHA)
Handwriting Without Tears Event 
Sponsored by The Arc of Omaha at Ollie Webb Center, Inc.

 

Friday, February 22, 2013 *Registration Deadline February 15*   (OMAHA)
Bridging The AT Gap – Assistive Technology
Educational Service Unit #3

 

Sunday, February 24th (LINCOLN)
Join Autism Family Network for a free afternoon swimming event at the Larson Lifestyle Pool,
located at the corner of Stockwell and 52nd streets, from 1:00pm – 3:00pm. Please RSVP
with a count of family members attending.afnlincoln@aol.com

 

Friday – Sunday  March 14-16, 2013
2013 PEP Conference (Parents Encouraging Parents)
Sponsored by Nebraska Department of Education, Office of Special Education, & ESU 16

 

OTHER NEWS:

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!

Save The Date:  The State Autism Conference will be April 11-12, 2013 in Kearney.

Adults on the Spectrum Support Group

Teens on the Spectrum Support Group

RESEARCH STUDIES:

UNMC Research Study seeking participants

National Survey:  Adult ASD Employment

OTHER RESOURCES:

KEARNEY Resource: KidZone Respite Program

LINCOLN Resource:  Art Planet offers Special Needs Classes

OMAHA Resource:  ASD Classes at The Rose Theater


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