February 8, 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

Click here for legislative updates




 

***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 16th 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  (OMAHA)
Let's Dance -  (grades 5th - 12th on the spectrum)  RSVP HERE.
Sponsored by the Autism Society - Omaha Support Network

 

Sunday, February 17th 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm (OMAHA)
Autism Puzzle Walk Volunteer Meeting
Sponsored by Autism Society Nebraska Omaha 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

 
 
 
Saturday, February 23 10am (OMAHA)
Sponsored by Autism Society of America and AMC Theaters

 

Saturday, March 9th 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm  (OMAHA)
momME Time  Girls Night IN!
Autism Society of Nebraska - Omaha Support Network


 


Other Resources, Fundraisers and Autism News


Click here to view Temple Grandin's UNL presentation:

Article from Disability Scoop - "Study: Eating Troubles Putting Kids With Autism At Risk"


ASD Network Calendar of Statewide Trainings

PTI Nebraska Calendar of Statewide Trainings

 

Friday, February 15, 2013 *Reservations for childcare closed 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 us
with a count of family members attending.afnlincoln@aol.com

 

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 (OMAHA)
Adult/Family Epilepsy Support Group Special Guest Speaker (Domesti-PUPS) and Presentation (SmartWatch/SmartMonitor)

Sponsored by the Epilepsy Foundation of North/Central Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska, an affiliate of the Epilepsy Foundation of America

 

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

 

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 (OMAHA)
iPad Applications Educational Event
Sponsored by The Arc of Omaha at Ollie Webb Center, Inc., with assistance from the United Way of The Midlands and the Nebraska Department of Education

 

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

 

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!

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

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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