February 22, 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 23 10am (OMAHA)
Sponsored by Autism Society of America and AMC Theaters
 

 

Saturday, February 23    (Last Saturday of the Month)
This month is an orientation to the library from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm.
But starting in March the following will apply:
Sponsored by the Omaha Public Library
 

 

Tuesday, February 26th 1:30 pm (LINCOLN)
Autism Insurance Hearing Capitol Room 1507
 

 

Sunday, March 3rd 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Sponsored by Autism Society of Nebraska – Omaha Support Network
 

 

Monday, March 4th 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
ASD Family Bounce Night and Support Group at PUMP IT UP
Sponsored by the Autism Society’s Omaha Support Network

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

Saturday, March 9th 7:00 pm 
Sensory Friendly Showing of George and Martha
Omaha’s Rose Theater
 

 

Saturday, March 30 10am 
Sponsored by Autism Society of America and AMC Theaters
 

 

Monday, April 1st 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
ASD Family Bounce Night and Support Group at PUMP IT UP
Sponsored by the Autism Society’s Omaha Support Network

 

 

Monday,  April 1st 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Adults on the Spectrum Support Group
Sponsored by the Autism Society’s Omaha Support Network

 

 

Monday, April 1st 6:30 – 8:00 pm  (OMAHA)
Teens on the Spectrum Support Group
Sponsored by the Autism Society’s Omaha Support Network

 

 

Saturday, April 13 10am 
Sponsored by Autism Society of America and AMC Theaters
 

 


 


Other Resources, Fundraisers and Autism News


 

 

Article From Disability Scoop - February 19: Intellectual Disability No Barrier For Mom Raising Gifted Daughter

Click here to view Temple Grandin's UNL presentation

ASD Network Calendar of Statewide Trainings

PTI Nebraska Calendar of Statewide Trainings

 

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

 

Friday, February 25, 2013 (OMAHA)
Curriculum and Learning Special Education Family Information Night
Sponsored by Omaha Public Schools

 

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

 

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 (LINCOLN)
Person-Centered Thinking and Planning
Sponsored by The Arc, UNMC and Munroe-Meyer Institute For Genetics and Rehabilitation

 

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

 

Sunday, April 14, 2013 (OMAHA)
Autism Night At The Omaha Children's Museum
Sponsored by Autism Action Partnership

 

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

 

OTHER NEWS:

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

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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