Welcome to Autism Family Network of Lincoln, NE
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Autism Family Network (AFN) is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization located in Lincoln, Nebraska, which was founded in 2006 with a passion, love, and desire to help families who have children with autism. read more
Calendar Highlights
<<< April 21st 2014 >>> Nebraska becomes 36th state to pass autism insurance coverage.

<<< Events For 2017 >>>
July 11 - Amazon Prime Day; AmazonSmile Day for AFN
July 12 - Journey of Hope Dance
July 13 - All About the Plan Parent Session
July 17-20 - "It's All About the Plan" Advocacy Class
July 28 - Swim Night at Star City Shores

August 11 - Swim Night at Star City Shores
August 19 - Fishing Is Fun

September 15 - ARC and AFN Golf Scramble
September 22 - AAP Zoo Night in Omaha

October 14 - AFN Night at Deer Springs Winery (more info to come)

Please see current Newsletter for more information...
<<< June 3 - July 15 Saturdays >>>Homer's Heroes Baseball League, Sponsored by Lincoln Optimist Clubs of Lincoln. Ages 5 - 17. Games are played 9:30a - 10:30a each Saturday, Lewis Fields across from Lincoln High School. Click here for more information.
HOMER'S HEROES BASEBALL was founded in 1992, when the Optimist Clubs of Lincoln began providing boys and girls with a wide range of disabilities the opportunity to experience the fun and emotional development of playing in an organized baseball league.
<<< July 17th - July 20th >>>A Summer self- advocacy course for students with disabilities. "It's All About the Plan", allows students to learn about and practice self advocacy skills. Includes hands-on activities, community speakers, and e-learning tools. This is for individuals ages 14 - 21 and is a free program. Times are 9:00a - 11:30a or 1:00p- 3:30p each of the four days. There is also a parent/family session available July 13th. Please see our current newsletter for more information.
<<< July 28th, Friday >>>Join the O.N.E. Coalition, and Autism Family Network for a FREE evening of swimming for the whole family at Star City Shores, 8:30p - 10:00p. Children must be accompanied by an adult for this activity.
<<< August 11th, Friday >>>Join the O.N.E. Coalition, and Autism Family Network for a FREE evening of swimming for the whole family at Star City Shores, 8:30p - 10:00p. Children must be accompanied by an adult for this activity.
<<< August 19th, Saturday >>>Nebraska Walleye Association along with others are sponsoring a fishing clinic for special youth. Shelter #1, at Holmes Lake in Lincoln, check-in at 11:30a. The NWA is providing a short lunch before the start of the clinic. No fishing gear required, it will be provided. Come learn about casting, bait, knot tying and water safety. Parent or Guardian must attend (siblings are welcome as well). Sign up by August 17th by contacting: Email Vicki Depenbusch to register or call 402-421-0874.
<<< September 15th, Friday >>>Join the ARC of Lincoln and Autism Family Network for a Golf Scramble at Hi-Mark Golf Course, Lincoln NE. See our current Newsletter for all the details.
Please see our current newsletter for more information.

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Autism Family Network
5730 R Street, Suite C2
Lincoln, NE 68505

402-421-0874

 

Donations to the Autism Family Network are greatly appreciated and tax deductible. 
NEWS, EVENTS and RESOURCES

View our July 2017 Newsletter

 





Thank You for joining us for the FOREMAN FOUNDATION AUTISM FAMILY NETWORK GOLF TOURNAMENT at HiMark in September 2016!


Nebraska State Capitol Building goes Blue for 'Light It Blue - World Autism Awareness Day!".

Picture by Ronald Koch

 

List of Resources

 


If you need help finding a resource, or would like to be added to our Email list, please email us at autismfamilynetworklincoln@gmail.com.

 

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman signs LB 254, introduced bill by Colby Coash, to have Nebraska become 36th state to pass autism insurance coverage law.View photos of the passing of LB 254.

 

 

Be sure to check out our current Newsletter for upcoming activities.

 

Natural Therapy Pediatric Autism Group: We recently opened our Outpatient Clinic in downtown Omaha, where we offer traditional SLP, OT and PT therapies, along with a variety of specialized scopes of practice. One of which is centered around children on the Autistic Spectrum. Our focus is early intervention with therapy options around social play groups, Augmentative-Assistive Technology Communication Evaluation and Treats as well as direct Speech and Occupational Therapy.Visit the Natural Therapy web site.

 

 

 

AFN joins up with Urban Legands Art Studio to create a autism themed door for this wonderful collaboration between artists and the community with Hildegard Art Project: Doorways of Hope View photos of creating the Autism Doorway to Hope.

 

CNN Explains: Asperger's

 

View KOLN/KGIN Autism Awareness Reports

 

View KLKN Autism Report

 


Wonderfully Made Friendship Club

Eagle Project: Autism Awareness

 

 


 



If you need help finding a resource, or would like to be added to our Email list, please email us at autismfamilynetworklincoln@gmail.com.


Art Planet Rain Barrel Artists
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Link to Art Planet Web site.

Autism Race Car, #63
Autism RAce Car
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View Photos of Light It Up Blue 2014