Omaha Gives!

By nebraska On May 20, 2014

The Autism Society of Nebraska has a unique and exciting opportunity. It’s only a few hours before the launch of Omaha Gives! - a 24 hour charitable challenge organized by the Omaha Community Foundation. The online giving holiday will take place May 21st from midnight to midnight. We are participating and competing for matching funds. The more money we […]

Autism Society of Nebraska Puzzle Walk Registration OPEN!

By nebraska On March 28, 2014

Autism Society of Nebraska Puzzle Walk Registration Register Here Omaha- Ralston Arena – April 26, 2014 North Platte- Cody Park – May 3, 2014 Grand Island- Third City Christian Church – May 10, 2014

CDC releases new Autism numbers

By nebraska On March 27, 2014

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has just released new Autism prevalence rates. Here’s a quick look at the data: *1 in 68 children *1 in 42 males *Boys diagnosed at a rate nearly 5x that of girls *Most children not diagnosed until after age 4 *An estimated 1.2 million people under age 21 (Data […]

LB 505 Rally Email to your Senator

By nebraska On March 26, 2014

Feel free to copy and paste or just use parts!   Dear Senator _____________,   LB505 will come out of committee on Tuesday, April 1.  I ask for your vote in support of this critical legislation when it comes to the floor.   The autism community and all three major insurers in Nebraska have agreed […]

LB 505 Talking Points

By nebraska On March 25, 2014

Requires certain health insurance plans sold in Nebraska to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders in children and youth less than age 21.  Covered services included behavioral health treatment including applied behavior analysis (ABA) when provided or supervised by a board certified behavior analyst or licensed psychologist.  Caps coverage for […]

Autism Society Cookbook Coming Soon!

By nebraska On March 20, 2014

We have a Winner!

By nebraska On February 3, 2014

We have a Winner! Jacob D. “Be a Hero to Someone with Autism” design won the 2014 Autism Society Puzzle walk T-Shirt Design

Omaha Events

By Omaha On November 26, 2013

Autism Society – Omaha Calendar of Events AUTISM SOCIETY – OMAHA ONGOING EVENTS Monthly Support and Bounce Night at PUMP IT UP (December 2nd) Supportive Sundays (Every Sunday) Recreation Club Teen / Young Adult Club AMC Theater hosts Sensory Friendly Movies (this is in partnership with our national organization, the Autism Society of America) AUTISM […]

Omaha Photos

By Omaha On November 26, 2013

2013 Recreation Club 2013 Fall Barbecue and Movie Night 2013 Skating Nights 2013 Summer Pool Parties and Back to School Bash 2013 Summer PE Class 2013 Fire Safety Day 2013 Independence Day Barbecue and Fireworks 2013 Autism Puzzle Walk & 5K 2013 Easter Egg Hunt   2012 Autism Society – Omaha Event Photo Gallery 2011 […]

Omaha Groups

By Omaha On November 26, 2013

The Autism Society in Omaha has NO PAID staff and everything we do is done by volunteers. And almost all of those volunteers are parents whose children have autism! These generous souls have families, jobs and spend hours in many of the same waiting rooms that you do! We are extremely thankful to our talented […]