Judge: State must cover medically necessary autism services

By nebraska On September 22, 2015

Link to the Journal Star Story By Lori Pilger | Lincoln Journal Star Nebraska must pay for autism services — and any other treatments deemed medically necessary — for the state’s Medicaid-eligible children, a Lancaster County judge has ruled. In a 19-page order filed Tuesday, District Judge John Colborn found a state Department of Health […]

KMTV interviews ASN: Republican debate’s spotlight on autism helps raise awareness

By nebraska On September 17, 2015

Republican debate’s spotlight on autism helps raise awareness Watch HERE By Miranda Christian. OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) – Republican candidate Donald Trump highlighted the autism and vaccine issue at the Republican debate Wednesday night. Trump suggested that vaccines can cause autism. Coincidentally, the next day was “The Big Give for Autism” fundraiser, held by the Autism […]

North Platte Autism Safety Training

By nebraska On September 13, 2015

Two exciting training opportunities are offered by the Autism Society of Nebraska – North Platte Support Network. Family, School, & Community  (download flyer for this session HERE) Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Location: Holiday Inn Express and Suites Instructors: Sgt. Scott Schuelke (Ret. Lansing Police Department), 300 Holiday Frontage […]

Kids & Dreams Autism Conference

By nebraska On September 13, 2015

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Join The Big Give for Autism

By nebraska On September 1, 2015

September 17, 2015 Join The Big Give for Autism #AutismBigGive Help Improve Lives Affected by Autism Big Give for Autism Society of Nebraska As the nation’s oldest and largest grassroots organization founded to help all affected by autism, the Autism Society is IN communities, working FOR communities and collaborating WITH communities to make life better […]

Husker Hero’s Event

By nebraska On August 17, 2015

Husker Hero’s is Back! Register Today to attend!  Click on the Husker Heros Link Download the flyer HERE!  

Nebraska won’t appeal ruling expanding autism coverage under Medicaid

By nebraska On July 30, 2015

By Martha Stoddard / World-Herald bureau LINCOLN — Nebraska won’t fight a judge’s order for Medicaid to start covering a potentially costly but effective treatment for children with autism.   Calder Lynch, the state Medicaid director, said Wednesday that the state would not appeal the June ruling. He wants to have all the pieces in […]

Nebraska Appleseed Court Victory

By nebraska On July 1, 2015

Court victory allows Children access to Vital Behavioral Health Treatments Lancaster County District Court sides with Appleseed in important decision LINCOLN — Yesterday, Lancaster County District Court Judge John Colborn issued an order protecting the rights of Nebraska children with autism and developmental disabilities to get vitally important behavioral health treatments through the Medicaid program. The […]

Autism Society National Conference

By nebraska On July 1, 2015

National Conference Since 1965, the Autism Society has embraced its mission to make a better world for all with autism. Shortly after its founding, the Autism Society held an inaugural national conference to discuss the state of children with ASD in America. This meeting brought together parents of children with ASD to share resources, experiences […]

Understanding ABLE Webinar

By nebraska On June 30, 2015

To learn more about the ABLE Act view the webinar here.