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Autism Center of Nebraska, Inc.

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ACN is a certified developmental disabilities service provider under contract with the State of Nebraska Health & Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities.
The mission of the Autism Center of Nebraska, Inc. is to support and enhance the quality of life for persons with autism and other developmental disabilities and their families.
CONTACT  •  402.315.1000  •  info@ACNomaha.org

 

Autism Family Network

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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.
Our mission is “to provide a safe place for families to share their smiles and stories and shed their tears with those who truly understand…to know they are not alone.” It is place that they can find help amidst frustration and connection with other families.
CONTACT  •  402.421.0874  •  autismfamilynetworklincoln@gmail.com

 

Autism Action Partnership

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Autism Action Partnership, also known as the GWR Sunshine Foundation, provides education and awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorders, including their impact on individuals, families and the community. Special attention is given to diagnosis and treatment options; educational opportunities; and community resources available to diagnosed individuals and their families.
Our Mission is to improve the quality of life of persons on the Autism Spectrum and their families through education, advocacy and support, thereby enabling them to be an integral part of the community.
CONTACT  •  877.273.2271   OR   402.763.8830  •  info@autismaction.org

The Arc of Nebraska

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The essence of The Arc of Nebraska exists in our desire to see all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities live meaningful lives within the communities of their choice. We are dedicated to raising awareness of our cause and advocating with and for those in need.
The Arc of Nebraska advocates for the rights and full participation of all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Together with our network of members and affiliated chapters, we improve systems of supports and services; connect families; inspire communities and influence public policy.
CONTACT  •  402.475.4407  •  pat@arc-nebraska.org

DISABILITY RIGHTS NEBRASKA

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“DISABILITY RIGHTS NEBRASKA WAS CREATED TO ASSIST INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES AND THEIR FAMILIES IN PROTECTING AND ADVOCATING FOR THEIR RIGHTS. FROM ITS BEGINNING, DISABILITY RIGHTS NEBRASKA HAS PROMOTED THE PRINCIPLES OF EQUALITY, SELF-DETERMINATION, AND DIGNITY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.”

CONTACT  • 402.474.3183  • info@disabilityrightsnebraska.org


 

Informed Parents PTI Nebraska

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PTI Nebraska is a statewide resource for families of children with disabilities or special health care needs, enabling parents to have the capacity to improve the education and healthcare outcomes for their children.
Our Mission is to provide training, information and support to Nebraska parents and others who have an interest in children from birth through twenty-six and who receive or who might need special education or related services. Enable parents to have the capacity to improve educational outcomes for all children.
CONTACT  •  800.284.8520   OR   402.346.0525  •  info@pti-nebraska.org

 

Nebraska Client Assistance Program

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The Nebraska Client Assistance Program (CAP) is a free service to help you find solutions if you are having problems with any of the following programs:
Nebraska VR
Nebraska Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Centers for Independent Living
CAP acts independently of any agency which provides services to you.
CONTACT  •  800.742.2594   OR   402.471.3656  •  victoria.rasmussen@nebraska.gov

NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION-OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION

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CONTACT  • 402.471.2295


NEBRASKA DHHS-DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
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“The Division of Developmental Disabilities provides funding and oversight for community-based services. The Division also operates facilities, including Beatrice State Developmental Center, which provide services.”

CONTACT  • (877) 667-6266  OR  (402) 471-8501 •  dhhs.developmentaldisabilities@nebraska.gov


NEBRASKA VR

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“We help people with disabilities prepare for, find, and keep jobs. We also help businesses recruit, train, and retain employees with disabilities.

CONTACT  • 402-471-3644 OR 877-637-3422 • marketingteam.vr@nebraska.gov


NEBRASKA TRANSITION

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CONTACT  • 402.595.2092


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“SOCIAL SECURITY PAYS DISABILITY BENEFITS TO PEOPLE WHO CAN’T WORK BECAUSE THEY HAVE A MEDICAL CONDITION THAT’S EXPECTED TO LAST ONE YEAR OR RESULT IN DEATH. FIND OUT IF YOU QUALIFY AND IF SOCIAL SECURITY CAN HELP YOU.”

CONTACT  • 1.800.772.1213   • EMAIL