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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  •   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  •  edison@arc-nebraska.org


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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  •  800-422-6691   info@disabilityrightsnebraska.org


EASTERSEALS

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Easterseals serves 1.4 million children and adults with disabilities and their families, offering a wide range of services at 74 affiliates nationwide. We change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people’s lives every day, helping our clients build the skills and access the resources they need to live, learn, work and play.

CONTACT  • 402-345-2200  ahowell@ne.easterseals.com

Kids and Dreams Foundation
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The Kids & Dreams Foundation’s goal is to present a conference with a variety of resources, options, and topics related to Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Everyone’s autism experience is unique and what works for one, may not work for all.  Whether you learn something for today or are able to save the information for a later time, we hope you gain something new by attending.  We hope by attending you will gain new information that will help an individual with autism progress.

CONTACT  •  (308) 830-0225  


LEGAL AID OF NEBRASKA
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We offer free legal help to low-income and senior citizen (60+) clients in a full range of civil matters. Our highly experienced and diverse staff is dedicated to helping people preserve and maintain life essentials—income, health, safety, and shelter. Serving all 93 counties of Nebraska, we make equal justice happen. Use the links to the left to find out more about the types of services we offer.

CONTACT  • 402-348-1069   


 
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Munroe Meyer Institute     

The mission of the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders is to improve the quality of life of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder or related disorders and their families by:

  • providing advanced, comprehensive treatment services;
  • developing and refining effective treatments through clinical research;
  • disseminating effective treatment technologies through training and consultation; and
  • offering training experiences for students at the undergraduate through postdoctoral level.

CONTACT  •  402-559-8863  OR  800-656-3937 ext. 98863

 

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 LivingCAP acts independently of any agency which provides services to you.

CONTACT  •  800-742-7594   OR   402-471-3656  • shari.bahensky@nebraska.gov

 


 

NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION-OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION

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CONTACT  • 402-471-2295 . denise.fisher@nebraska.gov


 

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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Assist youth with disabilities as they prepare to transition from school to adult living.

CONTACT  • 402-471-2471


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


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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