Category: Autism

  • TV News Story Captures Essence of Autism Society of Nebraska

    TV News Story Captures Essence of Autism Society of Nebraska This piece by KETV 7 Omaha covered the 2019 ASN Omaha Support Network Halloween event at Vala’s. They took time to listen to us and asked us all the right questions. We have received media attention throughout the years, but

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    The Autism CARES Act Passes the Senate

    *UPDATE: The President officially signed the bill into law on September 30, 2019  September 19, 2019, Bethesda, MD – The Autism Society of America is thrilled to learn that the Senate unanimously approved H.R. 1058 today. This bill reauthorizes and improves the Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, and Supports (CARES) Act

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    Job and Training Resources

    Below is a list of job resources.   Click on the links to learn more. The Job Accommodation Network (JAN): leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. The Spectrum Careers: job portal developed to help people with autism and/or other disabilities obtain employment.

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    National Bullying Prevention Month

    Today, bullying is a national epidemic causing significant concern for parents and caregivers. Approximately one in three kids are bullied in hallways, classrooms and during school related activities each year. Media reports show widespread examples of victimization suffered by kids of all ages and ability levels. More troubling – students

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  • how-to-prepare-for-halloween

    How to Prepare for Halloween

    Tips and Tricks from National Autism Resources  Halloween is right around the corner and here are a few tips to help kids get ready. Happy trick or treating!  Trick or Treating Tips Trick or treating is exciting no kid wants to stop getting free candy. Create a schedule ahead of

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    UNBEATABLE 0.5K featured on Radio Host Cassidy’s Podcast

    UNBEATABLE 0.5K featured on Radio Host Cassidy’s Podcast On Tuesday, September 10, the Unbeatable 0.5K Run for The Rest of Us was featured on the podcast of Ritch Cassidy, the Lincoln-born disc jockey who serves as the morning voice of Omaha’s 93.3FM “The Wolf.” Cassidy fought back laughter as he

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    Unbeatable 0.5K “The Run For The Rest Of Us”

    Sponsorships Are Available For Unbeatable 0.5K: The Run For The Rest of Us! The Unbeatable 0.5K: The “Run” for the Rest of Us is going to be an epic “run” of 547 yards in the Haymarket on September 22, 2019! We’re talking carb loading, pit stops, short cuts, post-workout food

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    Julia on Sesame Street

    Sesame Street created a new storybook called Circle of Friends featuring Julia!    On the first day of summer camp, Julia stands up for another camper with autism who is being bullied, and the two become friends. Children with autism are five times more likely to be bullied than their

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    Thank You North Platte Friends!

    Thank you, North Platte Friends!     The following people and companies made generous donations to Autism Society of Nebraska  – North Platte Support Network on North Platte Giving Day 2019.     We are so grateful for these friends! We couldn’t improve the lives of Nebraskans affected by autism

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    Thank you for your support on Give to Lincoln Day!

    Thank you, Lincoln friends! Your support for Autism Society of Nebraska during Give to Lincoln Day (05.30.19) truly inspires us to keep innovating and serving people affected by autism in Lincoln! The 2019 Give to Lincoln donors helped us raise approximately DOUBLE the amount we raised last year. Names of

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