April is here, and that means warmer weather, a few rainy days and Autism Awareness Month. The special needs community in Nebraska has over 80 events coming up in April for our kiddos to enjoy. Here is a brief listing of some of the major events. You can find the rest on our Event Calendar. […]
The Center for Autism and Related Disorders is hosting a Parent Training Series seminar entitled “What is ABA and Why is it Recommended for Kids with Autism?” on Wednesday, March 7 from 6:00-7:30 PM at the W. Clark Swanson Branch Library. No registration is required. For more information, contact Jennifer Kozisek at firstname.lastname@example.org or 531-365-0385.
Looking ahead to March, our Events Calendar is packed with over 80 local activities, events, educational opportunities, support groups and benefits all to support our special needs kids and their families in the Omaha/Lincoln community. We are proud to live in a community with so many organizations, employees, volunteers, parents, caregivers, therapists and professionals who […]
Join The Arc of Omaha and the Ollie Webb Center for their next seminar: “Making the Move-A Seamless & Manageable Move to Middle and High School” Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 6:30-8:30 PM. This educational event will provide tips and strategies for a seamless and manageable move to Middle School and High School for students […]
The Down Syndrome Alliance of the Midlands (DSA) provides parents, educators, caregivers and their kids with Down Syndrome with a wide plethora of opportunities for fun, education, support, advocacy and community in the Omaha area. Aside from their daily operations, the DSA has already planned several dozen events through various groups and programs. You can find […]
The University of Nebraska at Omaha has two research opportunities for children and adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The purpose of these studies is to help identify early risk factors associated with ASD and to help these children receive intervention sooner. Study in 6-8 year olds with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder Location: […]
The Preschool Social Skills Group of the Autism Family Network in Lincoln is sponsoring a series of classes with Lincoln Harper Music Therapy Services for early childhood music therapy on Saturdays at 11 AM from March 10 through May 19. This music therapy group has a deliberate focus on improving social skills and peer relationships. Interventions […]
The Kids & Dreams Foundation and the Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC) in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders welcome Anthony Ianni, an anti-bullying motivational speaker, to share his story of living with Autism and his message to “Live Your Dream.” Ianni’s presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, March 7 at 4 PM in the […]