Well done, Autism Action Partnership, for an amazing opportunity for our kids to participate! GREAT IDEA! Autism Action Partnership helped to organize the sensory-friendly holiday outing at Hy-Vee, near 132nd Street and West Dodge Road. Source: Salvation Army trades bells for glow sticks so kids with autism can ring in the holiday
The amazing folks over at WhyArts? have arranged for a series of FREE performances this coming Summer. Each performance will provide “through-provoking puppet shows designed to promote awareness and positive attitudes among young children.” Each show is FREE and consists of a 20-minute dialogue between 2 puppets, one of who has a disability. The second puppet […]
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. […]
Do you know what your police officers and teachers are trained to do in the event of an active shooter incident in the Omaha area, or how our First Responders have been prepared to identify and interact with special needs kids during emergency situations? After watching this video about how the police interacted with the […]
The Facebook Community “Spectrum Life Nebraska” has requested stories from the members of our community who have a kiddo with autism. “We welcome submissions from people in Nebraska with autism and those who care for people with Autism, whether as a family member or as a professional.” They are looking to collect stories about your […]
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 email@example.com 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 […]