The R-word is the word ‘retard(ed)’. Why does it hurt? The R-word hurts because it is exclusive. It’s offensive. It’s derogatory. Join the Down Syndrome Alliance fo the Midlands in their campaign that asks people to pledge to stop saying the R-word as a starting point toward creating more accepting attitudes and communities for all […]
Join the Autism Family Network of Lincoln for their Aces for Autism Tennis tournament and fundraiser on Saturday, April 14 starting at 9 AM. Cost is $25 per participant. Registration includes breakfast. A silent auction will also take place from 8 AM to noon. The tournament will take place at Genesis Health Club in Lincoln (formerly […]
There are over 20 major soccer complexes in Omaha along with several dozen other smaller fields, playgrounds and open areas where you’ll find kids, teens and adults playing and learning to play soccer. For those of us with special needs kids, joining a soccer league with NT kids might be extremely challenging for our kiddos […]
The Nebraska Miss Amazing team are excited to announce the date and new location for our 4th annual spaghetti dinner! Please plan to join us on Saturday, April 14th from 5 to 8 PM at Celebration Covenant Church on 168th and Giles in Omaha. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for kids 5 and […]
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 […]
On Sunday, March 25, the Ollie Webb Center, Inc.’s Parent to Parent group and Autism Society of Omaha are sponsoring a FREE Easter Egg hunt for children with special needs and their brothers & sisters (ages 0-12) from 1:30 to 3 PM at the College of Saint Mary. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Check-in & Activities will […]
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 […]