Each year at the Nebraska State ASD Conference, an educator is recognized and awarded the “Friend of Autism” award.
The Friend of Autism award is given to an educator that exhibits the following qualities:
1. Commitment—has the education of families, children and youth with ASD as a primary focus
2. Vision: sees potential in all individuals with ASD
3. Innovation: is aware of empirically supported practices and uses resources creatively
4. Inspiration: displays positive interactions with students with ASD, parents and peers
For more information, please visit the State ASD webpage—www.unl.edu/asdnetwork.
Deadline for nominations is March 2, 2012