2012 WINTER, Sponsored by another organization. 4 December 2012 @ 10:49 pm.
Sunday, December 9
5:30 – 8pm
Omaha Children’s Museum, 500 S 20th Street, Omaha, NE
This is a special evening for children with autism and their families. The museum has worked to create an appropriate and sensory friendly environment. Call 402-930-2353 with questions.
2012 FALL, Sponsored by another organization. 17 September 2012 @ 9:53 pm.
October 13, 2012
1 mile / 5K / 10K Runs
Overall Awards for the top 3 male and female finishers in each distance. Age category awards for the three fastest in each age group/gender & distance.
All proceeds raised from this run will be shared with HETRA. For more information visit www.hetra.org or download a flyer HERE.
Sponsored by another organization. 29 August 2012 @ 12:48 pm.
Sailing through Storm Seas: Helping your child cope with Angry Feelings
Presented by Laura Fischer, LMHP
Director of Behavioral Health Servcies
Children’s Respite Care Center
Thursday, September 20th
Participants will learn:
to help their child express feelings in an appropriate manner
how to help their child calm down when angry
effective strategies for responding to anger
Download flyer HERE
for more information.
2012 FALL, Conference/Workshops, Sponsored by another organization. 29 August 2012 @ 12:00 pm.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Ramada Convention Center, 3321 South 72nd Street, Omaha NE 68124
AAP’s 2012 Autism Summit will host keynote speaker, Eustacia Cutler. Eustacia Cutler is the mother of Temple Grandin and will speak about raising Temple, her fight to keep Temple in the mainstream of family, community, and school life. Ms. Cutler will also explore the nature of autism disorder as doctors understand it today.
Afternoon speakers to include an Early Childhood Track, Young Adult Track, and Applied Behavior Track. Click HERE for more details about the breakout sessions and for a mail in registration form.
Register online HERE.
Contact Sara Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or visit their web site at www.autismaction.org
Conference/Workshops, Sponsored by another organization. 11 August 2012 @ 6:38 pm.
**Reminder of the upcoming Autism / Asperger Conference!
Friday August 17, 2012
Temple Grandin, PhD
James Ball, PhD
Download a flyer HERE.
Beth Aune, OTR/L
Conference/Workshops, Sponsored by another organization. 31 July 2012 @ 9:00 pm.
This 4 hour workshop will give participants a basic understanding of many benefit programs offered by the local, state, and federal government. Applications and rules can be confusing or changed periodically.
August 7, 2012
8:30 am – 12:30pm
4805 N 72nd Street
Omaha, NE 68134
If you are working with someone with a disability, you won’t want to miss the most up to date information on:
Federal SSI and SSDI/Medicare Benefits, including effect on earned income.
State Benefits such as Medicaid and Medicaid Waivers
Work Incentives to support and encourage employment
Individual Development Accounts (IDAs)
Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
Download a flyer HERE.
Sponsored by another organization. 23 July 2012 @ 1:10 pm.
Are you a guardian/conservator or expecting to become one soon? The guardianship landscape in Nebraska has changed. The reporting requirements for guardians/conservators have also changed resulting in significantly more information that will now need to be provided to the court and other interested parties.
Find out more about these changes, and how to prepare for them at an educational seminar being held on Thursday, August 9th in Omaha. Download a flyer HERE. They will have a guest attorney presenting at this session.
RSVP is appreciated as space is limited.
2012 SUMMER, Conference/Workshops, Sponsored by another organization. 8 July 2012 @ 5:04 pm.
August 17th, 2012
Scott Conference Center, Omaha, NE
Featuring Temple Grandin, James Ball, and Beth Aune. Download a flyer HERE.
2012 FALL, Conference/Workshops, Sponsored by another organization. 30 May 2012 @ 12:24 pm.
Friday, August 17, 2012
Dr. Temple Grandin, the noted scientist who has autism and the author of The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism and Asperger’s;
Dr. Jim Ball, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and president/CEO of JB Autism Consulting with over 20 years of experience in the autism field, and the author of Early Intervention & Autism.
For more information please visit their web site at www.fhautism.com/Conferences
Special Early Bird discounts ($15 off of the regular professional or family member rates) are being offered for phone, fax, or mail registrations received by July 9. (Note: Early Bird discounts are not listed on Future Horizons’ website conference page or available for on-line registrations.)
Sponsored by another organization. 7 March 2012 @ 10:10 pm.
While most family members of children with a disability are most concerned about their immediate needs, parents and others regularly ask the question: “How will my loved one be cared for when I am no longer able?” Dan Kline and Marvin Brinkman of The Andrew-Benjamin Group will lead a discussion on topics such as Social Security, Guardianship, Special Needs Trusts, Medicaid and the importance of making these plans on a timely basis to provide the best quality of life. Dan has an adult son with Down Syndrome, while Marvin has a son with Asperger Syndrome and have lived through most of these issues themselves. As founding partners of The Andrew-Benjamin Group, they help families through this process on a daily basis.
Tuesday, March 13th 5:30pm – 7:00 pm Download a flyer HERE.
Thursday, March 15th 7:00pm – 8:30pm Download a flyer HERE.