2012 SUMMER, Resources. 12 February 2012 @ 11:38 am.
July 30 – Aug 7
9am – 12pm
Ages 8 – 12
The Rose is offering this class in partnership with Autism Society of Nebraska. Students will explore familiar pirate stories, songs, and dances while learning theater basics such as acting and character development. The class will perform for family and friends on the last day of class.
Notes: To register for this class, please contact Deprecia at (402) 502-4617 or email@example.com. A class-specific application is required.
Instructors: Kevin Ehrhart & Sue Gillespie Booton
Download their summer brochure HERE.
Resources, Resources: Ongoing classes. 12 February 2012 @ 10:39 am.
Cheer & Dance Express started the Sunshine cheer team in the summer of 2010 and has continued to become a huge success. Each of the Sunshine cheer team members have a “buddy” cheerleader from one of their competition teams to help as their friend and mentor. The team members have performed at many events and always receive a standing ovation from the crowd! The team members have won many medals and trophies!
Sunshine Little Rays – ages 4 – 10
Sunshine – ages 11 – 20
Visit their web site for more information.
Resources. 9 February 2012 @ 11:01 pm.
Another book club is ready to begin! Each book club group will be made up of five to eight people ages 18 and older with intellectual and other disabilities, regardless of their reading skills, gathering with two volunteer facilitators in a local bookstore, coffee shop or café to read aloud and discuss a book for one hour a week. All of the volunteer facilitators are processed through both Adult and Child Abuse Registries and have criminal investigations done. In addition, they will be trained in CPR and Adult First Aid.
Learn more about the February book club HERE. Learn more about the Next Chapter Book Club HERE.
Resources. 2 February 2012 @ 9:18 am.
Come join the Breakfast Club! Their next meeting is Saturday, February 4th. However, the weatherman has called for some winter weather so be sure and call Carol at (402)658-9962 or check the Autism Society web site for updated information before venturing out into the winter weather!
This group is for adults 18 and older diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder or Asperger’s Syndrome. Members come together to connect around common issues and interests in a relaxed, supportive environment. Each meeting includes a light breakfast and relevant discussions.
Sponsored by the Autism Center of Nebraska and Autism Society of Nebraska-Omaha Support Group
When: 1st Saturday of the month
Where: Autism Center of Nebraska, 9012 Q St.
Registration: requested by the Thursday before the meeting to 402-658-9962 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Download a flyer HERE.
Resources. 18 January 2012 @ 8:18 pm.
The Arc of Lincoln welcomes University of Nebraska Student-Athletes to our January Sibshop!!! These Huskers, who also have siblings with special needs, will join us for games, snacks, and to share the joys and struggles that may come with having brothers and sisters with special needs. Wear your Husker red, if you’d like, and join us for a fun night!
Download a flyer HERE.
Resources. 17 January 2012 @ 3:39 pm.
Creighton University School of Dentistry will provide free dental exams, x-Rays, cleaning, fluoride and dental education plus some new services to more than 100 metro-area children on Saturday, February 4, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The University is working with several community groups, not only to offer additional health-related services, but to get the word out about the program.
Children between the ages of 3-14 years are eligible and must be accompanied by an adult. Each child will also receive a bag of dental supplies.
The event will be held at the Creighton University School of Dentistry, 2802 Webster St. To register, call Creighton’s Pediatric Dentistry Clinic at (402) 280-2863.
http://www.creighton.edu/dentalschool/givekidsasmile2012/index.php to learn more!
Resources. 17 January 2012 @ 2:56 pm.
The Arc of Lincoln welcomes former First Team All-Big 12 Husker linebacker Bo Ruud as well as representatives from Special Olympics to our January Family Connections/People First Junior meeting! Join us to hear about opportunities to participate in athletics with Special Olympics here in Nebraska, as well as to learn about the importance of teamwork and sportsmanship from the former Husker standout.
January 19th, 2012
6:30pm – 8:00 pm
Culler Middle School, 5201 Vine Street
Registration required. Contact Adam Feser at 402-421-8866 or by email at email@example.com
Download a flyer HERE.
Resources. 18 December 2011 @ 6:04 pm.
Social Skating for Special Needs for preschoolers every Wednesday from 11:45am—1:15pm Click HERE for more information.
Movin’ and Groovin is an exercise and fitness program for children with special needs. Click HERE for more information.