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Mission

The Autism Society of Nebraska seeks to improve the lives of all Nebraskans affected by autism.  We fulfill that mission as follows:

History of the Autism Society of Nebraska 

Founded in 1965, the Autism Society of America is the nation's oldest and largest grassroots autism organization. ASA’s mission areas include advocacy, education, support, and service.

In 1975, the Autism Society of Nebraska formed as an affiliate of the Autism Society of America.  We are Nebraska's oldest and largest grassroots autism organization.  Our objectives are to provide support, increase public awareness and acceptance, offer information and referral, and help advocate for the rights and needs of individuals and families touched by autism spectrum disorders.

 

Autism Society of Nebraska Membership

Help build Nebraska’s autism community!  Join us today!  For 2016 and 2017, MEMBERSHIP IS FREE!

Please click here to fill out our online Membership Form

 

Why do we have a "Puzzle Walk"?

Puzzle pieces in red, blue and yellow and the puzzle ribbon have long been associated with autism spectrum disorders. The puzzle pattern reflects the mystery and complexity of the autism spectrum. The different colors and shapes represent the diversity of the people and families living with the condition. The brightness of the ribbon signals hope — that through increased awareness of autism, and through early intervention and appropriate treatments, people with autism will lead fuller, more complete lives. Puzzle walks are a major source of funding that allows the Autism Society of Nebraska continue and expand its important work.

 

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