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Disabilities

Asperger's Disorder/Syndrome


AblePlay

Ableplay.org is a toy rating system and Website that provides comprehensive information on toys for children with disabilities so parents special educators therapist and others can make the best choices for the children in their lives with disabilities. Recently in an effort to prove visually the absolute necessity of play in the development of all children especially those with special needs AblePlay launched a video campaign with the hopes of bringing awareness to those who need help as well as those that can help. Please see a hrefhttpwww.youtube.comwatchvpwWeW7PTB_wThe YouTube videoa


Access Nebraska

Select self-screening to see what programs you may want to consider applying for. Select the programs you want to apply for and submit the application online with an electonic signature.


The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Facts for Families

The American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry Facts for Families provides concise and up-to-date material on issues such as the depressed child teen suicide stepfamily problems and child sexual abuse.


Asperger Syndrome Coalition of the US

ASC-U.S. is a nonprofit organization that provides information on Asperger Syndrome AS High Functioning Autism HFA Hyperlexia Nonverbal Learning Disorder NLD Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified PDD-NOS and Semantic-Pragmatic Disorder.


Assistive Technology for All

AT4ALL is a free service from the Assistive Technology Partnership. AT4ALL has a variety of equipment available for all of your needs. Equipment available includes computers wheelchairs scooters walkers personal care items items for vision and hearing impairments hospital beds and adapted vehicles. At AT4ALL you can find equipment for loan for sale or for giveaway. You can also find equipment from local lending program to try out before you buy it.


Autism Society of America

Promotes lifelong access and opportunities for persons within the autism spectrum and their families through advocacy public awareness education and research related to autism.


Autism Society of Nebraska

The mission of the Nebraska Chapter of the Autism Society of America is to support and advocate for individuals with autism and their families through increasing education and awareness fundraising and facilitating community involvement for persons with autism spectrum disorders to achieve their potential by becoming a productive accepted and integral part of society.


Autism-PDD Resource Network

A guide to the key issues associated with Autism spectrum disorders.


CHIRS Consumer Health Information Resource Service

Need information to guide decisions about your health or the health of a family member or friend The McGoogan Library of Medicine provides such information to Nebraska residents free of charge through their Consumer Health Information Resource Service CHIRS. A Health Sciences Librarian will research your condition and provide a tailored package of information that may include Journal Articles Book Chapters Pamphlets and Web Resources. CHIRS information is provided for informational purposes only. Consult with your health care provider for specific medical questions. To request health information contact CHIRS or email them at askusunmc.edu or contact your local public library.


Health Central

The HealthCentral Network Inc. has a collection of owned and operated Web sites and multimedia affiliate properties providing timely in-depth trusted medical information personalized tools and resources and connections to a vast community of leading experts and patients for people seeking to manage and improve their health.


Housing.ne.gov

The Assistive Technology Partnership hosts this housing listing and locator service that will provide easy access to information about housing opportunities throughout Nebraska. The service allows Nebraskans to locate available housing that best fits their needs either through the web site or 1-888-806-6287. Individuals will be able to easily search for housing using a wide variety of search criteria access other helpful websites as well as tools for renters including an affordability calculator a rental checklist and renter rights and responsibilities information - also provides information on supportive services throughout the State especially those services linked to housing needs.


The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities NICHCY

The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities NICHCY - This comprehensive site provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families educators and other professionals. They focus on children and youth birth to age 22. This NICHCY site and their publications are available in Spanish.


Online Asperger Syndrome

Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support OASIS is maintained by a parent with a child with Aspergers Syndrome.


Parent to Parent Network

Parent to Parent Network is a family-centered non-profit volunteer organization for families who reside within the 22 counties of Region IV in Northeast Nebraska. We promote the organization of support groups and facilitate them for families who have children with behavioral emotional or mental health disorders.


Yale Developmental Disabilities Clinic

This site offers information on Autism Aspergers Pervasive Developmental Disability PDD Retts Disorder and Childhood Disintegrative Disorder.

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