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Nebraska Organizations

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Affordable Rental Housing Developments

This search tool helps renters find affordable housing projects and/or local housing authorities which have been financed by NIFA, USDA-RD, HUD and NEDED.


The AgrAbility Project

The AgrAbility Project assists agricultural and agribusiness workers who have physical and mental disabilities. Nebraska AgrAbility information is available on this site.


ALS Association Keith Worthington Chapter.

The ALS Association that serves Nebraska with a new office in Omaha.


Alzheimer Association of the Great Plains

The Great Plains Chapter now serves 80 counties in Nebraska, all of Wyoming and 68 counties in Kansas.


Alzheimer's Association Midlands Chapter

Provides, education, information, and support to individuals affected with Alzheimer's disease


Alzheimer's Association, Big Sioux Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association, Big Sioux Chapter provides vital services and support to individuals with Alzheimer's disease, their families and their care partnersin greater Sioux City, northwest Iowa, northeast Nebraska and southern Union County, SD.


The American Heart Assocation

The American Heart Association provides educational materials and information on fighting heart disease and stroke. They also have a search engine to request specific topics, an interactive risk assessment and links to Nebraska Associations.


American Lung Association of Nebraska

The American Lung Association of Nebraska is a non-profit, non-governmental voluntary health organization dedicated to the prevention and control of lung disease and the promotion of respiratory health. It is affiliated with the national American Lung Association. Today our areas of focus are asthma, tobacco use in children and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.


The Arc of Nebraska

The Arc of Nebraska is a statewide association of people with developmental disabilities and their parents, other family members, interested citizens and dedicated human service professionals.


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 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.


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Boystown National Research Hospital

Boystown National Research Hospital is recognized internationally as a leader in communication disorders research, as well as a referral center for children with problems such as ear, hearing and balance disorders, cleft lip and palate and speech/voice problems.


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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 askus@unmc.edu or contact your local public library.


Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Nebraska Chapter

The Chapter sponsors many events across Nebraska.


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Easter Seals Nebraska

Easter Seals Nebraska provides services to children and adults with disabilities and other special needs, as well as support to their families. Some of the services include AgrAbility, benefits planning & assistance, camp & recreation activitiies and lifespan respite.


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Family Service

Family Service is a non-profit, non-sectarian counseling agency, founded in 1875. The mission of the agency is to strengthen individuals and families in the community through education, counseling and support services.


Focus on Clefts-Uplift & Support

FOCUS, Inc.is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing information and support to NE families, professionals and individuals affected by cleft lip and/or palate.


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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.


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The League of Human Dignity

The League of Human Dignity operates centers for independent living. This site provides newsletters as well as information on barrier removal, equipment repair and sales, mobility options, and more.


Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Nebraska Chapter

The Nebraska Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society


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Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital provides services for acute rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, complex medical and special needs, subacute, comprehensive outpatient, and acute occupational rehabilitation. They have adult day care services, an Alzheimer's program and much more.


Martin Luther Homes

Martin Luther Homes offer innovative solutions to people with developmental disabilities and other special needs to enable them to live as fully and as independently as possible.


My Babies Hearing/Boystown National Research Hospital

The My Babies' Hearing site provides information and resources for families with young children regarding hearing screening, including information on Early Intervention services available.


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NAMI Nebraska

NAMI Nebraska is an affiliate of National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. This page lists local affiliates and contact information for individuals and families coping with severe mental illness.


National Kidney Foundation of Nebraska

The National Kidney Foundation of Nebraska was organized to improve the quality of life for Nebraskans suffering from kidney disease.


The Nebraska Chapter of the American Profiessional Soecity on the Abuse of Children

The Nebraska Chapter of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children features an on-line version of their newsletter, information about local organizations' work on preventing child abuse and discussions on the intricacies of child protective work.


Nebraska Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation

The Nebraska Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation is dedicated to finding better treatments and cures for bleeding and clotting disorders and to preventing the complications of these disorders through education, advocacy and research.


Nebraska Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

The Nebraska Chapter serves more than 5,000 people in Nebraska and Pottawattamie County, IA. The Chapter supports research into the cure, prevention and treatment of MS and provides programs and services to help improve the quality of life for those with MS.


The Nebraska Foster and Adoptive Parent Association, NFAPA

The Nebraska Foster and Adoptive Parent Association, NFAPA, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, was formed in 1999 to increase the amount of information, resources, and support available to Nebraska's families.


Nebraska Library Commission's Talking Book & Braille Service

The Nebraska Library Commission's Talking Book & Braille Service is part of a nationwide network of cooperating libraries headed by the National Library Service (NLS), a division of the Library of Congress. They provide audio and Braille books and magazines to individuals with a visual or physical condition or reading disability which limits use of regular print.


Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association

The mission of NSLHA is to promote speech, language, and hearing services in Nebraska, to encourage education and research activities, and to advocate the rights of persons with communication disorders.


Nebraska State Resources

This excellent site is provided by NICHCY (National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities). Here you will find names, addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses (and more) for numerous disability organizations and state agencies. It also lists information for contacting U.S. senators and the Nebraska governor's office.


Nebraska Urban Indian Medical Center

Nebraska Urban Indian Medical Center - Their mission is to elevate the health status of Native Americans and others currently underserved in the community. The Medical Center accepts clients, regardless of their ability to pay, with a sliding fee scale.


Nebraska's Early Childhood Training Center

A statewide project to provide support and training to staff working with young Nebraska children and their families, and a resource to parents and families about parenting.


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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.


The Parent, Training and Information (PTI)

PTI is a parent-run information and support center for families of children with disabilities in Nebraska. The Center provides a statewide network of parent-to-parent support, information, parent education workshops, and consultation on early intervention, special education, and other disability-related topics.


Prevent Blindness Nebraska

Prevent Blindness Nebraska has been working since 1970 to save the eyesight of Nebraskans. They offer Adult and Children's Vision or Glaucoma Screenings along with many other services.


Project Relate

a public service campaign that strives to break down the stigma and stereotypes associated with mental illness and provide a clearinghouse of mental health resources across the state of Nebraska.


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Rural Health Education Network (RHEN)

The Rural Health Education Network (RHEN) works to change how and where health science students are educated. RHEN relies on the support from rural communities, primary health-care providers, health-care institutions, higher education institutions and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. It develops comprehensive programs, which educate the young health professionals in rural Nebraska.


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What's Up Newsletter

The "What's Up" newsletter is published three times each year by the Early Childhood Training Center in collaboration with the Nebraska Department of Education. Download copies beginning with Fall, 1995.


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