Upcoming Events

    • April 21, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Zoom: https://zoom.us/meeting/366629354
    Register

    Held every third Tuesday of the month, the educational series is provided by DSAF to its members - extended family and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend. During the COVID-19 Pandemic, we will not be meeting in person. Instead, grab a pen and paper, your favorite beverage of choice, and join us via Zoom! 
    https://zoom.us/meeting/366629354
    Meeting ID: 971 602 2934

    April Educational Series Topic

    Special Olympics Nebraska: Keep Moving and Stay Fit!  Alicia Hoffman will present simple ways to keep moving and keep your diet in check while social-distancing is in effect.


    Contact Dawna at  director@dsafnebraska.org with questions.


    • May 19, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • https://zoom.us/j/9716022934; Meeting ID: 971 602 2934
    Register

    Held every third Tuesday of the month, the educational series is provided by DSAF to its members - extended family and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend.  During the COVID-19 Pandemic, we will not be meeting in person. Instead, grab a pen and paper, your favorite beverage of choice, and join us via Zoom! 

    https://zoom.us/j/9716022934

    Meeting ID: 971 602 2934

    May Educational Series Topic

    Nebraska Advocacy In A New Social Climate: Brad Meurrens, Public Policy Director at Disability Rights Nebraska. He is responsible for working their legislative advocacy efforts. As a lobbyist, he works with state state senators and other state policy makers to make laws policies to benefit people with disabilities in Nebraska.  Brad will be joined by two self advocates, Dillon Denton and Allison Bruckner of DSAF for a discussion on advocacy in the state in this new social climate.

    Contact Dawna at  director@dsafnebraska.org with questions.

    • June 16, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Rock 'n' Joes Coffee Bar, 5025 Lindberg St.
    Register

    Held every third Tuesday of the month, the educational series is provided by DSAF to its members - extended family and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend. All sessions will be held at Rock 'n' Joe Coffee Bar at 5025 Lindberg St., Lincoln, NE 68516. 

    To ensure there is enough space and plenty of goodies for everyone, please register by the second Tuesday of each month including an indication as to how many will be attending. 

    June Educational Series Topic

    Speech Disorders and Children with Down Syndrome: UNL professor, Beth Dinneen will present on common speech disorders among those with Ds and types of speech therapy designed to assist in the development of communication skills.


    Contact Dawna at  director@dsafnebraska.org with questions.


    • July 21, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Rock 'n' Joes Coffee Bar, 5025 Lindberg St.
    Register

    Held every third Tuesday of the month, the educational series is provided by DSAF to its members - extended family and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend. All sessions will be held at Rock 'n' Joe Coffee Bar at 5025 Lindberg St., Lincoln, NE 68516. 

    To ensure there is enough space and plenty of goodies for everyone, please register by the second Tuesday of each month including an indication as to how many will be attending. 

    July Educational Series Topic

    Emergency Preparedness (How to Prepare Your Child): This session will focus on how to prepare your individual with Ds to interact with first responders in the case of emergency.  Participants will walk out with an identification card to share with their families in the event of an emergency. Presented by Dawna Daily as part of an available larger BE SAFE national curriculum.


    Contact Dawna at  director@dsafnebraska.org with questions.


    • August 18, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Rock 'n' Joes Coffee Bar, 5025 Lindberg St.
    Register

    Held every third Tuesday of the month, the educational series is provided by DSAF to its members - extended family and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend. All sessions will be held at Rock 'n' Joe Coffee Bar at 5025 Lindberg St., Lincoln, NE 68516. 

    To ensure there is enough space and plenty of goodies for everyone, please register by the second Tuesday of each month including an indication as to how many will be attending. 

    August Educational Series Topic

    Down Syndrome 101 for Educators: Master IEP Coach and Program Director Dawna Daily will offer teachers and families the opportunity to listen to information about Down syndrome as it relates to education.  Topics will focus on communication and developing an inclusive environment for the individuals in their classrooms.


    Contact Dawna at  director@dsafnebraska.org with questions.


    • September 15, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Rock 'n' Joes Coffee Bar, 5025 Lindberg St.
    Register

    Held every third Tuesday of the month, the educational series is provided by DSAF to its members - extended family and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend. All sessions will be held at Rock 'n' Joe Coffee Bar at 5025 Lindberg St., Lincoln, NE 68516. 

    To ensure there is enough space and plenty of goodies for everyone, please register by the second Tuesday of each month including an indication as to how many will be attending. 

    September Educational Series Topic

    Intimacy and Relationships (Utilizing the Circles Curriculum): Utilizing the Circles curriculum, individuals and families are invited to explore the differences between an acquaintance and close family and what boundaries should be set for each.


    Contact Dawna at  director@dsafnebraska.org with questions.


    • October 20, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Rock 'n' Joes Coffee Bar, 5025 Lindberg St.
    Register

    Held every third Tuesday of the month, the educational series is provided by DSAF to its members - extended family and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend. All sessions will be held at Rock 'n' Joe Coffee Bar at 5025 Lindberg St., Lincoln, NE 68516. 

    To ensure there is enough space and plenty of goodies for everyone, please register by the second Tuesday of each month including an indication as to how many will be attending. 

    October Educational Series Topic

    A Roadmap to Independent Living: In this educational series PTI Nebraska's Nina Baker will present tips on how to set your middle school-young adult on a road to independence.  Included in the presentation is information about education, employment and independent living.


    Contact Dawna at  director@dsafnebraska.org with questions.


    • November 17, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Rock 'n' Joes Coffee Bar, 5025 Lindberg St.
    Register

    Held every third Tuesday of the month, the educational series is provided by DSAF to its members - extended family and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend. All sessions will be held at Rock 'n' Joe Coffee Bar at 5025 Lindberg St., Lincoln, NE 68516. 

    To ensure there is enough space and plenty of goodies for everyone, please register by the second Tuesday of each month including an indication as to how many will be attending. 

    November Educational Series Topic

    Social Opportunities in the Community: Set up as informational speed round table discussions, area community agencies will present on their offerings from preschool thru adult living.  


    Contact Dawna at  director@dsafnebraska.org with questions.


    • December 15, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Rock 'n' Joes Coffee Bar, 5025 Lindberg St.
    Register

    Held every third Tuesday of the month, the educational series is provided by DSAF to its members - extended family and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend. All sessions will be held at Rock 'n' Joe Coffee Bar at 5025 Lindberg St., Lincoln, NE 68516. 

    To ensure there is enough space and plenty of goodies for everyone, please register by the second Tuesday of each month including an indication as to how many will be attending. 

    December Educational Series Topic

    Enable Savings Plan – Why and How to Set It Up: Diane Stewart from First National Bank will present information on the Enable Savings Plan offered by First National Bank of Omaha, including how to set up a plan, common and uncommon uses of Enable, and some the main rules and regulations that guide the plan in Nebraska.


    Contact Dawna at  director@dsafnebraska.org with questions.




Down Syndrome Association for Families of Nebraska
a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 57362
LIncoln, NE 68505
Phone: 402.421.1338

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