Upcoming Events

    • August 07, 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)
    • Star City Shores, 4375 S 33rd Ct, Lincoln, NE
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    • August 15, 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (CDT)
    • Adventure Golf Center -5901 S 56th St, Lincoln, NE 68516
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    Join us for an afternoon of putt putt! 

    • August 17, 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)
    • via Zoom
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    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. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Ed Series will continue to be held virtually via Zoom until further notice. (Zoom link provided below.)

    August Educational Series Topic

    Annual IEP Reviews and Prior Written Notice and Re-Evaluation 

    A Notice is given with the IEP document that describes the proposed action and notice of decision taken by the school district as part of the IEP document.  It also describes the evaluation procedures, assessments, records, reports and methods that were used in coming to the decision and other options that may have been considered and rejected by the IEP team in conducting the IEP review.  We will review this document in further detail and provide you with the information your family needs in a time of fluid education due to COVID.  Presented by TBD.

    You can access the DSAF Ed. Series presentation at the Zoom information below:

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    Meeting ID: 971 602 2934

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    Meeting ID: 971 602 2934

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    Contact Dawna at  dailyyaymakerne@gmail.com with questions.

    • August 18, 2021
    • 6:30 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom
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    A presentation of the current medical guidelines for the care of a child with Down syndrome. Learn about the medical care of a child with Down syndrome, why certain tests are needed, and how to be an informed medical advocate for your child.


    This topic will be presented by Dr. Laura Nielsen, M.D. from Children's Hospital, Omaha.

    • September 21, 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)
    • via Zoom
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    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. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Ed Series will continue to be held virtually via Zoom until further notice. (Zoom link provided below.)

    September Educational Series Topic

    Re-Evaluation (aka MDT) and Due Process

    Students on an IEP are subject to reverification at least every three years.  This session will focus on common evaluation methods and will also provide information on what a family's rights are if they disagree with the decision of the MDT/IEP team, often called Due Process utilizing the Parental Rights provided by the Nebraska Department of Education.  Presenter - TBD

    You can access the DSAF Ed. Series presentation at the Zoom information below:

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    https://zoom.us/j/9716022934

    Meeting ID: 971 602 2934

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    Meeting ID: 971 602 2934

    Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/aezdkXBBEE


    Contact Dawna at  dailyyaymakerne@gmail.com with questions.

    • October 19, 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)
    • via Zoom
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    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. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Ed Series will continue to be held virtually via Zoom until further notice. (Zoom link provided below.)

    october Educational Series Topic

    Behavior Intervention Plans and What About Restraint and Seclusion?

    This session will focus on developing a positive behavior intervention plan with the schools within an IEP team.  Reinforcers and sensory considerations for the classroom and the unwritten curriculum of schools that students, parents, teachers, and staff must navigate during the school year.  Current event topics such as the use of restraint and seclusion, supporting schools and personnel, and protecting children by providing training for all members of the IEP team will be discussed.  Presenter - TBD

    You can access the DSAF Ed. Series presentation at the Zoom information below:

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    https://zoom.us/j/9716022934

    Meeting ID: 971 602 2934

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    Meeting ID: 971 602 2934

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    Contact Dawna at  dailyyaymakerne@gmail.com with questions.

    • November 16, 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)
    • via Zoom
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    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. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Ed Series will continue to be held virtually via Zoom until further notice. (Zoom link provided below.)

    november Educational Series Topic

    Behavior Intervention Plans and What About Restraint and Seclusion?

    School transportation guidelines have changed recently to include extended driver licensing and annual training.  What else can we expect when it comes to transporting our children?  How do we know if we qualify?  These topics and more will be discussed during this session.  Presenter - TBD

    You can access the DSAF Ed. Series presentation at the Zoom information below:

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    https://zoom.us/j/9716022934

    Meeting ID: 971 602 2934

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    Meeting ID: 971 602 2934

    Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/aezdkXBBEE


    Contact Dawna at  dailyyaymakerne@gmail.com with questions.

    • December 21, 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)
    • via Zoom
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    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. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Ed Series will continue to be held virtually via Zoom until further notice. (Zoom link provided below.)

    december Educational Series Topic

    Transition and the IEP

    Starting at age 14 there is a new part to the IEP process known as the "transition page".  What goes into a transition page?  What is included and who is involved in the transitioning of a student on an IEP into the next setting.  What are the various options for students and who is there to help them decide?  These questions and many more will be answered as we present transition and the IEP in this session. 

    Presenters: Transition Specialist, Dawna Daily, and a Representative from Nebraska Voc. Rehabilitation/Nebraska Department of Education.

    You can access the DSAF Ed. Series presentation at the Zoom information below:

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    Meeting ID: 971 602 2934

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    Meeting ID: 971 602 2934

    Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/aezdkXBBEE


    Contact Dawna at  dailyyaymakerne@gmail.com with questions.



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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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