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.


Past events

April 02, 2020 Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk Volunteer Kick-Off
March 17, 2020 DSAF EDUCATIONAL SERIES #8: IEP Workshop - A Review of Your IEP Components
March 10, 2020 DSAF Teen/Young Adult Stars Movie Night!!!
March 07, 2020 Lil’ Stars Get Musical
February 25, 2020 DSAF EDUCATIONAL SERIES -Rescheduled Medicaid How and When to Apply
February 18, 2020 DSAF EDUCATIONAL SERIES #7: Improving Fine Motor Skills
February 15, 2020 DSAF Teen/Young Adult Stars Volunteer!!!!
February 15, 2020 DSAF Parents Night Out!
February 14, 2020 ONE Coalition Sensory Friendly Valentine's Dance
February 01, 2020 DSAF Night at the Lincoln Children's Museum
February 01, 2020 DSAF Teen/Young Adult Stars Explore Morrill Hall
January 30, 2020 Mom's Night Out
January 23, 2020 DSAF Young Adult Book Club
January 21, 2020 DSAF EDUCATIONAL SERIES #6: DD Qualification and Medicaid - How and When to Apply
December 31, 2019 Super Stars New Year's Eve Party
December 17, 2019 DSAF EDUCATIONAL SERIES #5: Tips for Successful Transitions
December 12, 2019 Dad's Night Out
December 07, 2019 DSAF HOLIDAY BRUNCH
December 04, 2019 TEEN/YOUNG ADULT STARS Meet me at the Mall!
November 19, 2019 DSAF EDUCATIONAL SERIES #4: Advocacy and Social Inclusion and Behavior and Sleep Routines
November 10, 2019 Lil' Stars go to My Gym
November 05, 2019 DSAF TEEN/YOUNG ADULT STARS COOKING CLASS
October 15, 2019 DSAF EDUCATIONAL SERIES #3: Toilet Training the Individual with Ds and Enable Savings Plan
October 13, 2019 DSAF's Annual Trip to the PUMPKIN PATCH 2019
October 05, 2019 2019 Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk
September 17, 2019 DSAF EDUCATIONAL SERIES #2: Down Syndrome 101 and Tips for the IEP Meeting
September 17, 2019 Teen/Young Adult Stars Let's Bowl!
September 15, 2019 ONE COALITION HUSKER HEROES 2019
September 05, 2019 Mom's Night Out
August 20, 2019 DSAF EDUCATIONAL SERIES
August 06, 2019 Dad's Night Out
August 06, 2019 Just You and Me Sibling Event Cookie Decorating
August 04, 2019 DSAF Teen and Young Adult Stars Cheer on the Lincoln Salt Dogs!
August 03, 2019 Super Stars Go To The Movies - Disney's Lion King
July 28, 2019 DSAF Teen and Young Adult Stars Decorate Cookies!
July 20, 2019 DSAF Annual Summertime Social & Swim Party
July 12, 2019 Lil' Stars Pajama Party
July 06, 2019 DSAF GOES TO THE ZOO!
June 29, 2019 DSAF Teen and Young Adult Stars Tour Memorial Stadium
June 26, 2019 Just You and Me Sibling Night
June 20, 2019 DADS Connection Night
June 20, 2019 MOMS Connection
May 28, 2019 Mom's Night Out
May 26, 2019 DSAF Teen and Young Adult Painting Party
April 23, 2019 DSAF Teen and Young Adult Pizza Party
April 18, 2019 Lil' Stars Story Time Meet Up
April 13, 2019 Lil' Stars Swim Party
March 28, 2019 Step Up Walk Volunteer Kick-Off Social
March 23, 2019 Theater Arts for Kids - Little Mermaid Jr.
March 21, 2019 2019 World Down Syndrome Day Celebration
March 09, 2019 Teen/Young Adult Stars - State Capitol Tour
March 01, 2019 Mom's Night Out
February 23, 2019 Parent's Coffee
February 09, 2019 Come Sing and Play with Lil’ Stars
February 02, 2019 DSAF's Night at the Lincoln Children's Museum
January 30, 2019 Teen/Young Adult Stars - Lincoln Stars Hockey Game
January 25, 2019 Mom's Night Out
December 30, 2018 SUPER STARS at URBAN AIR
December 08, 2018 DSAF's Annual Holiday Party
December 03, 2018 Inclusive Schools Week 2018
November 29, 2018 DSAF TEEN/YOUNG ADULT STARS COOKING CLASS
October 13, 2018 DSAF's Annual Trip to the PUMPKIN PATCH
October 06, 2018 2018 Step Up For Down Syndrome Walk
September 16, 2018 Lil’ Stars Get Artsy!
August 29, 2018 Teen/Young Adult Stars Let's bowl!
August 11, 2018 Parent Welcome and Informational Brunch
July 27, 2018 DSAF Annual Summertime Social & Swim Party
June 26, 2018 SUPER STARS GO TO THE MOVIES - Incredibles 2
June 25, 2018 DSAF GOES TO THE ZOO!
June 24, 2018 TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME WITH DSAF Chicago Dogs vs. Lincoln Saltdogs
May 06, 2018 Lil' Stars go to MY GYM
April 28, 2018 PARENT'S COFFEE
April 12, 2018 TEEN/YOUNG ADULT STARS Meet me at the Mall!
March 21, 2018 2018 World Down Syndrome Day Celebration
February 25, 2018 Teen/Young Adult Stars UNL MEN'S BASKETBALL GAME & MEET THE HUSKERS
February 24, 2018 PARENT'S COFFEE
February 17, 2018 Lil' Stars Swim Party
February 16, 2018 TEEN/YOUNG ADULT VALENTINE'S DANCE
February 10, 2018 DSAF's Night at the Lincoln Children's Museum
January 12, 2018 MOM'S NIGHT OUT
December 15, 2017 Lil’ Stars go wiggling and giggling to Kindermusik
December 02, 2017 Annual Holiday Party
November 30, 2017 DSAF TEEN/YOUNG ADULT STARS COOKING CLASS
November 09, 2017 You're invited to indulge at Charming Charlie!
November 02, 2017 TEEN/YOUNG ADULT STARS Meet me at the Mall!
October 28, 2017 2017 Educational Conference
October 15, 2017 DSAF Trip to the PUMPKIN PATCH
September 30, 2017 Lil' Stars Playdate in the Park
September 26, 2017 Teen/Young Adult Stars Go Bowling
September 14, 2017 DSAF Parent Book Study
September 09, 2017 DSAF GOES TO THE ZOO!
August 25, 2017 MOM'S NIGHT OUT
August 23, 2017 DSAF Trip to the PUMPKIN PATCH
August 22, 2017 DSAF Parent Book Study
July 07, 2017 SUPER & TEEN STARS GO TO THE MOVIES - DESPICABLE ME 3
June 24, 2017 Lil' Stars go to MY GYM
June 09, 2017 DSAF GOES TO THE ZOO!
June 07, 2017 SUPER STARS GO TO CHAMPIONS FUN CENTER
April 01, 2017 Lil' Stars Swim Party
March 21, 2017 World Down Syndrome Day Celebration
March 19, 2017 Super Stars Swim Party
February 25, 2017 Lil' Stars Swim Party
February 24, 2017 MOM'S NIGHT OUT
February 04, 2017 DSAF's Night at the Lincoln Children's Museum
December 10, 2016 Annual Holiday Party
December 05, 2016 National Inclusive Schools Week
November 12, 2016 SUPER STARS at PAINT YOURSELF SILLY
November 12, 2016 DHHS presents: What Developmental Services does NE offer for children/young adults?
November 05, 2016 2016 Educational Conference
October 29, 2016 LIL' STARS ARBOR DAY TREE ADVENTURE
October 08, 2016 DSAF Trip to the PUMPKIN PATCH
September 22, 2016 DSAF Charitable Drive at NEAT REPEATZ FALL 2016 EVENT
September 18, 2016 DSAF GOES TO THE ZOO!
September 15, 2016 A SWEET FUNDRAISER!
August 27, 2016 FIRST CALL PARENT VOLUNTEER TRAINING
August 20, 2016 Lil' Stars (ages birth to 5) Back-to-School Party
August 05, 2016 DSAF MEMBER 'ICE CREAM' SOCIAL & SUNSET SWIM PARTY
July 15, 2016 MOM'S NIGHT OUT
June 24, 2016 SUPER STARS GO TO THE MOVIES - FINDING DORY
June 19, 2016 TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME, DSAF! Lincoln Salt Dogs vs. Gary SouthShore RailCats
June 18, 2016 Lil' Stars Meet Me at the Park
June 03, 2016 DSAF GOES TO THE ZOO!
May 06, 2016 U.S. NAVY FLIGHT DEMO SQUADRON
May 01, 2016 GIVE TO LINCOLN DAY 2016
April 16, 2016 PARENT'S COFFEE
April 14, 2016 DSAF TEEN/YOUNG ADULT STARS COOKING CLASS
March 21, 2016 World Down Syndrome Day Celebration
March 15, 2016 TEEN/YOUNG ADULT STARS
February 27, 2016 New & Expectant Parents BRUNCH
February 20, 2016 Lil' Stars Swim Party
February 12, 2016 TEEN/YOUNG ADULT VALENTINE'S DANCE
February 11, 2016 PUBLIC HEARING - LB891
February 06, 2016 DSAF goes to the Children's Museum
February 05, 2016 2016 WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY AWARENESS Ts
January 30, 2016 Super Stars Swim Party
January 19, 2016 TEEN/YOUNG ADULT STARS
January 09, 2016 PARENT'S COFFEE
December 12, 2015 Annual Holiday Party
December 10, 2015 TEEN/YOUNG ADULT STARS CHRISTMAS PARTY
November 13, 2015 Lil’ Stars go wiggling and giggling to Kindermusik
November 06, 2015 MOMS' NIGHT OUT
October 17, 2015 7th ANNUAL DSAF Trip to the PUMPKIN PATCH
October 03, 2015 Step Up Walk TEAM REGISTRATION OPEN NOW!
October 03, 2015 Step UP Walk Volunteer Registration
September 11, 2015 MOMS' NIGHT OUT
August 22, 2015 'Lil Stars (ages birth to 5) Back-to-School Party
July 24, 2015 DSAF MEMBER PICNIC & SUNSET SWIM PARTY
July 17, 2015 SUPER STARS GO TO THE MOVIES - MINIONS
July 06, 2015 BROTHERS-and-SISTERS WORKSHOP
June 27, 2015 Parents' Night Out
June 13, 2015 KEARNEY, NE - Individual Education Programs (IEPs) and Medical Concerns Specific to Children with Down syndrome.
June 08, 2015 FACT POSTER PHOTO SHOOT
June 07, 2015 DSAF Salt Dogs Game
May 28, 2015 2015 GIVE TO LINCOLN DAY
May 15, 2015 Premier of "Where Hope Grows"
April 19, 2015 Super Stars Event *Cancelled*
April 18, 2015 Lil' Stars Sign Language Class
March 27, 2015 Mom's Night Out
March 21, 2015 World Down Syndrome Day Celebration
March 18, 2015 Proclamation Signing Ceremony
March 17, 2015 Teen Bowling
February 28, 2015 Smart Start - IEP Smart
February 21, 2015 Lil' Stars Swim Party
February 07, 2015 DSAF goes to the Children's Museum
January 21, 2015 Lil' Stars Theatre Event
January 16, 2015 Mom's Night Out
January 10, 2015 Smart Start - Friend Smart
December 13, 2014 Cancelled* Lil’ Stars go wiggling and giggling to Kindermusik
December 06, 2014 Annual Christmas Brunch
November 15, 2014 2014 Educational Conference
November 08, 2014 Smart Start - Team Smart
October 24, 2014 Mom's Night Out
October 11, 2014 6th Annual DSAF Trip to the Pumpkin Patch
October 04, 2014 Step Up For Down Syndrome Walk
October 04, 2014 Step UP Walk Volunteer Registration
September 20, 2014 Smart Start - School Smart
September 13, 2014 Back to School - Super stars event
August 18, 2014 Lil' Stars at the Ager Play Center
August 04, 2014 Peer Presentation - CANCELLED!!
August 02, 2014 Parent's Night Out
July 27, 2014 DSAF Picnic and Swim Night
July 12, 2014 Lil' Stars Meet me at the Park
July 10, 2014 Super Stars Go To The Movies
June 08, 2014 DSAF Salt Dogs Game
May 28, 2014 School Readiness Training Program
May 09, 2014 Mom's Night Out - Bead Night
April 25, 2014 Parents Night - Special Needs Trust Presentation
March 21, 2014 Ball Night and DSAF Annual Member Meeting
February 08, 2014 DSAF goes to the Children's Museum


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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