Welcome to the Nebraska Autism Spectrum Disorders Network website
Nebraska's ASD Network
Learn about its history, the state's plan, how the network is composed, the people involved, the goals set and how they are funded.
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Autism is a complex, developmental disability that is usually evident within the first three (3) years of life. It is a behaviorally-defined disorder that is generally recognized by disturbances in communication, social interaction and perceptual organization, or patterns of behavior. Autism is referred to as a "spectrum disorder," meaning that individuals diagnosed may have a variety of symptoms, ranging from mild to severe. Individuals with autism spectrum disorders may display a wide range of skills and deficits.
Education & Training
The Nebraska ASD Network is committed to providing up-to-date information and training based on current research about autism spectrum disorders. Which consists of workshops that are scheduled throughout the state on a variety of subjects and several websites that offer on-line training opportunities related to autism spectrum disorders.
The Nebraska ASD Network has compiled local and national online resources for your convenience and use that offer a wealth and variety of information related to autism spectrum disorders.