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Resources

Nebraska Department of Heath and Human Services

 We provide funding and oversight for Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) for developmental disabilities waivers. This includes: determining eligibility for developmental disabilities services, providing service coordination for eligible individuals, and monitoring and paying developmental disabilities providers. 


http://dhhs.ne.gov/


People First of Nebraska

Advocacy For and By People

with Disabilities

The ONLY statewide advocacy organization

in Nebraska run BY and FOR people with ANY disability!


https://www.peoplefirstnebraska.com/



Nebraska Direct Support Professionals Network

 We are a professional network of and for the Direct Support Professional and others who wish to demonstrate their support of Nebraska's DSP's.  Our mission is supporting Nebraska's DSP's to work with excellence, by offering training, mentoring and coaching.  


www.ndspn.com


Parent Training Institute

 PTI Nebraska (Parent Training and Information) is a statewide resource for families of children with disabilities and special health care needs. 


http://pti-nebraska.org/


Nebraska Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities

 The Nebraska Consortium For Citizens with Disabilities (NCCD) is a non-partisan, cross-disability coalition of organizations committed to working with the disability community to advance equal rights and disability-related public policies. 


https://www.unmc.edu/mmi/center-grants/ucedd/nccd.html

Munroe-Meyer Institute


 Our mission is to lead the world in transforming the lives of all individuals with disabilities and special health care needs, their families and communities through outreach, engagement, premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care. 


https://www.unmc.edu/mmi/about/index.html

The ARC

 or over 60 years The Arc of Nebraska has provided advocacy to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. We are a non-profit governed by a Board of Directors and have over 1,500 members across the state. 


https://www.arc-nebraska.org/

Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation

 We help people with disabilities prepare for, find, and keep jobs.

We also help businesses recruit, train, and retain employees with disabilities.


http://www.vr.nebraska.gov/

Association of Community Professionals

 The purpose of the Association of Community Professionals (ACP) is to support and promote the development of quality opportunities for all persons with intellectual and other developmental disabilities in the least restrictive community alternative.
 

http://acpnebraska.org/index.html

APSE - Association of Person Supporting Employment First

 

APSE believes in Employment First . Real jobs for real pay for all people with disabilities.

https://apse.org/

Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)


 The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) is the only non-regulatory federal agency that promotes policies and coordinates with employers and all levels of government to increase workplace success for people with disabilities. 


https://www.dol.gov/odep/

JAN / Job Accommodations Network

 The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. 

https://askjan.org/