Autism Action Partnership

Year Founded
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Justin Dougherty, President/CEO
Primary Contact Name
Katie Ping
Main Address

10909 Mill Valley Rd
Ste 205
Omaha, NE 68154
United States

What We Do
Zoo Autism Ally


AAP's mission is to improve the quality of life of persons with autism and their families through education, advocacy, and support, thereby enabling them to be an integral part of the community.

Our work encourages inclusive environments where individuals with autism live, work, learn, and play. 

Programs & Services

A-Team | An after-school program for adolescents on the spectrum to practice skills, make friends, and have fun.

COMPASS Training + Consultation | Customized training and consultations to advance inclusion practices for local venues, businesses, first responders, or community groups. AAP provides sensory kits to many organizations in the community.

Making Memories events | Enriching, sensory-friendly experiences for families looking to connect with the autism community and enjoy Omaha's best venues, including the zoo and children's museum.

Project Lifesaver | Provides wearable technology to autistic individuals that wander/elope to assist Omaha Police Department with successful reunification.

Prosper Workforce Services | A workforce program serving job seekers and employers to build inclusive workplaces that maximize the strengths of autistic employees.

Interesting Info
  • On average, we reach 3000+ individuals across Nebraska every month.
  • 1 in 36 children are being diagnosed with autism. That's nearly 3% of the population.
  • More than 85-90% of autistic young adults are unemployed or underemployed after high school.
Geographic Location

A Vintage Affaire XVI | October 5, 2024
Duration of 4 hours
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World Autism Day 2023
Prosper at baseball
Summer Art Camp
Adult Summer Art Workshop
Learning the Bus Training
Project Lifesaver
Prosper Workforce Services