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Nebraska Department of Education: Special Education Office - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Nebraska Department of Education: Special Education Office
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987
(402) 471-2471 (Local)
(402) 471-5022 (Fax)
(402) 471-2295 (TDD/TTY)

Brief Description

Geographic area served: Nebraska.


Joan Luebbers, Part C Co-coordinator,
Gary Sherman, Director of Special Populations,

Services Offered

Services for Children

  • Early Intervention/Infant Services
    • Co-lead agency for the early intervention program. Provides special education services through local school districts for eligible children from birth or date of diagnosis.
  • Education Services
    • Consults with educators serving students with visual impairments, to assist with program planning, instructional and material modifications, and accessing resources. Provides in-home and center-based assistance to meet needs of students with visual impairments in all developmental areas.

Services for Professionals

  • Professional Training
    • Offers staff development programs for regular and special educators.
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