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Realizing the Bright Future of Your Child with an Intellectual Disability - A Guide for New Parents 




Established to deliver quality healthcare in the state of Nebraska through local, regional and community-based resources, Nebraska Total Care is a Managed Care Organization and subsidiary of Centene Corporation (Centene). Nebraska Total Care exists to improve the health of its beneficiaries through focused, compassionate and coordinated care. Our approach is based on the core belief that quality healthcare is best delivered locally.


UnitedHealthcare Community Plan offers a range of benefits. It’s for pregnant women, children, families and adults who meet income requirements. There are no costs to you for Medicaid benefits and services.


WellCare of Nebraska is a managed care plan that has a contract with the Department of Health and Human Services to give Medicaid members access to quality, cost-effective health care. Your health is our priority. We work hard to make sure you get the care you need to stay healthy. To do this, we have contracts with doctors, specialists, hospitals, pharmacies and other health care providers to provide you the services offered by Medicaid.


Managed Care North America- Dental is the Medicaid dental plan for the entire state of Nebraska. MCNA administers the dental benefits for eligible children and adults enrolled in the Nebraska Medicaid Dental Program. MCNA Dental has a large network of general and specialty dentists throughout Nebraska to make sure you can get the high quality dental care you need.

This Nebraska Caregivers Resource Guide was designed to provide caregivers of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities an overview of dementia, as well as provide information about care-giving and support options available in Nebraska.



Committed to helping children and adults with developmental disabilities secure the opportunity to choose and realize their goals of where and how they live, learn, work, and play.


Children’s Respite Care Center is the only facility of its kind in Nebraska that provides the scope of programs designed specifically for children with special needs and their families. Our staff of nurses, teachers and therapists provides quality, coordinated care to help each child achieve their maximum potential in two Omaha locations. Ages Birth- 21 day, weekend and respite services.


Easterday Recreation offers programs in a safe family friendly environment, structured activities, opportunities for individuals of all ages with mental or physical challenges.


Gotta Be Me is a 501c(3) not-for-profit organization located in Omaha, NE created to promote the inclusion of adults with disabilities into our communities, creating a culture that is brimming with life, dignity, and growth - for all people.


We offer a lifetime of support and assistance, from diagnosis to education and beyond. Our care and concern encompasses the whole family, with networking, activities, and services accessible to all.


PTI Nebraska is a statewide resource for families of children with disabilities and special health care needs.


The Munroe-Meyer Institute’s (MMI) mission is to lead the world in transforming the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families and communities through outreach, engagement, premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care.


OMNI Inventive Care’s direct service system is designed to provide services to children, adolescents, adults and family members who suffer from the debilitating influences associated with serious emotional and behavioral disturbances.



Healthcare for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


Whether you are in a health care or other professional environment or just having a personal conversation, consider these basic rules for communicating with a person with an intellectual disability