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What We Do

Disability Rights Nebraska is the Protection and Advocacy system for people with disabilities in our state. We protect, support and promote the rights of people with disabilities.  This includes people with just about any disability including intellectual or developmental disabilities, mental illness and physical disabilities. With your help we can make a difference. Learn more and get involved.

  • Jared and Kierstyn were able to identify with one another through shared interests. Jared is an established artist in the community and Kierstyn has a passion for drawing and developing characters, designs, and stories. Jared has brought Kierstyn into his art community and has introduced her to a new world of friends who recognize her for her gifts and talents.

    View their full story on our YouTube channel

Our Impact

  • People Helped


  • Advocates Trained


  • Individuals Trained


From the Blog

“Education can really help breakdown barriers because it shows people that disability is nothing to be afraid of,” said Sharon Ohmberger, Community Engagement Director at Disability Rights Nebraska. “That there’s no harm in welcoming people and making some accommodations for people so they can participate like everyone else.”

You can reach Disability Rights Nebraska at 800-422-6691 or 402-413-2016!

Our new address is 2930 Ridge Line Road, Suite 205, Lincoln, NE 68516.

Ways to help:

  • Support Disability Rights Nebraska by starting your shopping at

  • Connecting donors to causes they care most about.

  • Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by tax law.

  • Become a trained advocate to stand with families to help navigate the educational system for children with disabilities.