March 2021: Supporting Military Families
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Strengthening Support for the Military Autism Community

Grace Kim writes about the challenges faced by the military autism community and what needs to be done to remedy those issues.

Resource Spotlight

Teach Kids About Autism Virtually (Or in Person)

April Autism Awareness Month is the perfect time to foster peer acceptance and inclusion in schools.

How To

Prepare for a Move When Your Child Has an IEP

These six tips can help you, whether you are military or civilian, take control and better advocate for your child.


Telehealth Intervention Coaching for Fathers

This OAR-funded study will pilot a program for fathers designed to improve social communication skills for autistic children.

OAR News
Register for OAR’s Health Webinar Series

OAR’s three-part webinar series focuses on health, mental health, and access to health care, highlighting research and resources.

What to Do for April National Autism Awareness Month

Are you ready? Are you excited? We are! Come join us to raise awareness, educate others, and increase autism acceptance.

Applied Research Competition Open for Applications

OAR invites researchers to submit research pre-proposals through March 22.

Apply Now for an OAR Scholarship

Apply through Monday, May 3, for a $3,000 scholarship for postsecondary undergraduate education. 

Meet OAR’s New Board Members

In December, Joseph Mangalasseril Thomas and Liz Cavaliere joined OAR’s Board of Directors.

Welcome a New Cohort of Hire Autism Navigators

Six new Hire Autism navigators are ready to support autistic job seekers in their job search. 

Community News
2021 NDAA at a Glance

The 2021 NDAA includes changes and enhancements that are good news for military families with an autistic child. 
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