February 2017: Creating healthy, safe relationship education
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How To  


Help Your Teen Learn Relationship Safety
These recommendations from OAR’s “A Guide to Safety” can help you steer your adolescent in a healthy and safe direction.


Research Review   


Reducing Anxiety in Teens with ASD
Reducing anxiety in teens with ASD and intellectual disability is the goal of this of newly funded OAR research study.


Sexuality Education Is a Necessity 
Education about sexuality for people with ASD is critical to their health and happiness.

Resource Spotlight      

Guide Tackles Autism Safety Issues
This OAR resource offers tips, strategies, and tools parents and others can use to keep their loved ones safe.


OAR News     

OAR Gears Up for Autism Awareness Month
The time to take action is now. Join OAR for Autism Awareness Month.

Apply Now for Scholarships
OAR welcomes applications for its 2017 OAR Scholarship Program through May 5.

OAR Invites Research Funding Applications  
Apply now for a graduate research grant or an applied research grant.


Community News

Senate Fails to Vote on Wandering Bill

Sen. Charles Schumer promises to fight for eventual passage of the bill, which funds tracking devices.

Upcoming Events in 2017

February 10: Graduate research grant proposals due

March 19: 2017 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon (New York City, NY) 


March 27: Applied research proposals due



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Funds raised go directly to the identification of research priorities and the funding of applied research grants that will help individuals and families today. Donations are fully tax-deductible.
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