January 2019: Happy New Year!
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A New Year, A New Opportunity to Excel

Webster defines “excel” as “to surpass in achievement.” Let’s see how OAR’s 2019 “to do” list measures up to that definition.

Resource Spotlight
Supporting Parents Through Assessments

OAR’s guide makes the assessment process easier to navigate.

How To
Making Healthcare Less Scary

These tips can help parents make healthcare visits easier for their children with autism.

Research Preview

Healthcare Transitions for Minimally Verbal Youth

This research study will examine the healthcare transition experience from several perspectives, including the youth themselves.

OAR News

Ready, Set, Go for First Active for Autism 5K

Join us for OAR’s first 5K, a fun and active event that will feature a race, a dash, and a party.


OAR Top Rated for the Ninth Year in a Row

OAR appreciates the many supporters who provided such positive feedback during this year’s GreatNonprofits campaign.

Research Grant Programs Open for Applicants

OAR invites researchers to apply for graduate research grants and applied research grants.

Scholarship Applications Accepted Until May 6
OAR is accepting applications for the 2019 OAR Scholarship Program.

Join OAR as a Summer Intern
College and graduate students interested in working at OAR are invited to apply for summer internships.

Kristen Essex Promoted to Deputy Executive Director
Kristen Essex was promoted from business manager to deputy executive director in October.

Community News
New Studies Estimate Autism Prevalence at 1 in 40

Both studies drew data from the 2016 National Survey of Children's Health.
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OAR is a nonprofit organization established in accordance with Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code and is incorporated in the Commonwealth of Virginia (EIN# 54-2062167). As provided for under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, copies of OAR's financial statements are available upon request from the State Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services in Richmond, Va.

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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