February 2020: Relationships
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Is Friendship Important?

Two OAR scholarship recipients describe their experiences with friendship as college students.

Research Preview
Supporting Adults in Community Settings

This OAR-funded study will evaluate the effectiveness of a professional development model for use in adult day programs.

How To

Offering Social Skills Instruction as an Elective

Offering social skills as an elective class can overcome challenges to social skills education in middle and high school.

Resource Spotlight
Sex Ed. for Self-Advocates

OAR’s online resource helps teens and emerging adults on the autism spectrum tackle issues related to sexuality.

OAR News
Gear Up for National Autism Awareness Month
What do you have planned for Autism Awareness Month? Join us as we work to increase autism acceptance.

Hire Autism to Release New Resources for Job Seekers

Hire Autism is debuting new online resources for job seekers.

2020 Research Grant Applications Now Open

Researchers are invited to submit proposals for the Applied Research Competition and Graduate Research Grant Program.

Scholarship Applications Accepted Until May 4

The program offers $3,000 scholarships to undergraduate college students with autism spectrum disorder.

Community News
When Autism Is Diagnosed in Adulthood

A new study and several articles describe the experience of being diagnosed with autism as an adult.
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