March 2022 OARacle: Advocacy
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Elevate Your Advocacy Skills

Parents are their children’s best advocates. Here are some skills and strategies for effective advocacy.

Facilitating the Transition to Adulthood

This OAR-funded study examines the effectiveness of a community-based program to build transition skills.

What is the Role of a Parent Advocate?

To be an effective advocate for our children, we must listen to what autistic people say and apply what they say to our children's lives.

Resource Spotlight
College Resources
If you or someone you know is heading off to college in the fall, these resources explain how to get ready for college life and academics.

OAR News
Promote Autism Acceptance This April

Join OAR in increasing understanding and acceptance of autism by signing up for one of our April activities

Register for Webinar Events on Participatory Autism Research

Join us for OAR’s April webinar series about community-based participatory research.

Meet Our Newest Navigator Cohort!

Eight new navigators, who work in diverse fields, are ready to help autistic job seekers in their job search.

Run the Fourth Annual Active for Autism 5K

OAR is kicking off Autism Acceptance Month with the fourth annual Active for Autism 5K & Kids Dash.

Community News
Making Participatory Research Easier

A new INSAR initiative enables researchers to find autistic people and other stakeholders to partner on autism research studies.
CDC Revises Developmental Milestones

The revised milestones make it easier for parents and medical professionals to identify developmental delays.
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