January 2020: Happy New Year!
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Why We Serve

Every board member has a story about what brought them to OAR and why they continue to contribute. Here are two of those stories.

Reducing Anxiety in Preschool Children with ASD

This research study will pilot an anxiety treatment for preschoolers with ASD, the first of its kind.

How To

Set Goals As A Self-Employed Artist

The SMARTER process can help you create a measurable and attainable map to reach your goals. 

Resource Spotlight

Guide to Safety Is a Useful Planning Resource

The new year is the perfect time to update safety plans. OAR’s Guide to Safety can help.

OAR News

OAR Launches Hire Autism Nationwide
Job seekers with autism can access Hire Autism resources, from career matching technology to navigators and job listings.

OAR Requests Research Proposals

OAR is currently accepting applications for the Graduate Research Grant Program and Applied Research Competition.


Scholarship Applications Accepted Through May 4

OAR is accepting applications for the 2020 OAR Scholarship Program through Monday, May 4, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET.


Webinar Features Successful Intervention

OAR’s recent webinar highlighted Unstuck and On Target, an intervention that targets executive functioning.

Community News
Autism Representation in the Media

"Loop," Pixar's newest animated short film, follows a non-verbal girl with autism and will be released this month on Disney+.
Project INTERACT Receives $1.25 Million Grant Award

The U.S. Department of Education awarded a $1.25 million grant to Western Carolina University to create an instructional program called “INTERprofessional Autism Collaborative Training" to address communication, behavioral and academic needs of those on the autism spectrum. Jonathan Campbell, Ph.D., is a co-principal investigator for Project INTERACT
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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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