April 2017: Autism Awareness Month is here! Get involved!
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Succeeding at Work

Autism ambassador and government professional Jeanette Purkis discusses the value of employment and tips for finding it.

Evaluating a Reading Program with ABA Components

Learning disabilities affect many children with ASD. An OAR-funded researcher is evaluating a reading program that may help.

How To
Plan for Employment in the IEP

Learn four tips for writing an IEP that will assist your child in the transition to adulthood and employment. 

Resource Spotlight
Kit for Kids Promotes Autism Awareness

The Kit for Kids helps K-8 students better understand their peers on the autism spectrum.

OAR News
April Outreach Campaign in Full Swing

Join us for OAR’s National Autism Awareness Month Campaign. We have lots of opportunities waiting for you.
Hire Autism Is Now Open in No. Va.

OAR has opened up the Hire Autism Jobs Portal for businesses and job applicants in No. Virginia.
Volunteer with OAR

As a volunteer, you can help OAR provide information and bring resources to parents, educators, families, and others.
Scholarship Applications Due May 5

The 2017 OAR Scholarship Program offers $3,000 scholarships to students on the spectrum.
Eighth Annual Casino Night Sets Record

This annual OAR highlight broke its fundraising record by raising more than $14,000.
Community News
Eliminating Organ Transplant Discrimination
Lawmakers and disability organizations are seeking to remedy transplant discrimination against people with disabilities.
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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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