September 2018: Back to School
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Conquering College

A self-advocate offers his advice to students and professors for making the college experience a successful one.

Resource Spotlight
Start Your Academic Year with the College Guide

For students with ASD, OAR offers a new college guide and a website filled with practical information and resources. 

How To

Parents: Help Your Student Transition to College

Transitioning to college means taking on new responsibilities. Help your college-bound student succeed with these tips.

Research Review

Post-High School: Pitfalls and Possibilities

An OAR-funded researcher sought answers to the challenges young adults with autism face after they leave high school.

OAR News
Graduate Grant Proposals Invited

Beginning Monday, September 17, proposals will be accepted through February 11, 2019.

Join OAR for Sexuality Education Webinar

This OAR-hosted webinar will provide an overview of sexuality on the spectrum, including challenges and recommendations.

New Sexuality Education Resource Coming Soon
OAR’s new online guide will help people with autism better understand sexuality and navigate sex education. 

Teach Children About Autism 
The start of school is a great time to volunteer with OAR as a youth education leader.

OAR Earns Four-Star Rating

For the fourth year in a row, Charity Navigator has given OAR its highest rating. 

Sasha Grossman, Alyssa Grzesiak, and Lindsey Siff (from left to right) have headed back to college after a rewarding summer at OAR. 
Interns Wrap Up Their Work
The three interns returned to school, taking with them a summer of new work and personal experiences.

Community News
Can A Robot Teach Social Skills?
Researchers and robotics developers are trying to answer that question aided by some cute, cuddly, and engaging machines.
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