October 2020 OARacle: Employment
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Bringing Neurodiversity to the Workplace

This job readiness program provides a great example of how to prepare people with autism for long-term employment success.

How To
Looking for a Job During COVID-19

COVID-19 has revealed that many jobs can adapt to remote employment, which suits the needs and preferences of many autistics.

Simulating Reality to Teach Pedestrian Skills

An OAR-funded study evaluated the potential of a virtual reality program to teach pedestrian skills to autistic people

Resource Spotlight

October Webinar to Discuss Employment in Skilled Trades

Organizations, autistic individuals, and their families will learn how to set autistic people up for employment in the skilled trades.

OAR News
Help Make OAR a “Top-Rated” Charity

With your review on GreatNonprofits, OAR can be a “top-rated” nonprofit for the eleventh year in a row.

Graduate Grant Competition Now Open

OAR welcomes proposals that are likely to produce practical results that can help autistic people, parents, and professionals. 

1,000 People Surveyed, Survey Says…

Read on to find out what kind of language our audience prefers when talking about autism and why. 

Hire Autism Offers New Training Program for Employers

Hire Autism is offering an online training program to help employers attract, hire, and retain autistic employees.

Announcing the Autism Education Grants Winners

The fall 2020 winners of OAR’s Autism Education Grants are on their way to launching several interesting projects.

Community News
The Disproportionate Toll of the Pandemic

For autistic people and their families, COVID-19 has impacted their lives in ways that were unimaginable before the pandemic
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