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Welcome to the OAR Blog! This blog is an open forum for parents, educators, self-advocates, family members, and professionals to post and find information about autism. It is our hope that the stories, dialogue, and resources shared here may be an added source of support for autism families. If you are interested in contributing a post to the OAR Blog, please contact us at programs@researchautism.org.

How We Can Help Alleviate the Build Up of Stress at School for Children with Autism
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December 7th, 2016 | (0)

Stress and anxiety easily builds up over time, especially at the end of a school ...

Can I Get a Job?
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November 30th, 2016 | (0)

It can be very difficult for young adults with autism to find jobs in today's ...

For People Living on the Autism Spectrum: Six Suggestions for Surviving the Holiday Hurdles
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November 16th, 2016 | (0)

Food, friends, family, decorations, and traditions are all fun and popular during the holiday season. ...

Autism Respect – The Beautiful Otherness of the Autistic Mind
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November 9th, 2016 | (0)

One of the most universal concepts we all strive to deserve and to give is ...

(Un)Real Talk: The Tease of Echolalia
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November 2nd, 2016 | (0)

Sometimes the key to communication lies in imitation. In this original blog post, a father ...

NETwork
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October 26th, 2016 | (0)

Humans naturally need support systems to help them navigate each day. We look to the ...

A Long Overdue Letter to My Son
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October 19th, 2016 | (0)

Mixed emotions are part of living. In a way, that means you are living the ...

Finding Awareness with Autism
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October 12th, 2016 | (0)

Sometimes, discovering that you are on the autism spectrum can be both surprising and confusing. ...

Making Room for Play
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October 5th, 2016 | (0)

There are multiple reasons to let your child grab the legos, dolls, cars, or crayons. ...

Struggles and Successes on the Spectrum
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September 28th, 2016 | (0)

Sometimes it can be difficult to understand what your child is thinking or feeling. When ...