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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.

The Miracle League: A Sensory Haven for Baseball
Organization for Autism Research

In today’s blog, autism mom Jessica shares her son’s experience with the Miracle League, a ...

Questions Without Answers
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Communicating with your children can be a challenge. But for autism parents, it can be ...

Reporting on Vocational Rehabilitation
Organization for Autism Research

With the recent release of Drexel University’s 2016 Autism Indicators Report, the spotlight ...

How Can You Better Ensure Your Child’s Safety?
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A recent study found that 1/3 of children with autism are likely to ...

Bringing Home Baby
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April 28th, 2016 | (0)

Elisse Bachman, a former behavioral specialist and a current elementary school counselor, wrote this original ...

CDC Prevalence Estimates For Autism Remain at 1 in 68
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April 20th, 2016 | (0)

This week's blog post describes the latest autism prevalence reports from the CDC and illustrates ...

Advocating for Your Child’s Successful Transition to Adult Life
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April 13th, 2016 | (0)

Transitioning to adulthood can be a stressful time for teens with autism, but these step-by-step ...

Awareness, Education, And Counseling: Supporting Mental Health For Adults With Autism
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April 6th, 2016 | (0)

This week’s OAR guest blog from the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute discusses the importance of ...

The Road to Independence is Paved with Biscotti
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March 30th, 2016 | (0)

 Denise Resnik, the mother of an adult son with autism, shares her story about how ...

An Open Letter to My Son's Dentist
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March 23rd, 2016 | (0)

A visit to the dentist can be very difficult for a child with autism.  Guest ...