Blog

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.

7 Tips to Creating a Safe, Healthy Relationship with Water
Organization for Autism Research

By

June 29th, 2016 | (0)

Summer is here and everyone is running to grab their towels, bathing suits, and sunscreen. ...

PB&J: The Secret to Being a Great Autism Dad
Organization for Autism Research

By

June 22nd, 2016 | (0)

Fathers play an important role in any child’s life. We even have a whole day ...

Why Our Special Needs Community Loves ‘Finding Nemo’
Organization for Autism Research

By

June 15th, 2016 | (0)

One of the most classic animated film icons is the beloved Nemo from Pixar’s “Finding ...

Bitter Sweet Boston
Organization for Autism Research

Autism blogger Shanell Mouland shares her decision-making process when it comes to bringing her daughter ...

Help Children Learn How to Self Advocate
Organization for Autism Research

Too often, young people with disabilities have things done for them that their typical peers ...

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
Organization for Autism Research

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?
Organization for Autism Research

A recent study found that 1/3 of children with autism are likely to ...

Bringing Home Baby
Organization for Autism Research

By

April 28th, 2016 | (0)

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