OAR publishes a weekly blog sharing the voices and concerns of the autism community. Our hope is that the stories, dialogue, resources, and advice shared through the blog may be an added source of support for autism families. Self-advocates, siblings, parents, caregivers, educators, and autism professionals are welcome to apply.

Responsibilities and Requirements

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Volunteer Form: Blog

Are you interested in sharing your experiences with autism with others through writing? If so, OAR is seeking guest writing contributors for its blog. Our hope is that the stories, dialogue, resources, and advice shared through the blog may be an added source of support for autism families. If you are interested in contributing a post, or series of posts to the OAR blog, please let us know! Self-advocates, siblings, parents, caregivers, educators, and autism professionals are welcome to apply.
  • Please upload a writing sample OR the blog post you would like to submit (if already written).
    Accepted file types: doc, pdf, jpg.
  • If you would like to submit a writing sample already published online, please provide the link.
  • Responsibilities: Write 500-750 word blog entries for OAR’s main blog. Entries on OAR’s main blog may be on any topic related to your personal or professional experience with autism, including parenting, education, transition, sibling perspectives, the military, and much more. All topic proposals are subject to OAR approval. Contributors are also required to submit a short author bio and accompanying photo. Contributors may request anonymity via a pseudonym if desired.
  • Requirements: OAR estimates that blog contributions, including edits, may take anywhere from 2-6 hours per entry. Blog contributors may contribute on a one-time basis, or propose a blog series. Blog series typically contain 4-7 entries. This is a flexible position that requires no travel.