Nov 11 – Dec 31 all-day
OAR's 2019 Annual Campaign is in full swing! Your support has helped OAR have another great year, which brought: The total number of hires through our Hire Autism employment initiative to 56 individuals with autism We surpassed $4 million in total research funded A brand-new online resource, Sex Ed. for Self-Advocates, which focuses on sexuality and sex education for teens...
Dec 3 all-day
We all get two days of great shopping deals with Black Friday and Cyber Monday. On #GivingTuesday, we have a day of giving back. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving, that our organization is proud to take part in. This December, OAR turns 18 and we want your help raising $18,000 to celebrate! Your donation is critical to our...
Dec 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
until the webinar begins! Unstuck and On Target: Improving Young People’s Executive Function Skills This webinar will introduce participants to Unstuck and On Target (UOT), a cognitive behavioral intervention that improves young people’s executive function skills. Presented by Laura G. Anthony, PhD and John F. Strang, PsyD Description Unstuck and On Target (UOT) is an empirically-supported executive function intervention, with...
Apr 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:05 pm
until the webinar begins! Seminar in Crisis Safety for the ASD Population Best practices and tools to support parents and educators in addressing safety concerns Presented by Scott Fowler Description This webinar discusses the vital importance of safety and crisis preparation in both school and home settings. Topics covered include wandering and elopement, working with first responders, seclusions and restraints,...
Apr 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:05 pm
until the webinar begins! Self-Determination: Tips for Including Students in their Education and Transition Planning An introduction to building and supporting self-determination skills for students with autism Presented by Deborah Hammer and self-advocates Description This webinar will introduce participants to the fundamental concepts of Self-Determination for students with autism and related disabilities. We will discuss how to teach these concepts,...
Sep 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
until the webinar begins! Transportation: Options and Concerns For People with Autism Strategies and services to help people with autism access public transportation Presented by Earnst Ilang-Ilang II, MSW, LGSW Description Meaningful community participation is important for increased social interaction, access to services, and overall quality of life. Transportation plays a critical role in providing individuals access to such services...
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
until the webinar begins! Autism and the Skilled Trades Training, educating and preparing individuals with autism for employment Presented by Danny Combs Description This engaging presentation will dive into discovering the talents and skills of the autism community with the goal of finding gainful employment and fulfilling careers. Danny will discuss how to help organizations find community partners and scaffold...
Oct 11 all-day
Running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is the pinnacle of achievement for elite athletes and everyday runners alike. On race day, runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries will set out to accomplish a personal dream by reaching the finish line in Grant Park. until the 2020 Chicago Marathon! 2020 Chicago Marathon The Organization for Autism...