Apr
1
Thu
Active for Autism Virtual 5K & Kids Dash @ Virtual
Apr 1 – Apr 11 all-day
Active for Autism Virtual 5K & Kids Dash @ Virtual
The Active for Autism Virtual 5K and Kids Dash is a virtual event that can be run, walked, cycled, swam at your own pace, in your own time, from wherever you are!...
Apr
7
Wed
Webinar: Mental Health Priorities and Suicide Prevention: Addressing Needs of Autistic Adults @ GoToWebinar
Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Mental Health Priorities and Suicide Prevention: Addressing Needs of Autistic Adults Understanding Warning Signs of Suicide Risk Adapted for Autistic Adults Presented by Teal Benevides and Lisa Morgan Description Autistic adults experience high-rates of co-occurring mental health conditions. The work of Autistic Adults and other Stakeholders Engaged Together (AASET) identified top priorities for research and practice. Among these is addressing...
Apr
15
Thu
Webinar: The AASPIRE Healthcare Toolkit – Improving Healthcare for Autistic Adults @ GoToWebinar
Apr 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The AASPIRE Healthcare Toolkit: Improving Healthcare for Autistic Adults An introduction to online tools to improve healthcare for autistic adults Presented by Christina Nicolaidis, MD, MPH Description The Academic Autism Spectrum Partnership in Research and Education (AASPIRE) used a community-based participatory research approach to develop a set of online tools meant to improve primary healthcare for adults on the autism...
Jul
1
Thu
Soak Up The Sun Summer Distance Series @ Virtual
Jul 1 all-day
Soak Up The Sun Summer Distance Series @ Virtual
Join us this July for a month-long Summer Distance Series. Whether you're training for your first 5K or are a seasoned marathoner, we have a goal distance for you! This month-long virtual event has distance goals to challenge participants of all abilities & aspirations....
Aug
15
Sun
Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon @ San Francisco, CA
Aug 15 all-day
Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon @ San Francisco, CA
The Organization for Autism Research will be back at the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon on August 14-15 2021! Join the TRI FOR AUTISM team and help fund autism research!...
Sep
16
Thu
Supporting Paraprofessionals to Implement Functional Communication Training to Address Challenging Behavior @ GoToWebinar
Sep 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Supporting Paraprofessionals to Implement Functional Communication Training to Address Challenging Behavior Practical guidelines for training paraprofessionals Presented by Virginia L. Walker and Megan E. Carpenter Description Paraprofessionals play an important role in assisting educators to support students with autism spectrum disorder, including delivering behavioral supports to those students who engage in persistent challenging behavior. However, paraprofessionals often are inadequately prepared...
Sep
26
Sun
BMW Berlin Marathon @ Berlin
Sep 26 all-day
BMW Berlin Marathon @ Berlin
The Organization for Autism Research will be back at the BMW Berlin Marathon on September 26, 2021! Join the RUN FOR AUTISM team and help fund autism research!...
Sep
29
Wed
Webinar: Families of Children with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities: Lessons Learned From COVID-19 @ GoToWebinar
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Families of Children with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities: Lessons Learned From COVID-19 A presentation about supporting the education and physical health of autistic youth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Presented by Priyanka Fernandes, MD, MPH, Candance Gragnani, MD, MPH, and Denise Nunez, MD, MPH Description Autism Intervention Network on Physical Health (AIR-P) researchers are eager to understand more about the education and physical...
Oct
3
Sun
Virgin Money London Marathon @ London
Oct 3 all-day
Virgin Money London Marathon @ London
The Organization for Autism Research will be back at the London Marathon October 3, 2021! Register today to join the RUN FOR AUTISM team and help fund autism research! Join the RUN FOR AUTISM for the world’s largest charitable event–the Virgin Money London Marathon....
Oct
7
Thu
Webinar: abilIT: Changing Lives @ GoToWebinar
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
AbilIT: Changing Lives How Melwood’s abilIT program is transforming the industry’s approach to career development for autistic individuals. Presented by Michael Lumpkins, abilIT Program Coordinator, Melwood Description This webinar gives an insightful look at how Melwood’s abilIT program is looking to transform the industry’s approach to career development for autistic individuals as well as many others that live with various...