Sep
17
Thu
CANCELED: Transportation Webinar – Options and Concerns For People with Autism @ GoToWebinar
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 This event has been canceled. Meaningful community participation is important for increased social interaction, access to services, and overall quality of life. Transportation plays a critical role in providing...
Oct
8
Thu
Webinar: Autism and the Skilled Trades @ GoToWebinar
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...
Nov
1
Sun
Year-End Campaign 2020
Nov 1 – Dec 31 all-day
Apr
1
Thu
Autism Awareness Month Fundraiser – Art Expressed by Lisa FH Hinshaw
Apr 1 – Apr 30 all-day
Autism Awareness Month Fundraiser - Art Expressed by Lisa FH Hinshaw
Purchase Quality Art for Your Home or Gifts And Help Raise Funds for OAR! Lisa FH Hinshaw is a mid-west artist in the style of Expressionism and Abstract Art. Each month she chooses one charitable cause or non-profit organization and gives a portion of her sales proceeds to that organization. During the month of April 2021, she will donate those...
Autism Awareness Month Fundraiser – ONEHOPE Wine
Apr 1 – Apr 30 all-day
Autism Awareness Month Fundraiser - ONEHOPE Wine
Help Fund Scholarships for Students with Autism! The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) is dedicated to making tangible improvements in the day-to-day lives of individuals with autism. The research they fund helps to inform programs that expand education, teacher and parent training, self-care, and social and employment skills. ONEHOPE Contribution: To date, ONEHOPE has proudly donated over $35,000 to OAR...
Webinar: Health and Health Care in Autistic Children and Adults @ GoToWebinar
Apr 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Health and Health Care in Autistic Children and Adults National indicators of health and health care from the National Autism Indicators Report Presented by Jessica Rast Description Health and health care are critical issues for autistic individuals and can be highly complex. Autistic people often have multiple physical and mental health concerns, frequently see specialists, and use multiple medications. Unfortunately,...
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...
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
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...