Apr 1 – Apr 11 all-day
Apr 1 – Apr 30 all-day
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...
Apr 1 – Apr 30 all-day
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...
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 @ 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 @ 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 all-day
Aug 15 all-day
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...