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The Organization for Autism Research publishes and provides resources to support families, autistic individuals, educators, employers, and clinical professionals.

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These guidebooks are available for use by all those whose lives are affected by autism. In keeping with OAR’s mission, the information included in these books may be utilized for personal use, teaching, research, for IEP meetings or any other capacity in order to facilitate the dissemination of information. You may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these materials without prior permission for non-commercial purposes. If used professionally, we ask that the you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies. Parties interested in translating the resources may request a license agreement.

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  • Autism, My Sibling, and Me

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    Autism, My Sibling, and Me is a fun and engaging workbook for children between the ages of 5 and 10. A host of colorful cartoon characters accompany these siblings as they learn about what autism means for their brother or sister – and handle potentially stressful issues. Through fun activities and supportive content, this resource also helps children work through many of the autism-related questions they may have. 
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  • Life as an Autism Sibling: A Guide for Teens

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    Life as an Autism Sibling: A Guide for Teens is a handbook for teenage (and even pre-teen) siblings that offers guidance on how to productively address feelings and challenges that may arise as an autism sibling. The resource covers a variety of topics; from explaining autism to friends and peers, to coping with a family dynamic that’s different from what friends may experience. It also features testimonials from other teenage and young adult siblings who have “been there, done that.” 
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  • Brothers, Sisters, and Autism: A Parent’s Guide

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    Brothers, Sisters, and Autism: A Parent’s Guide to Supporting Siblings outlines what parents can do to support children who do not have an autism diagnosis. The topics range from dealing with perceived discrepancies fairly to facilitating a positive relationship between siblings. The guide also includes testimonials from families with autism who deal with similar issues. It can be read from start to finish or used as a reference tool to troubleshoot problems as they arise. 
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  • Finding Your Way: A College Guide for Students on the Spectrum

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    Everyone deserves a fulfilling college experience, including students on the autism spectrum. OAR’s Finding Your Way: A College Guide for Students on the Spectrum is intended to help autistic students become better prepared for college life and academics. This guide addresses challenges that are both universal and unique to students on the autism spectrum by providing helpful information, guidance, and resources. Finding Your Way offers practical advice from autism experts, powerful narratives from self-advocates, and relevant resource tools. It is intended to help readers anticipate and improve their academic and social situations by advocating for themselves. 
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  • A Mental Health Guide for Autistic College Students

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    Every student experiences stress at some point during college. Created by a team led by Vanessa Bal, Ph.D. and Evan Kleiman, Ph.D. at Rutgers University, OAR’s Mental Health Guide for Autistic College Students is intended to help autistic students promote their own well-being and know when and where to seek mental health services during college. The Mental Health Guide addresses challenges that may come up, as well as tips to promote well-being and cope with feeling overwhelmed. The guide also offers practical advice for navigating access to mental health care for autistic college students and their parents. 
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  • College Central

    College Central is OAR's resource hub for autistic college students. Explore our collection of resources navigating topics such as self-advocacy, academics, campus life, and career and money.
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  • Understanding Asperger Syndrome: A Professor’s Guide

    At just over 15 minutes in length, this video is long enough to give a concise introduction to life as an autistic college student. It allows students to practice self-advocacy by identifying needed and reasonable accommodations to help them be successful. By using this video, autistic adults will be teaching others what it means to be a college student from their point of view. Students are encouraged to send this video to their professors.
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  • Safer Dating for Youth on the Autism Spectrum

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    Written by researchers at Boston Medical Center, this curriculum is for educating autistic young adults about how to build and maintain healthy relationships in college.
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  • Search & Snicker™: Conversations About Relationships & Sexuality

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    Search & Snicker™: Conversations About Relationships & Sexuality offers important tools needed to provide healthy guidance about intimate relationships to autistic adults and other neurodivergent individuals. Informed by the neurodivergent community and best practices, the guides are available as PDF downloads targeted at three distinct groups: family members, direct service providers and healthcare providers.
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  • Sex in DCity: Lessons in Healthy Relationships & Human Sexuality

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    Sex in DCity: Lessons in Healthy Relationships & Human Sexuality is designed to fill the gaps that exist in providing sexual education, resources, and support for autistic adults. I AM’s educational curriculum is tailored specifically for this population and focuses on building relationships and understanding the physical aspects of sexuality. It covers topics such as communication, consent, safety, body image, healthy boundaries and more, and each topic is approached in straightforward, developmentally-appropriate, and honest ways.
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  • Your Next Patient Has Autism: Are You Prepared?

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    This brochure provides healthcare staff with a practical application of tips and strategies for serving autistic individuals in hospitals, emergency rooms, or doctor’s offices. Tips include best practices for preparing for the visit through a phone interview with family and/or patient, separating medical considerations from autism considerations, and understanding when they may intersect and when they do not. The healthcare professional will be informed of tips and strategies for communication and language processing, sensory processing, and behavior considerations.
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  • Sex Ed for Self-Advocates

    This guide is a sexuality and sex education resource written specifically for autistic people age 15 and up. Autistic people sometimes don’t have the chance to learn about sexuality and sex in ways that work for them, so OAR created this guide as a starting point to change that. In each of the nine sections of the guide, self-advocates will be able to read articles and watch brief videos before testing their knowledge about a given topic and practicing new skills.
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  • Autism Training for Sexual Assault Counselors

    Created by Boston University, this resource is an online, self-delivered training designed to address the counselor’s role at the intersection of autism and sexual assault on college campuses. The free training is designed for college sexual assault counselors, but it may also be useful to community-based counselors and college instructors.
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  • Everything is Connected to Everything: Improving the Healthcare of Autistic and ADHD Adults

    This OAR-funded resource was created by All Brains Belong VT and provides guidance for medical professionals and autistic individuals in addressing multiple health conditions and improving the health of autistic patients.
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  • Hire Autism

    Hire Autism has resources for job seekers, employers, and those who might be supporting a friend, student, or loved one with their job search. So whether you’re looking for information on how to write a stellar resume or ideas on how to become a more autism-friendly employer, there is something for you!
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  • Understanding Autism: An Employer’s Guide

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    With a rising number of young adults on the spectrum entering the workforce, it is becoming increasingly important to help build autism awareness among employers. OAR collaborated with the District of Columbia Public Schools to produce a short resource entitled Understanding Autism: An Employer’s Guide to help frontline supervisors support their autistic employees in the workplace. The guide will offer basic information about autism and the workplace, as well as keys to success that supervisors can use as they orient, train, and support the professional growth of their employees. 
    $0.00 SelectFirst two resources are free.