Autism Resources Available Online

April 20, 2020

The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) produces high-quality informational resources for parents, teachers, self-advocates, and siblings in the autism community.  All of our resources can be accessed for free on our website, including a new page of accurate information and helpful suggestions for autism families facing challenges presented by COVID-19. 

Educators can download our 
Peer Education Materials and sign their students up for Autism Tuned In, an online learning platform designed to teach elementary and middle school students about their peers with autism.  Autism Tuned In reframes the conversation about autism in a positive way help to promote inclusion and acceptance among students and their peers on the spectrum.

Parents will appreciate 
A Parent's Guide to Research, which is designed to help parents find information about autism, evaluate research studies using a uniform framework, and apply research findings to their individual situation, as well as our Sibling Support Resources, which offer guidance for young children, teenagers, and parents on how to productively address the ups and downs that may arise for individuals who have a sibling with autism.

Sex Ed. for Self-Advocates is an interactive online resource with engaging articles, videos, and quizzes to test what you've learned.  This guide is intended to serve people on the autism spectrum by presenting sex and sexuality education in a manner that is easily accessible and relevant to them.  It is also available as a podcast on Google PlayApple Podcasts, and Blubrry for easy listening at home!

All of these resources can be accessed for free 
here. Help us make a difference this Autism Awareness Month by helping to equip individuals in your orbit with expert, evidence-based information. Spread the word about our guides through email, phone, or social media!