OAR is the only autism organization that focuses solely on applied research.
OAR Awards Scholarships to 40 Students With Autism
OAR's Scholarship Program attracted 505 applicants in 2014 and the 40 awards totaling $120,000 are the most in any year since 2007. Through this program, OAR has now provided scholarships to 156 students with autism diagnoses pursuing post-secondary education – a total contribution of $479,500.
New Research "Snapshots" Available
Since 2002, OAR has contributed more than $3 million to autism research. To make this important information more accessible, OAR has published easy-to-read “Snapshots” that explain the purpose, methodology, expected results, and relevance of funded studies currently in progress. Read more about OAR-funded research here.