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Autism Awareness Month

Understanding Autism Temple Grandin

“She’s one of those rare people with autism who can explain autism.”

Autism Interview

Autism Awareness

Learn more about your child’s development and Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education services in your area.

OCDD.org

FAQs, Brochures

Evidence based training, service, and research

Early Autism Learning

Don’t Call Me Normal

Poet & author, Faith Jegede, talks about her autistic brothers

TEDTalks

90 % of a child’s brain develops in the first three years.

How can early intervention help?

SIXBYFIFTEEN

Understand Autism? Researchers turn to dogs

Researchers study dogs’ decision-making processes and how they pick up on social cues

Autism Dogs

Tapping unique talents of those with autism

International software taking on its first group of American employees on the spectrum.

Hire workers with Autism

Speak Up!

Guide to Self Advocacy
“The key is to make yourself heard however you can”.

Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Take A Break Respite Program

“Taking care of a child or adult on the autistic spectrum can be challenging. Parents and other caregivers need a break to re-energize”

Take a break on ASO

Talking to your doctor about autism

Questions you may not think to ask your doctor, and why they’re important.

Autism Questions

Early Childhood Development and Autism

Autism acceptance in early childhood. What Is The Role of Early Care and Education Providers?

Autism Acceptance in Early Childhood Education



New Articles and Tools

Did you know.. ?

UO list of resources for students

Student Groups and Supports

Full Access is a major force in Oregon

“Our agency helps people figure out the complicated social service world”

Full Access

FACT Oregon

Information, trainings, events

Community Events

Teach for America Boosts Special Ed Training

Program places recent college graduates into teaching positions

Teach For America

National Autism Resource and Information Center

Central point of quality resources for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other developmental disorders

Autism Now

Think College

Education options for persons with disabilities

Explore Your Education Options!

Oregon Helps Online Tool

Find assistance with food stamps, health care, subsidized housing. Available in multiple languages

Oregon Helps.org

Child Disability Connection

Mini-video Library with definitions, terms, services, vocabulary that families need to know

Free Online Videos



New Events /Announcements – Please visit the Calendar for more Events!

Upcoming Brown Bag Seminars

April 24 at noon, Wendy Machalicek:
“Evidence Based Interventions For Young Children With Autism”
FREE, UO campus, rm 145 in CSB
AUTISM TALK AT NOON

Early Childhood Cares

In Lane County
Early intervention and early childhood special education for young children and families in Lane county

Parent Training Calendar

Free Early Development Evaluation

Ongoing research study In Eugene, Oregon Infants / Toddlers 6 to 18 months – 2 Fridays a month. Call 541.346.2608 Research study Eugene CDRC Infant Toddler Assessment Clinic

Infant & Toddler Assessment Clinic

Statewide Art Exhibit in Corvallis

Career supports projects features artists
Saturday April 5 through April 30

HeightOneThousand Art Show

Sensory Story Hour

At Eugene Public Library

Activities Calendar

The Arc

Groups and events for families happening in Eugene/Lane co

Get Connected

Need Child Care?

Oregon Child Care Resource Network “High quality child care in all Oregon counties”

Oregon Child Care Referral

Inclusive Childcare

Oregon Child Care Resource Network “High quality child care in all Oregon counties”

Inclusive Childcare


Key Resources on Autism: Publications from The EARLY Autism Institute and the UCEDD for Families and Professionals