OCALICON Registration Now is Open

OCALICON, the nation’s premier event in autism, AT, and low-incidence disabilities, is November 18-20 in Columbus. OCALICON is a face-to-face gathering of national leaders, educators, parents, service providers, self-advocates, scholars, and policy makers to examine common concerns and share proven solutions that address issues faced by individuals with autism and low-incidence disabilities across their lifespan. […]

Autism Awareness: PLAY Project Delivers Positive Outcomes

During Autism Awareness Month, Pipeline shares information about efforts by DODD and our partners to learn more, diagnose earlier, and provide new training opportunities for families and professionals. What is the PLAY Project? The PLAY Project (Play and Language for Autistic Youngsters) is a play-based early intervention program that can improve social interaction, communication, and […]

Autism Update: ADEP Initiative Shows Positive Outcomes

During Autism Awareness Month, Pipeline shares information about efforts by DODD and our partners to learn more, diagnose earlier, and provide new training opportunities for families and professionals. People who have Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) have many gifts, along with some challenges. We celebrate these gifts, while learning to understand the challenges. In January 2013, DODD and […]

Autism Certification Program Gathers Momentum

Awareness is on the rise as researchers provide more information – and ask more questions – about the origins of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). During Autism Awareness Month, Pipeline will share information about efforts by DODD and our stakeholder partners to learn more, diagnose earlier, and provide new training opportunities for families and professionals. People who have autism have […]

Autism Certification Program Website Launches

A new website, autismcertificationcenter.org, offers up-to-date information about ASD In Action, the online training and certification program being developed by DODD and OCALI (Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence). Launching in autumn 2015, ASD In Action is designed to help ensure that providers – including paraprofessionals, job coaches, residential facilities staff, childcare providers, and […]