OUCARES’ Collaboration with Oakland County Parks wins National Award

The Oakland University Center for Autism’s Outreach Services (OUCARES) was recently honored with a 2016 Removing Barriers Special Award from the National Association of County Parks and Recreation Officials. The recognition was for a program that allows OUCARES summer camp participants to engage in activities such as fishing, boating, rappelling and climbing at Independence Oaks Park in Clarkston. “The mission of OUCARES is to improve the quality of life of individuals with Autism … [Read more...]

Evening Enrichment Series Brings Autism Experts to Oakland University

This fall, the Oakland University Center for Autism’s Outreach Services (OUCARES) will host three talks from experts who will share their knowledge on a variety of topics related to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Part of OUCARES’ Evening Enrichment Series, these monthly presentations are free and open to the public. “OUCARES’ mission is to improve the quality of life of people impacted by ASD, including families and our community. These Evening Enrichment presentations are specifically … [Read more...]

OUCARES Hosting Event Focused on Building Self-esteem in Children with Autism

OUCARES hosting event focused on building self-esteem in children with autism March 10 OUCARES, the outreach services division of the Oakland University Center for Autism, on Thursday, March 10 will be hosting an Evening Enrichment event geared towards building self-esteem in a child with autism. The event will feature presenter Ron Sandison, an adult with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and author of “A Parent’s Guide to Autism,” and will begin at 6 p.m. in the Lake Michigan Room of the … [Read more...]