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Animation Camp Featured by NewsOK

by Melinda Lauffenburger
July 27th, 2015

Film camp showcases the talents of autistic young adults in Oklahoma A camp hosted by Autism Oklahoma is helping young artists learn how to create […]

Animation Camp Featured by NewsOK

Melinda Lauffenburger Featured In “Of Character” Article

by Melinda Lauffenburger
July 27th, 2015

OF CHARACTER – MAKING A POSITIVE OUT OF A NEGATIVE by Heather Warlick Featuring Melinda Lauffenburger, founder and Executive Director of AutismOklahoma THIS ARTICLE WAS […]

Melinda Lauffenburger Featured In  “Of Character” Article

The Big Swanky Art Show Returns to Rainbow Fleet on August 7th

by Melinda Lauffenburger
July 23rd, 2015

The Big Swanky Art Show returns to Rainbow Fleet, 3024 Paseo, as part of the First Friday Gallery Walk on Friday, August 7th.   The Big Swanky Art Show […]

The Big Swanky Art Show Returns to Rainbow Fleet on August 7th

AO Receives A M-AAA Grant for Artistic Innovation

by Melinda Lauffenburger
July 23rd, 2015

AutismOklahoma announces that it is among a select group of regional artists and presenters to receive a Mid-America Arts Alliance Artistic Innovations grant (M-AAA).  This […]

AO Receives A M-AAA Grant for Artistic Innovation

Artists With Autism Are Featured At The Edmond Fine Arts Institute

by Melinda Lauffenburger
July 23rd, 2015

The artwork of teens and young adults with autism is being featured at the Edmond Fine Arts Institute, 27 E Edwards St, in Edmond during […]

Artists With Autism Are Featured At The Edmond Fine Arts Institute

“Positive Think Differently” Brings Community Partners

by Melinda Lauffenburger
November 20th, 2014

My family has “lived with autism” for the past 22 years.  Over the years, my husband and I have become skilled experts at asking people […]

“Positive Think Differently” Brings Community Partners

Edmond Santa Fe Selects AO for DWDW

by Melinda Lauffenburger
November 19th, 2014

On Thursday, October 9th, 2014, the Student Council (STUCO) of Edmond Santa Fe High School made a very important announcement .  They asked the school […]

Edmond Santa Fe Selects AO for DWDW

LifeChurch.tv Partners with AutismOklahoma.org

by Melinda Lauffenburger
November 18th, 2014

Most people know that LifeChurch.tv is the largest church in Oklahoma and has played an important role in serving Oklahomans.  After the May 2013 tornados, […]

LifeChurch.tv Partners with AutismOklahoma.org

A New Home for AutismOklahoma

by Melinda Lauffenburger
November 17th, 2014

A few years ago, a parent approached us seeking programs for her adult son with autism.  She had travelled across the United States to observe […]

A New Home for AutismOklahoma

Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments

by Chris Tyler
November 1st, 2014

More than 100 genes have been identified that appear linked to autism spectrum disorders, two new studies report.






Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments

Kickingbird Cinema to show sensory sensitive film

by Chris Tyler
October 30th, 2014

“Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad Day” is showing at the movie theater at this time and Tate said a private showing will be offered for the families with autistic or disabled children Saturday morning.






Kickingbird Cinema to show sensory sensitive film

“Think Differently” Show Going Up At Leadership Square

by Chris Tyler
October 4th, 2014

The exhibit includes originals and canvas prints of collaborative works by young artists from the autism community and “Faces of Autism”, black and white portraits of children, teens and adults with autism who attend AutismOklahoma.org support groups.






“Think Differently” Show Going Up At Leadership Square

Faces of Autism Coming to Leadership Square

by Melinda Lauffenburger
September 8th, 2014

AutismOklahoma will be presenting an educational display in the Bank Of America art gallery in Leadership Square for the month of October. A prominent feature […]

Faces of Autism Coming to Leadership Square

Invisible Layers featured in Outlook Magazine

by Kent Anderson
September 4th, 2014

Invisible Layers was featured on the cover of the September 2014 issue of Outlook Magazine; you can read the article on their website too. Written by […]

Invisible Layers featured in Outlook Magazine

Major Medicaid Breakthrough Announced For Autism

by Chris Tyler
July 10th, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC (July 8, 2014) — In a major victory for Medicaid coverage of autism, a federal agency has directed the states to cover medically […]

Major Medicaid Breakthrough Announced For Autism

CDC Reports New Autism Prevalence as 1:68

by Melinda Lauffenburger
March 27th, 2014

The CDC reports new prevalence for autism as 1 in 68.






CDC Reports New Autism Prevalence as 1:68

Find a parent support group near you!

by jacob cossey
July 25th, 2013

As the kids get ready for school, parents can check out a parent support group. All groups will begin meeting in September.






Find a parent support group near you!

Parent Support Groups Offer More Than Just Support For Parents

by admin
January 8th, 2013

Parent support groups are a great way to find other families who want more opportunities for their children. You can make a big difference.






Parent Support Groups Offer More Than Just Support For Parents