Programs/Services/Events

OASN assists parents/guardians/clients with referrals to obtain an autism diagnosis or related neuro-immune disorder (or after a diagnosis has been obtained) and provides support every step of the way. We have walked down the (autism) road, so we have paved it for the families and clients we serve. You must have an intake form on file or be a current student in one of our academic programs to be eligible for the below listed programs/services:

Academic Programs OASN offers two academic programs. Ocala Preparatory Academy is a K-12 private school. Click here for more info on Ocala Preparatory Academy. Empowerment Scholarship accepted. OASN K-12 Education Division is a home education program (onsite and hybrid programs available) Empowerment Scholarship Unique Abilities scholarship accepted.  Click here for more info.

Autism Support Group (Facebook)This private group is available to parents, caregivers, and individuals with autism and related neuro-immune disorders with an intake form on file (see red intake form button at the top of this page). Click here to request to join our forum.

Autism Support Meetings Offered once or twice a month. Call for dates and times.  

Adult Resource Guide All resources are parent, caregiver, or individual with special needs recommended.

Child Resource Guide All resources are parent, caregiver, or individual with special needs recommended

Community Resource Fair A new event that will be offered at Baseline Trailheads Park in the fall of 2022. This event will focus on resources available for children, adults and caregivers (parents, grandparents, paid caregivers, guardians, etc.). We hope this will be an annual event for OASN.

OASN Gives Back OASN staff/volunteers coordinate efforts to give back to those in need (examples include natural disaster, food drives, etc.). 

Referrals Our knowledgeable staff assist clients & students with referrals to medical providers, social & community services.

Social Dinners OASN families & supporters meet up at local restaurants to socialize & to raise funds for need programs & our forever home.

Summer Camp: This is a six week half day program that varies from year to year depending on amount of funding received.

Super Hero FUN Walk An annual event offering resources, a FUN walk, costume contests, raffles, & fun kids activities.

Student Services OASN offers assistance with information about Empowerment scholarships available through diagnosis or recent IEP written by your base school (within the past 3 years). Contact us at (352) 509-4085 for more information and assistance. 

Sensory Sensitive Holiday Celebration Our annual sensory sensitive holiday celebration offers visits from costumed characters, Sensory Sensitive Santa & Mrs. Clause plus other fun activities.

 

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Please Note

You must have a client # or student # on file, have not violated our policies & procedures to participate in OASN programs, services, or events (spots may be limited based on funding). You can submit your intake form online here to get your client # or student #.