Oakland University Center for Autism

Pawley Hall, Room 425C
456 Pioneer Dr.
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
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(248) 370-2424

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Oakland University, as well as the entire OUCARES team, is closely monitoring the rapid developments related to the COVID-19 and its impact on our programming.

With the State of Michigan declaring a state of emergency, Oakland University is taking a range of measures to protect and maintain the safety and health of our community.

Following the guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Michigan State Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), Oakland County Health Division, and Oakland University public health safety experts, OU and OUCARES are taking actions that are intended to slow the spread of the virus and protect the health of our community.

Precautionary measures include:

  • Strongly encouraging individuals to practice hygiene habits, the practice of social distancing, self-monitoring for COVID-19, and taking preventive health measures as promoted by the CDC.
  • The OUCARES staff is diligently and thoroughly sanitizing all program spaces, communal surfaces, materials, and equipment.
  • OUCARES has made the difficult decision to cancel our camps and some summer programs. At this time we are offering limited summer program options. 

OUCARES Administrators will do our best to maintain standard operating hours while working remotely. For any questions or inquiries, please email oucares@oakland.edu. OUCARES Team Members will be monitoring this email each business day. Again, the health and wellness of our participants, their families, our volunteers, and all members of the OUCARES team is our highest priority.   Thank you for your flexibility and understanding as the OUCARES team is working closely to monitor all University communications and procedural guidelines to maintain the health and wellness of our families and community.

The Joanne and Ted Lindsay Foundation Autism Outreach Services (commonly known as OUCARES) strives to improve quality of life for individuals with ASD, their families, and our community by providing quality and comprehensive programming across the lifespan.

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Oakland University Center for Autism Outreach Services, also known as OUCARES is a great resource for the autism community in southeast Michigan.

OUCARES works with individuals with autism spectrum disorders from early childhood through adults, their families and our larger community.

We have a goal of improving quality of life by offering quality and comprehensive programs, events and services for people impacted by autism. From summer camp to social skills groups, parents support to pre-employment skills training, informational presentations to recreational sports programs. OUCARES offers a variety of programs to fill the vast needs of the growing autism community.

Check out all of the great things we have to offer.