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The Joanne and Ted Lindsay Foundation Autism Outreach Services (commonly known as OUCARES) encompasses the outreach services of the Oakland University Center for Autism. The mission of OUCARES is to improve the quality of life of individuals impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) by offering quality and comprehensive programs across the lifespan.

Established in 2004 with only one recreational youth soccer program for about 20 families, OUCARES has grown to support over 2,000 people in the autism community with over 100 programs each year.  In 2018, the Ted Lindsay Foundation pledged a $1 million endowment to further develop programs for teens and adults living with autism, as well as their families (and also changed OUCARES’ name to the Joanne and Ted Lindsay Foundation Autism Outreach Services).

OUCARES now offers a variety of programs for people living with ASD age three through adulthood, their families and caregivers, and the broader community.  If you are looking for supports for an individual on the spectrum, OUCARES undoubtedly has a program or service that can be a resource for you.

If you are interested in getting involved or supporting OUCARES, please contact our OUCARES at (248) 370-2424 or visit our Give to OUCARES page.

Oakland University Center for Autism Outreach

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