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Transition to adult services for youth with autism spectrum disorder  

The lack of transition services may have deleterious impacts on the well-being of youth and young adults with ASD. This study will uncover the barriers to transition services for youth with ASD and design and test the feasibility of intervention strategies for improving the health care transition. Project Status


Funder Health Resources and Services Administration
Fiscal Year Funding $256,917.00
Current Award Period 2010-2012
Project Number R40 MC 19925
Principal Investigator Kuhlthau, Karen
Received ARRA Funding? No
Strategic Plan Question Question 6: What Does the Future Hold, Particularly for Adults? (Lifespan)
Subcategory N/A
Strategic Plan Objective Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount. 6LA. Develop at least two individualized community-based interventions that improve quality of life or health outcomes for the spectrum of adults with ASD by 2015. IACC Recommended Budget: $12,900,000 over 5 years.
Federal or Private? Federal
Institution Massachusetts General Hospital
State/Country Massachusetts
Web Link 1 Transition to adult services for youth with autism spectrum disorder (External web link)
Web Link 2 No URL available.
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