Project Detail
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Efficacy of community-based instruction and supported employment on the competitive employment outcomes on transition-age youth with autism  

The goal of this project is to demonstrate that transition age youth with autism can learn work skills in community businesses that result in the identification and selection of jobs of choice. This, in turn, will help lead to full inclusion of those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in their communities. Project Status
ONGOING

2010

Funder Organization for Autism Research
Fiscal Year Funding $0.00
Current Award Period 2008-2010
Project Number n/a
Principal Investigator Wehman, Paul
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? Private
Institution Virginia Commonwealth University
State/Country Virginia
Web Link 1 Efficacy of community-based instruction and supported employment on the competitive employment outcomes on transition-age youth with autism (External web link)
Web Link 2 No URL available.
Web Link 3 No URL available.
New! History/Related Projects Efficacy of community-based instruction and supported employment on the competitive employment outcomes on transition-age youth with autism | $10,000.00 | 2009 | Project number unavailable
Efficacy of community-based instruction and supported employment on the competitive employment outcomes on transition-age youth with autism | $60,000.00 | 2008 | Project number unavailable