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Transition to adulthood: Service utilization and determinants of functional outcomes  

This study will examine questions regarding patterns and inconsistencies in services to people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in transition to adulthood using longitudinal data on 922 youth with autism from the National Longitudinal Transition Study 2, a nationally representative sample that generalizes to all special education students in the autism exceptionality category who were in 7th through 12th grade and ages 13 through 16 on December 1, 2000. Project Status
ONGOING

2010

Funder Organization for Autism Research
Fiscal Year Funding $20,000.00
Current Award Period 2009-2010
Project Number n/a
Principal Investigator Shattuck, 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. 6SA. Launch at least two studies to assess and characterize variation in the quality of life for adults on the ASD spectrum as it relates to characteristics of the service delivery system (e.g., safety, integrated employment, post-secondary educational opportunities, community inclusion, self-determination, relationships, and access to health services and community-based services) and determine best practices by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $5,000,000 over 3 years.
Federal or Private? Private
Institution Washington University in St. Louis
State/Country Missouri
Web Link 1 Transition to adulthood: Service utilization and determinants of functional outcomes (External web link)
Web Link 2 No URL available.
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