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Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC)
Autism Research Database
Office of Autism Research Coordination (OARC)
 

Question 6: Short-term Objective A

yellow dot 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.

Projects Found: 6
Total Funding: 542193
Project Title Funding Funding Institution

Project Title

Transition age young adults with autism: The role of self-determination, social skills, job search, transportation, and rehabilitation services in employment outcomes
$100,000

Funding

100000

Institution

University of Massachusetts Boston

Project Title

Why do people with autism spectrum disorders fare so differently in adult life?
$0

Funding

0

Institution

King's College London

Project Title

Risk and resiliency for youth with autism during the transition to adulthood
$142,193

Funding

142193

Institution

Vanderbilt University

Project Title

Studying the impact of service-learning on career development, self-determination, and social skill building for youth with autism spectrum disorders
$300,000

Funding

300000

Institution

University of Massachusetts Boston

Project Title

Quality of life during midlife in adults with ASD
$0

Funding

0

Institution

Waisman Center

Project Title

Examining vocational services for adults with autism
$0

Funding

0

Institution

University of Calgary

 
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