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Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC)
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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: 10
Total Funding: 1013156
Project Title Funding Funding Institution

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
$142,194

Funding

142194

Institution

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Project Title

Predictors of success in postsecondary STEM education and employment for students with autism
$217,996

Funding

217996

Institution

SRI International

Project Title

Predictive factors of participation in employment for high school leavers with autism
$24,622

Funding

24622

Institution

Columbia University

Project Title

Health-related quality of life and its determinants in adults with ASD
$20,000

Funding

20000

Institution

University of Mississippi

Project Title

Survey of services needs of adults with ASD
$25,000

Funding

25000

Institution

Kennedy Krieger Institute

Project Title

Autism in older adults: A pilot, descriptive study
$74,000

Funding

74000

Institution

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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
$149,999

Funding

149999

Institution

Waisman Center

Project Title

Examining vocational services for adults with autism
$59,345

Funding

59345

Institution

University of Calgary

 
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