Conference Call #2 of the IACC’s Strategic Plan Update - Working Group 6
Question 6: What Does the Future Hold, Particularly for Adults?
|Date:||Monday, October 3, 2016|
|Conference Call Access:||Phone: 888-603-8941
Access code: 5613385
|Cost:||The meeting is free and open to the public.|
|Members||Working Group 6 Biographies|
|12:00 p.m.||Welcome and Introductions
Susan Daniels, Ph.D., Director, Office of Autism Research Coordination, NIMH and Executive Secretary, IACC
Mr. Brian Parnell, M.S.W., Medicaid Autism Waiver Administrator, Utah Department of Human Services, Div. of Services for People w/Disabilities and Co-Chair IACC Strategic Plan Question 6 Working Group
Dr. Julie Lounds Taylor, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Special Education, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Investigator, Vanderbilt University and Co-Chair IACC Strategic Plan Question 6 Working Group
|12:05||Follow up from Call #1|
|12:10||Discussion of Public Comments Received Through Request for information|
|12:30||Discussion of Research Progress
Topics may include: Transition to adulthood, Secondary Education, Vocational Services and Employment, Financial Planning, Housing, Community Integration, Social and recreational opportunities, Inclusion, Long term supports, Health/healthcare (prevention, mental health, physical health, aging, co-occurring conditions), Safety (wandering, self-harm, criminal justice issues, victimization), Adult diagnosis
|1:00||Discussion of Services and Policy Changes
|1:30||Discussion of Aspirational Goal
Based on the state of the field, is the Question 6 Aspirational Goal still appropriate?
All people with ASD will have the opportunity to lead self-determined lives in the community of their choice through school, work, community participation, meaningful relationships, and access to necessary and individualized services and supports.
Also, is the title of the chapter still appropriate?
“What Does the Future Hold, Particularly for Adults?”
|1:55||Wrap up and preview of next call|
- List of themes from Public Comments for Question 6 (PDF 110 KB)
- List of Potential Topics for Question 6 (PDF 90 KB)
- 2013 IACC Strategic Plan Update (PDF 8 MB)
- 2014 IACC Summary of Advances in ASD Research (PDF 5 MB)
- 2015 IACC Summary of Advances in ASD Research (PDF 3 MB)
- Meeting Transcript (PDF – 226 KB)
- Meeting Summary (PDF – 136 KB)