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2017 Report to Congress
Young Adults and Transitioning Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Interagency Workgroup on Young Adults and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder Transitioning to Adulthood

Steering Committee

  • Thomas E. Novotny, MD, MPH (National Autism Coordinator) Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health (Science & Medicine) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health Office of the Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Susan Daniels, PhD Director, Office of Autism Research Coordination National Institutes of Health U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Alicia Richmond Scott, MSW Senior Policy Analyst, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health Office of the Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Robin Harwood, PhD Health Scientist, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health Office of the Secretary and Health Resources and Services Administration U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Julianna Rava, MPH Science Policy Analyst, Office of Autism Research Coordination National Institutes of Health U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Members

  • Melinda Baldwin, PhD, LCSW Child Welfare Development Specialist, Children's Bureau Administration for Children and Families U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Gary Blau, PhD Chief, Child, Adolescent and Family Branch Center for Mental Health Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Susan Crawford Director, Compliance Disability Rights Division Office of Enforcement Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Daniel Dodgen, PhD Director, Office for at Risk Individuals Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Office of the Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Nicole Dowling, PhD Chief, Developmental Disabilities Branch Division of Congenital and Developmental Disabilities National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities Centers for Disease Control and Prevention U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Joel Dubenitz, PhD Social Science Analyst, Office on Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Office of the Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Tiffany Farchione, MD Acting Deputy Director, Division of Psychiatry Products Food and Drug Administration U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Richard Gonzales Director, Interagency and Tribal Affairs Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Early Childhood Development Administration for Children and Families U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Melissa Harris Senior Policy Advisor, Disabled and Elderly Health Programs Group Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Stephen Holve, MD Chief Clinical Consultant for Pediatrics National Council of Chief Clinical Consultants Indian Health Service U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Jennifer Johnson, EdD Acting Deputy Commissioner, Administration on Disabilities Administration for Community Living U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Denise Juliano-Bult, MSW Social Work Program Specialist, National Institute of Mental Health National Institutes of Health U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Alex Khalife Sands Legislative Analyst Office of the Assistant Secretary for Legislation Office of the Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Ashley Knotts International Health Analyst Office of Global Affairs Office of the Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Cheryl Levine, PhD Senior Program Analyst Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Office of the Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Jennifer Masoodi, JD, PhD Program Analyst, Special Litigation/Disability Rights Section Civil Rights Division U.S. Department of Justice
  • Hae Young Park, MPH Deputy Director, Division of Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development Maternal and Child Health Bureau Health Resources and Services Administration U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Lauren Raskin Ramos, MPH Director, Division of Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development Maternal and Child Health Bureau Health Resources and Services Administration U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Scott Michael Robertson, PhD Policy Advisor Office of Disability Employment Policy U.S. Department of Labor
  • Marguerite Schervish, JD Technical Director, Division of Benefits and Coverage Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Mathew Schutzer, JD Trial Attorney, Special Litigation Section Civil Rights Division U.S. Department of Justice
  • Harvey Schwartz, PhD Senior Advisor, Priority Populations Office of Extramural Research, Education, and Priority Populations Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Christine Smith Senior Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration Office of the Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Melissa Spencer Deputy Associate Commissioner, Office of Disability Policy U.S. Social Security Administration
  • Lawrence Wexler, EdD Director, Research to Practice Division Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services U.S. Department of Education
  • Lisa Wiggins, PhD Epidemiologist National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities Centers for Disease Control and Prevention U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Nicole Williams, PhD Program Manager, Autism Research Program Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs U.S. Department of Defense
  • Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp, MD Associate Director for Children with Special Healthcare Needs National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities Center for Disease Control and Prevention U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Mohammed Yousuf Program Manager, Accessible Transportation Technologies Research Initiative Federal Highway Administration U.S. Department of Transportation

OASH Stakeholder Listening Panel Participants

  • Kristy Anderson, MSW Research Associate A.J. Drexel Autism Institute Drexel University
  • Scott Badesch President, Chief Executive Officer Autism Society
  • Julia Bascom Executive Director Autistic Self Advocacy Network
  • Shelby Crants Intern Autism Speaks
  • Marc Ellison, EdD, LPC Executive Director West Virginia Autism Training Center Marshall University
  • Angela Lello Senior Director for Public Policy Autism Speaks
  • David Mandell, ScD Associate Professor of Psychiatry Director, Center for Medical Health Policy and Services Research University of Pennsylvania
  • Margaret (Peggy) McManus, MHS Co-Project Director Got Transition
  • Anne Roux, MPH, MA Research Scientist A.J. Drexel Autism Institute Drexel University
  • Paul Shattuck, PhD Associate Professor Director, Life Course Outcomes Research Program A.J. Drexel Autism Institute Drexel University
  • Stuart Spielman, Esq. Senior Policy Advisor and Counsel Autism Speaks
  • Julie Lounds Taylor, PhD Assistant Professor Pediatrics and Special Education Vanderbilt University
  • Patience White, MD, MA Co-Project Director Got Transition

 
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