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National Autism Indicators Reports

To make a difference, research must reach those who need it. The National Autism Indicators Report series presents our research findings in a clearly communicated, open-access, online format to speed the delivery of information to decision-makers while maintaining very high standards of scientific credibility.

2017 National Autism Indicators Report Cover

National Autism Indicators Report: Developmental Disability Services and Outcomes in Adulthood

Many adults with autism have a difficult time achieving employment, continued education, and independent living. This report explores the experiences of adults with ASD who used services funded through state Developmental Disability (DD) agencies in 2014-15. We learn more about their characteristics, the quality of their lives, the opportunities they have to participate in their communities, their ability to exercise choice in their lives, and their access to needed services.

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2016 NAIR Vocational Rehabilitation

National Autism Indicators Report: Vocational Rehabilitation

Employment is about more than simply earning a paycheck - it influences quality of life, independence, and wellness. Historically, employment outcomes for adults with autism are poor. The U.S. Vocational Rehabilitation system (VR) is designed to provide support to states for implementation of services to assist people with disabilities to prepare for, find, and keep employment. VR data allow us to examine some outcomes for those with autism compared to their peers.

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National Autism Indicators Report

National Autism Indicators Report: Transition into Young Adulthood

Young adults with autism have a difficult time following high school for almost any outcome you choose - working, continuing school, living independently, socializing and participating in the community, and staying healthy and safe. To complicate matters, many of these youth begin their journey into adulthood by stepping off a services cliff. Access to needed supports and services drops off dramatically after high school - with too many having no help at all.

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