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National Core Indicators: Adult Consumer Survey

What are the National Core Indicators, and what can the survey tell us about adults with intellectual disability?

Paul Shattuck

Jessica Rast, Anne Roux, Paul Shattuck


Employment, Community and Social Participation, Access to Services, Health and Mental Health, Safety and Risk, Living Arrangements

Fact Sheet

Data Source

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Key Findings

General demographics of Adult Consumer Survey participants
How the survey was conducted
What types of information was collected


The National Core Indicators (NCI) is a collaborative initiative that champions a nationwide, standardized set of indicators that describe and explore the characteristics, services received, and outcomes of individuals who have developmental disabilities. This fact sheet provides the basics about the Adult Consumer Survey, which surveys adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities who receive services and case management from their state.

Suggested Citation

Rast JE, Roux, AM, Shattuck PT. Survey of Adult Consumer Survey. National Autism Data Center Fact Sheet Series; About the Data. Philadelphia, PA: Life Course Outcomes Research Program, A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, Drexel University, 2016.