This September, our focus will be on adulthood transitions, housing, and long-term care support, and National Suicide Prevention Month; additionally, we’ll continue emphasizing COVID-19 and how to safely transition to in-person situations; additionally, we’ll continue emphasizing COVID-19 vaccination information and general COVID-19 support. Our policy resources include information regarding the Better Care Better Jobs Act, the Residential Systems Project, and more.
- Autism: The Transition to Adulthood
- Ask the Expert: Planning the Transition to Adulthood
- Supportive Living for Young Adults With Autism
- Employment and the Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Housing & Long-Term Support
- Housing for Adults with Autism: A Growing Crisis
- Residential and Housing Support
- Autism After Age 21
- How I really feel about living alone as an Autistic Adult
National Suicide Prevention Month
- Suicide Risk among People with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- The hidden danger of suicide in autism
- Rate of Suicide 3 Times Higher for Autistic People
- Autism Resource for Warning Signs of Suicide: Considerations for the Autism Community
- Mental Health Awareness Episode
- Ohio psychiatrist explains how to navigate post-pandemic ‘re-entry’ anxiety
- How the pandemic is reshaping education
- 5 Tips for Easing Into Post-COVID Life When the Time Comes
- Reference the CDC’s interim public health recommendations for fully vaccinated people.
- Check out this integrated county view of key data for monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.
- The Administration for Community Living has funded three longitudinal data projects of national significance for nearly 30 years. Learn more.
- A new analysis of the Better Care Better Jobs Act by Richard Frank and Jonathan Gruber provides data on how this policy would enable 3.2 million people with disabilities to access home- and community-based services.
- The Kaiser Family Foundation analyzes how state Medicaid HCBS responded to COVID.
- This video presentation shares findings from a Facebook intervention that used Charting the LifeCourse materials with families of youth with IDD.
- Raising Expectations for Better Futures, was developed in 2020 by the Massachusetts Partnership for Transition to Employment as a resource for advocates to help families of youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities develop a vision of competitive integrated employment for their loved ones
The Autism Society’s National Contact Center staff are here to support you and provide you with the resources you need. Our Information & Referral Specialists are available Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 7:00 pm (Eastern Time) at 800-3-AUTISM (800-328-8476) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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