Academic Autistic Spectrum Partnership in Research and Education (AASPIRE, http://aaspire.org) – The Academic Autistic Spectrum Partnership In Research and Education (AASPIRE) brings together the academic community and the autistic community to develop and perform research projects relevant to the needs of adults on the autistic spectrum. AASPIRE has two currently active projects on healthcare and employment.
Pathways to Positive Futures: EASA Connections a developmental, community-engaged project to create and pilot test a series of peer-created and peer-led resources for youth experiencing early psychosis.
Pregnancy and Support Services for Women with Developmental Disabilities Community-engaged qualitative project to understand and identify experiences related to pregnancy from women with intellectual disabilities and women on the autism spectrum, and to develop accessible informational health resources targeted toward the unique needs of the population.
Field Test of the Internet-based Safer and Stronger Program for Men With Disabilities a randomized control trial to field-test the Internet-based Safer and Stronger Program for men with disabilities, an abuse-awareness program created by and for men with disabilities.
Partnering with People with Developmental Disabilities to Address Violence Community Based Participatory Research project to understand the relationship between violence victimization, disability, and health in people with developmental disabilities.