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Life Course Outcomes

Explore Our Research

Explore Our Research

Learn about major projects currently underway, and where our research is headed.


How can we improve the lives of people on the autism spectrum? This is the big question we at the Life Course Outcomes team are working to answer. Our award winning research informs policy and services at the community and national levels on ways to improve quality of life.

We cover a wide range of topics, all related to producing better life outcomes for people on the autism spectrum.

New on the Blog

Reporting on Vocational Rehabilitation

May 03, 2016

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How do people with autism interact with the Vocational Rehabilitation system to find employment? Read the latest from the LCO director about our new in-depth report.

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Awareness, Education, and Counseling: Supporting mental health for adults with autism

Mar 30, 2016

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Anxiety is known to add to functional impairments in those with autism, but studies of children and adolescents suggest that when we treat anxiety, we may see improvement in symptoms of autism as a whole.

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