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Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health

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The AIR-P network envisions a future where autistic individuals experience optimal, multidimensional health and well-being.

 

 

Our Purpose

The Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health establishes and maintains an interdisciplinary, multicenter research network for scientific collaboration and infrastructure to increase the life expectancy and quality of life for autistic individuals, particularly for underserved and vulnerable populations. The purpose of the AIR-P is to support innovative life course intervention research that promotes optimal health and well-being of autistic individuals across the lifespan.

 

 

 

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OBJECTIVES

 

Identify

Identify the needs, experiences, and priorities of autistic individuals and their families and the current gaps in research, practice, and policy spheres

Translate

Facilitate the translation of intervention research to policy and practice by disseminating findings across sectors for diverse audiences.

Implement

Implement multi-site data collection through the AIR-P Network and create a centralized data repository. 

Train

Facilitate the training and mentorship of diverse early career investigators in physical health and autism.

 

 

 

AREAS OF FOCUS

 

Primary Care Services and Quality

 

 

Primary Care Services and Quality

Community-based Lifestyle Interventions

 

 

Community-based Lifestyle Interventions

Gender, Sexuality, and Reproductive Health

 

 

Gender, Sexuality, and Reproductive Health 

 

Health Systems and Services

 

 

Health Systems and Services

Neurology

 

 

Neurology

Genetics

 

 

Genetics