Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health
The AIR-P network envisions a future where autistic individuals experience optimal, multidimensional health and well-being.
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.
Identify the needs, experiences, and priorities of autistic individuals and their families and the current gaps in research, practice, and policy spheres
Facilitate the translation of intervention research to policy and practice by disseminating findings across sectors for diverse audiences.
Implement multi-site data collection through the AIR-P Network and create a centralized data repository.
Facilitate the training and mentorship of diverse early career investigators in physical health and autism.
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