AIR-P Scholars Awardees

COHORT 3

PROECT AWARDEE INSTITUTION
Redesign of Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Young People on the Autism Spectrum for Use in Community-Based Clinics: Discover Phase Part II: Demonstration Study Alana McVey, PhD University of Washington
Characterizing Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) in Autistic Children Meeryo Choe, MD University of California, Los Angeles
Mapping Clinical Relationships Between Autism and Multisystem Autoimmune Manifestations Laura Foran Lewis, PhD University of Vermont
Evaluating autistic adolescents’ and their caregiver’s perceived utility and social validity of an online puberty and sexual health educational toolkit Jenny Mai Phan, PhD Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Children's National Hospital

COHORT 2

PROJECT AWARDEE INSTITUTION
Mapping My Health: A Community Asset Mapping (CAM) Intervention to Expand the Social Support Networks of Autistic Young Adults and Improve Physical Health and Well-Being Jennifer Bumble Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities (KUCDD)
Healthcare Transition (HCT) for Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) with Autism in Primary Care Setting Alice Zhang University of Kansas Medical Center
Recommendations for Improving Gastrointestinal Health among Autistic Adults: A Qualitative Community-Based Participatory Study Calliope Holingue & Margaret Johnson Kennedy Krieger Institute
Identifying the Constructs for an Autistic Quality of Life (AQoL) Measure Becca Lory Hector & Brenna Maddox UNC Chapel Hill
First-person construct validation of flourishing measures for health surveillance of autistic youth Samantha M. Ross West Virginia University

COHORT 1

PROJECT AWARDEE INSTITUTION
Community-Based Self-Determination Intervention to Enhance Goal Setting and Attainment Targeting Employment, Postsecondary Education, Community Participation, and Physical Health Outcomes Sheida Raley Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities (KUCDD)
Health equity promotion for sexual and gender minorities on the autism spectrum Laura Graham-Holmes Kaiser Permanente/CUNY
Exploring the Mental Health Care Experiences of Autistic LGBTQ+ Youth: A Community-participatory Study Lauren Baczewski UCLA
Informing the Design of Culturally Relevant Transition Programing for Racial/Ethnic Minority and Linguistically Diverse Young People and Their Families Kendra Liljenquist University of Washington
The Birds and Bees: A pilot study of a parent-mediated sexuality education program for preteens and teens on the Autism Spectrum Lindsey DeVries University of Colorado School of Medicine
Evaluating a Remote Developmental Assessment for Latinx Infants and Toddlers at High Likelihood for Developing Autism Jessica Kinard University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Patient, Parent, and Provider Partnerships in Healthcare Transition: A New Program for Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders Diana Cejas University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Specialty Neurodevelopmental Care for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder – What Works? Jessica Solomon Sanders University of Colorado School of Medicine
Increasing Access to Autism-Specific Care in Primary Care: Diagnosis and Access to Treatment Alice Bravo University of Washington