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The Transition to Adulthood for Youth with I/DD: A Review of Research, Policy and Next Steps

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Youth with developmental disabilities face numerous challenges with regard to maintaining effective and continuous health care as they reach adulthood. ASAN has released a new policy brief on addressing the health care needs of autistic youth and others with developmental disabilities as they transition to adulthood. This brief provides recommendations to ensure that young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities receive consistent access to quality health care, as well as support in taking on adult levels of autonomy with respect to their own health care needs.

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This Easy Read Policy Brief is a plain language version of an ASAN policy brief called “The Transition to Adulthood for Youth with I/DD: A Review of Research, Policy and Next Steps.” This policy brief is about health care issues young people with disabilities face when they get older.

The Easy Read policy brief comes with a two-page fact sheet that covers all the major ideas in the brief.

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