Collaboration: the action of working with someone to produce or create something. Community: a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.
The Autism in Context Research Advisory Board consists of members of the University of Delaware community who identify as being on the autism spectrum. Members of the advisory board provide critiques and advice on current research projects. The advisory board consults on future research and shapes the Autism in Context research agenda.
Kaitlyn Myers is a freshman at the University of Delaware planning to graduate in the spring of 2023. In her high-school career, Kaitlyn partook in a leadership program, mentorship in a life skills classroom, and was an involved member of her community. She was also the valedictorian of her graduating class. At the University of Delaware, she is in the honors program and has a major in psychology and minors in disability studies and neuroscience. In addition, Kaitlyn is an Access: Abilities Scholar, allowing her to explore disability in her field of interest through her college career. Kaitlyn hopes to continue to do research with individuals with disabilities in her future endeavors.
Autism Alliance of Michigan
Leading collaborative efforts across the state to improve the quality of life for individuals with autism.
We partner with the Autism Alliance of Michigan on sexual abuse identification, prevention, and risk reduction.
The Autism Program of Illinois
A state wide network of resources for autism spectrum disorders.
We have partnered with The Autism Program of Illinois and the University of Illinois affiliate to conduct research on comprehensive sexuality education and family mealtimes.
The LIFE Research Team at Michigan State University
Lifting Individuals and Families through Empowerment
We partner with the LIFE research team to conduct research on the transition to adulthood for autistic youth and their families.