Autism Transition to Adulthood Initiative (ATTAIN)


ATTAIN identifies evidence-based scalable transition practices for the vulnerable population of youth with Autism. It leverages existing longitudinal data from a transition-focused randomized control trial while also extending the scope of research to cover the nation.

Project Activities

  • Leveraging existing longitudinal data from a transition-focused research demonstration project (RDP)
  • Conducting a new survey with the RDP’s sample
  • Establishing a nationally representative longitudinal survey


Contact Information

Leslie Shaw

201 Dolgen Hall,
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Funding Agencies

Gift from K. Lisa Yang

Principal Investigator

Leslie Shaw

Collaborating Partners

Research Team: Leslie Shaw (PI), Katie Brendli (Research Team Member), and Hassan Enayati (Research Consultant)