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Key Issues in MCH for 2019
Little research has been done to make autistic adult health better in the United States. Although a lot of research focuses on children on the autism spectrum, we know that priorities for children are not the same as those for adults. That's why are are excited about spreading lessons learned through the Autistic Adults and other Stakeholders Engaged Together project -- lessons that are guiding us to prioritize the meaningful inclusion for those on the autism spectrum when establishing areas for research.
|How Will We Know If Anyone Is Better Off? Life Course Interventions Require Innovative Evaluation|
As the maternal and child health field continues to move from theory to practice, we need to find out if our interventions based on a life course approach are truly having an impact. How will we know? Through careful evaluation. Simple, but not easy. Life course interventions represent innovation in practice – what's needed to move the field forward is innovation in evaluation and accountability methods as well.