Service Use and Unmet Needs Among Adults with Autism Awaiting Home- and Community-Based Medicaid Services.

@article{Schott2020ServiceUA,
  title={Service Use and Unmet Needs Among Adults with Autism Awaiting Home- and Community-Based Medicaid Services.},
  author={Whitney Schott and Stacy L Nonnemacher and Lindsay Lawer Shea},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={2020}
}
Autistic adults in need of long-term services and supports spend months on waiting lists before receiving such services through Medicaid. Data from a state-wide survey of adults and their caregivers on a waiting list for autism waivers suggest that the majority have unmet needs for functional skills services (63.6%), employment or vocation services (62.1%), and mental and behavioral health services (52.8%). Almost a third require case management services (28.3%). Predictors of greater service… Expand
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