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Reports published by the TPI provide research-based analyses of current trends in disability and autism and highlight recent developments benefiting children, adults, and families. The TPI brings clarity to complex, emerging issues by examining all sides of the debate and presenting objective, research-based views. It is a vital and reliable resource for policymakers and the press.
Our Reports
Our reports are written and designed to provide concise, jargon-free analyses of complex questions trends, and topics. They offer specific, relevant examples as well as concrete implications and interventions strategies for stakeholders.

Who would use our reports?

  • Legislators and legislative staff
  • Governors’ offices, state education agencies, higher education officials, and representatives from statewide organizations and foundations

Transition to Work

Transition to work To increase the rate and conditions of employment for people with disabilities. Over the next decade, about a half million people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) will reach adulthood. Although many people with disabilities struggle to gain meaningful employment, recent research indicates that youth with ASD are experiencing increased difficulty in successfully transitioning to employment.

Disability Prevalence

Disability Prevalence To explain significant movements in the rate of diagnosis of one or more groups and determine what policy change created the prevalence change or is needed to correct such movements.

School and Community Inclusion

School and Community Inclusion Some programs want assistance to better reach their inclusive goals and others want to learn how to be inclusive. Through its team of specialists, inclusive society technical assistance provides practical information and training for those programs to more effectively include people with disabilities.

Ethnicity within Disability

Ethnicity within Disability To understand and attempt to explain, and where needed correct, disproportionalities in schools and communities.

Community Living

Community Living To investigate, report and promote promising ideas and models that serve the goal of an inclusive living community.