AGE-IN Act Introduced to Address Transition Needs of Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) has introduced the Assistance in Gaining Experience, Independence and Navigation (AGE-IN) Act of 2013 (S. 1259). The bill seeks to address the school-to-adult life transition needs of youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders, by funding grants to provide research, training, and transition navigator services. The bill was referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.