Building an Academic Home for Research on the Most Pressing Issues Affecting Autistic Adults: Reflections on Our Journal's First Year

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When we launched Autism in Adulthood, I put forth the vision that the journal would become “the academic home for the research and scholarship that will ultimately enable all autistic adults to lead healthy, fulfilling lives.”1 As this issue—the final one in our first volume—goes to press, I am in awe of how quickly and effectively our emerging field has come together to support this goal. I cannot begin to express my gratitude to our editors, editorial board members, peer reviewers, authors, readers, and publishers who have made the journal possible. As I look toward the future, I am humbled by how much we, as a field, need to do to truly create a world where all autistic adults lead healthy fulfilling lives.


Copyright 2019, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers



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