Accessing the Community: Resources & References

Resources for Accessing the Community

Americans with Disabilities Act

Autism Family and Provider Resource Team

Elevate the Spectrum

Vanderbuilt Kennedy Center, Dr. Erik Carter, PhD: Belonging


Carter, E., Swedeen, B., Walter, M. C. M., & Moss, C. K. (2012). “I Don’t Have to Do This by Myself?” Parent-Led Community Conversations to Promote Inclusion. Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities37(1), 9–23.

Condeluci, A. (1995). Interdependence: The route to community. CRC Press.

Dimakos, C., Kamenetsky, S. B., Condeluci, A., Curran, J., Flaherty, P., Fromknecht, J., ... & Williams, J. (2016). Somewhere to live, something to do, someone to love: Examining levels and sources of social capital among people with disabilities. Canadian Journal of Disability Studies5(4), 130-180.

Bishop‐Fitzpatrick, L., Smith DaWalt, L., Greenberg, J. S., & Mailick, M. R. (2017). Participation in recreational activities buffers the impact of perceived stress on quality of life in adults with autism spectrum disorder. Autism Research10(5), 973-982.

Beadle‐Brown, J., Leigh, J., Whelton, B., Richardson, L., Beecham, J., Baumker, T., & Bradshaw, J. (2016). Quality of life and quality of support for people with severe intellectual disability and complex needs. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities29(5), 409-421.