Kristy Anderson

Assistant Professor
Kristy Anderson

Contact Information

(850) 644-9599
Resume / CV

Dr. Anderson is an Assistant Professor at the Florida State University College of Social Work. Her research focuses primarily on social policies and the financial security of children and adults on the autism spectrum.


  • Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities
  • Intersectionality
  • Cash and Food Assistance Programs
  • Medicaid


Anderson, K.A., Hemmeter, J., Wittenburg, D., Baller, J., Rast, J.E., Roux. A.M., & Shattuck, P.T. (2021). National and state trends in autistic adult Supplemental Security Income awardees: 2005-2019. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1-13.

Anderson, K. A., Hemmeter, J., Rast, J. E., Roux, A. M., & Shattuck, P. T. (2020). Trends in Supplemental Security Income payments to adults with autism. Psychiatric Services, 71(6), 602-607.

Anderson, K.A., & Woodman, Ashley C. (2018). Supported Living. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 4, 1617-1619. SAGE Publications.

Anderson, K.A., Roux, A.M., Kuo, A., & Shattuck, P.T. (2018). Social-ecological correlates in adult autism outcome studies: A scoping review. Pediatrics, 141(Supplement 4), pp. S306-S317.

Anderson, K.A., Sosnowy, C., Kuo, A., & Shattuck, P.T. (2018). Transition of individuals with autism to adulthood: A review of qualitative studies. Pediatrics, 141(Supplement 4), pp. S318-S327.

Anderson, K.A., & McDonald, T., Edsall, D., Smith, L.E., & Taylor, J.L. (2015). Postsecondary expectations of high school students with autism spectrum disorders. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disorders, 31(1), 16-26.

Anderson, K. A., Shattuck, P. T., Cooper, B. P., Roux, A. M., & Wagner, M. (2014). Prevalence and correlates of postsecondary residential status among young adults with an autism spectrum disorder. Autism, 18(5), 562-570.


2017. Principal Investigator. Employment experiences and outcomes of transition age Supplemental Security Income recipients with Autism ($10,000). Analyzing Relationships between Disability, Rehabilitation and Work Small Grant Program. Social Security Administration.

2017. Principal Investigator. Usage Trends and Characteristics of SSI Recipients on the Autism Spectrum ($30,000). Organization for Autism Research Applied Research Grant.

Kristy Anderson