The Administration for Community Living (ACL) was created around the fundamental principle that all people, regardless of age or disability, should be able to live independently and fully participate in their communities.
Good nutrition is vital to good health and quality of life. Mathematica is a leader in evaluating programs and policies to ensure healthy and sufficient diets for all Americans. Our research has addressed the quality of foods federal nutrition assistance provide as well as the diets people consumer throughout their lives—from infancy to advanced age.
The Administration on Aging Nutrition Services Program Evaluation
Ensuring the Integrity of the School Meals Application Process
This study is evaluating the accuracy of the school meals benefit determination process nationwide by updating and expanding on work Mathematica completed in 2004.
Senior Survey Researcher
Laura Kalb has more than 25 years of experience designing and directing large-scale data collection efforts using traditional and computer-assisted telephone interviewing, in-person, mail, and web methodologies.Featured Projects
- Expanding the Use and Understanding of Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs
- Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES)
- Observed Quality and Psychometric Properties of the CLASS-T in the Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey
- Learning As We Go: A First Snapshot of Early Head Start Programs, Staff, Families, and Children. Volume II: Technical Appendices
- Early Childhood
after six months of SNAP participation.