Advocates for autistic college students, including Editorial Board Members Sara Sanders Gardner and Theresa Revans-McMenimon, share tips for professors.
How Greater Autism Representation Positively Impacts the Workplace
Boosting productivity is just one of the benefits to having more people who have an autism diagnosis represented in the work force. Read on to learn more.
Junior Year: Five Things Students on the Spectrum Should Do to Prepare for College
What academic, professional, and social skills are you hoping to develop? Is a four-year college, a two-year program, or technical certificate the right fit? Having clear and realistic goals will prepare you for the next steps.
Strategies for Autistic Students in Overcoming Anxiety
Anxiety can be especially overwhelming and negatively impact the school experience. Luckily, there are many strategies you can use to reduce your anxiety and make you feel more confident and positive. Remember: you are not alone!
Six Things Autistic Students Should Do During the First Week of Classes
Meeting with the Disabilities Services Office during your first week of college classes is just one important step for autistic students.
Three Essential Ways to Support Your Autistic Student’s Transition to College
Be prepared to step back. This might be easier said than done, but treating your autistic student like an adult is key to their academic growth.
Five Reasons to Self-Disclose Your Autism When Going to College
Accommodations. Supports. Privacy Laws. These and other considerations can help autistic students decide whether to disclose their diagnosis in college.
Tips for Teachers Engaging with Students on the Spectrum
Unsure what providing accommodations to autistic students means in practical terms? Accommodations can be easy to implement and bring positive results.