Hello! It’s good to finally talk with you. I’ve wanted to do this for years now. How are you doing? You don’t have to say “good” or anything else like that unless you mean it. It’s kind of odd how we (society) ask that question but there’s only one acceptable answer.
Template for Approaching Your Teachers About Autism
Even if you know you want to disclose your autism to a professor and know what you want to say, this template can help ensure you communicate confidently
Autism Inclusive-Hiring Spotlight: German Software Company SAP
We’re big fans of SAP, whose inclusive-hiring practices are geared in part toward hiring autistic job candidates. Read on to learn more about their process.
How to Tell if You Have Autism, OCD, or Both
Are you an autistic college student who feels worried or stressed, and want to know whether there’s more going on? This post may provide some answers.
Autism and Community College: Why It’s a Good Fit
Open admissions, articulation agreements with four-year colleges, flexible schedules, low cost, robust support services–autistic students can thrive at community colleges.
The Push for Neurodiversity: Six Reasons to be Hopeful About Job Prospects for Autistic Students
Tech leaders are paving the way for greater autism-inclusivity in the workforce, rethinking the interview, providing accommodations, and investing in people
Purple Table Reservations: How One Company is Accommodating Autism in Restaurants
Most of us like to share a meal at a restaurant, and Purple Table Reservations is making that easier for autistic people and other people with disabilities, which can make dining out a challenge.
Five Ways to Prepare Your Autistic Student for Achievement as They Transition to College
Practice life-skills. Find a point-person on campus. Encourage your autistic student’s self-advocacy. Becker discusses these and other supports for students on the spectrum preparing to transition to college.
Know Disability Laws: Reduce Your Anxiety When Your Student on the Spectrum Transitions to College
FERPA. IDEA. ADA. After reading this article, you’ll have a clearer understanding of these laws and what they mean for you and your autistic college student.
Parent Perspective: Autism, Independence, Safety, and Campus Choice
Maureen Perkins and her son who has autism started planning his college transition his sophomore year of HS. It paid off. Strategies that worked for them.