Video. Brief overview of the kinds of supports students and families can expect in the college environment. Can vary a lot by institution.
Letter to a Younger Me: Share Laughs and Memories with the People Who are Present
Your academic journey may take some time, maybe even lots more time. Do your best and enjoy the ride, and don’t judge your self-worth by the length of time it takes to complete a degree, the grades you earn, or the salary you make.
Download This: Class Organizer for Autistic Students
Downloadable class schedule organizer. Template for keeping track of your classes that can be incorporated into larger organizational strategies.
Spectrum Q & A With College Transition Consultant Susan Woods: Time Management
The importance of structuring student time and why considering a reduced course load can support positive transition outcomes.
Insight for Autistic Students and Their Families About Developing Self-Advocacy Skills: Two Studies on Emerging Adulthood
What can you do as a parent to act in “autonomy-supportive” ways? We’re glad you asked! You can support developmental processes in an independence-focused and communication-driven environment at home.
Patrick Pontificates: Feel Free Not to Do Foolish Things (Even if Other Students Behave Foolishly)
Spectrum Q & A With College Transition Consultant Susan Woods: Preparing for Independence
Video interview. How should families navigate the transition from HS to college with their autistic student? Steps to take now for increased self-advocacy and for encouraging internal motivation.
How Examining Autism and the Immigrant Experience Together Can Benefit Communities
Video. By considering the autistic experience side by side with the immigrant experience, researcher Laura Gilmour seeks to advocate for both communities.
Finding the Right Fit: Good Tech Internships and Jobs Empower Autistic Students
If you are trying to break into software engineering, I can’t recommend sites like HackerRank enough–they’ll get you used to approaching problems in a systematic way that will come in handy in interviews.
Tips for Autistic Students: How to Make the Most of a Tutoring Session
Different ways to access tutoring support. Tips about how to prepare for different kinds of tutoring sessions for autistic students.