Contributor Katie Matthews guides autistic students through considerations that will help them clarify their preferences for college learning environments.
Sometimes we hear a lot about autism and STEM, and it can feel unthoughtful. Here, contributor Katie Matthews helps students clarify whether a STEM field might be a match for them, and which particular fields could be a good fit.
Check for filler words. Are you overly using “like” or “um?” While these are somewhat normalized in daily speaking and often increase during nervous moments, making note of your habits can help you be aware of what you might say and help decrease use of them.
Hear from an autistic STEM employee about the college transition and how he’s succeeding in the workforce.
For many autistic and neurotypical students, college presents a depth of challenges, course material, and independence that they likely haven’t had much experience with before. UDL can support instruction and student growth.
Downloadable class schedule organizer. Template for keeping track of your classes that can be incorporated into larger organizational strategies.
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.
Different ways to access tutoring support. Tips about how to prepare for different kinds of tutoring sessions for autistic students.