Rewarding STEM Jobs are available to autistic students without a 4-year degree. STEM career paths take many forms. Learn how to best pursue your interests.
Exploring Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment: An Interview with College Student Jake Keene
Hear about one student’s experience in an inclusive concurrent enrollment program, and what he’s up to in college now.
Bullying and Autism: How to Recognize Harmful Behavior and Create a Safer School Environment
When you see bullying, act. One of the most important things people can do is not to become a “passive bystander” when others are being bullied.
A Guide for Autistic Students: World Mental Health Day 2018, Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World
Young people on the spectrum often feel increased judgement and pressure to fit in with their [neurotypical] peers…We need more awareness of the mental health issues many young people on the spectrum may face.
“Find a Pathway That Works for You”: Jody Goldstein, Director of Disabilities Services, UMASS Lowell
When students receive peer support, they are much less likely to feel isolated and marginalized. Judy Goldstein discusses ways peer mentoring groups help autistic students thrive.
Interview With the Creator of “The Network”: a Social Networking Program for Young Adults on the Spectrum
How joining autism-specific student groups can enhance your college experience, helping you make friends, build skills, and develop academic connections.
Autism Inclusive-Hiring Spotlight: Microsoft
You know who is hiring autistic individuals? Microsoft, for one! Learn about their innovative process and how their recruiting people on the spectrum.
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.
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!