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.
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.
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.
How joining autism-specific student groups can enhance your college experience, helping you make friends, build skills, and develop academic connections.
You know who is hiring autistic individuals? Microsoft, for one! Learn about their innovative process and how their recruiting people on the spectrum.
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.
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!