“I do best when”: college transition expert Susan Woods shares how self-assessment can help autistic students advocate for what they need and why
The syllabus is “the ins and outs of the class.” College transition expert Susan Woods explains why it’s so important and why autistic students should approach their professors about it
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.
Open admissions, articulation agreements with four-year colleges, flexible schedules, low cost, robust support services–autistic students can thrive at community colleges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Taking campus tours, exploring student activities, and accepting a little anxiety. Things autistic students can do to make college transition, well, if not “a breeze,” a little less intimidating!
Emotional safety, physical safety, and practical considerations that help autistic students create and maintain a variety of healthy relationships.