When the first day comes, it can bring a variety of emotions and complications. The good news is, there are ways to soften the impact of this radically new experience.
Strategies for Autistic Students Around Exam and Paper Due Dates
Organizational whiz Katie Matthews shares techniques to help autistic students optimize their studying to earn good grades on exams and major papers
Autistic People Don’t Need to Be Cured
Autism advocate Justin Robbins makes an impassioned case for a positive view of autistic experience and points out how autistic strengths can fit with STEM fields
Activating Common College Accommodations for Autism
You know college accommodations exist, but how do students activate them? College transition expert Susan Woods explains the process.
Evaluating a Disability Service Office: Autism & College
How can you get a clear sense of the quality of a Disabilities Office and the kinds of support their staff and programs provide? College transition expert Susan Woods shares some tips.
How Four Community Colleges Support Students on the Spectrum
At a community college near you: programs to support academic and social success for autistic students. Check out these four examples.
Autism and Understanding Unwritten College Expectations: Part Three, The Course Calendar
Contributor Katie Matthews breaks down the “hidden meaning” in common syllabus components for autistic students. Learn how to make the calendar work for you
Autism & Understanding Common Syllabus Phrases
Say what? Contributor Katie Matthews breaks down some common syllabus phrases for autistic students, helping to make course expectations clearer.
Autism and Understanding Unwritten College Expectations: Part One, Syllabus Overview
Consider the syllabus a mini-rule book. These documents can be upwards of seven or eight pages (yikes!), but Katie Matthews helps students sort it all out.
Reflections from an Autistic Young Professional on High School to College Transition Mistakes
Physics-lover and Editorial Board Member Arianne Garcia explores challenges in her academic experience related to autism, and how she found her professional path