Tech leaders are paving the way for greater autism-inclusivity in the workforce, rethinking the interview, providing accommodations, and investing in people
Five Ways to Prepare Your Autistic Student for Achievement as They Transition to College
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.
Senior Year: Seven Steps Autistic Students Should Take to Prepare for College
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!
Safe Sexuality on Campus for Adults on the Spectrum: Recognizing the Unique Challenges
Emotional safety, physical safety, and practical considerations that help autistic students create and maintain a variety of healthy relationships.
How Greater Autism Representation Positively Impacts the Workplace
Boosting productivity is just one of the benefits to having more people who have an autism diagnosis represented in the work force. Read on to learn more.
Junior Year: Five Things Students on the Spectrum Should Do to Prepare for College
What academic, professional, and social skills are you hoping to develop? Is a four-year college, a two-year program, or technical certificate the right fit? Having clear and realistic goals will prepare you for the next steps.
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!
Six Things Autistic Students Should Do During the First Week of Classes
Meeting with the Disabilities Services Office during your first week of college classes is just one important step for autistic students.
Three Essential Ways to Support Your Autistic Student’s Transition to College
Be prepared to step back. This might be easier said than done, but treating your autistic student like an adult is key to their academic growth.
Five Reasons to Self-Disclose Your Autism When Going to College
Accommodations. Supports. Privacy Laws. These and other considerations can help autistic students decide whether to disclose their diagnosis in college.