Resources for autistic students / students on the autism spectrum transitioning from high school to college, particularly in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields

Students, Families, Educators

Socializing in STEM Classes and Careers, Part Two: Practical Tips for Autistic Students

Don’t be discouraged if a first or second attempt at reaching out fails—just look for the next opportunity. 128
Students, Families

Socializing in STEM Classes and Careers, Part One: Insight for Autistic Students

Many STEM careers and college courses are thought to focus on “computer work” without much emphasis on the human interaction necessary for success. Oftentimes, however, collaboration with peers can be daunting but necessary to advance one’s studies and career. 164
Students, Educators

STEM, Autism, and Building Professional Relationships: Interview with a Mentor, Part Three

To me, "honors" is about the quality of your work, the quality of your thinking. It's not about whether you can do this full time. 419
Students, Families

Take a Campus Tour with Us: What Autistic Students Can Learn Through Self-Guided Campus Exploration

Video. The transition to university is major, major change, right? And, autistic people, we often thrive on predictability. It's really valuable to spend some time exploring the physical environment of a university campus before you start. 294

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