In this interview series, Maureen Perkins talks to STS about supporting her son’s transition to college. Perkins and her son used their understanding of his autism to create and follow a matriculation plan that worked for him and allowed him to thrive.
Do you have experience with auditing classes, or is your student considering it? You might also like to hear from college transition consultant Susan Woods on auditing. If you have questions or comments about this option, let us know.
I think auditing might also be useful for a subject matter in which a student requires a couple attempts to be able to learn/process the material. For instance a student who finds math courses difficult may audit statistics or calculus the first time for “practice” and then take the course for credit the following term once they had time to practice the material for a term without penalty.