Understanding privacy laws in relation to autism and college student rights can help students and families prepare for the college transition.
An Introduction for Autistic Students: the Social Dynamics of College and University Classrooms
Social dynamics of college classrooms for autistic students. STEM grad student Patrick Dwyer gives an overview of how college differs from high school.
Transition Programs: an Overview for Autistic Students Going to College
Contributor Chelsea Harris explores college transition programs for autistic students as well as the transition process, including different support models.
Disability Services Offices (DSO) & Autism in College
Video interview. Patrick Dwyer and UC Davis Disability Specialist Dr. Joseph Spector discuss the role of Disability Services Offices on campuses.
Exploring Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment: An Interview with College Student Jake Keene
Hear about one student’s experience in an inclusive concurrent enrollment program, and what he’s up to in college now.
Spectrum Q & A With College Transition Consultant Susan Woods: Declaring a Disability
Brief video. Declaring a disability in college? College transition expert Susan Woods introduces families to the basics in order to access accommodations.
College Student Housing: Answers for Autistic Students
Video overview of college student housing with STEM grad student Patrick Dwyer. Noise, room accommodations, issues with roommates, and more.
Autistic Professional Profiles: Quality Assurance Specialist, Aerospace Engineering and Manufacturing Company
Hear from an autistic STEM employee about the college transition and how he’s succeeding in the workforce.
Rules About Technology in the Classroom: A Barrier for Students With Disabilities?
If we ban technology, we are hurting some of the most vulnerable students and infringing on their rights to access accommodations.
Guest Post Two: Autistic Science Person Ira Kraemer on Challenges to STEM Education for Students Lacking a Diagnosis
I can’t overstate this enough: the most important part of graduate school is finding nice people, having a kind, supportive mentor, and having peers who support each other.