Bridging communication differences between autistic and non-autistic people. Editorial Board Member Arianne Garcia and contributor Katie Newton discuss the limitations …
Steps to Autism Acceptance Podcast: Episode Five, Inclusive College Models for Students Who Have Autism
Inclusive college models for students who have autism. Editorial Board Member Theresa Revans-McMenimon and her husband John McMenimon talk about …
Steps to Autism Acceptance Podcast: Episode Four, What Friends and Peers Can Do to Support College Students on the Spectrum
Editorial Board Member Claire Barnett and her college friends talk about being autistic as well as being friends with students …
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.
Steps to Autism Acceptance Podcast, Episode Three: Communication Within Interpersonal Relationships
Editorial Board Member John Caldora and spouse Alexandria Crabtree Caldora on how autistic people can navigate communication challenges in their …
Steps to Autism Acceptance Podcast: Episode One, Institutions of Higher Education
Editorial Board Member Susan Woods and Dr. Eric Endlich on what colleges and institutions of higher education can do to …
Universal Design for Learning (UDL): Supporting All STEM Learners
For many autistic and neurotypical students, college presents a depth of challenges, course material, and independence that they likely haven’t had much experience with before. UDL can support instruction and student growth.
Scholarships, Grants & Loans for Students on the Spectrum
Additional scholarships include the Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships (two scholarships) and the Lisa Higgins Hussman Scholarship, 15 of which were awarded last year.
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.
Finding the Right Fit: Things for Autistic Students to Think About When Choosing College Classes
Talk with your professors about your potential needs, whether that means a quiet testing environment, extended time on projects, or organizational assistance.