Disclosing your autism to college friends can be a way to grow friendships and develop even better connections to people who share your interests.
Should you disclose your autism in college? STEM graduate Justin Robbins shares the pros and cons based on his college experience.
Editorial Board Member Claire Barnett and her college friends talk about being autistic as well as being friends with students …
Transitioning to any sort of new school is like taking notes in class – messy. It also feels like everyone else is walking around with a navigation system while you’re just fumbling about. Sometimes though, other people let you know that they don’t have a GPS either!
On one hand, disclosing too early could create bias that eliminates you from the competition. On the other hand, disclosing provides context that can help you have a more successful interaction with a future employer.
Say what? Contributor Katie Matthews breaks down some common syllabus phrases for autistic students, helping to make course expectations clearer.
Accommodations. Supports. Privacy Laws. These and other considerations can help autistic students decide whether to disclose their diagnosis in college.