Audio interview. Dr. Schalomon: “If you don’t quite know what the student needs, go to the student and ask.”
UDL is a framework for designing based on three broad principles tied to how our brain functions in terms of networks.
Align your strengths with your interests. Find a supportive mentor. Be willing to accept some trial-and-error. Autistic students can succeed in STEM.
Scheduling your time well is one of the simplest and most effective strategies to achieving success at college! But how can we schedule our time well? Read on to find out.
Laura Gilmour shares her journey from new student learning about college expectations to confident graduate student conducting her own STEM research.
Answer questions about the syllabus. Use unambiguous language. Julia Leverone shares simple supports that autistic students can ask their professors for.
Anxiety can be especially overwhelming and negatively impact the school experience. Luckily, there are many strategies you can use to reduce your anxiety and make you feel more confident and positive. Remember: you are not alone!
Be prepared to step back. This might be easier said than done, but treating your autistic student like an adult is key to their academic growth.