Autistic STEM grad student Patrick Dwyer recommends families and autistic students take a self-guided campus tour. Video tour of UC Davis, packed with tips.
Editorial Board Member Arianne Garcia and college student Rem discuss some of the challenges and barriers to autistic student success, …
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.
If we ban technology, we are hurting some of the most vulnerable students and infringing on their rights to access accommodations.
To me, “honors” is about the quality of your work, the quality of your thinking. It’s not about whether you can do this full time.
Always be respectful and professional when corresponding with a professor or course instructor. Using “Dear” to begin emails, using the professor’s last name (i.e. Professor Brown), and signing off with a “Thank you,” or “Sincerely” goes a long way!
Answer questions about the syllabus. Use unambiguous language. Julia Leverone shares simple supports that autistic students can ask their professors for.
Dr. Julia Leverone demystifies the process of talking to college professors for autistic students and explains why it can be helpful to approach them.
Meeting with the Disabilities Services Office during your first week of college classes is just one important step for autistic students.
Unsure what providing accommodations to autistic students means in practical terms? Accommodations can be easy to implement and bring positive results.