Even if you know you want to disclose your autism to a professor and know what you want to say, this template can help ensure you communicate confidently
Taking campus tours, exploring student activities, and accepting a little anxiety. Things autistic students can do to make college transition, well, if not “a breeze,” a little less intimidating!
Advocates for autistic college students, including Editorial Board Members Sara Sanders Gardner and Theresa Revans-McMenimon, share tips for professors.
What academic, professional, and social skills are you hoping to develop? Is a four-year college, a two-year program, or technical certificate the right fit? Having clear and realistic goals will prepare you for the next steps.
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.