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.
Rules About Technology in the Classroom: A Barrier for Students With Disabilities?
If we ban technology, we are hurting some of the most vulnerable students and infringing on their rights to access accommodations.
Guest Post Three: Autistic Science Person Ira Kraemer on Self-care, Disclosure, and Positive Outcomes in College
Autistic Science Person Ira Kraemer: Transitioning to Grad School & Adjusting to the New Environment
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!
Spectrum Q & A With College Transition Consultant Susan Woods: Time Management
The importance of structuring student time and why considering a reduced course load can support positive transition outcomes.
College Autism & Student Variability: UDL Resources
Video interview. If you’ve already watched our brief videos on what UDL is, how to implement it, and tips for group work, this one can direct you to further resources.
The Autism Accommodations Process: Faculty Primer
The goal is not to provide a golden ticket to whatever a student wants. The goal is to provide them with an equitable classroom experience that gives them an equal opportunity to succeed.
STEM, Autism, and Building Professional Relationships: Interview with a Mentor, Part Three
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.
Autism & College: Autistic Culture, UDL, and Student Voices
When we talk about folding autistic and differently-abled students into community colleges and STEM careers, what we’re really talking about is best practices for everyone. It follows that when our most disadvantaged students’ needs are met, we are leveling the playing field for all, with or without a “documented need.” Thank you for believing in students like me.
A Guide for Autistic Students: World Mental Health Day 2018, Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World
Young people on the spectrum often feel increased judgement and pressure to fit in with their [neurotypical] peers…We need more awareness of the mental health issues many young people on the spectrum may face.