Conference Agenda

This year, opportunity and inspiration will be abounding in three full days of engaging speakers, research findings, and artistic display. This year the action is packed right into the evenings, including an exclusive film engagement!

Choosing Higher Education …& Staying There

Presenter: Stephen Shore, Ph.D.

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 30 2016 3:00pm - 4:15pm

Room: 104CD


With today’s greater awareness, research, and interventions, ever-increasing numbers of people with autism are entering higher education.  Many of the common challenges encountered by college students on the autism spectrum transitioning from high school and home into a college environment will be explored.  Some areas of discussion include obtaining academic accommodations and strategies, legal issues, residential and housing considerations, as well as developing self-advocacy skills while the student is still in grade school.  

Learning Objective:

Participants will learn practical solutions for supporting young adults on the autism spectrum to succeed in higher education.


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