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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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