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College Autism Spectrum: Providing support for students on the autism spectrum and the schools and colleges they attend

Providing college-level support and training
for students, parents, & professionals
involved with the autism spectrum community



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    Students with ASD often have unique needs for support in areas that colleges are not mandated to provide. In depth understanding of a student's strengths and challenges and an institution's ability to support them is essential in facilitating a successful experience. Jane, Lisa and Lorraine have over 75 years of combined experience in disability service provision in a variety of college environments, including 4 year, public, private and professional institutions of higher education as well as 2 year community college and technical schools.

    As long time members of our respective state and national professional organizations, we have links to colleges and programs throughout the country. We will help you locate an appropriate college setting for your son or daughter with ASD by:

    • Supporting students and families through the application and admission process
    • Assessing services and accommodations needed by the student and determining college's abilities to provide needed services
    • Serving as a liaison with the Disability Services office
    • Consulting with student's faculty
    • Reviewing student's past and current documentation
    • Critiquing of college essay
    • Assisting with application process
    • Course advising


    The Village Voice: With Autism Diagnoses on the Rise, New York universities Offer Students Help
    "With Autism Diagnoses on the Rise, New York universities Offer Students Help" : Dr. Jane Brown interviewed by The Village Voice. [LINK]

    Autistic, And College-Bound on Vermont Edition of NPR
    "Autistic, And College-Bound" : Dr. Jane Brown interviewed on Vermont Edition of NPR. [LINK]

    CBS News story on Autism awareness: College programs for students on the spectrum
    Dr. Jane Brown talks with CBS News on "Autism awareness: College programs for students on the spectrum." [LINK]

    USA Today College : Autistic college students navigate the hidden curriculum
    "Autistic college students navigate the hidden curriculum" : College Autism Spectrum's Jane Brown talks with USA Today...
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    NPR - All Things Considered
    College Autism Spectrum featured in NPR's All Things Considered on-air segment. Read more and listen to the story...
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