Below you will find a collection of resources to assist you in preparing for and succeeding in post-secondary education.

Finding Your Way: A College Guide for Students on the Spectrum

This guide is intended to help students with ASD become better prepared for college life and academics.

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Navigating College

A handbook written for autistic students by autistic students on their college experience, what they wish they knew before attending post-secondary and how you can make the most out of your experience.

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Project REACH Peer Mentor Manual

An informative guide for new peer mentors on working with autistic college students.

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Transitions: Making the Most of your Campus Experience

A comprehensive guide to the post-secondary experience, covering academics, health, personal identity, community, and getting help for the autistic student.

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Stairway to STEM

An online resource for autistic students which assists in capitalizing on their transition to the post-secondary environment.

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Taking Flight

Author, Perry LaRoque PhD., recently published ‘Taking Flight – College for Students with Disabilities, Diverse Learners and Their Families’. Taking his years of experience as a psychologist, educator, and administrator, he has compiled this guide for diverse learners as they transition to higher education.

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Succeeding in College with Asperger Syndrome – A student guide

A practical resource for those on the spectrum, this detailed guide will help students prepare for college life. Including first-hand interviews with students on the autism spectrum and direct clinical experience. The guide addresses studying, communicating with people on campus, understanding academic and home life responsibilities and more.

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The Parent’s Guide to College for Students on the Autism Spectrum

This guide was written by parents for parents. It covers how to select the right campus, how to be a self-advocate, working with disability services staff and faculty, and more.

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Developing College Skills in Students with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome

This resource is for parents and professionals alike, Dr. Freedman describes the skill sets needed to be successful in post-secondary as well as how autistic students can be supported.

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