College Autism Network
The College Autism Network is a nonprofit focused on improving access, experience and outcomes for autistic college students. Their efforts focus on student well-being, educational achievement and institutional responsiveness.
Best Value Schools
Some colleges have developed support programs that uniquely cater to the needs of students on the spectrum.
National Education Association - Section 504, the ADA, and the IDEA
A detailed explanation of overlapping protections of Section 504 and the IDEA.
Works with individuals, families, and professionals to help people with Asperger Syndrome and similar autism-spectrum profiles build meaningful, connected lives.
Autism Campus Prep
Autism Campus Prep (ACP) is a free online post-secondary preparedness course written by and for individuals on the autism spectrum together with The Sinneave Family Foundation.
Disability Rights, Education, Activism, & Mentoring Group for College Students with Disabilities
DREAM (Disability Rights, Education Activism, and Mentoring) is a national organization for and by college students with disabilities. It’s part of the federally funded National Center for College Students with Disabilities, based at the University of Minnesota’s Institute for Community Integration.
CareerOneStop is the main career, training, and job search website for the U.S. Department of Labor.
My Next Move
This interactive tool allows students and job seekers to learn more about their career options with details on skills, salary and tasks.
UC Berkeley Career Center
This career center offers a great exercise focused on knowing yourself as you explore career options. With a focus on skills, values and personality, these insightful exercises can help you navigate career transitions.
Their mission is ‘to advance the inherent potential of young adults with learning disabilities in the workforce through partnerships that foster independence, self-advocacy and successful employment.’ The Broad Futures program focuses on professionalism, communication, stress tolerance using arts, yoga, and mindfulness.
Association for Autism and Neurodiversity
The Association for Autism and Neurodiversity (AANE) works with individuals, families, and professionals to help neurodiverse people build meaningful, connected lives. For over 27 years, AANE has been working toward their vision: a world where Autistic people belong and thrive.
Autism Grown Up
Autism Grown Up is an excellent resource focused on supporting autistic adults and their support network. Their vision is “a world where autistic people are seen, heard, appreciated, and loved for who they are.”
Skills You Need - Develop The Skills You Need For Life
Passionate about providing high-quality information and resources that help you learn and develop the skills you need to make the most of everyday life.
College Living Experience
The College Living Experience support students with learning differences while they pursue their academic and professional goals. CLE supports students as they learn to live independently and navigate adulthood.