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Fast Fact #1 – 1 in 68 vs 1 in 225

CAN Fast Fact #1 - Fast Fact #1 - 1 in 68 vs 1 in 225
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[Event] College Inclusion Summit

College Inclusion Summit 2017 Supporting Academic Success for Student with Autism and Related Learning Differences September 20-22, Burlington, VT Registration Due: July 15, 2017 The inaugural College Inclusion Summit, co-sponsored by Mansfield Hall and the College...
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[Event] American College Personnel Association 2017 Conference

American College Personnel Association 2017 Conference Students with Autism: Peer Perspectives and Helpful Strategies Tuesday, March 28th, 3:30-4:30 PM, Columbus, OH Over 50,000 students with autism will enroll in college each fall, a number that is growing annually....
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Fast Fact #1 – 1 in 68 vs 1 in 225

CAN Fast Fact #1 - Fast Fact #1 - 1 in 68 vs 1 in 225
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[Event] College Inclusion Summit

College Inclusion Summit 2017 Supporting Academic Success for Student with Autism and Related Learning Differences September 20-22, Burlington, VT Registration Due: July 15, 2017 The inaugural College Inclusion Summit, co-sponsored by Mansfield Hall and the College...
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[Event] American College Personnel Association 2017 Conference

American College Personnel Association 2017 Conference Students with Autism: Peer Perspectives and Helpful Strategies Tuesday, March 28th, 3:30-4:30 PM, Columbus, OH Over 50,000 students with autism will enroll in college each fall, a number that is growing annually....
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[Lit Review] Local Autism Policy Networks: Expertise and Intermediary Organizations

Parsons, B. M. (2016). Local autism policy networks: Expertise and intermediary organizations. Educational Policy, doi:10.1177/0895904816673743 Introduction: The increasing prevalence of diagnoses for autism spectrum disorder (ASD), now one in 68 children according to...
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[Lit Review] College Students on the Autism Spectrum: Prevalence and Associated Problems

White, S. W., Ollendrick, T. H., Bray, B. C. (2011). College students on the autism spectrum: Prevalence and associated problems. Sage Publications and the National Autistic Society, 15(6), 683-701. Introduction: As more young people are identified with autism...
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[Lit Review] Loneliness, social relationships, and a broader autism phenotype in college students

Job, L. E., & White, S. W. (2007). Loneliness, social relationships, and a broader autism phenotype in college students. Personality and Individual Differences, 42(8), p. 1479-1489. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2006.10.021 Introduction: Impaired social functioning is a...
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[Lit Review] The Stress of the University Experience for Students with Asperger Syndrome

Glennon, T. J. (2001). The stress of the university experience for students with Asperger syndrome. Work, 17(3), 183-190. Introduction: College students, with or without disabilities, are faced with numerous stressful situations within the university environment. For...
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[Event] NASPA 2017 Annual Conference: Pre-Con

NASPA 2017 Annual Conference: Pre-Con Students with Autism: Inclusion Begins with Understanding Saturday, March 11, 2017, San Antonio, TX     Presented By: Personal website About the Conference NASPA is the leading association for the advancement, health,...
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