TrainingThis section of the College Autism Network website presents two distinct sets of training-related resources.
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Typical accommodations for students with autism in higher education focus on academic issues. But students with autism might also benefit from mentors focused on social and emotional needs. Such guidance would be especially important for students just beginning their college experience.
Formal accommodations may not adequately support students’ academic needs. One reason for this deficiency is that student accommodations are not always fulfilled by teachers, which can be very challenging for students.
Whenever we develop new training documents, host webinars, or offer presentations at professional conferences, we will post the associated materials as on this website (categorized as “can-training”).
We’re not the only ones working to improve the experiences and outcomes for autistic students in higher education. Therefore, we offer links to other people’s training materials via posts categorized as “training-other” on this website).
Quick Links: Key organizations, services, and resources for students and advocates
College Autism Spectrum: independent organization of professionals whose purpose is to assist students with autism spectrum disorders, and their families.
Wrong Planet: web community designed for individuals (and parents / professionals of those) with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, ADHD, PDDs, and other neurological differences.
Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN): activities include public policy advocacy, the development of Autistic cultural activities, and leadership trainings for Autistic self-advocates