Training

This section of the College Autism Network website presents two distinct sets of training-related resources.

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Fast Fact #4 - Taylor & DaWalt

Fast Fact #4 – We all fall down

Fast Fact #4 In Taylor and DaWalt’s recent study, about half of the participants experienced some “disruption,” like being fired, or leaving a post-secondary education program. Out of those 8 participants who experienced some sort of disruption in their employment or...
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Journal of College Student Development

  Cox, B. E., Thompson, K., Anderson, A., Mintz, A., Locks, T. Morgan, L., Edelstein, J., & Wolz, A. (2017). College experiences for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Personal identity, public disclosure, and institutional support. Journal of College...

Fast Fact #3

Fast Fact #3 Beyond the Label of Autism Spectrum Disorder Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) describes a set of behaviors associated with specific differences in how one’s brain perceives and processes environmental input. It is a “spectrum condition” that affects...

[Event] ASHE Presentation

ASHE Presentation Houston, TX, Nov. 2017 In Search of Actionable Insights Regarding College Students with Autism: A Systematic Literature Review This paper draws from a systematic review of articles published since 2000 to summarize what is currently known about...

Fast Fact #2

Fast Fact #2 Although only 10 incoming first-year students self-disclose ASD, 148 reported having enough autism related characteristics to warrant clinical assessment. This inconsistency could be because...   - ASD is by definition a spectrum, so even when identifying...
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CAN-Sponsored Training

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”).

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Other Training Materials

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

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