Comments on
6 Tips for Living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in College


As Autism Awareness month continues, April is a time of transition for many high school seniors, as they learn what colleges and universities they got into. So it seems like an ideal time to talk about autism and college, and some tips to help with the transition.

The excerpt below is from the book, Living Well on the Spectrum by author Valerie L. Gaus, Ph.D. The book is a self-help book that helps a person with an autism spectrum disorder identify life goals and the steps needed to achieve them.

Read on for the excerpt…

2 Comments to
6 Tips for Living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in College

The comments below begin with the oldest comments first. (If there's more than one page, click on the last comments page to jump to the most recent comments.) Jump to reply form.

  1. Thank you for posting. I have middle school age son who is very bright and is planning to attend college. We’ve had a lot of questions about this and your advice was helpful.

  2. Patients of autistic disorder aren’t necessarily retarded; properties only may well come so since of the ‘withdrawal symptoms’ that they depict amid respect to communication and socializing. Down syndrome has patients suffering from serious language difficulties and a few cognitive ones. However, they don’t often have the social withdrawal symptoms which are so heavily characteristic of classic autism.

 

Join the Conversation!

We invite you to share your thoughts and tell us what you think in this public forum. Before posting, please read our blog moderation guidelines. A first name or pseudonym is required and will be displayed with your comment. Your email address is also required, but will be kept private. (Please note that we use gravatars here, which are tied to your email address.) A website/blog/twitter address is optional.

Post a Comment: