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College experiences for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Title: College experiences for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Personal identity, public disclosure, and institutional support.
Name(s): Cox, Bradley E., author
Thompson, Kerry, author
Anderson, Amelia, author
Mintz, Amanda, author
Locks, Taylor, author
Morgan, Lindee, author
Edelstein, Jeffrey, author
Wolz, Abagail, author
Type of Resource: text
Genre: text
Date Issued: 2017
Physical Form: computer
Physical Form: online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: A large and fast-growing population of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are completing high school with reasonable expectations for postsecondary success. However, without empirical literature to guide them, college educators are likely ill prepared to provide appropriate support for these students. Drawing from personal interviews with a diverse group of students with autism, the current study (1) amplifies these students' voices, (2) describes tensions between their public and private identities, (3) outlines the academic, social, emotional, self-advocacy, and communication challenges they face in college, and (4) proposes both general principles and specific practices that could be leveraged to facilitate postsecondary success for students with autism.
Identifier: FSU_libsubv1_scholarship_submission_1460660561 (IID)
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Owner Institution: FSU
Is Part Of: Journal of College Student Development.