Realizing the College Dream with Autism or AS
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©2005. By Ann Palmer. Going to college is possible for students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and this book is a valuable guide for parents who are considering college as an option for their child. It provides numerous practical strategies for parents or professionals who are preparing students for a transition to college, or are supporting them in a college setting. Chapters include: diagnosis and the early years; strategies for the high school years; making the decision about college; a summer of lessons; the transition to the dorm; supports and strategies for college; self-awareness and the issue of self-disclosure; positive aspects of the college experience; and life after college. Written by the parent of a child with ASD, this is a personal story of one student's successful journey that will encourage and inspire all parents of children on the autism spectrum. (Softcover; 176 pages.)
©2007-2008. Autism Society of North Carolina.
North Carolina author!