Autism Parenting: Top 10 Areas of Support for Students with Aspergers and LD As They Transition to College by Michael P. McManmon
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Autism Parenting: Top 10 Areas of Support for Students with Aspergers and LD As They Transition to College by Michael P. McManmon

The following is a special needs program update from Asperger’s & LD College Programs. You may also click here to read the original article on the program’s website.

Autism Parenting August 2014As the number of people diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders including Asperger’s syndrome, ADD, and other learning differences explodes to nearly one in 100, it is important to address the type of support these individuals will need as they transition to college.

Most college age adults with learning differences have challenges in areas of social, organizational, and executive functioning skills. Many go off to a traditional college but aren’t successful because their school does not provide the day-to-day supports they require. Even though these bright young adults have great potential, many will return home from college, isolate themselves, and lose motivation.

Read the rest of the article here.