Students with Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for College Personnel

Students with Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for College Personnel


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Students with Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for College Personnel by Lorraine E. Wolf, Jane Thierfeld Brown, G. Ruth Kukiela Bork

Getting admitted to college is often the easy part for students with autism spectrum disorders. Surviving and succeeding can be quite another, as these students transition into a system that is often unprepared to receive them. Accommodating students whose disabilities very likely fall in social and self-regulatory areas is a particular challenge for disability services providers
who are not used to reaching out into so many areas of student life.

Based on the authors' extensive experience, this comprehensive book offers disability services professionals practical strategies for accommodating and supporting students in all phases of college life and beyond. Major chapters address legal issues and academic accommodations; co-curricular needs and accommodations; housing and resident life; faculty issues; other partners on campus such as business affairs, academic affairs, campus police and public safety; employment issues; working with parents, and more. Checklists, forms and other tools help guide and structure the combined efforts to help students succeed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781934575390
Publisher: Autism Asperger Publishing Company
Publication date: 03/28/2009
Pages: 354
Sales rank: 597,070
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

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