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Autism Resources: Resources for Colleges

Autism at College

Resources Listed in Alphabetical Order

AAC (Assistive Augmentative Communication) Resources: http://www.autismconsortium.org/blog/detail/technology-and-autism-whats-available-and-what-works

http://www.aacandautism.com/why-aac

Autism Society (national): http://www.autism-society.org/ 

Autism Speaks: https://www.autismspeaks.org/

Autism Speaks Changes its Mission: https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2016/10/14/autism-speaks-no-longer-cure/22884/

Autism Women’s Network: http://autismwomensnetwork.org/

Autistic Self-Advocacy Network/ ASAN: http://autisticadvocacy.org/

ASAN’s Navigating College Handbook: http://navigatingcollege.org/download.php

CSESA - The Centers on Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder: http://csesa.fpg.unc.edu/ (videos showing meltdown stages in high school classroom)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/ CDC: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/data.html

Child Mind Institute’s article, Going to College With Autism: http://childmind.org/article/going-to-college-with-autism/

College Internship Program/ CIP: http://cipworldwide.org/

College Living Experience/ CLE: http://experiencecle.com/

College Steps: http://www.collegesteps.org/

Family Resource Center on Disabilities – important links: https://frcd.org/10-autism-organizations-you-need-to-know-about/

Geek Club Books http://geekclubbooks.com/  

Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership/ GRASP: http://grasp.org/main

GRASP College Bound Help: http://grasp.org/page/college-bound-help

Information Connections, MarianJoy Medical Library: http://www.informationconnections.org/Autism/Default.aspx

Marshall University College Program for students with ASD: http://www.marshall.edu/collegeprogram/

National Autism Association/ NAA: http://nationalautismassociation.org/

National Autism Center (NAC) at May Institute: http://www.nationalautismcenter.org/

National Center on Universal Design for Learning: http://www.udlcenter.org/

                CAST: http://www.cast.org/

NIH/ National Institute of Mental Health: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/autism-spectrum-disorders-asd/index.shtml

Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence/ OCALI: http://www.ocali.org/

*Organization for Autism Research/ OAR: http://www.researchautism.org/  or http://www.researchautism.org/resources/AspergerDVDSeries.asp (videos produced for the college professor regarding students with autism in a university setting)

Pace University - inclusion for ASD students: http://www.pace.edu/

Targeting Autism Resource page: https://targetingautismlibs.com/resources/

Think College: http://www.thinkcollege.net/

Think College Illinois programs: http://www.thinkcollegeillinois.org/IllinoisProgProfiles.php

Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism: http://www.thinkingautismguide.com/

Understanding Asperger Syndrome: A Professor’s Guide Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=233-3jtEZck

Understanding Asperger Syndrome: A Professor’s Guide Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Imv-KA5VQBE

Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education: http://udloncampus.cast.org/home

Universal Design in Higher Education: Promising Practices: http://www.washington.edu/doit/resources/books/universal-design-higher-education-promising-practices

Family Resource Center on Disabilities – important links: https://frcd.org/10-autism-organizations-you-need-to-know-about/

 

 

References:

Autism: give me a chance and I will change everything, Noah Britton, TEDxNewEnglandCollege: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkD9d8qzB-g

Carley’s Café, Carley Fleischmann: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmDGvquzn2k

EHP – Polychlorinated Biphenyl and Organochlorine Pesticide Concentrations in Maternal Mid-Pregnancy Serum Samples: Association with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disability. (n.d.). Retrieved October 31, 2016, from http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/ehp277/

Harvard University Center on the Developing Child, Executive Function & Self Regulation: http://developingchild.harvard.edu/science/key-concepts/executive-function/

Kristen Lyall et al., (2016). Polychlorinated Biphenyl and Organochlorine Pesticide Concentrations in Maternal Mid-Pregnancy Serum Samples: Association with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disability. Environmental Health Perspectives, doi: 10.1289/EHP277, published online 23 August 2016 http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/EHP277/

Reichenberg, A., Gross, R., Sandin, S., & Susser, E. S. (2010). Advancing Paternal And Maternal Age Are Both Important For Autism Risk. American Journal of Public Health, 100(5), 772-773. doi:10.2105/ajph.2009.187708

SFARI: https://sfari.org/resources/sfari-gene

U.S. CDC Autism data: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/data.html

U.S. CDC Developmental Milestones: https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/

Volk, H., Messer, L., et al (2013). Traffic-related air pollution, particulate matter, and autism. Journal of the American Psychiatric Association. Retrieved October 31, 2016, from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23404082

Yasemin Tas Torun, Esra Güney and Elvan İseri (2015). Structural and Functional Brain Imaging in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder - Recent Advances, Prof. Michael Fitzgerald (Ed.), InTech, DOI: 10.5772/59121. Available from: http://www.intechopen.com/books/autism-spectrum-disorder-recent-advances/structural-and-functional-brain-imaging-in-autism-spectrum-disorders

Zerbo, O., Qian, Y., et, al (2015). Maternal Infection During Pregnancy and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal Autism and Developmental Disorders, DOI: 10.1007/s10803-013-2016-3. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24366406