Autism Resource Links

College Programs (back to link categories)

AALPS Colleges (Adolescent to Adult Life Preparation Service)
AALPS Colleges offers a specialized, fully integrated, whole-life support program specifically designed to meet the comprehensive needs of young adults aged 16 -30 with Autism and for those with compatible learning or communication difficulties.

A Guide to Assessing College Readiness
A guide for parents of college-bound children with learning challenges or ADHD.

AHEADD (Achieving in Higher Education with Autism and Developmental Disabilities)
A private, community organization that provides support for students in higher education with learning challenges through a program that is specifically designed to address students' inherent social, communication, and organizational issues, and helps them develop individualized strategies to manage their college careers independently.

Asperger Foundation International: College Resources
A directory for individuals with Asperger Syndrome of two-year colleges; four-year colleges and universities; and non-degree programs designed to give transition age individuals experiences living independently in preparation for (or in conjunction with) college or working.

Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)
A network of interdisciplinary centers advancing policy and practice for and with individuals with developmental and other challenges including Autism, their families, and communities.

The Bank Street College of Education
The mission of Bank Street College is to improve the education of learners and their teachers by applying to the educational process all available knowledge about learning and growth, and by connecting teaching and learning meaningfully to the outside world.

The Berkeley Center College Internship Program
The College Internship Program at the Berkeley Center provides individualized, post-secondary academic, internship and independent living experiences for young adults with Asperger Syndrome and other learning differences.

College Internship Program
The College Internship Program provides individualized, post-secondary, academic, internship, and independent living experiences for young adults with Asperger, High-Functioning Autism and Learning Differences.

College Living Experience
College Living Experience helps special needs students, such as those with Autism: attend universities; community colleges; and technical and vocational schools near one of the five CLE locations across the country.

Defiance College: Hench Autism Studies Program
HASP is a program to serve individuals and families facing challenges associated with autism with an emphasis both on academic preparation and direct service.

Going to College
This web site contains information about living college life with a challenge such as Autism.

The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP)
A graduate school offering degree programs that are designed to provide doctoral training for persons who wish to attain excellence as professional psychologists and offer services to the community in a wide variety of settings, especially those with underserved populations.

U.S. College Programs for Autistic Students
This website offers a list of Autism-specific programs around the country to enable students with Autism to succeed at the college level.

Alphabetical Listing of Links

AALPS Colleges (Adolescent to Adult Life Preparation Service)
A Guide to Assessing College Readiness
AHEADD (Achieving in Higher Education with Autism and Developmental Disabilities)
Asperger Foundation International: College Resources
Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)
The Bankstreet College of Education
The Berkeley Center College Internship Program
College Internship Program
College Living Experience
Defiance College: Hench Autism Studies Program
Going to College
The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP)
U.S. College Programs for Autistic Students