Autism & College: Autistic Culture, UDL, and Student Voices
This resource, made available by Pellet Productions, Inc., is a page within the Stairway to STEM website that provides "resources for autistic students / students on the autism spectrum transitioning from high school to college, particularly in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields."
This webpage includes a video presented by Stairway to STEM contributors at the 2018 Advanced Technical Education Conference in Washington DC. Autistic culture is discussed including identity, communication styles and techniques, as well as common myths and misconceptions related to autism. Universal Design Learning (UDL) is also discussed including effective approaches for autistic students. Two content creators from Stairway to STEM speak about their experiences in college as students with autism. The presentation concludes with a question and answer session with the audience. The video runs 32:34 minutes in length and includes links to additional resources.
About this Resource
- High School -- Grade 9
- High School -- Grade 10
- High School -- Grade 11
- High School -- Grade 12
- Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
- Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
- Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
- Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)