American Association on Health and Disability Scholarship Program
The AAHD board and staff are excited to be able to offer this scholarship program and support the efforts and dedication of students who have chosen to pursue higher education in the disability and health fields.
Americans with Disabilities Act Q&A: Section 504 and Postsecondary Education
Many parents of students with disabilities have learned the basics of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). However, as students and their families prepare for the transition from secondary school to postsecondary options they often find they are less familiar with the protections provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. These questions reflect the most commonly asked regarding the ADA and postsecondary institutions.
College Internship Program
CIP's full-year postsecondary programs provide young adults with Asperger's, High-Functioning Autism, ADHD, Nonverbal and other Learning Differences with the social, academic, career and life skills necessary for success. Our mission is to inspire independence and expand the foundation on which young adults can build happy and productive lives.
College Living Experience
CLE is a comprehensive program that provides young adults with the opportunity to pursue higher education and transition into their next life stage – independent adulthood. By providing intensive assistance to students with varying abilities, College Living Experience helps students develop the well-rounded interpersonal skills required to have successful social interactions, prepare for the workforce and master the life skills needed to live independently. Locations in California, Florida, Texas, Colorado and DC.
CollegeScholarship.org Autism Related Scholarships
Most scholarships specifically for the study of autism come from autism societies or foundations. Many states also have scholarship programs geared toward degree programs in the study of autism. There are also research grants and scholarships available. This website contains information about scholarships for students with autism.
Developing College Skills in Students with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
by Sarita Freedman
Going to college can be a daunting prospect for any young person, but for teenagers on the autism spectrum this is especially true. Developing College Skills in Students with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome describes the unique needs that ASD students entering further or higher education are likely to have.
Disabled World List of Disability Scholarships
Disabled World has put together a list of scholarships, loans, and grant programs that help thousands of disabled people pay for school and college tuition every year.
Going to College: A Resources for Teens with Disabilities
This website contains information about living college life with a disability. It’s designed for high school students and provides video clips, activities and additional resources that can help you get a head start in planning for college.
How to Prepare Students with Autism to Succeed in College
Six keys to helping autistic students prepare for college, as described by a noted expert in an interview podcast from Autism Hangout, an online community for those with autism, their parents and professionals.
Lawrence Madeiros Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is to advance the education of individuals that are living with a chronic disorder.
Navigating College: A Handbook on Self-Advocacy Written for Autistic Students from Autistic Adults
From the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network, this guide offers a step-by-step look at college life for those with autism — offering tips on everything from classroom accommodations to dealing with roommates — and it’s written by adults with the developmental disorder.
Providian Medical Scholarship
At Providian Medical, we believe that education is key for anyone preparing to enter the workplace and embark on a career. We hope to play a small part in helping students achieve their educational goals with this bi-annual $500 scholarship.
Schwallie Family Scholarship Program
In 2008, the Organization for Autism Research (OAR) introduced the Schwallie Family Scholarship Program to support qualified individuals with autism or Asperger Syndrome residing in the United States pursuing post-secondary education. OAR will present awards of $3,000 each across three categories: 1) Four-year undergraduate college or university; 2) Two-year undergraduate college, and; 3) Trade, technical or vocational school. These will be one-time awards for any recipient.
Think College! College Options for People with Intellectual Disabilities
Doors to colleges are opening for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities in many different ways all over the country. This website is designed to share what is currently going on, provide resources and strategies, let you know about training events, and give you ways to talk to others. The information is for transition aged students as well as adults attending or planning for college. It provides resources and tools for students, families, and professionals.
Think College: Encouragement for Parents of Students on the Autism Spectrum
University of Washington Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology
The international DO-IT Center promotes the success of individuals with disabilities in postsecondary education and careers, using technology as an empowering tool. This page contains information on preparing for college, succeeding in college, and more.
US College Programs for Autistic Students
Change.org blog that lists autism-specific programs to enable students on the autistic spectrum to succeed at college.
Zaretsky Family Youth Scholarship
Geneva Centre for Autism is proud to offer the annual Zaretsky Family Youth Scholarship created by the Mark & Lindy Zaretsky Family Fund. The Zaretsky family has established scholarship grants to assist youth in their pursuit of post-secondary education. The grants, valued at $2,500 each, will be presented to two recipients to support with their tuition costs, at the June 2013 Annual General Meeting of Geneva Centre for Autism. Application Deadling - May 24, 2013.