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Postsecondary Educational Opportunities Guide

The Postsecondary Educational Opportunities Guide is designed to help you and your family explore the different opportunities and learning environments after leaving high school.

With only about one third of youth with autism attending college in young adulthood, Autism Speaks wants to offer the best possible resources on this topic to help you explore all of the various options available to you. We hope this resource will help guide you through your high school years and the years following graduation.

Click here to download the Postsecondary Educational Opportunities Guide!

The Postsecondary Educational Opportunities Guide is broken up into the following sections:

Preparing for Postsecondary Education
Types of Postsecondary Education Programs
Obtaining Services and Asking for Accommodations
Life on Campus
Learning to Live Independently: A Personal Perspective
Peer-to-Peer Advice
Advice for Parents
Alternative Learning for People With Autism: A Personal Perspective
A Retrospective on Postsecondary Educational Opportunities

For additional information about the transition process, check out the Autism Speaks Transition Tool Kit.

For more Postsecondary Education resources, visit the Autism Speaks Resource Library.

To learn about the Brian & Patricia Kelly Postsecondary Scholarship Fund, click here!