Spectrum Support Program

Rochester Institute of Technology

UPDATED: May 27, 2021

The Spectrum Support Program provides innovative supports that positively impact the college experience for RIT students, particularly those with autism spectrum disorders. We are committed to helping students build the connections to RIT that will assist them in achieving academic, social and career success. The program seeks to create a campus culture of acceptance and support through collaboration, consultation, and training.

The Spectrum Support Program at RIT looks to support students and foster growth and independence in the following areas:

  • Wellness and self-care
  • Self-determination and self-advocacy
  • Social Connection
  • Academic Planning 
  • Executive Functioning
  • Career Preparation
  • Languages:
  • American Sign Language
  • English
  • Insurances Accepted:
  • Call for Fee
  • No Insurance Accepted


28 Lomb Memorial Drive
Campus Center Suite 2720 2nd Floor
Rochester, NY 14623
United States



(585) 472-6936



Laurie Ackles

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