These are some of our favorite resources for high school students, high school graduates, and college students with ASD for succeeding in college and preparing for success in their careers.

Articles - Helpful tips and Info for Students

  • 10 Study tips for College Freshmen with ASD
  • This Isn’t High School – discover the Secrets to Surviving and Thriving in college with ASD
  • Students with ASD: Use These Seven Tips to Succeed in College
  • Interesting Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Statistics

Articles - Helpful tips and Info for Students

  • Autism Speaks
  • Autistic Self-Advocacy Network
  • US Autism & Asperger Association

Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities

  • College scholarships for students with ASD
  • Disabled World
  • Federal and state aid, scholarships, and awards
  • Great Schools
  • National Center for Learning Disabilities
  • Seattle Central College
  • Scholarships Guide for Students with Disabilities

Post-Secondary Programs other than Seattle Central for Students with Asperger Syndrome

There are several 4-year post-secondary programs in the Seattle area and in other states

  • Bellevue college, Bellevue, WA, Autism Spectrum Navigators
  • College Living Experience has residential programs at 6 college campus’
  • University of Washington, Seattle, WA, Do It program
  • List of 2-year, 4-year, and secondary support programs for students with Asperger Syndrome

More Resources

  • Disability Services at Seattle Central College for details about disability support services and a downloadable handbook.
  • Alliance of People with disabilities, with centers in Seattle and Bellevue, works hard to make our community more accessible, inclusive, and usable for everyone. Programs are open to people with all types of disabilities.
      • Download a flyer about the Alliance
      • Download the Alliance’s Art Ability program flyer
      • Download the Alliance’s Youth Programs and Support flyer
  • Autism Parenting Magazine – news and professional guidance for parents and their children on the subject of autism.
  • Collaborative Coaching, operated by Ryther Child Center, serves male and female adolescents and young adults in the Puget Sound region, aged 14-23, through parent and peer support; includes adolescents with a variety of involvements including Asperger’s: 206-517-0222.
  • How to Get Students On The Autism Spectrum To Succeed In College
  • Independent Living Guide
  • Navigating College: A Handbook on Self Advocacy Written for Autistic Students from Autistic Adults. Read about the book, download a free copy, or purchase the book.
  • The Parent’s Guide to Completing the FAFSA From Start to Finish
  • Preparing Students with Disabilities for Postsecondary Education, a resource guide for students and parents developed by Gear Up Washington State.

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