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First Class Support for College Students on the Autism Spectrum by Michael W. Duggan download in iPad, ePub, pdf

Synesthesia is phenomena in which the actual information of one sense is accompanied by a perception in another sense. However, each person is affected in different ways. Often fine and gross motor skills as well as motor planning skills are very uneven.

This article will discuss

Personal stories of college students with autism. Many great minds and opportunities for society could be lost if individuals on the autism spectrum are not supported in their post-secondary academic pursuits. Also allowing the student to choose their seat and helping to assure it is always available may be important. As a result of these challenges the observable behaviors of students on the autism spectrum may make them appear inattentive, bored, rude, defiant or possibly even on drugs.

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This article will discuss some of the challenges and possible academic supports for students on the autism spectrum. The parent's guide to college for students on the autism spectrum. Sensory processing issues seem to affect the majority of these individuals. Motor Skills Both fine and gross motor skills may be affected in individuals with an autism spectrum disorder.

Students on the autism spectrum tend to have excellent long term and rote memory abilities. Generalities are hard to make except to say that communication and social skills deficits are present.

These students can also show an amazing knowledge on topics of interest which is most often their major field of study at the university. Autistic Self Advocacy Network.

Those supporting students on the autism spectrum should become aware of each individual students weaknesses in this area. Some who are very sensitive may be affected by scents from certain perfumes, deodorants and soaps.