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Navigating College

A Handbook on Self Advocacy

By Eveleth, Alexander; Vivian, Amanda; Sinclair, Jim; Grantham, Leah Jane; Brown, Lydia with Davis, Samatha April; Kapp, Steven; Gross, Zoe


This online guide features a number of essays written by autistic people about post-secondary, university, and college education. The essays offer advice about self-advocacy, independent living, mental health, sensory issues, scheduling, social activities, and other topics. The guide can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Note that the guide makes reference to American legislation, programs, and resources; this information may not be applicable in other jurisdictions.

“The Autistic Self Advocacy Network is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization run by and for autistic people. ASAN was created to serve as a national grassroots disability rights organization for the autistic community run by and for autistic Americans…” [Website]

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This online article is in English


Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)
United States

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