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The Spectrum of Colleges for Kids on the Spectrum

Sending your child off to college is a daunting task for most parents. If you have a kid on the autism spectrum, you may have even more concerns about his or her ability to handle the academic, self-advocacy, and life skills challenges that college presents.

Fortunately, increasing numbers of colleges have programs in place for students on the spectrum. Here are some schools that offer especially comprehensive services:

  • Marshall University

  • Rutgers University

  • Rochester Institute of Technology

  • Mercyhurst University

  • University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

  • University of Connecticut

  • Nova Southeastern University

  • Western Kentucky University

  • University of Alabama

  • Eastern Michigan University

  • Carnegie Mellon University

  • University of West Florida

Want to find a great fit college for your child? For info on ASD programs and services offered at hundreds of schools, click here.

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