What Happens After High School? Transition to College for Autistic and Disabled Youth

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Description

Helen Rottier will be presenting on her experiences as an autistic college student, her work supporting and mentoring disabled college students, and tips for students, families, and professionals to support successful transitions to postsecondary education.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify various education and training opportunities for students after high school.

  2. Understand students' strengths and difficulties, address common challenges faced by disabled college students.

  3. Prepare students, families, and professionals to navigate the high school to college transition including college planning and applications, orientation, accommodations, and supporting academic, personal, and social well-being.

Speakers

Helen Rottier Graduate Research Assistant and ASPiE Student Coordinator, UIC