According to the U.S. census, over a half million autistic students will turn 18 over the next decade/ Further studies show that many students diagnosed with autism are not prepared for the transition. Some and their families are opting towards a college education. More colleges are offering support services to autistic students including social, academic, and life skills.
The following resources provide information and articles on autism and college preparation:
College Autism Network (CAN)
College planning for autistic students (USC Marshall)
Going to college with autism (Child Mind Institute)
Helping students with autism thrive: College life on the spectrum (Madison House Autism Foundation)
Neurodiversity and autism in college (Psychology Today)
The transition to college can be tough, even more so if you have autism (Washington Post)