Preparing Students For College, and Preparing Colleges for Students with Autism - Authored by Felicia Hurewitz (Drexel University) and Pamela E. Berger (Attorney At Law Pittsburgh PA) for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Speaker's Journal (Volume 8.11 Fall 2008) - This paper provides a good overview of the issues faced by students and universities and information on some university programs that are currently available (in Pennsylvania). Full text of the article is available free online at link.
Understanding Asperger's Syndrome: A Professor's Guide Video (parts 1 and 2) - Parts 1 and 2 in first DVD in the series "Asperger Syndrome and Adulthood," this video is intended for use by college students with Asperger Syndrome to educate their professors, teaching assistants, etc. on what it means to be a college student on the spectrum and how they might best be able to help them succeed. OAR produced the DVD in cooperation with the Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Project (GRASP) and Pace University in New York City thanks to a generous grant from the Schwallie Family Foundation. The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) is a national, nonprofit organization formed and led by relatives of children and adults with autism and Asperger Syndrome. OAR is dedicated to promoting research that can be applied to help families, educators, caregivers, and individuals with autism find much-needed answers to their immediate and urgent questions. Committed to the excellence in its services to the autism community, OAR seeks to fund applied research that will make a difference in individual lives; provide information that is timely, useful, and cost-efficient; and offer opportunities for the autism community to collaborate and make advances together.