Support Services for Students within the Autism Spectrum

Tuesday, September 17, 9:30 am to 10:50 am, in 023 Dunbar Library.

Led by Erendira Lopez-Garcia, Associate Director, Clinical Training Office of Disability Services; Heather M Rando, Assistant Director, Academic Support Services.

Wright State University's Office of Disability Services serves an increasing number of students diagnosed within the Autism Spectrum. This presentation focuses on strengths and positive aspects of those within the Autism Spectrum and also highlights challenges those individuals face, including difficulties in interpersonal functioning, emotion regulation, and communication. We provide suggestions, recommendations, and resources for supporting students diagnosed with AS.