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AUCD: Poster Symposium 17: Transition : Navigating a New World: Experiences of Students with High Functioning Autism in Higher Education


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Aida Miles, MMSc, RDN, Director, Coordinated MPH-RD Program
Institute on Community Integration, UCEDD/LEND


Interactive presentation describing a qualitative research project in which students with high functioning autism enrolled in colleges in the Mid-West provided insights into their experiences. Participants will hear quotes from these students and reflect on what higher education institutions can do to improve the experiences of these young individuals, increasing not only college success, but also their ability to be gainfully employed in the future.

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