Indiana Public Media: Meet The Students With Autism Facing College Head-On
Indiana Public Broadcasting looks at how students with Autism at Indiana University are adjusting to life on college, and how a program like CIP helps students get on the path to independence.
"Like peers throughout the country, Roush, a sophomore at Indiana University, is a member of the first generation of college students with a widespread autism diagnosis reaching campuses across Indiana. The growing numbers of students with autism on campuses reflect a change in the way doctors began to look at autism in the 1990s. Awareness spread, diagnoses increased, and school services emerged to include these students in mainstream classrooms..."
Image above via Peter Balonon-Rosen/IPB News
About College Internship Program
The College Internship Program is a comprehensive transition program
for young adults on the Autism Spectrum and with Learning Differences. Our Mission is to inspire independence and expand the foundation on which young adults with Autism, ADHD, and other Learning Differences can build happy and productive lives.