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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Teaching and working with college students on the spectrum.

What is in this guide?

The resources in this guide are for campus staff and faculty who work with students with autism spectrum disorder. Please let us know if there is a resource that you would like add (or remove) from the guide. We would love to hear from you! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask a librarian.

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Basic Information

"Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurological and developmental disorder that affects how people interact with others, communicate, learn, and behave."  National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)


Video: What is Autism?

The short video below is from the UK's National Autistic Society and does a great job of outlining autism basics.