Minor Accommodations to Support Students with Autism
by Ryan Therriault, MA
Lead Academic Coordinator
As academic coordinator at the College Internship Program for the past 7 years, my main focus has been to help students with learning differences and Autism Spectrum Disorders build social and Executive Function skills in an academic environment. In addition to directly instructing the students, I use real life teachable moments to lead the students to a better understanding and application of the skills needed for independence. Through my journey working with college students on the spectrum, I have developed an understanding of the many challenges the students face communicating with their classmates and professors.Read the full article here.