Are colleges doing enough to support students with autism?

05/31/2011 | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Advocates and officials say it is difficult for colleges and universities to develop programs for students with autism, as students with the disorder have widely varying abilities and needs. Disability services departments at many schools offer support in skills such as organization and note-taking. However, some say these are not enough to help students succeed and some schools are charging thousands of dollars in additional tuition for specialized autism programs.

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