College can be a trying time in any individual’s life. For autistic adults, this experience can be overwhelming. This video on Asperger Syndrome and Adulthood focuses on educating professors, teaching assistants, and others on what it means to be a college student on the spectrum and how they might best be able to help their autistic students succeed.
At just over 15 minutes in length, this video is long enough to give a concise introduction to life as an autistic college student. It allows students to practice self-advocacy by identifying needed and reasonable accommodations to help them be successful. By using this video, autistic adults will be teaching others what it means to be a college student from their point of view. Students can provide the video to their professors by providing a link to the video.