Designing a Summer Transition Program for Incoming and Current College Students on the Autism Spectrum: A Participatory Approach

@article{Hotez2018DesigningAS,
  title={Designing a Summer Transition Program for Incoming and Current College Students on the Autism Spectrum: A Participatory Approach},
  author={Emily Hotez and Christina Shane-Simpson and Rita Obeid and Danielle DeNigris and Michael Siller and Corinna Costikas and Jonathan Pickens and Anthony Massa and Michael Giannola and Joanne D’Onofrio and Kristen Gillespie-Lynch},
  journal={Frontiers in Psychology},
  year={2018},
  volume={9}
}
Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) face unique challenges transitioning from high school to college and receive insufficient support to help them navigate this transition. Through a participatory collaboration with incoming and current autistic college students, we developed, implemented, and evaluated two intensive week-long summer programs to help autistic students transition into and succeed in college. This process included: (1) developing an initial summer transition program… 

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