Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
For students who have completed high school but are still eligible for special education services. Participants attend college classes and engage in campus activities while learning life skills.
Provides information about attending Massachusetts’ public colleges and universities. Also includes general guidance about the college application process and financial aid.
US Department of Education
A database searchable by location, degree type, and program offerings.
Provides information on college preparation and financial aid.
A listing of fellowships, grants, loans, and federal programs.
Provides comparison charts and the ability to apply for financial aid.
Autism Society of America
A post-secondary program that prepares students for academic and life success; featured in the Autism Society of America’s Autism Advocate
A downloadable resource that covers the paths available after high school from community colleges and four-year universities to vocational/technical schools and life skills programs.
An educational consulting group that advises individuals on preparing for life after high school. Also provides links to autism-focused college programs around the country.
Autistic Self-Advocacy Network
Provides links to information about two handbooks; Navigating College, an anthology written by autistics who have been to college, and Empowering Leadership, a guide to political activism on college campuses. Also links to information about Autism Campus Inclusion, a week-long leadership institute for autistic college students.
Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston
A compendium of information about research projects and program initiatives. Links to a calendar of events, online training, a resource library, and a database of colleges and universities across the country.