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Columbus State is home to the Autism College Transition program, although details are sketchy. From the school website:

The ACT program gives a year of extra support to students on the spectrum. Wilson is a full-time advisor for the students.  The ACT team also includes a part time Mental Health Specialist and a part time Transition Specialist, as well as other personnel and supports from the Educational Service Center.

Students in the program get primers on campus services, the student code of conduct, etiquette in the college classroom and career counseling. The team members from the program assist the students as they self advocate with their professors and other Columbus State faculty and staff.  College success and independence are the main goals.

Additional information is available in the program brochure.

School-sponsored program: Yes

Mentoring: No

Counseling: Available through other campus resources

Social Skills Instruction/Coaching: Yes

Academic Support: Yes

Application Required: Yes

Extra Fee: No (local school districts pay for the program)

If you have additional information about services provided to students with ASD’s at this school, click here. If you want to share your experience with those services, do that by leaving a comment below.

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