AANE Webinar Series: Recent College Graduates and College Professional Panels

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Transitioning from high school to college or going back to college after a break is a major change. This webinar series intends to make that transition easier and is intended for teens and adults who are or who suspect they are autistic, parents and other family members, as well as professionals who support autistic individuals.

These webinars will be recorded. If you are not available during the live presentation, registrants will receive the video link to access the recording of the presentation two business days after the session ends. Registrants can access the recorded presentation for 30 days.

COST:  $25 for each panel  / $40 for both panels (save $10) - AANE offers free and discounted admission. To inquire further, contact events@aane.org.

Panel of College Professionals
July 13, 2022  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST

 

COLLEGE PROFESSIONALS PANEL:

College Consultants and Directors of Student Services Explain What Autistic Individuals Need to Know About College

A panel of three college professionals -- consultants who specialize in advising and placing autistic individuals in college and university programs throughout the US, along with directors of student support and accessibility services -- will address questions such as:
  • How to tell if your dream school is the right fit for you?
  • What can you do to advocate for your needs?
  • What to consider if you are transferring to a new school or returning to school after a leave?
  • College can be a taxing experience socially and emotionally and can be a big financial commitment. How can you prepare?
  • What might be different for students as they enter college and what supports do you recommend students consider to manage those changes?
  • How can you thrive in college?
This webinar intends to answer your questions about college and make the college transition easier. During the last 30 minutes of this webinar, attendees will be able to pose questions to the panelists, via the Zoom chat feature. Click below to learn more about our professional panelists.

Panel of Autistic College Grads
July 20, 2022  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST

 

COLLEGE GRADUATES PANEL:

Autistic College Graduates Share Their Journey and Secrets for Success

A panel of three autistic adults who graduated from a four-year college or university within the past four years share their experiences. By responding to interview and audience questions, they’ll reveal some of the challenges they faced and celebrate some key victories during their college career. During the last 30 minutes of this webinar, attendees will be able to pose their own questions to the panelists, via the Zoom chat feature. This webinar intends to answer your questions about college and make your own college experience easier. Click below to learn more about our professional panelists.