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For graduating high school seniors who are entering college this fall, it is an exciting time. Yet now new concerns arise: Have they chosen the right college? These are hard questions for any young adult, but for those with autism, the stakes are especially high. One of us, Elizabeth, studies at Pasadena City College and has autism.
Elizabeth, for example, struggles with understanding if professors are being sarcastic or rhetorical.
Uncertain, she often responds too much or too little.
For many, the frustrations became too great, leading to stress, anxiety and regrettable outcomes.
Essays On Autism In The Classroom