Meet Sam, who is highly gifted in mathematics and recently joined a large public university with dreams of majoring in Engineering. Yet despite his brilliance and success, Sam was forced to drop engineering because of the demands made by the lab instructors: switching lab partners every week, for example. This created such anxiety for Sam, as he lacked the social skills required to meet new students every time he came to class, that he dropped out of engineering. Sam's experience is not unique, at least for college students with autism spectrum disorder ASD.
Just met you from your leaving me a comment on FB we both have Justin's with Autism and now I am pouring over your blog and came to this post. My Justin has 3 siblings, but for a long time it was just he and my daughter 22 months younger and everything your daughter stated rings so true with my daughter. People will say to me, "Poor little miss, I bet her life is so hard with Justin. She's always had a special touch with Justin and your daughters words about learning patience and advocacy are precisely what I've seen as a blessing for my daughter--I've just never seen it written so beautifully before!! Thank you for sharing her letter. My daughter will love reading this someday--I'm going to print it off and save it for her: Shannon SewSweetCottage.
A Sibling’s Personal Essay for Admission to Law School
Only 30 percent of high school graduates with autism ever attend a two- or four-year college, but the institutions, not the students, are the problem, Elizabeth and Margaret Finnegan argue. For graduating high school seniors who are entering college this fall, it is an exciting time. Possibilities have been opened! Yet now new concerns arise: Have they chosen the right college? Will they thrive?
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