“This important film is heartfelt and necessary. As more and more students with autism arrive at college, we need to see how they do it, and how we could do better for them.” – Dr Ricki Robinson, Autism Solutions

“This important film is heartfelt and necessary. As more and more students with autism arrive at college, we need to see how they do it, and how we could do better for them.” – Dr Ricki Robinson, Autism Solutions

Meet Guillermo, Jasmine, Caroline, Jonathan and Aniella  – five students on the spectrum take us on campus and into their lives to see how they’re doing college.

Every fall, more and more students on the spectrum who are capable of academic work at the college level go off to college. Getting in is often easy enough, but navigating college on the spectrum can be challenging in many ways. So students are figuring it out by doing it.

From deciding which school will be the best fit, to interactions with professors and peers, facing roommate situations, handling money, homesickness, finding work, overcoming setbacks, staying on track to graduate– these students come up against aspects of college life students typically encounter.

Autism Goes to College is a first of it’s kind film, packed with honest insights for student, parents and educators offering an eye-opening look at what a growing number of neurodiverse students are bringing to campus.

Screenings: Autism Goes To College

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Autism Society of San Diego’s Annual

Lights! Camera! Autism! Celebration of Art and Film

Saturday, September 21, 6:45pm (for screening) 

Irwin M Jacobs Qualcomm Hall
5775 Morehouse Drive San Diego, CA 92121

https://autismsocietysandiego.rallybound.org/LCA/Donate/Tickets

Awareness Film Festival

Saturday, October 12th, 4:00pm (for screening) 

Regal Cinemas at LA LIVE
1000 West Olympic Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90015

Q&A with the director to follow
tickets here:  https://www.awarenessfestival.org/

Carnegie Science Center

Monday, October 21st, 1:00 PM

The Rangos Giant Cinema
One Allegheny Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15212
412.237.3400

tickets and info:  http://www.carnegiesciencecenter.org/rangos-giant-cinema/autism-goes-to-college/

VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY

College Inclusion Summit

Wednesday, October 23rd, 4:30 PM

Hosted by the Frist Center (https://my.vanderbilt.edu/autismandinnovation/)

 
Q&A to follow

Cal State Los Angeles

Charter College of Education

Thursday, November 14, 6pm

RSVP required: http://bit.ly/autismgoes

University Student Union Theater
5154 State University Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90032

Parking available in Lots C and E
Q&A with special guests to follow

Autism Society of Central Virginia & SpectrumWise

Tuesday, November 19th, 7:00pm

The Byrd Theater

2908 W Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23221

Q&A with special guests to follow
Free and Open to the public

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