Experiences as a college student with autism – Fantastic News!

July 3, 2010

I have some very exciting news to announce! I finished out my final semester of the year with two A”s and one B. I was astonished to find out how well I did. My two A’s were in Education Technology and Art Appreciation. I had no idea what to expect. It took a tremendous amount […]

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Navigating College With Autism – 15 Study Strategies for College Students

March 28, 2010

Here’s a list of study strategies that I think are very effective. These strategies will help you to remember the information that you study and help you get a good grade on any test or quiz. 1. Give yourself plenty of time to study. Don’t cram or procrastinate. It is a good idea to study […]

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College Student with Autism – Good Grade On My Comparison/Contrast Paper!

March 25, 2010

I am proud to announce that I received a B 84/100 on my Comparison/Contrast essay. The topic I chose for this essay was the differences and similarities between Democrats and Republicans. Since I am very fascinated with politics, I thought this would be the perfect topic to write about. My hard work paid off tremendously. […]

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Navigating College with Autism: Great News! An "A" On My Process Analysis Essay

February 10, 2010

I have some great news to announce! On my Process Analysis Essay for English class, I recieved an A! That grade shows that I do have the ability to get an A on a college paper. At the end of the day, it just comes down to me really applying myself. My mom helped out by […]

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Life as a College Student with Autism – Some Regrettable News About My Grades

January 29, 2010

Unfortunately, I have some very regrettable news to share with you all. My final grades were recorded over the winter break and I finished with two grades of a D in both my English 1101 class and my Computer Literacy class. I was very heartbroken and devastated when the moment of truth arrived. My first […]

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Navigating College With Autism – Working Hard On My Research Paper!

November 30, 2009

I am currently working on a research paper which is on a comparison/contrast movie review. The movie I decided to do it on is Slumdog Millionaire, since it won the Academy Award for best picture of the year in 2008. I have done an extensive amount of research for this paper. You are required to […]

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Autism: The Importance of Early Diagnosis and Intervention

November 20, 2009

Autism is defined as a severe developmental disorder that begins at birth. Autistic children look perfectly normal in appearance; however, they typically engage in disturbing and confusing behaviors. For many years autism was considered to be very rare. Now 1 in 150 children are diagnosed with autism. Boys also outnumber girls four to one. I […]

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Life as a College Student with Autism: A final grade of B on My Advertising Analysis Paper!

November 18, 2009

Recently I received a B on my Advertising Analysis paper for English class. I put in a tremendous amount of hard work and dedication into writing a successful paper. The paper was a staggering 874 words! I decided to write about an advertisement mainly about taking care of the environment by recycling, planting trees, growing […]

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Tutoring Help From TRIO Grant Program

November 6, 2009

I feel very privileged to have such an outstanding math tutor. She has a tremendous amount of knowledge about all of the different algebraic concepts. The Trio tutoring program is a great program for students with disabilities. It is so nice to have such a knowledgeable one-on-one tutor free of charge. I cannot emphasize enough […]

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The TRIO Grant Program

October 30, 2009

I have some great news! I have been selected to participate in the Office of Disability Services TRIO Grant Program. The Trio Grant program is a federally funded program designed to assist students with disabilities in being successful at Broward College. This program can help you get you’re A.A degree within two years. The goal […]

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