A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism by Haley Moss

By Haley Moss

How have you learnt which collage is correct for you? What occurs when you don't get on along with your roommate? And what on the earth is the Greek method all approximately? As a college scholar with High-Functioning Autism, Haley Moss bargains crucial counsel and recommendation during this insider's consultant to surviving the Freshman 12 months of school. Chatty, sincere and entire of actually worthy info, Haley's first-hand account of the varsity event covers every little thing scholars with Autism Spectrum problems want to know. She takes you thru preparing for faculty, dorm lifestyles and dwelling clear of mom and dad, what to anticipate from sessions, professors and assessments, and the way to manage in new social events and make neighbors. This ebook is a must-read for all scholars at the autism spectrum who're approximately to start their first yr of school, mom and dad and lecturers who're aiding them arrange, and school college and employees.

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The next important thing to pack is your cell phone and its charger. You will be keeping your cell phone with you all the time in case you get lost, meet new people, to check emails, etc. Considering the amount of electronics you might be bringing to college, I would also recommend buying a power strip so you can increase the number of electrical outlets you have in one area. My power strip was near my desk and had my computer charger, phone charger, and lamp all in one! When it comes to packing clothing, it is better to pack too much rather than too little since you can still send a lot home with your parents if you run out of room.

The student-led tour is usually much more informative for a prospective student since it is less about showing you the beauty of the campus, and more about the realistic experience that a student has. Before you go on tour, think of a few things about college that concern you and make a mental list of questions to ask. My first area of concern was food-related because I am a very picky eater, and would hate not to know what to eat while on campus. ). My food questions were whether the food was good and if they offered pizza and/or chicken nuggets.

If you don’t feel as if you need accommodations, knowing this person will still provide you with a friendly face on campus; they will know you, and if you do need something later on, they can help you. The next important person you should meet if you live on campus is your RA. I didn’t meet or know who my RA was until the first day I moved in. Your RA is is a university employed older student who is there to help you find opportunities on campus, resolve problems, answer questions, or even be a friend.

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