Tag: autism

PBSC professor and student team up to educate others about the post-secondary challenges of autistic students

Palm Beach State College professor Hersh Chaitin, Ph.D., and student Erin Slavin are spotlighting the significant barriers that students with autism spectrum disorder face in obtaining a post-secondary education.
Chaitin, along with Dr. Javad Hashemi, associate dean of research at Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Dr. Jacquie Wood at FAU’s Center for Autism Related Disabilities, recently contributed to a research manuscript that was published in 2023 titled, “Extended Reality: An Evidence-Based Practice Support Tool for ASD Students Transitioning to Post-Secondary Engineering Education.” … Continue reading PBSC professor and student team up to educate others about the post-secondary challenges of autistic students

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PBSC alumnus coauthors book, shares story of autism

Palm Beach State College alumnus William Andrew Rose, who recently coauthored with his mom a book detailing his experiences of being diagnosed at 2-years-old with autism spectrum disorder, is featured on the website of a national nonprofit dedicated to promoting solutions for those with autism and their families.
In the Autism Speaks article, written in recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Rose encourages those with autism and other disabilities to be “consistent when applying for employment and never give up on your dreams until they come to fruition.”
Now 27, … Continue reading PBSC alumnus coauthors book, shares story of autism

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