Supporting tertiary students with ASD

 Information for university and TAFE students diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), their parents, and tertiary staff interested in learning more about ASD.

This information pertains to supporting students with an ASD in academic settings and comes from a variety of sources including local and international information, peer reviewed research and research conducted at OTARC (funded by DHS, Victoria).  The information provided is general and not targeted for specific tertiary institutions.  For specific information regarding policies and student support services at individual tertiary institutions, please visit their website or contact them directly.  Links to other useful resources with further information are also provided within the student, parent, and staff sections. 


Find out more about what to expect at university and TAFE and the support services available to you.


Information for tertiary staff to help them support students.


Information for parents of students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders.


These web pages for supporting tertiary students with ASDs were developed as part of the project Supporting transition to and participation in tertiary education for students with an ASD funded by the Department of Human Services (DHS, Victoria)