Find out more about how you can support your child during the transition to tertiary education and once they are studying at university and TAFE.

This information pertains to supporting students with ASDs 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.

Transition to tertiary education

Helping your child start their tertiary studies.

My child’s rights

Reasonable adjustments that should be made for your child.


Why and when to disclose your child's ASD.

Supporting my child's tertiary education

Working with staff to help your child study.

Additional resources for parents

Find more information here.


Our information sources.

 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)