Websites for Individuals on the Spectrum
Accredited Online Colleges
This site is a database of every online college education program offered by an accredited college in the United States. The database is a thorough list of institutions and degree programs, with in-depth information including the specific accreditations of each institution.
Most colleges and universities are incorporating online degree programs as that is the growing trend that seems to cater best to today’s “modern day” student. This site discusses online colleges and programs and the truth behind the often touted selling point of “affordability.”
Financial Aid for Disabled Students
This is a financial aid and scholarship guide for students with disabilities, one of the few comprehensive and simple-to-use directories of its kind. It has a listing of numerous scholarship options for students with disabilities that range from national financial aid opportunities to local opportunities within the United States and Canada.
The Global and Regional Asperger’s Syndrome Partnership
This site offers an online support group for adults and teens on the autism spectrum, as well as additional resources.
Retrieving Freedom, Inc.
Retrieving Freedom, Inc. is a non-profit organization that trains service dogs for children with autism. They breed and train retrievers with the specific traits needed for the duty of being an assistance dog, such as tracking, tethering, comforting, and empowerment through play.
We Connect Now
We Connect now was developed in an effort to connect and integrate college students with disabilities as a virtual community with a voice on important issues.
Wrong Planet is the web community designed for individuals (and parents/professionals of those) with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, ADHD, PDDs, and other neurological differences.