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Meet-Up: An orientation program for students with autism spectrum disorder

Author
Lopez, D.; Lídia Montero; Vilalta, M.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
48th Annual Frontiers in Education
Date of publication
2018
Presentation's date
2018-10-05
Book of congress proceedings
FIE 2018, Frontiers in Education: California, United States: October 3-6, 2018
First page
1
Last page
4
Publisher
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/123049 Open in new window
Abstract
This innovate practice work-in-progress paper presents a pilot orientation program for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a range of conditions involving serious dysfunctions in aspects of social relationships and learning. Young adults with ASD are more likely than the general population to concentrate on science and engineering, so those who enroll at college tend to choose STEM degrees. However, students with ASD often undergo stress and experience difficulty in the transition to c...
Citation
López, D., Montero, L., Vilalta, M. Meet-Up: An orientation program for students with autism spectrum disorder. A: IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference. "FIE 2018, Frontiers in Education: California, United States: October 3-6, 2018". Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018, p. 1-4.
Keywords
Mentoring, Orientation, Student attraction, Student retention
Group of research
BCN SEER - Barcelona Science and Engineering Education Research Group
IMP - Information Modelling and Processing
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