The Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services’ (RCAAS) astounding programs have made it possible for many autistic adults to live life to the fullest.  In our last article about RCAAS, we discussed their SCALE program. Today, we are going to talk about their College Support Program (CSP).

The CSP offers:

  • Weekly meetings with a CSP Coordinator
  • Assistance with defining academic, organizational, and life goals
  • Strategies to meet identified goals
  • Trained Peer Mentors
  • Social events
  • Referrals and follow-up with academic and support services
  • Referrals for psychotherapy or counseling when requested

Services through the CSP also include:

  • Identifying and using social skills appropriate for university and adult life
  • Accessing campus resources
  • Learning to reside with room- and floor-mates
  • Managing life skills (e.g., domestic, hygiene, banking)
  • Participating in on- and off-campus activities
  • Managing academic coursework


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Help Support CSP

CSP is a crucial resource that continues to help college students with autism thrive academically while learning important life skills. Please contribute to the ongoing growth of this unique program.

Donate to CSP