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TUS has adopted toolkit to students with autism navigate the transition to university life.

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TUS has adopted an international toolkit aimed at helping students with autism navigate the transition to university lifeTechnoligical University of the Shannon TUS

The Autism&Uni toolkit, funded by the EU, is intended to be adapted by universities to address the needs of students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

TUS’s Disability and Learning Support Office in Athlone has customised the toolkit, launching a website which is bespoke to the needs of TUS students and packed full of guidance, information, and strategies for overcoming commonly faced challenges.

“We are critically aware of the unique challenges faced by students with autism, and we are hopeful that this toolkit will support and inform them as they learn to navigate the university environment,” explained TUS Disability Officer Lisa Hanlon.

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