We are committed to helping our campus community become aware and better understand the abilities, strengths, and competencies of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) students and students with behaviors consistent with ASD. We believe in and support the university’s commitment to students with learning differences can contribute to their success at Iowa. To do so, the campus community recognizes the need to provide inclusive and practical support. The following pages are separated for various audiences who may interact or benefit from learning more about the university’s ability and mission to support neurodiverse and ASD students in addition to students with behaviors consistent with ASD.
At the University of Iowa, we believe all students should benefit from their learning environment.Learn More
We know parents and families are often a steadfast source of support and may have many questions about the resources, opportunities, and assistance available prior to visiting campus.Learn More
We at Iowa are committed to your success and welcome students of diverse learning abilities on campus.Learn More
The number of college students with documented learning differences is rising.Learn More
Thank you for your interest, advocacy, and support as a friend or ally of neurodiverse and ASD individuals.Learn More
If you are a UI faculty or staff member, or a graduate teaching assistant or a student employee, to access training modules to learn more about how to recognize students with ASD and to create positive classroom and learning environments for students please follow the following steps: Log onto Employee Self-Service Click on My Career Click on My Training Search for either “ASD”, “Autism Spectrum Disorder” or “WASD01” Register for the course, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Training Modules and you will then be able to access the course.Learn More