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any universities with particularly good reputation for helping autistic students?
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any universities with particularly good reputation for helping autistic students?
It depends what your needs are and what subject you're looking at.
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any universities with particularly good reputation for helping autistic students?

This guide suggests Birmingham City, Cardiff, Bath, Cambridge and Aberystwyth, Warwick, Brighton and Leicester may be worth considering.


https://www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk/s...-special-needs

Hope this helps
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Thank you that’s awesome
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any universities with particularly good reputation for helping autistic students?
There's non man. Just don't go to uni. If your autism is 'Socially Autistic' then... well... you might not succeed.

Also it seems the Late 90s/2000s kids are meaner and more immature than 90s kids. Good luck with them understanding a condition that is memed to death
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There's non man. Just don't go to uni. If your autism is 'Socially Autistic' then... well... you might not succeed.

Also it seems the Late 90s/2000s kids are meaner and more immature than 90s kids. Good luck with them understanding a condition that is memed to death
I think you're being a tad unfair. Student populations are generally similar wherever you go and that's one part of adapting to university. If I'm right OP is asking about the university's institutional policies and how helpful they are.



Milliemax402, there's almost 200 universities up and down the country, and I'd like to think most provide a good standard of looking after their autistic students. You will get some who will go above and beyond and I think you've been given a link above pointing you towards some. Don't pick them for that reason, make your choices based on the course and then on the university itself and whether it's your "type" of place, and then factor in what their provision is like. Sadly there are also some who don't do enough and this is annoying. Have a chat to the disability/needs departments if you go to open days (this is worth doing) and you should get a flavour for how enthusiastic they are towards helping you.:yep:
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Thank you for you responses. To be honest it’s just an interesting thing to look at, I keep looking around for autistic people’s experiences in certain places. I’m at my 3rd sixth form now which is autism specialist after being treated really bad by the other 2 because of my autism.

It’s less of me going “this is a good one for autistic” and going there based on that it’s more of an extra enquiry.

And as far as not going because of my autism I get where you are coming from but university has been my dream since I was really small and I can’t let idiots who aren’t understanding and nasty win. I get what you’re saying though.
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any universities with particularly good reputation for helping autistic students?
Manchester seems to be quite good, I'm applying there and I have ASD. Don't listen to the people saying you shouldn't go, ASD is so diverse because it's a spectrum disorder so these people cannot just label every person with ASD as unfit for uni. Keep searching around, ask universities directly what they will do to help you/what groups they have for people with ASD etc.
Feel free to message me if you need advice!
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Can't speak for anyone but myself, but I go to Keele and in my experience, they've been fab up to now. They're not exactly a top uni, but the campus is nice and peaceful, and support is always there when you need it.
When I first started, shortly before the other freshers moved into halls, they invited all the autistic freshers to a 2-night residential on campus, to help them settle in. They gave talks settling us into university and letting us know about the support that can be put in place, what to do if you need help etc.
It also gives you a good opportunity to get to know some of the students, with a quiz on the 2nd night. Even though I'm living at home, I found it beneficial.
There's also a society ran by autistic students for autistic students, which have weekly meetings where students can discuss concerns, and they also arrange a few socials.
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I'm at Cardiff Uni and have had a really good experience so far. They run as ASC transition event where you move in early, have drop ins and you can have a mentor or just see someone weekly (or use email/text/call if you don't want to do face to face). Plus they reply quickly to emails/issues, and I've just found all the staff to be really accomodating and kind, really trying to work with me and help me manage.
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i can't believe theres an add for THE ou and i'd like to know utter incompetence to autism?ow to take them forward legally for discrimination.
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