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How to Support Students with Autism Through College

Thirty years ago it was rare for a student with ASD to enter college. But over the past decades, there has been much improvement in the detection and awareness of ASD in children. Now, with the provision of effective treatments, those with average or above average intellectual abilities are enrolling at universities. However, college presents [...]

By |2018-02-05T10:53:02+10:00February 1st, 2018|Categories: Society & Culture|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How Trigger Warnings Are Hurting Mental Health on Campus

cdn.theatlantic.com Something strange is happening at America’s colleges and universities. A movement is arising, undirected and driven largely by students, to scrub campuses clean of words, ideas, and subjects that might cause discomfort or give offense. Last December, Jeannie Suk wrote in an online article for The New Yorker about law students asking her fellow professors [...]

Campus alcohol culture challenged

The St John's rector, Michael Bongers, last Thursday suspended 30 students for forcing a female student during O-Week to drink alcohol. She was allergic to it and ended up in hospital. This event comes as no surprise to those who have gone through similar experiences. via Trial by ordeal to enter university college's hallowed halls. [...]

By |2012-08-17T18:05:19+10:00March 12th, 2012|Categories: Drugs & Alcohol, Society & Culture|Tags: , , |0 Comments