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Spectrum Support Program
The Spectrum Support Program is a resource offered to students with Autism Spectrum Disorder to assist them in the initial transition to college life and support their continued success. Read More
Enrollment for the 2014 program is closed. Contact Director, Laurie Ackles for more information.

Pre-Orientation Program

gearsGearing Up For Success is an optional pre-orientation program for incoming RIT freshmen with ASD. Individual and small-group sessions include campus tours, direct support in the use of campus resources, skill instruction and social outings. SEPARATE REGISTRATION AND FEE APPLIES.

Registration for the 2014 program is now closed.


"Having [the Spectrum Support Program] has given us a higher level of comfort about RIT. We believe it has played and important role in [our son’s] adapting to college life. This is a journey, and we see hopeful signs of progress along the way".

–Parent of first year SSP student participant

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Laurie Ackles, LMSW
Director, Spectrum Support Program

Campus Center
Suite 2720
Phone: 585-475-6936
Fax: 585-475-5832