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Testimonials

"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

"SSP helped put us at ease and helped our son transition to college and living independently. It helps him with time management and our son knows he has someone and somewhere to go if a problem arises".

   Parent of first year SSP student participant

"SSP was a valuable learning experience and I am so glad I was able to be part of it. I'll definitely miss doing it next year!".

   Jessica, SSP Peer Coach

"My peer coach helped me with finding campus resources. It was helpful to have someone to talk to who understands my point of view".

   Current SSP student

"I would recommend that incoming students work with a peer coach so they can have a connection and resource on campus".

   Current SSP student

"It is nice to have someone to meet up with, my peer coach helped me know where to go to get help when I needed it".

   Current SSP student

"The weekly meetings [with SSP] are crucial as they keep my son focused and on track with assignments. They afford him the opportunity to check in with someone, get help with planning and breaking down assignments, and things he can do to help manage his time efficiently".

   Parent of an SSP student

"My son has made a successful transition to college because of the extras that the SSP program has been able to provide. I am grateful for the patience and support this department has been able to provide to him and by extension to me, thank you!".

   Parent of an SSP student