Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who are accepted to Kent State University have the intellectual capacity to learn, develop a career and be contributing members of society. However, many possess a unique learning style, social difficulties, and/or secondary diagnoses that negatively impact the ASD. These students continue to learn how to best manage their learning needs and benefit from understanding, respect and support. Doing so moves them closer to independence and success. The tips in this document provide a general understanding of ASD with suggested strategies.