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Autism Awareness Month: Autism Awareness

Resources for Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness and the Transition to Adulthood

By declaration of the United Nations, World Autism Awareness Day takes place each year on April 2, beginning the U.S. National Autism Awareness Month. These events seek to increase knowledge, support, and acceptance of people with autism. 2020's theme for World Autism Awareness Day is the transition to adulthood. Tarrant County College offers a number of transitional skills programs to help young adults with autism gain job readiness and other skills for adult life: 

What is Autism?

Autism Spectrum Disorder is a developmental disorder that primarily affects communication and behavior. Autism can be diagnosed at any point in a person's life, but the symptoms typically emerge within the first two years of life. The type and severity of these symptoms can vary. For more information about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment, please see the following overviews:

Autism Slideshow

Apps for Students with Autism

TCC Libraries Digital Display Archive

The Tarrant County College District Libraries are pleased to provide a wide assortment of digital displays and online exhibits, designed to educate, inform, entertain, and engage our entire community, and to help support the learning experience, outside of the traditional classroom environment.  To view more of these web-based displays, visit our Digital Archive page by clicking  HERE.