April 28, 2015

Bridges to Adelphi: Awarding Excellence

Students who self-disclose with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or have difficulties with socialization, organization or social interaction can flourish when provided with academic and social support.

The Bridges to Adelphi program provides these undergraduate and graduate students with the comprehensive support services they need. The program has become a destination for students from all over the United States.

Bridges to Adelphi has been recognized for its work. It won the 2015 Creative Program of the Year award during the 33rd Annual LICSPA Conference and the NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education named Bridges as the Grand Bronze winner of the 2015 NASPA Excellence Awards. NASPA also selected the program as the Gold Award Winner for student health, wellness and counseling excellence.

» Read why NASPA chose Bridges

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Mitchell Nagler

On the Road With Autism

Mitch Nagler, Director of Bridges to Adelphi, offers advice for students on the autism spectrum who are looking for the right fit in a college or university.

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The Bridges to Adelphi program provides students on the autism spectrum with support to address academic and social needs.

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