November 23, 2016

The New York Times Features Bridges to Adelphi Program

by Emily Elefonte '17

More students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are setting their sights on college, and schools like Adelphi University are stepping in to help. 

The New York Times recently featured Adelphi as one of a few schools nationwide that offer comprehensive support programs for college students with ASD. 

Our award-winning Bridges to Adelphi program currently serves about 100 students, providing them with academic, social and vocational skill-building and support. 

Read about Adelphi in The New York Times.

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About Adelphi: A modern metropolitan university with a personalized approach to higher learning

Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness.

Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. It serves almost 8,000 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, as well as online. 

More than 116,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, engaged citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.

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