Drexel Autism Support Program
The Drexel Autism Support Program (DASP) is a student-centered program for current Drexel students with the goal of promoting academic competency, self-advocacy, interpersonal skills, independent living, and social integration.
- Developmental Feedback
What DASP Provides
- One-on-One Peer Mentoring/Coaching
- Supplemental Case Management with Professional Staff
- Social Events
What DASP does not provide
- Diagnosis, psychotherapy, or accommodations
- Alternative pathways to Drexel admissions
- Mediation or advocacy
- Communication with administration or faculty on behalf of any student
- Guarantee of students' academic performance or persistence at Drexel University
To Apply for Program Services
DASP does not require its participants to provide documentation of a diagnosis. Current and/or prospective Drexel students may apply and/or inquire by emailing the program Director, Dr. Gerard D. Hoefling, at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 215.895.1383.
Recent Drexel Event Promoting One Book, One Philadephia
Drexel recently held an event to discuss The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. The program included faculty, staff, and students from the A. J. Drexel Autism Institute, the Drexel Autism Support Program, the College of Arts and Sciences, and partners across the University.
Read the full article in Drexel Now.