Students may have specific preferences about how they best navigate social interactions in order to be comfortable and to work to their potential.

Some students may need to communicate by email or discussion board instead of face to face and some may communicate best in a one to one setting.

A proportion of autistic students may need adjustments to group work or busy environments such as laboratories.  This could be simple accommodations such as working in smaller rooms, wearing noice cancelling headphones, reassurance that they won’t have attention focused on them, or arriving early.

In this film students and staff discuss social situations at university.

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