PEERS® Social Skills Groups: Marquette offers group instruction in friendship and relationship skills, also known as PEERS®, for preschoolers, adolescents, and young adults with autism spectrum disorder. Marquette students are welcome in young adult groups. Contact Marquette PEERS® for information about when the next group begins.
Milwaukee ECQuIP Family Navigation: Marquette offers help for families seeking autism services. We will meet with you about your concerns and help you find access to needed services. Family navigation is available for families of children living in most of central Milwaukee. Contact Milwaukee ECQuIP at (414) 288-3727 for information about family navigation.
MUSCLES Camp: Marquette offers a summer camp addressing literacy and social communication skills for children with autism, aged 6-11. The MUSCLES (Marquette University Summer Communication, Literacy, and Enhanced Socialization) camp occurs during three weeks in June. Contact MUSCLES at (414) 288-4438, option 3 for information about the camp.
Special needs dental clinic: The School of Dentistry offers dental services with regard to special needs and sensory sensitivities for adults and children 13 years old and above. Marquette students may also be eligible. Contact the Advance Care Clinic for more details.
The Marquette University Speech and Hearing Clinic: The Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology offers diagnostic evaluations and therapy services for children and adults with communication difficulties. Marquette students may also be eligible. Contact the Speech and Hearing Clinic for more details.
Please refer to this handoutfor a list of external providers of the medical diagnosis of autism.
For more information about Marquette's Autism Consortium, please contact us.
Office of Disability Services: Registering with ODS opens the possibility of receiving academic accommodations that will help you achieve your full potential. Contact ODS to find out what documentation is needed and what accommodations and support may be available. Beginning in Fall, 2019, OSD, in partnership with a planning team from the Interdisciplinary Autism Consortium, will offer the On Your Marq college support program for Marquette Students on the autism spectrum. Information about this program will be posted here as it becomes available. Please stay tuned!
Office of Residence Life: Choosing a residence environment that supports your needs is important. Consider if a single or shared room might be preferred. It is also a good idea to let your resident assistant know about your needs. Contact the Office of Residence Life for information about residence hall characteristics and types of rooms available.
Office of Student Educational Services: OSES can provide group or individual tutoring and academic support.
Get involved: One of the best ways to meet people at Marquette is to join an activity or club that interests you. Check out these sites for groups, clubs and activities or service groups for current offerings.
Counseling Center: The Counseling Center can provide short-term therapy for anxiety, depression, stress related to the college transition and related concerns. Contact the Counseling Center for information on what services are available.