"Campus Icarus groups consist of students who see a need on their campus to organize a community committed to expanding the dialogue around student mental health, providing peer support alternatives to school counseling center services, developing activist campaigns, creating art, and engaging in nontraditional academic exploration of “psy”-subjects."
"Incight’s mission is to empower people with disabilities to become contributing members of society, by leading them through several dynamic programs focused in the areas of Education, Employment, Networking and Independence."
Active Minds is an organization working to raise awareness of mental health alternatives on college campuses. "By developing and supporting chapters of a student-run mental health awareness, education, and advocacy group on campuses, the organization works to increase students’ awareness of mental health issues, provide information and resources regarding mental health and mental illness, encourage students to seek help as soon as it is needed, and serve as liaison between students and the mental health community."
Report on universities offering a masters in nonprofit management, issued by U.S. News and World Report.
"Masters in Non Profit Management strives to provide readers with the best information available about non-profit management degrees. Additionally, we hope to offer valuable information about career opportunities and more in this field."
Scholarship offered to individuals with the specified mental health diagnoses to assist in paying for high school equivalency, trade/vocational schools, and associate, bachelors, and masters degrees. Download the 2011-2012 Catalog here: http://reintegration.com/userimages/reintegration_application_2011-2012.pdf
"NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) on Campus clubs are student run, student-led organizations that provide mental health support, education, and advocacy in a university or college setting."
"The Higher Education Support Toolkit (HES) provides disability service staff and health care staff with a simple way to work with students who are experiencing limitations arising from their psychiatric disability."
"AHEAD is a professional membership organization for individuals involved in the development of policy and in the provision of quality services to meet the needs of persons with disabilities involved in all areas of higher education."
Collection of websites, articles, books and videos for young people with Asperger's and high-functioning autism. Includes information on attending school and employment.