Dub-C Autism Program provides supports to degree-seeking West Chester University students
with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
The mission of D-CAP is to build an inclusive and accepting campus community to better
support the experience and success of our degree-seeking students with ASD through
indirect and direct supports.
Provide indirect supports to create a welcoming and supportive campus environment by raising awareness and
acceptance of ASD. D-CAP provides training opportunities to all members of campus
(faculty, staff, and peers).
Provide direct supports in the 5 key areas of:
Supports are provided via skill development and group sessions as well as social
Have a place to belong.Come and hang out, meet others with ASD, and engage in social opportunities (on and
Have a judgement free environmentto ask questions, discuss experiences, and better understand the changes of lifestyle/education/social
interactions when going to college.
Learn functional, independent adult living skills(including organization and time management).
Learn professional skillsto enhance job searching, resume building, and employment sustainability.