November 23, 2016
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The New York Times Features Bridges to Adelphi Program

News, In The News

by Emily Elefonte '17

More students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are setting their sights on college, and schools like Adelphi University are stepping in to help. 

The New York Times recently featured Adelphi as one of a few schools nationwide that offer comprehensive support programs for college students with ASD. 

Our award-winning Bridges to Adelphi program currently serves about 100 students, providing them with academic, social and vocational skill-building and support. 

Read about Adelphi in The New York Times.

» Learn more about Bridges to Adelphi

About Adelphi: A modern metropolitan university with a personalized approach to higher learning.

Adelphi University is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Adelphi is dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support student success.

Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves nearly 8,000 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online.

More than 115,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.


For further information, please contact:

Bridges to Adelphi Program
Earle Hall Lower Level
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