In response to the COVID-19 risk, this event has been cancelled. Future plans will be announced when available. Read the latest Mid Michigan College COVID-19 updates.

Autism Awareness lectures are planned for 11am and 1pm on Tuesday, March 31 at Mid Michigan College’s Mt. Pleasant Campus located at 2600 South Summerton Road. The lectures will take place in the Center for Student Services in rooms 234/235.

A Parents Perspective

Jamee Pappas, a parent of a student diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, will discuss her son's journey from when he started as a student at Mid to the present. Discover helpful tips, gain an inside perspective on learning styles, and learn what a typical day of academic preparation looks like for a student on the spectrum.

Listening to the Violas: Empowering College Students with Autism in Writing-Intensive Courses

Jackie Justice, Full-Time Communications Instructor at Mid, shares tips on finding better ways to connect, teach, and empower. This discussion-based presentation walks participants through the adult ASD brain, both myths and truths, and works to help make connections between what we need to teach and how the students need to learn. Question and answer session to follow.

Questions? Contact Amy Dykhouse, Coordinator of Career Services & Student Accommodations, at or (989) 317-4613.

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