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What is SPARK360o?

Initially IMPACT360, SPARK360is a new Autism Support Program that launched in Fall 2023. It is designed to support autistic students seeking an undergraduate degree* as they navigate the hidden college curriculum. The program provides full circle support for participating students through academic planning, transition support, employment skills, independent living, and social development. 

*Priority is given to first- and second-year students in STEM majors, however all are welcome to apply and will be accepted as space allows.

Support, Partnership, Advocacy, Resources, Knowledge

Full Circle Support. including academic planning, transition support, employment skills, independent living, and social development.

Academic Planning & Coaching

Focus on executive functioning skills such as note taking, time management, strategies, and organization.

Transition Support

Individualized plans reinforced with weekly meetings to facilitate goal setting and attainment.

Employment Skills

Assistance with employment-centered campus resources including resume building, interview skills, and opportunities for employment.

Independent Living

Supports for adapting to living alone or with a roommate and managing life skills such as hygiene and domestic responsibilities.

Social Development

Facilitating common social connections through program activities, student organizations, campus events, and dedicated program space.

 

Learn more about SPARK360o (pdf)

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Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2024!

Priority deadline: April 1st

Final deadline: September 30th

 

Spots are filling up fast, so apply today!

 

Donate

SPARK360o is funded completely through participant program fees; however, we can reach more students with your help! If you are interested in contributing to SPARK360o, please use the link below and designate SPARK360 to donate. All donations are tax deductible and will go toward program growth and student scholarships.

Meet the Director

Angela is an alumna and current student at OU, earning her BA and MEd before returning in 2021 to pursue her PhD in Special Education. She returned to OU in June of 2019 as the Associate Director of the Accessibility & Disability Resource Center before transitioning to SPARK360o, where she serves as the Director.


Book an Appointment

Schedule a 30-minute appointment to learn more about SPARK360o.

Contact Us

email: spark360@ou.edu

phone: 405.325.3862

in-person: 338 Cate Center Dr, Room 383

socials: @spark360_ou


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