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As an educational program of the Center for Career Connections as part of the R.I.S.E. Learning Institute, the Neurodiversity Navigators (formerly Autism Spectrum Navigators) program offers educational opportunities along with individualized advocacy and access services for Neurodivergent Bellevue College students. Students who have met the College admission requirements must fill out an application form and follow the steps on the Next Steps flyer by the deadlines listed. Go to our Future Students page for more information. 

Our mission is to provide educational opportunities to increase self-knowledge that lead to successful academic outcomes in the areas of executive functioning, self-regulation, social interaction, self-advocacy, and career preparation, along with advocacy and access services for neurodivergent students; and to actively promote a campus and community environment of inclusion and understanding of students, faculty and staff with neurological differences.

Note: Program Entry is Summer only. Deadline for Summer 2020 is July 10.

For more information, see Program Information or attend an Information Session.

The Neurodiversity Navigators program provides services separate from the Disability Resource Center (DRC). Students are encouraged to contact the DRC and may register with them for accommodations at any time during the year.

Email: asn@bellevuecollege.edu or phone: (425) 564-2764.

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