Summer Immersion

Summer Immersion Experience 2020

When: May 31-June 4, 2020
Where: Greater Washington, D.C. area
The application deadline to apply to attend Summer Immersion has passed. Acceptance status will be communicated by late February 2020. 

The Summer Immersion Experience allows collegiate members to gain a deeper understanding of autism spectrum disorders by collaborating and developing connections with Autism Speaks while spending a week fully immersed in the focus points of our partner’s mission: understanding and acceptance, family services, advocacy and research.

As part of our Summer Immersion program in 2018, participants had the opportunity to partake in the following activities:

  • Tour multiple autism research facilities and observe actual real-life scientific research
  • Meet with legislators on Capitol Hill to discuss autism legislation and insurance reform
  • Tour Ivy Mount, a school that serves students with autism
  • Experience volunteer opportunities at the National Capitol office of Autism Speaks