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Three self-published books written by Tony Saylor, 22, are shown in a classroom at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Mich., Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. Often, Saylor's constant doodling features a 9-year-old character named Viper Girl who, with her pet fox Logan, frequently finds herself battling monsters. For college students with autism and other learning disabilities, it's the kind of balancing act that takes place every day - accommodating a disability versus pushing beyond it toward normalcy and a degree that, as for any student these days, is increasingly essential for finding a meaningful career. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)