CIP Blog

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Maintaining Routines During the Summer Months: For Students with Autism and LD

One of the first things CIP students work on during their executive function classes and Life Skills appointments is creating routines to help them reach their goals. 

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CIP's National Centers Celebrate Another Successful Programming Year

Since most of our CIP centers have handed out certificates and said their goodbyes to transitioning students, we thought it would be a good time to look back on some of the accomplishments of our...

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CIP Berkeley's 2017 Convocation

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10 Tips to Help You Stay Focused: For Students with Autism and Learning Differences

During the summer, it may become difficult to keep focused on goals because we're distracted by other things, or because the structure of the school year is no longer with us. This is especially...

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Press-Telegram: Long Beach Program Empowers Autistic Youths to Pursue Dreams in Real World

via Press-Telegram June 3, 2017

Kevin Wright’s passion is amusement parks and he knew just about everything there was to know about Disneyland.

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College Academics at CIP Berkeley

During the Spring Semester, students completed courses at various colleges around the Bay area, including the Peralta Campuses (Laney, Merritt, and Berkeley Community Colleges), San Francisco...

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Strategies for the Summer Term

With summer break here, it’s an appropriate time to acknowledge that our students benefit from structure and routines in their schedule. Much of the structure they’re accustomed to during the...

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Employee Recognition: Alexia Kutzner & Maria Fuster

Many positive things are happening at our CIP Long Beach center thanks to therapists Alexia Kutzner and Maria Fuster

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Employee Recognition: Rosa Portillo

Great things happen when student health and safety, employee development, and community partnerships collide! 

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Unplug: Tips For Parents To Help Students With Autism Get Off Electronics

The Problem

Spending excessive time with electronic technology can be an issue for all students - with or without autism. 

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