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See the Able, Do Not Enable: For Parents Considering Post-secondary Support Programs

Being a parent/caregiver of an individual with autism or any learning difference can be an emotional roller coaster. 

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Young Men at College Internship Program Experience Employment Success

Charlie and Jake are young men with something in common. Although they have never met and live on opposite sides of the country, they are good examples of how perseverance and hard work can lead...

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Autism Parenting Magazine: Ways to Help Young People with Autism to Budget

Keeping track of expenses can be hard for just about anyone. Money management skills don’t come easy, and often students learn the hard way that it’s more important to buy groceries than to spend...

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ADDitude Magazine: Summer Programs that Change Lives

Kids running down trails, hiking in the mountains, or canoeing on a lake; days and nights of having fun and playing games. Summer camp is a much-needed break from the busy-ness of the school...

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Behavioral Health News: Co-Occurring Conditions in Mild Autism Spectrum Disorder

Co-occurring mental health conditions are the rule rather than the exception in autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

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Building Independent Living Skills For Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum

The building blocks of a productive life include tasks like maintaining a budget, learning to cook and clean, and developing strategies for becoming more independent. The following outlines...

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LINK Magazine: “I am truly the first CIP graduate” by Dr. Michael McManmon

Published in Autism Europe's LINK Magazine, 2017

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Failure to Launch: Tips for Parents with Young Adults on the Spectrum

When you think of “Failure to Launch” you may remember the 2006 romantic comedy about desperate parents who hire a glamorous woman to pry their son out of his too-comfy life at home. For...

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Autism Notebook: Getting Unplugged - Helping Kids Discover Life Outside the Blue Screen

By Elizabeth Roberts, PsyDNational Director of Clinical Support Services, CIPPublished in the October/November Issue of The Autism Notebook Magazine

Spending excessive time with electronic...

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Press Release: Landing and Keeping a Job - New Book Provides Guidance For Young Adults With Autism And Learning Differences

A first of its kind workbook has just been published to assist those who teach young adults with Autism and Learning Differences about securing employment.

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