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CIP Berkeley's 2017 Convocation

On Friday May 26th 2017, community members, families, friends, staff and students, all gathered at the historic Berkeley City Club to celebrate CIP Berkeley’s 2016-2017 program year. As a...

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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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CIP Berkeley: Moving On Up!

By Pilar PageAssistant DirectorCIP Berkeley 

Spring 2017 initiated our season of changes here at the CIP Berkeley Center. 

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Berkeley Staff Spotlight: Yasin Johnson

College Internship Program Berkeley would like to spotlight Yasin Johnson, Life Skills Coordinator.

Yasin, has been with the Berkeley center since it opened 10 years ago. 

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