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Dating & Relationships: A CIP Student's Perspective & Advice

In our latest blog post, CIP Berkeley student, Emma, writes about her experience in the dating world, as well as what she thinks people need to understand when they venture into the world of...

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Is Your Teen or Young Adult with Autism Ready to Date?

When a teen or young adult enters into the dating world, they and their parents are faced with some new challenges. While this can be concerning for any parent, those with teens and young adults...

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CIP Long Beach Moves to New Space & Celebrates Five Year Anniversary

CIP Long Beach has officially moved!

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Winter Break 2017: Barcelona, Spain Wrap-Up

Did you know that CIP students can be a part of an amazing winter break trip opportunity each year?

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Staying on Track in the New Year: Resources for Students with Autism and LD

There is often a sense of excitement when something new begins with the coming of the new year; whether that be a job, a relationship, or an academic semester. It is important to take advantage of...

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Benefits of a Life Coach on Autism Parenting Magazine

By Sharona Sommer, CPCAutism Parenting News, Issue 57

As a parent of a teen or young adult on the autism spectrum, you have probably had to focus most of your attention on getting all the pieces...

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Spectrum News: Young Woman with Autism Asks: ‘Am I So Different?’

By CIP Long Beach Student, Claire BachmanSpectrum News, December 2016

As a college student on the spectrum, I have learned that women like me often present themselves differently from our...

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The Berkshire View: College Internship Program of the Berkshires

The Berkshire ViewJanuary 6, 2017

Founded in 1984 by Dr. Michael McManmon, the College Internship Program (CIP) is dedicated to teaching young adults with learning differences, skills to help them...

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Teaching RESPECT at the CIP Berkshire Center

“R-E-S-P-E-C-T…Tell you what it means to me…”

40 years ago, Aretha Franklin had a huge hit singing about R-E-S-P-E-C-T.  Everybody’s heard the song.  “All I need…All I’m askin’ is for a little...

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