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What Does Transitioning Home for Summer Break Look Like for CIP Students?

Transitioning home for breaks can be a difficult process for our students. Although they are excited about the time off and seeing their families, they lose a lot of the structure and support that...

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IECA Insights: Looking Beyond Parent Labels

The phone rings first thing in the morning, just as she pulls up in front of the office. The independent educational consultant (IEC) looks at her cell phone and notes that it is “that” mom again. 
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Daniel: CIP Bloomington Student's Remarkable Journey

There were times when Daniel wasn’t sure what his future would look like. Although he was bright and capable, Daniel dropped out of Rochester Institute of Technology after his freshman year....

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The Daily Californian: College Internship Program Helps Students with Learning Differences Develop Interpersonal Skills

The College Internship Program, or CIP, which has a location in downtown Berkeley, gives students with learning differences a space to develop interpersonal skills and transition into the...

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Transitions: From the Comfort Zone to the Unknown - Five Resources for a Smooth(er) Transition to Independence

Transitions, at any level, can be both exciting and daunting. We take the necessary steps to prepare ourselves for the next steps, but the future will always remain unknown. As we grow, we learn...

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IU Students Help Autistic Young Adults Gain Independence

Student Adviser Raphael Comford speaks with student Andrew M. in his office. College Internship Program provides students with extra academic support, basic life skills coaching and an IU student...

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Autism Spectrum News: Co-Occurring Conditions in Mild Autism – Integrated Treatment Approaches

Originally Published in the Autism Spectrum NewsMarch 2018

By Elizabeth Roberts, Psy.D.National Director of Clinical Support Services

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CIP Average GPA Exceeds 3.0

The numbers are in, and CIP’s average GPA across all five Centers exceeded 3.0 last term.

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Press-Enterprise: Riverside Group Has Idea to Find Jobs for Disabled Young Adults – Create Its Own

Originally Published in the The Press-Enterprise February 24, 2018

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Improving Nonverbal Communication Skills for Young Adults on the Spectrum and with Learning Differences

Good communication is the foundation of successful relationships, both personal and professional. But we communicate with much more than words. Most of the messages we send other people are...

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