CIP Blog

Articles, videos and more from the College Internship Program’s five national centers of excellence.

Transitioning Beyond a Post-Secondary Program

At College Internship Program, our objective is to support young adults on the Autism spectrum and with learning differences in their transition to independence.

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Florida Today: Man with Autism Strives for Broadway

via Florida TodayJune 30, 2017

A fascinated Daniel Perkins walked on the King Center stage and stared at empty chairs.

There was no show being performed, no audience, no applause — yet the young...

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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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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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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 Makes a Difference During Autism Awareness Month

In April, College Internship Program’s Berkeley campus celebrated Autism Awareness Month as an opportunity for invigorating the LD community through knowledge, service, and advocacy. 

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CIP Brevard Kicks off Autism Awareness Month 2017

On Saturday, April 1st, Team CIP Brevard kicked off Autism Awareness Month by once again volunteering at the annual Brevard PALS Family Festival. 

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Teaching Hygiene Using Executive Functions

Executive Function is defined as a set of processes that address with managing oneself and one’s resources in order to achieve a particular goal. It falls under neurologically-based skills, which...

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