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Teaching Social Skills Through Recreational Activities

Social skills are difficult for most of our students with Asperger’s and learning differences. Many students may be uncomfortable making eye contact or may not understand subtle social cues or...

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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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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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CIP Long Beach Students on the Path to Careers

Fall 2016 was a truly exciting term for the careers team, led by our new Career Coordinator, Jocelyn Howard. 

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(Re)Imagining Science with CIP Bloomington

(Re)imagining Science, an exhibition featured in the Grunwald Gallery of Art at Indiana University, contained collaborative projects by fifteen teams of researchers in the arts and sciences.

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