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Journey to Self Determination

CIP Journey Self Determination

By Pilar Page, Program Director, College Internship Program 

unnamed (1)-1The journey to adulthood can be daunting and overwhelming for anyone, especially for young adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). As parents, friends, professionals, and members of the community, we play a vital role in empowering our young adults to start their journey to becoming self-determined adults. Young adults who are self-determined are more likely to succeed as adults and transition to living happy, independent and productive lives. 


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The College Internship Program is a comprehensive transition program for young adults on the Autism Spectrum and with Learning Differences. Our Mission is to inspire independence and expand the foundation on which young adults with Autism, ADHD, and other Learning Differences can build happy and productive lives.

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