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Achieving Success in College; Strategies for Students on the Autism Spectrum

When students with autism and learning differences start college, they are considered adults for everything except residency and tuition. Since they are no longer high school students, they are...

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Strategies for Increasing Social Networking and Job Readiness for Individuals with ASD Through Community Engagement

In the past, opportunities for higher education and exciting career paths within a supportive and safe environment were few and far between for individuals with ASD.

These challenges to...

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Ten Tips for Dealing with a Roommate for Students with Autism or Learning Differences

Having a roommate can be one of the best experiences for every young adult as they transition towards independence. With all of the fun and excitement that comes with living with someone else,...

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Unique Perspectives: Success On The Spectrum With Dr. Michael McManmon and Dr. Stephen Shore

Dr. Michael McManmon and Dr. Stephen Shore have unique life stories as individuals with autism and as respected leaders in the field of understanding autism. Despite their challenges, they have...

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The Herald-Times: Program for College Students with Autism Makes Big Move

In 2006, downtown Bloomington welcomed The College Internship Program at the Bloomington Center.

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CIP Student Story: Jared at CIP Berkshire

Jared is a fourth year CIP Berkshire student. He is working towards his Associates Degree in Theater at Berkshire Community College and hopes to eventually become an acting teacher. In addition to...

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Adjusting to Transitions: For Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum or with Learning Differences

As the season's change and students prepare to return to school, college, or post-secondary programs, it's not uncommon to feel anxious about a plethora of issues like being away from family and...

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CIP Student Story: Emily at CIP Long Beach

Having autism can be hard. Sometimes it’s too much pressure. Other times it can inspire others. I have autism and it is no walk in the park at times. I am currently in a special needs young adult...

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Press Release: CIP Bloomington Announces Move to New Location

Bloomington, Indiana: To meet their unique and growing needs, CIP Bloomington will relocate to a newly designed space in Bloomington, Indiana on August 22nd. CIP, also known as The College...

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The Melbourne Beachsider: Teach on the Beach - Camp's Fun Outing for High-Schoolers

On a sunny Saturday morning earlier this month, 22 high school students chose to spend their day picking up trash along Paradise Beach in Indialantic.

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