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In Pursuit of Growth: Words from a CIP Student

The College Internship Program has helped many a student make the transition from dependent living to living a life of their own, and I am proud to be a current student. When I first made the...

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CIP Bloomington Moves to New Location

To meet our unique and growing needs, CIP Bloomington will be relocating in the summer of 2019 to a newly designed center located in the heart of downtown Bloomington, Indiana.

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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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Autism Spectrum News: 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.

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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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