CIP Berkshire, Massachusetts

CIP Berkshire is a specialized transition program in Lee, Massachusetts empowering young adults on the Autism Spectrum, ADHD, and other learning differences to find success in college, employment, and independent living


About CIP's Comprehensive Transition Programs

The College Internship Program (CIP) in the Berkshires of Lee, Massachusetts is a comprehensive private young adult transition program for individuals ages 18-26 on the autism spectrum and with ADHD and other learning differences.

CIP's Centers of Excellence have provided comprehensive and specialized transition programs since 1984. Our vision is to challenge the norms of what people with autism and learning differences can achieve.

  • Comprehensive and individualized support programs for ASD and LD students ages 18-26
  • Expand your independent living skills in a supported apartment-based living setting
  • Pursue higher education with support at your choice of several college and university options
  • Put your employment readiness skills to work with the help of CIP’s Career Continuum
  • CIP is approved to enroll international students

About The CIP Berkshire Center

Lee, Massachusetts is centrally located in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains of Western MA. Home to countless cultural attractions, an impressive line-up of New England area colleges, and an abundance of year-round, outdoor activities, all while being located only 112 miles from Boston and 130 from New York City.

Both a top destination and place to live, the Berkshires were recently ranked by National Geographic for “Best-Rated Places” as the #3 in the USA. CIP Berkshire, which was founded in 1984, is CIP’s flagship location and has strong roots in the community.


Admissions Criteria 

  • Documented diagnosis of High-Functioning Autism, ADHD, NLD, Dyslexia and/or other Learning Differences​​​
  • Ages 18 to 26 years old​​​​
  • Low average to high intelligence​​​​
  • Potential to live and attend college or career program independently​
  • High level of motivation to meet program goals
  • Emotional, behavioral, and psychological stability

Ready to Learn More?

Are you looking for a comprehensive post-secondary transition program that can uniquely address the unique social, life skills, academic, and career needs of your young adult with autism and learning differences?

To request more information on our programs, contact our National Admissions Office.

Call: (877) 566-9247


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