Webinar: Autism and LD After High School

This webinar was originally held on May 26, 2021 at 12PM EDT
We are proud to welcome CIP Alum, Adria Nassim, as we engage in a lively discussion about the transition from high school to college for students with autism and learning differences. Adria will share the valuable lessons she learned along her road to success.

Learn more about the following:
*Preparing for life after high school
*How to be an effective self-advocate
*Guidance for parents to help build social skills and a social community
*How to prepare for college and/or employment
Adria Nassim is a 2013 graduate of CIP Bloomington. She has since established a career in autism and related developmental disabilities education and advocacy work for parents and professionals as well as college students. She has worked with state and federal legislators to help advocate for policy and law to benefit children, teens, and young adults with developmental disabilities and their families. She currently serves on the board of directors for the Monroe County Autism Foundation, which works to fund supports and services to children, teens, and adults diagnosed with autism living in the Monroe County, Indiana area who could not otherwise afford them. In her spare time, she loves reading, going to the movies, (pandemic notwithstanding), and meeting up with friends.

Adria's Blog: blogs.iu.edu/adriasnotebook. Adria can be contacted at anassim@iu.edu to inquire about a potential speaking engagement.

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About College Internship Program

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.