Published on PsychologyToday.com, March 2012 By Michael McManmon, Ed.D., CIP Founder and Author Being diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome as an adult, I now realize that I have inadvertently offended many, many people during the course of my life. It seems no one has been immune to the
By Dr. Michael McManmon, founder, College Internship Program (CIP) Many young adults ages 18-26 need support as they enter college, pursue career training, and learn the skills needed for life, work, and independent living. The diagnosis of a learning difference will help young adults
During this time of year many families are left with little to no options after their student has had an unsuccessful college experience. Many students are ill-equipped to manage the transition into college, even after making great strides in a secondary environment. When students exp
By Dr. Michael McManmon, CIP Founder and author of “Made for Good Purpose” Educators, psychologists and friends tell us the same thing: “If _______ only had more self-esteem or could just be in the right school or with the right teacher, etc., etc. It is very frustra
March 17, 2011 – PsychologyToday.com, By Dr. Michael McManmon The diagnosis of Asperger’s syndrome, autism, or a learning difference sets the stage for young adults to get the help needed and gain the self-awareness necessary to make a successful transition from adolescenc
January 13, 2011 – PsychologyToday.com, By Dr. Michael McManmon, Founder of CIP and author of “Made for Good Purpose” I am an Apple in a PC world. This is what I tell my college students to help them understand who they are and accept themselves exactly as they are.
Diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome at age 17, Jason graduated from high school in Danville, California, and was excited about going away to college. He chose to attend a small university in central California and managed fairly well his first semester. But during his second semester,