Via Orange County Register When Mary Brown-Vennard goes home for the holidays, she will leave Long Beach a new woman. The 24-year-old has spent the last six months taking classes at Long Beach City College and living in a two-bedroom apartment with a roommate near the Traffic Circle.
Via Autism Parenting Magazine, August 2013 issue By Dr. Michael McManmon, Founder, College Internship Program (CIP) Young Adults with Asperger’s Syndrome often feel overwhelmed by their first attempts at independent living. Attending college, making friends, and learning new ski
National program offers in-depth supports for young adults with learning differences (SF Gate) May 03, 2013 Vasha Specian was first in line at the volunteer booth on Kite Day for Autism in Framingham, Massachusetts on April 28. “They really needed someone to wear the Cookie Monster co
Some CIP Brevard students participate in an equine therapy program at Eye of the Horse in Osceola County, a 4,700 acre ranch where Psychologist Sandra Wise works with graduate level interns to provide a cutting-edge equine therapy program for our young adults on the autism spectrum
Guido Abenes appreciates their concern, but he'd really like his parents to stop worrying about him. He's 25, he says, and he's doing fine. But he's also autistic, part of the generation of young adults who were born during the first big wave of autism cases in the United States
On June 27th, CIP Berkeley held “Thinking Positive About the Future”, a panel event aimed at offering support and guidance for transitioning young adults with Asperger’s, Autism, and learning differences.
LIKE MOST college students, the kids at the College Internship Program have spent the last few weeks gearing up for classes, meeting roommates, readying for life away from home. But on this tiny campus in the Berkshires, they’ve been getting extra help.
Many teenagers with Asperger’s Syndrome leave school feeling unsure of how to take the next steps in their lives.
Leaving the comforts of home and facing the unknown can be daunting, but with the right support and advice these young adults can adapt and enjoy their newly-acquired i
CIP Brevard student Zachary went from struggling in college to becoming student body president of the 15-student Brevard program. Checkout how he and other Brevard students found their way to CIP in this recent Florida Today newspaper article.