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.
Sheryl Meeuwsen's college career started with such promise — a scholarship to the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
"It went downhill from there," she says. "I ended up failing out. Moved in with an aunt and uncle in Colorado Springs. Sheryl Meeuwsen's college career started
Host Lisa Davis interviews Dr. Michael McManmon on It’s Your Health Radio, airing in the Boston area. Dr. McManmon is the founder of the College Internship Program, a national postsecondary program for young adults with Asperger’s syndrome and ADHD and other Learning...
June 29, 2011 – By Kate Mockler, The Amherst Bee Newspaper Anyone who’s been there can confirm that there’s much more to college success than academics. Students have to learn to prioritize and cope with multiple deadlines. They have to navigate the personalities inv
By Greg Mellen, Staff Writer, Long Beach Telegram LONG BEACH — The offices still have a new-paint smell. The future computer room is vacant and dark, and furniture is on its way. But the College Internship Program is up and running in Long Beach, albeit in skeletal form, and the first
The Herald Times, by Dann Denny Several weeks after Pam Gertz began a nationwide search for the ideal city for her 21-year-old son Braden, who has autism spectrum disorder, she found it — Bloomington, Indiana. Gertz, who lives with her husband in Akron, Ohio, said she was impressed th
Jan 9th, 2011 – New York Times, by Abby Goodnough Among for-profit ventures, the College Internship Program helps 18- to 26-year-olds learn social, academic and life skills, including how to study, manage money and even cook. It is expanding its summer transition program for new