Empowering presentations aboard the Queen Mary featuring Dr. Michael McManmon and a panel of experts.
Watch our panel presentations by several expert guest speakers who work with the Autism and Learning Differences community and young adult transition; offering advice on the key stages of transition to adulthood including: letting go, adjusting to college, finding success in the workplace, and achieving independence.
Dr. Michael McManmon, Ed. D.: Founder of College Internship Program; author of “Made for Good Purpose” and Autism and LD: An Active Learning Teaching Toolkit
Matthew Asner: Director of Corporate Development at Autism Speaks
Yudi Bennett: Director of Operations & Co-Founder of Exceptional Minds
It is wonderful to come together as a community and share our vision for the future — helping our young adults develop meaningful careers and purposeful lives.
Joan Blank: Therapeutic Riding Instructor and Equine Specialist, founder of DreamCatcher.
Alex Plank: Autism advocate, filmmaker, actor, and the creator of Wrong Planet
Tracy Jalaba, OTD, OTR/L: Faculty member at the University of Southern California
CIP Student Ambassador Alex R shares his transitional journey.