CIP’s Summer programming is based on curriculum from CIP’s full-year program, which has served young adults age 18-26 since 1984. Summer participants will be introduced to CIP’s comprehensive curriculum which provides an individualized approach to independent living, college, an
Three Concepts that Constitute a Healthy Relationship: An Outline for Young Adults with Autism & Learning Differences Blog Sections (click to jump to each section) Introduction Enjoying time with friends and/or intimate partners is an integral part of life and a way for many of us
By Jennifer Kolarik, BS Lead Career Coordinator, CIP Brevard One of the biggest hurdles that adolescents and young adults on the ASD or LD Spectrum face is having a reversed sleep schedule where they stay awake at night (often playing video games or surfing the internet) and sleeping
via Autism Daily Newscast – The optimist says the glass is half full, the pessimist says the glass is half-empty, and the person with Asperger’s or autism says the glass is made of silicon melted and formed into a shape to hold liquids for humans to drink. The analytical brain o
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
Knowing that negative preconceived notions and expected outcomes can significantly skew the outcome of any situation, individuals can learn to reframe their perspective, creating a foundation for change and allowing new growth.
CIP now offers unique new curriculum focusing on creative and educational development in the visual and performing arts fields for young adults with Asperger’s, Autism, ADHD, and other Learning Differences. Students have the option of participating in the Visual and Performing A
By Dr. Michael McManmon from Psychology Today Social mentors can play a powerful role in the social development of young adults with Asperger’s Syndrome and other Learning Differences. They serve as role models who teach young adults important communication skills and model real