CIP Brevard is a specialized transition program in Melbourne, Florida assisting young adults on the Autism Spectrum, ADHD, and other learning differences to find success in college, employment, and independent living
Welcome to Melbourne, Florida the “High-Tech Capital of the Southeast”
Located one hour southeast of Orlando, Melbourne is just ten minutes from Florida’s beautiful beaches. The Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and Sea World are all within one hour of the Center.
Students with learning differences who choose to pursue a course of study at a local college, university or vocational program receive individualized support and direction from CIP Brevard’s academic support team.
CIP Brevard is located directly across from Eastern Florida State College and close to UCF and FIT. Students can pursue degrees in a wide range of career and technical programs such as Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Early Childhood Education, Animal Care, Engineering and Fine Arts.
Meet Our Brevard Team
CIP Brevard has an experienced, professional staff with strong educational backgrounds and solid experience working with young adults with Autism, ADHD and other Learning Differences.
The Brevard Center is located in Brevard County, Florida’s Space Coast: America’s High-Tech Titan. Local big businesses include Harris Corporation, Northrup Gruman, Health First, Boeing, and Space X.
Students reside in fully furnished apartments located adjacent to Brevard Community College and within a short walk to the CIP offices and classrooms. Living with one to four apartment-mates, each student has their own bedroom and shares the bathroom(s), kitchen and living room. A central courtyard provides the perfect place for students to socialize with each other in the evenings and on weekends.
Independent living supports offered within apartments include menu planning, grocery shopping, cooking and cleaning, assistance with time management and organization and more so that students learn real-life skills and routines.
Internships & Jobs
CIP Brevard helps prepare young adults with Asperger’s, autism, ADHD and other learning differences for the world of work. From resume development to job coaching, CIP’s career department supports students while they pursue their interests.
CIP Brevard assists students in career preparation and in building valuable employment skills. Each student’s interests are explored and developed through volunteering, internships and job placements. Internship and job placements are highly individualized and have included animal care, performing arts and theater, sports, natural resources and wildlife conservation.
Meet A Few Of Our Students
CIP Brevard students come from all over and pursue their individual goals and dreams within the program. Meet a few students below: