The Life Skills program at CIP helps students on the autism spectrum or with learning differences gain executive functioning and life skills competencies such as organizing, cooking, cleaning, and living independently in an apartment. Last week at CIP Long Beach, Evan J chose to pract
By Alexia Kutzner, MFA, MS Head Therapist, CIP Long Beach Billy started Equine Assisted Psychotherapy with mixed feelings. He was curious about it and also expressed fear of the horses. He was very cautious at first. Slowly, Billy became more and more involved. He learned how to inter
By Mary B CIP Long Beach Student “I completed several hours of community service at the Bow Wows and Meows Pet Fair, which had many different types of vendors. Some of the vendors and booths included groomers, veterinarians, dog and cat adoptions, pet sitting, photography, and f
CIP Long Beach did an all-staff training where everyone had to build the highest tower of index cards with tape in 5 minutes. We had great fun with this team building exercise and worked well together!
To wind down the summer term and celebrate the last potluck of the term, the students chose to have a pool party potluck. The theme for the potluck was “County Fair” and the students brought a wide variety of dishes from snow cones, caramel apple turnovers, wontons, and Cuban corn on