Our Brevard Center students have been very busy this Fall volunteering at local events such as the Florida Coastal Clean-up, Beachside Fall Festival, and Walgreens Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival (which benefits the Orlando Health Foundation). For many students, the highlig
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
Alex Wiser graduated from Ivy Tech Community College in Bloomington, IN on May 15, 2009 with an Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Technology. Alex came to The Bloomington Center in 2006, he was 19 years old. Before coming to CIP, he attended the Community College De
In Decemeber, CIP Berkeley Center connected with two San Francisco State University professors who invited several of our students to be on a panel for their respective Special Education, mild to moderate, graduate classes.
It is important to bear in mind that, nationally 35% of students identified with learning disabilities drop out of high school. Less than 2% of those who do graduate attend a four-year college. This is compounded by the fact that a study done in 2008 reports an overall graduation rate
The CIP Summer Program for Asperger’s and Learning Differenced students ages 16-19 introduces new Theme-Based Curriculum. Daily topics will focus on learning and practicing the following: Self-Advocacy and Disclosure, Independent Living Skills, Social Thinking and Person-Centere
Sam Smith, a CIP Berkshire alumni student, is running in the Organization for Autism Research (OAR) iRUN for Autism event on January 1st, 2011. To donate to this cause, please visit: http://www.firstgiving.com/SamuelSmith Learn more at: http://www.researchautism.org/news/run About the
CIP Berkshire students had a tremendously successful summer session in their college classes at Berkshire Community College (BCC). While these classes are worth as many credits and have the same amount of course work as a regular semester, they are compressed into either six or eight