CIP Berkeley Center
2070 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
*The main event takes place at Hotel Shattuck at 5:45PM
2086 Allston Way
Berkeley CA 94704
Thinking Positive About the Future
Insights Into College, Independence and Employment For Young Adults With Asperger’s, ADHD, and other Learning Differences
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Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 - 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Michael P. McManmon, Ed.D.
Dr. McManmon is the founder of the College Internship Program (CIP), which has serves college-aged students with learning differences and Asperger’s Syndrome since 1984. He is a blog author for Psychology Today and his book, "Made for Good Purpose" has been published by Jessica Kingsley.
Autism Advocate and Blogger for SFGate, author of A Regular Guy: Growing Up With Autism
Employer Representative, Bridges to Work, a transition program that fosters employment opportunities for young adults who have disabilities or barriers to employment.
Janet Lawson and Dan Swearingen
Founders of Autistry Studios, a therapeutic program for teens and adults with autism, Asperger’s and other social/communications differences offering workshops, college and job support. Dan has been diagnosed with Asperger’s and has enjoyed a successful career in software development.
DSRP Coordinator, University of California, Berkeley.
Interim Coordinator/Counselor for Disability Services, Merritt Community College in Oakland.
Berkeley Community Media, Bay Area media company and internship provider.
Former President, AASCEND (Autism, Asperger Syndrome Coalition for Education, Networking, Development) and organizer of new Bay Area job club for adults on the spectrum.
Other Special Guests:
Include representatives from Transition Options Program (TOPS) through Mt Diablo Adult Education, and Semperical Inc, a new technology company seeking employees on the autism spectrum.
5:00PM -5:30PM: CIP Berkeley, 2070 Allston Way Suite 101, Berkeley, CA
5:45PM - 7:30PM: Hotel Shattuck, 2086 Allston Way, Meeting Room B, Berkeley, CA
Cost: Free (space is limited)
*Please note this event is for parents and professionals only.
Since 1984, the College Internship Program (CIP) has expanded to six locations across the US. CIP's comprehensive curriculum and cutting-edge approach to developing real-world skills expands the foundation on which young adults with ASD and LD can build happy and productive lives.