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What Is Autism

As explained on the Autism Speaks website, “Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social

My Tuesday with Liz

by Maggie Maloney, Advancement Department Intern When I asked Liz Weintraub what her favorite memory of Riverview School was, her answer was simple. She recalls seeing a group of students sitting by the library, and when she approached them, the

From the Field to the Fire

by Maggie Maloney, Advancement Department Intern Heading into his senior year at Riverview in 2015, Owen Evans was not yet sure what he wanted to do after graduation.  All he knew was that he wanted to help people.  Always inspired by

A Writer’s Dream

by Eric DeFilippisJohn Waters was a very smart and very insightful young man.  From a young age, he was always writing something.  From a personal journal, to fiction short stories, John wrote it all.  Unfortunately, he struggled durin

CIP Amherst: End of Summer Wrap

The following is a special needs program update from Asperger's & LD College Programs. You may also click here to read the original article on the main program website. The summer session at CIP Amherst has come to a close, and looking back on

CIP Bloomington’s Talent Show

The following is a special needs program update from Asperger's & LD College Programs. You may also click here to read the original article on the main program website. On Friday, CIP Bloomington held a talent show, organized in Social Thinki

CIP Long Beach: 2015 Convocation

The following is a special needs program update from Asperger's & LD College Programs. You may also click here to read the original article on the main program website. Our 2015 convocation ceremony was very successful this year. The event was

Meet & Greet with Dr. Temple Grandin

The following is a special needs program update from Asperger's & LD College Programs. You may also click here to read the original article on the main program website. Megan, a second year student, and Hannah recently met Dr. Temple Grandin a

CIP Alumni Stories: Lindsey

The following is a special needs program update from Asperger's & LD College Programs. You may also click here to read the original article on the main program website. Lindsey, her mom, and her work supervisor discuss Lindsey’s success