“You were made for good purpose and are inherently valuable.”


Michael McManmon speaker, writer, artist, psychologist and founder of the College Internship Program (CIP) – a post-secondary program serving students with Asperger’s Syndrome, Autism, High Functioning Autism, ADHD, and other learning differences. The Berkshire Visual & Performing Arts Center at the CIP campus in Lee, MA is a model program integrating community and student life with the Good Purpose Gallery, Spectrum Playhouse and Joyous Studios all existing to support the mission:

“…saving the person from a lifetime of wasted talent and loneliness.”