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Amber Rissman

Major: Child, Adult, and Family Services


Minor/option/emphasis: CHFS-Child Programs

Company/Organization: The Homestead
Company/Organization website: https://www.thehomestead.org
Destination: Clive, Iowa
Timeframe: Fall

Advisor/Coordinator Email: enloe@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
Supportive community living (SCL) Going to the homes of children who are on the autism spectrum and working on their individual goals.

I accomplished...
Seeing the children become more and more independent.

I learned...
That spectrum is much larger than I thought it would be.

Advice for others...
Be prepared to do more paperwork than you might expect.

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