Always on a quest for new books to help me understand my clients, I recently went hunting for new resources.   Sometimes “new” is a few years old, but “new to me” counts! In this case, I discovered the 2014 book Apertools: The Practical Guide for understanding and Embracing Asperger’s, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Neurodiversity by […]

Our first ever book signing will be on Saturday April 7th Join us at Barnes and Noble on South College in Fort Collins from 1-4 pm   Come see us demonstrate our brand new book signing skills – should be great!  

A substantial change is occurring in the autism community, whereby we are moving away from the deficit model (can’t make eye contact, can’t start a conversation, can’t get organized) to a success model (creative thinker, unusual problem solving skills).  Behold Rethinking Autism: From Social Awkwardness to Social Creativity. This well written article in the Behavioral […]

Considering college, but not quite sure where to go, or what you might need once you get there?  Do not despair!  There are quite a few resources that are available to help you on the journey to choosing a college. As already highlighted, there is the brand new book from OAR about transitioning to college. […]

How many times have we had this conversation?  So, you are looking for work?  How long you been lookin’? Any bites? Hundreds of applications and no job?  Clearly, there is something wrong with you! OR maybe there is something amiss with the hiring process!  Increasingly, there are companies looking to hire people with an Autism […]

Check out this positive minded, neuro diverse website:  This website aims to have a DAILY addition of neurodiverse content, promoting success stories, strategies, and news.  There is a special section for women on the autism spectrum. In the spirit of contributing to this community, I was asked to write a short blog post about […]

Heading to college?  This 80-page FREE guide will be a must read!  Finding your Way: A College Guide for Students on the Spectrum by the Organization for Autism Research is yet another outstanding publication for folks on the spectrum. Finding Your Way combines direct advice (see/memorize page 6, the legal differences between High School and […]

April is Autism Awareness Month.  Get your calendar full for April 2018 with Fort Collins events.  Here are two events to get you started, with more events being in the works! Saturday April 7th Barnes and Noble Book signing for local authors 1-4 pm in Fort Collins Mallory and I will be available to sign […]

Is college on your horizon?  Are you living on the autism spectrum and trying to sort out how to continue your education, meet your goals, and maintain your sanity?  We have a new resource for you! We are wrapping up a two year project about surviving and thriving in college.  We have writers who describe […]

You know that feeling when you walk into a lunch room and you don’t quite know where to sit?  If you are a middle or high school student, there is an app for that! Developed by a 16 year old student searching for a solution to the lunchroom problem, Natalie Hampton wrote an app to […]