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Exciting news: Dr. Sara Colorosa, our new colleague, is ready to roll out Job Prep and Readiness workshops in March.  Here are some additional details: Resume prep – how to get that interview Resume writing for High School Students – March 2 and April 6, limited to 6 participants Resume writing for College Students – […]

Becoming an Autism Success Story

Another new must-read book, this time about adulthood!  Anita Lesko’s new book, Becoming an Autism Success Story,  available April 1st, is an outstanding resources for adults looking for strategies coupled with science, and for parents wanting to help their children. (Honestly, therapist and teacher friends, this book also serves as a reminder to teach clients/students […]

Gender. A topic that most of us don’t think too much about, yet a topic that can consume the thoughts of others, to the point where family and friends may say, “You think too much about this!” I think about gender frequently because a) it is a social construct, and the bulk of my work […]

A frequent topic of conversation in my office involves dating.  There is usually a mix of curiosity, anxiety, and horror as we wade through those conversations, with parents feeling both ready for their young adult to date, and also scared.  Not surprisingly, the young adult often feels a combination of motivated, intrigued by the possibilities, […]

Following a whirlwind of activity, we are now settling in at the new office.  We worked hard for a month, ripping our carpet and trim, painting, installing new flooring and trim, and then moving our furniture to the new space.  We think you will like your experience here. A heartfelt thank you to my office […]

Our new offices will be ready in a few days.  The space is looking quite fantastic, thanks to the hard work of a few key people.  Transforming the new space has truly become a team project.  Go team! Our new space will allow for a few changes, including more groups and the addition of a […]

Female and late to the ASD party?  Maybe you didn’t get diagnosed until you were an adult?  Ends up you are in great company, and there is a new resource for you! There has been a substantial uptick in women being diagnosed with ASD.  Notably, many women on the spectrum remark that they were not […]

  Our local library tracks down the best books!  While browsing the New Titles section last weekend, I stumbled upon Dragonfly: A Daughter’s Emergence from Autism: A Practical Guide for Parents by Lori Ashley Taylor.  Always interested in learning more about girls on the spectrum, I immediately dug into the book. This book strikes a nice […]

Exciting news!  We are moving to a new location in Fort Collins in 2019! First, a quick thank you for Uncommon in Fort Collins for hosting us these past 16 months.  I really love my office at Uncommon: the morning sunshine, the heating and cooling system actually works (!), and the flex space and the […]

We are in mid-November.  The weather is somewhere between chilly and cold, the trees are bare, and snow is a topic of discussion.  While it is tempting to snuggle deep into the couch, binge watch some shows, and eat carbs (and only carbs), I beg of you: Go Outside. I’m not asking for a major […]