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I often share my books with others.  I swung by the office this week and realized I haven’t seen these books in a while.  Any chance you have them at your place?  If so, could you please bring them back to me?  Thanks! Spectrum Women Living Well on the Spectrum Autism in Heels Socially Curious, […]

As Covid 19 continues to impact the ability to spend time together, it does not lessen the stress of being a parent of caregiver.  All parents need support.  The ARC is offering FREE online Zoom support groups for parents and caregivers.  Check out the options below.   Tuesday, Sept 15, 2020 7 – 8 PM […]

Some parents really get their children on the autism spectrum.  They understand the sensory struggles, the social anxiety, the questioning of the rules, the confusion, and the angst.  Sometimes, these are just really in-tune parents…and sometimes the parents understand their children because they, too, are on the spectrum.  If this sounds like you, then you […]

About done with telehealth and Zoom? Want to have in person appointments again? Me, too!  The puzzle is: how to manage exposure to Covid 19. Luckily, the state of Colorado provided a 9 page document specific to mental health providers on Fri June 12th.  While I won’t bore you with the details (and they are […]

 Got Art?  Want to showcase or sell your art?  Check out our new program, Artistic Strength. This blog post is written by a new team member, Taylor, who will be running our new Artistic Strength program this year. Hello all!  I hope you all are remaining safe and healthy as we work through quarantine.  We […]

The May 2020 edition of National Geographic has an outstanding article, Coming of Age with Autism, by Judith Newman and Lynn Johnson.  This article expertly captures the worries and joys of parenting young adults with autism, in both words and photographs. I’m going to be honest: National Geographic always has the best photographs, but sometimes […]

For those of you who visit the office, you are probably aware that there is a team of writers in Fort Collins that contributes to the international publication Autism Parenting Magazine.  The most recent edition was released last week, including awards for two of the Fort Collins contributors! Here is a little excerpt from the […]

There is possibly no question in the life of a therapist that will bring more disappointment, discomfort, or a faster end to a conversation than, “Do you take Medicaid?” Here is a quick primer on the Medicaid situation in Fort Collins.  I’m open to corrections, but I think I have this info in its most […]

Sidestepping the whole “meaning of Thanksgiving” quandary, I do want to take a moment to express gratitude for some professional accomplishments this year.  One year ago I was prone, recovering from Salmonella poisoning (poisoning? Infection? Ridiculousness??).  In any event, I was pretty sick, plotting out a book, and working on timelines for the office renovation. […]

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 […]