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Exciting news!  Poudre School District is hosting a Transition Planning evening. Here are some relevant details: WHEN:     Monday November 12   6:00-8:00pm WHERE:  Boltz Middle School Media Center 720 Boltz Dr. PRESENTATIONS: Educational Disability Support Options G.O.A.L. Program: Inclusive Education in CO. Life After High School w/ Dr. Rachel Bedard SWAP (School to Work Alliance Program) […]

October is a great month to address the skills needed to prepare for college.  By this time you and your student are settled in to the new school year, the favorite classes have been identified, and the academic hot spots have been addressed.  The days are crisp, your optimism is intact, and you feel success […]

We have banded together to provide a new set of resources for you! New Website This summer we launched a new website, TheSocialLearningProject.com.  The intention of the website is to help families in Fort Collins find the Autism/social skills related services they need, and that we are currently offering.  (Remember when we had all those […]

If you live in a household with Autism Spectrum Disorder, you certainly love someone with ASD.  While there are many resources for raising children living with an ASD diagnosis, there appear to be far fewer resources for people who are married to someone on the spectrum.  We know that there are many couples where one […]

One advantage of relentless networking on behalf of my clients is that people send me links and resource ideas.  Sometimes I can’t make an entire blog post out of a link (uh, seriously full schedule on my end), but I really want to share the links.  Welcome to a hodgepodge post of a bunch of […]

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. […]

Check out this positive minded, neuro diverse website: differentbrains.org.  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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Parents are often baffled about how to teach their youngsters (on and off the spectrum!) about health, hygiene, modesty, and the ever changing rules that go with growth and development (bathing with your sibling when you are 2 is cool; bathing with your sibling at 12…not so cool). A parent recently brought in a copy […]