New Year Prep: 2018 Edition

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Hello! Whew, we made it through 2017!

I hope everyone had a wonderful week full of holiday festivities!

With 2018 right around the corner (like, literally), I will be doing some tweaking of things on the site. I’m not sure if I want a brand new layout or not, but I’m playing around with the idea.

I will also be looking into collaborating with other bloggers to do guests posts, making/posting videos, and giving case studies. In other words, it’s about to get a lot more interactive!

Finally, I really want to do some workshops in several possible areas, including LA, the Bay Area, South Florida, and even New York City. I will keep everyone posted!

So while I may be quiet for the next week or so, trust that I am working on really making SPARC Guidance into something amazing. I hope all of you join me for the ride.

Have a wonderful, fun, and safe New Year, and I will see everyone in 2018!

 

ASD Nest Program

Nice article from NPR about New York City’s ASD Nest program, which aims at taking autistic kids from kindergarten through high school with the goal of getting them into college. I have seen similar ideas floated through schools elsewhere, but this program is probably the most consistent I’ve seen since it carries individuals through various schools.  There are also links to other pieces as well.

NYC’s ASD Nest program