It is hard to believe December is here! To say this year has been unusual is an understatement. At times, the world has felt unrecognizable. Filled with medical, economical, and emotional burden. Topped off with social unrest. Amidst the uncertainty...
A year ago, this month, I became the Director of the Rocky Mountain ADA Center. 'ADA' stands for Americans with Disabilities Act (not the American Dental Association or the Americans with Diabetes Association!). I run one of ten regional...
One of the many things I appreciate about children is their ability to be happy and optimistic. I admire their resilience and their pure sense of joy. I recently read a book, The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor, which...
Cheers to a Colorado Springs mom who helped create a beautiful new music video that raises "disability visibility." Carve out four minutes to watch SPACES. It will be a highlight of your day — promise! (This is not a sponsored...
Two months ago, I got hearing aids and I mostly LOVE them. I've wanted hearing assistance since I was 5 years old and first learned that my hearing was pretty bad. I was never a good candidate for standard...
Emotions are high. Opinions are fact. Opponents are everywhere. Friends are few. How are we to mother? I can’t answer that question for you, because I think that’s how we got here.  Every mother is responsible for her own decisions....
Imagine that you are a single mother with two kids who has lost her job and been evicted from her apartment. You have been staying with friends, but you have been asked to leave. You are homeless. Where do...
I am broken right now. Frozen in a moment of unknown.  My family is right in the middle of a pause.  My hubby lost his job a few months ago and we are not sure how to answer “where we will...
I’m going to be completely honest and I’m sure this won’t go over well with everyone.  2020 hasn’t been so bad for my family.  Now, don’t hate me right away — hear me out.  I know that for many...
Domestic Violence is Prevalent One in every 3 women and 1 in every 4 men in the United States have been victims of some form of physical violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime. That's a sobering statistic, provided...

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The Colorado Springs Guide to Pediatric Therapy

When your child needs specialized care, searching for a provider can seem like a daunting task. The Colorado Springs Guide to Pediatric Therapy will...