Finding Giftedness In Autism

The Tailor Vision

The Tailor Institute empowers high-functioning individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in discovering special skills while learning tools needed to work and live more independently.
Clinicians design tailored treatments plans which target our participants’ identified strengths. The goal for each client is to lead a more productive, independent life. The Tailor Institute envisions a world where individuals with ASD will have every opportunity to thrive!

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Project Life Experience

A one-of-a-kind program available for individuals on the autism spectrum. The project is designed using a unique model of the “summer camp” concept with higher education opportunities, employment training, and a more confident outlook on transitioning from high school. This year PLE will be held in June…please call The Tailor Institute to sign up as space is limited!

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Get Involved

Each individual at The Tailor Institute displays strengths and/or gifts.  Mentors are a great component to a client’s ongoing success after The Tailor Institute. The program utilizes the expertise of the mentors in order to harness an individual’s strengths, providing focused one on one practicum. Mentor fields can range from math and science, history and memory-recall, to art, music, design — even areas more specific such as culinary arts.  

Please contact us if you would like to get involved!

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Meet Our Staff!

Carrie Tracy

Carrie Tracy

Executive Director
ctracy@thetailorinstitute.org


Rhonda Overbeck

Rhonda Overbeck

M.A., CCC-SLP, Clinical Director
roverbeck@thetailorinstitute.org


Dr. Sharo Shafaie

Dr. Sharo Shafaie

 Ph.D., Mental Health Specialist

 

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Darin Stageberg

M.Ed., Career and Transition Specialist
dstageberg@thetailorinstitute.org


Diane Roth

Dianne Roth

M.A., CCC-SLP, Assessment Coordinator
droth@thetailorinstitute.org


Angie Ritter

Angie Ritter

M.A., BCBA, LBA Intake Coordinator and Clinical Specialist
aritter@thetailorinstitute.org


Nickie Bishop

Social Activities Coordinator
Graduate Student

nbishop@thetailorinstitute.org


 

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We can not do what we do at The Tailor Institute with out the generous support of our community. If you would like to help us continue our mission please click here to learn more on how you can give.

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If you or someone you know would like more information about The Tailor Institute, please contact us and we will help assist you.

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