News & Blog

News & Blog

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The Sedona Lago Gardens Blog is written by key staff members and offers important perspectives on autism and neurodiversity, as well as how we approach our work and support our residents.

Overcoming fear and anxiety

Whose feelings are you protecting? A mom said, “I cannot seriously consider sending my son to your program! I would be sad to send him so far away from South Carolina, and I think he would be both puzzled and sad if we told him…

Doug’s story: How the pandemic sidetracked college plans

Imagine waking up one morning and looking around, and no one is there. Doug is gifted/knowledgeable in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). His intellectual ability and early academic achievements in high school equipped him for early enrollment at a prestigious university. Some would say…

Sally’s Big Dreams*

Sally lived with her bachelor uncle and grandmother for ten years. Even though Sally has been diagnosed with “pervasive developmental disabilities,” Sally was a very good caregiver for her grandmother. When Sally’s grandmother passed away, she wanted a new living environment.  Her family agreed. She…

Sedona Lago Gardens in the News

Read our feature in the Sedona Monthly.

Sedona.Biz: “Pathways to Independence” News Coverage

Sedona Lago is excited to launch “Pathways to Independence,” a new program for young adults with neurodiversity looking for support in pursuing their dreams. Residents in the Verde Valley can participate in the program, which offers customized curriculums in four targeted domains: Independent Living, Social Awareness and Achievement, Vocational Skills and Management, and Personal Health and Wellness.

Read the full article here.

Sedona.Biz features Summer Webinar Series