PlayDate Newsletters

February 2023 Newsletter

Happy Valentines Day! Hello, I am Taryn, and I am an RBT at PlayDate. I have been here for over a year. Before coming to PlayDate, I taught middle school English. I love being able to work one-on-one with kids and being able to meet them where they are. I have enjoyed planning and leading…

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January 2023 Newsletter

Happy New Year! In 2023 we will be celebrating 16 years of providing high-quality behavioral interventions to children and families with autism and related developmental disabilities in the greater Pike’s Peak region. Thinking back on the services and programs over the years, I am so proud of what our PlayDate community has  accomplished. In 2022,…

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December 2022 Newsletter

Hi! My name is Sam, and I am a Senior Therapist here at PlayDate. I have been part of the team here since 2018, and one of my favorite things about working here is that we are always trying to grow and change for the better. I have recently had more time to work on program development…

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September 2022 Newsletter

My name is Ruth Wietharn, and I have been involved in PlayDate in one way or another since its inception in April of 2007. I have worn almost every different hat there is to wear; I completed direct therapy sessions with clients, I have been at various times the program manager, operations manager, administrative director,…

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August 2022 Newsletter

Hello, my name is Jasmine and I’m a Consultant that has been here at Playdate for 5 years. It has been a joy watching all the kiddos enjoy summer camp activities, but I especially enjoyed the skills gained during this time. I witnessed clients that once would not approach peers initiate play with both familiar…

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June 2022 Newsletter

Hello everyone! My name is Malaysia! I am approaching my 1 year anniversary here at PlayDate. Yay! In the fall, I will be a senior at UCCS. Currently, I am going to school for counseling, though working in the ABA field has made me reconsider my career choice.  In my free time, I love spending…

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May 2022 Newsletter

Hi everyone! My name is Kayla, and I am an administrative assistant here at PlayDate. I joined PlayDate’s team earlier this year and have had so much fun getting to know all the families and staff! In my free time, I love hiking and spending time with my cat, my friends, and my family.  I have…

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April 2022 Newsletter

This April marks a special day for us here at PlayDate. It is our 15-year anniversary!  While PlayDate was founded 15 years ago, Christina’s passion and dedication go further back.  When Christina Nulk was in elementary school, there was a student who was deaf in her class. She wanted to be able to communicate with…

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March 2022 Newsletter

Happy March! I wanted to take a few moments to reflect on what a great year we had in 2021. Although COVID-19 continued to pose some interesting challenges to our staff and service model, we were thrilled to continue providing as many services as possible to our community. Our staff is currently 100% vaccinated, and…

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December 2021 Newsletter

Hi! My name is Bailey! I completed my 40 Hours Course work and am looking forward to becoming an RBT here at PlayDate! I’m from Oklahoma and moved to Colorado 1 year ago! I love to watch movies and recently my husband and I have been focusing our free time on preparing for our soon-to-be…

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