Category: News and Updates

News of interest to the autism community and updates of KindTree’s activities and programs.

STiLE Coordinator Needed

This part-time position is open from March 15 to March 31. Compensation offered is 20 hours per-week at $18.00 per-hour to start. The STiLE Program Coordinator will perform a variety of confidential and administrative duties for the Kind Tree Productions Inc. “Skill Training for an Independent Living Experience” program under the supervision of KindTree’s Executive […]

Design Arts Apprenticeships Spring Term

Design Arts Apprenticeships Applications for Spring Term 2021 are now open! En Español Design Arts Apprenticeship Program The design arts apprenticeship program offers Lane County middle and high school students apprenticeship opportunities in graphic, digital and physical design. Students pair with a professional designer, working alongside their mentor to understand the profession, explore specific ways to approach […]

Covid Daily Living Skills

Check out this multipage PDF book about sheltering in place, Executive Functioning Skills for Adult Living from Transition 2 Life Curriculum Contents: Table of ContentsExecutive Functioning—Becoming Your Own Boss………………… 4So, Here We Are ………………………………………………….…………………. 6What is COVID-19? ………………………………………………………………. 7What is Social Distancing? ………………………………………………….. 9Why Should We Shelter in Place? ………………………………………… 10Flattening the Curve ….………………………………………………………. 12The […]

KindTree – Autism Rocks Board Member Update

March 6, 2021 A grateful farewell to Leslie Gilbert Matthewson, a KindTree Board of Directors member and Vice-President. Her thoughtful deliberations, dedicated attendance, and positive attitude served our community well despite distractions including getting married and taking on a new job. She has promised continued involvement in an advisory role, especially for our STiLE Program. Her plans […]

Local Vaccine Roll-Out Information, 2-8-2021:

Local Vaccine Roll-Out Information: Lane County Public Health has opened up pre-registration for vaccination to all Lane County residents.  This pre-registration information effort will help populate a centralized database to help vaccinating health partners countywide contact those who wish to be vaccinated and schedule an appointment when they are eligible.  You can pre-register online in […]

Introducing Loretta McNally

KindTree – Autism Rocks is proud to introduce our first ever Executive Director, Loretta McNally. Loretta brings 20 years of diverse nonprofit management experience with an extensive resume of creative and positive problem solving. She has worked for White Bird Clinic, Animal Rescue Teaching, Seattle International Film Festival, Washington Women’s Employment & Education, Tibetan Cultural […]