Michele Portlock is a mother of four children living in Parker, Colorado. She earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Brigham Young University and worked as an elementary school teacher for two years before taking an extended sabbatical to raise her family. Michele completed a master’s degree in special education with an emphasis in behavior from Arizona State University where she developed skills that enable her to guide and educate parents as they raise their own neurodivergent child.
Michele and her husband both received a late ADHD diagnosis and together they are raising four neurodivergent children, two autistic children, and three children with ADHD, and they have spent countless hours researching and studying how to best provide necessary and adequate resources for their children.
This learning sparked a desire in Michele to reach out and help other parents navigate autism and ADHD in a meaningful way for themselves, but particularly for the benefit of their children and family as a whole.
Michele specializes in educating parents about the various aspects of autism and ADHD, particularly the characteristics that most define their own child. She is well versed in sensory processing disorder (SPD), self-regulation and co-regulation, flexible thinking, and multiple other areas under the neurodivergent umbrella. Michele is here to guide parents toward best practices according to current research and lived experience.
Please click the 'work with me' tab and schedule an appointment if you are in need of additional help and guidance. Michele can work with clients through telehealth services that are available to parents and family inside and outside the state of Colorado, where Michele resides.