Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

QuirkRoberts Publishing LTD.

Effective: June 29, 2020

Linda Hodgdon, QuirkRoberts Publishing LTD., Autism Online Learning Center, UseVisualStrategies.com and various brands, sites and services have created this Privacy Statement and Terms of Service in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy and to be totally transparent in how we operate.

All we ask is that you agree to abide by the following Terms and Conditions. Take a few minutes to look them over because by using our site you automatically agree to them. Naturally, if you don’t agree, please do not use the site.

The UseVisualStrategies.com website, Autism Online Learning Center eLearning platform, and the services, programs, and products presented through the related website/s, (collectively, the “site”) is created and provided by QuirkRoberts Publishing LTD. (“QRP” or “we” or “us”), a Michigan corporation with an address at P.O. Box 71 Troy MI 48099-0071 USA.

The content, services, and programs posted on the site/s and made available through links and/or downloads is designed to offer educational information only about the Visual Strategies methodology, learning for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders or related special learning needs, or related educational content. It is not intended to be, nor does it replace, medical, diagnostic, or professional therapeutic advice, which always should be sought for any specific condition.

As with any training program, your results using Linda Hodgdon’s books and training materials, including the Autism Online Learning Center, may vary based on your level of effort, personal qualities, knowledge, skills and so much more. Linda Hodgdon, QuirkRoberts Publishing, www.UseVisualStrategies.com, Autism Online Learning Center and related speaking and training programs are not responsible for your success or failure.

We are confident that we are providing you with an awesome learning experience and toolbox to help you achieve the highest level of information to gain results with your child or your students. The parents & professionals you’ve learned about here are examples of what is possible. We cannot guarantee in any way that you will receive the same results. If you have any questions about the programs or you wonder if this information and training is right for you, please do not hesitate to send an email to contact@quirkroberts.com

Your Information

Our site’s registration form requires users to give us contact information (like their name and email address). We use customer contact information from the registration form to send the user our newsletter and other information about our company’s products and services. The customer’s contact information is also used to contact the visitor when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below.

We will not give, or sell your Email address to anyone. The only exception to this is if we sell our entire email business and you will be notified at least two weeks in advance so that you can choose to opt out prior to the sale.

This site contains links to other websites.  Linda Hodgdon, QuirkRoberts Publishing LTD., are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Use of Information:

The Site’s various mailing lists, downloads, special offers, contests, registration forms, and surveys may request that you give us contact information such as your name, mailing and/or e-mail address, demographic information such as your age and gender, and personal preference information such as your interests. Information submitted at the time of submission will be used by the Company only as necessary for our legitimate business interests, including without limitation the improvement of our products, services and the contents of the Site. Personally identifiable information is never sold or leased to any third parties. With your permission, we may use your contact information to send you information about our company and products. You may always opt-out of receiving future mailings as provided below.

The Company does not store any credit card information it may receive in regard to a specific transaction and/or billing arrangement except as necessary to complete and satisfy its rights and obligations with regard to such transaction, billing arrangement, and/or as otherwise authorized by a user.

Our Email List

We do not send emails to people that do not have a relationship with our company. This relationship can start in the following ways:

The person:

  • Opted in to one of our email lists on one of our sites
  • Signed up at a live event to receive newsletter and correspondence
  • Requested a free Ebook or Email course
  • Filled out an online survey in return for a gift
  • Entered a drawing or contest either online or in-person at a live event
  • Purchased a product


If you make a purchase or opt-in to receiving our newsletter you will receive email communications from us with the newest concepts, strategies, and information about products, eLearning online courses, and upcoming conferences.

This site gives users the following options for removing their information from our database to not receive future communications or to no longer receive our service.

Your first thing to do would be to click the unsubscribe or remove links on any email you get. They work.

Also, realize if you have signed up for or attended any of our free events or live programs, or if you have signed up multiple times using different email addresses you may be on more than one list so unsubscribing from one list won’t necessarily remove you from all lists.

If you have any questions or difficulties in unsubscribing, please contact us at contact@quirkroberts.com


This site gives users the following options for changing email address, modifying information previously provided or opting out of the mailing list.

Email:  contact@quirkroberts.com

Send mail to the following postal address:
Box 71 Troy, Michigan 48099-0071 USA

Call the following telephone number: 248-879-2598

Affiliate Commissions

Linda Hodgdon may get a referral commission, at no additional cost to you, for things she mentions or promotes in her presentations, writings or websites. You can be sure Linda will not refer something that is not good just to get a commission.


The web sites and information we produce contains copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information. You may not copy, modify, reproduce, publish, transmit, download, post on any social media, post on listserves or broadcast, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works of, or in any way exploit, in whole or in part, any QuirkRoberts Publishing or Linda Hodgon copyrighted, proprietary or other material. You cannot reproduce, translate or sell any of our materials without express written consent from QuirkRoberts Publishing.

Membership Site/s

Non-Professional & Family options: Created for individuals/families who will use information learned through the site and its components for personal use only. This reduced-rate option is intended to help people who will use the information in their personal lives, in their personal academic studies, but not within their profession. Certificates of completion and/or Continuing Education/CEU certificates are not provided for non-professional memberships.

Once you have created an account on the Membership Site you are responsible for safeguarding your login information (i.e., username and password), and you may not share your account with any other person. Each membership is for one person/family only; access cannot be shared.

Professional Options: Professional memberships can be purchased as individual or group memberships.  A Group Leader/Team Leader can manage group memberships for your school or organization. An individual login/password for each participant will be provided. Each member may not share their account with any other person. Professional memberships may provide Certificates of Completion and/or Continuing Education/CEU Certificates for some courses or activities. Specific details about certificates available will be listed in the information for each course/product.

User Feedback and Submissions
If you choose to submit to QRP ideas, suggestions, comments, feedback, product testimonials, participate in surveys, etc. about QRP products or services, (collectively, “User Feedback”), you acknowledge and agree to all of the following submission terms:

  • Your submission is voluntary and consensual and is made without any condition or reservation of rights, including, without limitation, any condition of compensation, payment, credit, attribution, secrecy or confidentiality. No contractual, fiduciary or confidential relationship of any kind (whether express or implied) is created between you and QRP by reason of your submission. Your submission is not returnable and may be retained indefinitely by QRP.
  • You represent and warrant that your submission does not contain any confidential information of others and does not violate any third-party right or any applicable law.
  • QRP will be free, without any obligation or restriction, to use your User Feedback for any and all lawful purposes related to the websites and training materials, throughout the world and in perpetuity.

Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact

Linda Hodgdon
QuirkRoberts Publishing
P.O. Box 71
Troy, MI 48099-0071 USA

Email to: contact@quirkroberts.com

By continuing to use the QuirkRoberts Publishing LTD. sites or any of its components you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use the Site. This Online Privacy Policy may be revised from time to time by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then current Online Privacy Policy to which you are bound.

Whew!  That’s a lot of “legal stuff.” Please know that we are here to serve you.  If you have questions or concerns about anything, please contact us and we will work with you to figure it all out.


Updated:  June 30, 2020