Children With Disabilities

General Resources For Parents With Children With Disabilities

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Developmental Pathways:
303-360-6600
Developmental Pathways is a Colorado non-profit agency created to serve persons with developmental disabilities and their families. Pathways has a broad array of services based on the principle that full inclusion and participation in community life is attainable for every individual with a developmental disability.

www.developmentalpathways.org

PEAK Parent Center
800-284-0251

Peak Parent Center provides training, information and technical assistance to equip families of children birth through twenty-six including all disability conditions with strategies to advocate successfully for their children. PEAK Mentors are available to assure that families and educators receive information about PEAK’s resources and build their capacity to work together to improve educational results for students with disabilities.

www.peakparent.org

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): law ensuring services to children with disabilities

http://idea.ed.gov


P2P: Parent to Parent of Colorado:
Disability specific resources and parent support group

www.p2p-co.org
877-472-7201

CDE – Colorado Dept. of Education – Exceptional Student Leadership Unit:
FAST FACTS on a variety of topics
303-866-6694

www.cde.state.co.us/index_special.htm

The Arcs in Colorado: If you are looking for an advocate, start with your local Arc
1-800-333-7690

www.thearcofco.org

Easter Seals Colorado: Respite, including Discovery Club, weekend programs and summer camp; employment services
303-233-1666 x237

www.eastersealscolorado.org

Citizens for Patient Safety:
Patient safety information and referral
303-226-5526

www.citizensforpatientsafety.org

 

Disability Specific Resources

Autism/Asperger Syndrome

Autism Society of Colorado:

www.autismcolorado.org
720-214-0794 or 866-733-0794

Early Intervention Colorado Autism Guidelines for Infants and Toddlers: www.eicolorado.org

Autism Society of America: www.autism-society.org
800-328-8476

Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (O.A.S.I.S) www.aspergersyndrome.org

Brain Injury

Brain Injury Association of Colorado:

www.biacolorado.org
800-955-2443

Brain Injury Association of America: www.biausa.org
800-444-6443

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy of Colorado: www.cpco.org
303-691-9339

Cerebral Palsy Group:
www.cerebralpalsygroup.

United Cerebral Palsy:
www.ucp.org
800-872-5827

Cerebral Palsy Guide:
www.cerebralpalsyguide.com
1-855-329-1008

Down Syndrome

National Down Syndrome Congress: www.ndsccenter.org
800-232-6372

Epilepsy

Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado: www.epilepsycolorado.org
303-377-9774 or 888-378-9779

Epilepsy Foundation: www.epilepsyfoundation.org
800-332-1000

Chromosomal Disorders

The XXYY Project: www.xxyysyndrome.org
303-400-3456

 

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