Children With Disabilities

General Resources 

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Developmental Pathways
(DP) is a Colorado non-profit agency created to serve persons with developmental disabilities and their families. DP 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.
303-360-6600
www.dpcolo.org

DP Early Intervention (EI):
Research shows that the first three years of life are the most important for development and learning. The Early Intervention program provides service coordination and additional supports for families with children 0-3 years old. The program provides tools to best support your child’s development, allowing them to reach their full potential.
https://www.dpcolo.org/our-programs/early-intervention-department/

PEAK PARENT CENTER

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.
719-531-9400
www.peakparent.org

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA):
law ensuring services to children with disabilities.
http://idea.ed.gov

Parent to Parent of Colorado:
Connecting families of sons and daughters with disabilities or special healthcare needs to emotional and informational supports.
https://www.abilityconnectioncolorado.org/p2p-co/

The ARC of Colorado:
The Arc of Colorado believes that: All people have moral and civil rights providing them with opportunities to love, work, play, learn and worship in communities where they choose to live. All people with intellectual and developmental disabilities have inherent value with individual strengths and abilities, are equal before the law and must be treated with dignity and respect.
http://www.thearcofco.org

Easterseals Colorado Children’s Services:
Easterseals Colorado Children’s Services provides youth an opportunity to have fun in a safe and friendly environment while also offering caregivers a chance to rest and recharge.
http://www.easterseals.com/co/our-programs/childrens-services/


DISABILITY SPECIFIC RESOURCES

Autism Society of Colorado: 720-214-0794
www.autismcolorado.org

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

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

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

Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado:
www.biacolorado.org

Brain Injury Association of America:
www.biausa.org

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

Cerebral Palsy Guide:
www.cerebralpalsyguide.com

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

The XXYY Project:
www.xxyysyndrome.org

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