Below are resources that we have accumulated over years of working with families and professionals. This is a living list; we regularly add to it. We hope you find this a good starting point for obtaining help and support.
- A Rise Above
- A Shared Vision
- American Council for the Blind Colorado
- Anchor Center for Blind Children
- Autism Community Store This is a store in Aurora and Denver that is about more than just toys and supplies. They also have an entire section and knowledgeable staff devoted to resources to help the autistic and disabled community.
- Autism Society of Colorado Social & Support Groups These groups are not meant to take the place of professional therapy, but rather to give participants an opportunity to discuss topics related to Autism in a safe and understanding environment. Because sometimes you’re quiet. Because sometimes you need help reaching for where you belong. Because sometimes what happens is not always right or fair or just. Because there are keys to every door that looks locked.
- Autism Society: A Guide for Families New to Autism Originally published in booklet form by the Autism Society and the Autism Society of Wisconsin through a grant from ShopKo Stores Inc. this can now be found on the web site of the Autism Society free for download and duplication.
- Birth Injury Justice Center is dedicated to supporting anyone who has been affected by birth injuries, brain injuries, cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy, or other developmental disabilities. We strive to provide answers and guidance to ensure that families receive the assistance they need to help improve their overall quality of life. There are more special education opportunities than ever for children who have been diagnosed with a birth injury. Many schools, resources, and organizations are tailored towards children with disabilities. Scholarships, health impairment plans, individualized education plans, and homeschooling are all options for parents looking into special education resources.
- Buddy Walk Program This is an awareness program for Down Syndrome organized by the National Down Syndrome Society.
- Bright By Text
- Center for Autism & Related Disorders This is a media library of videos, audio files, documents and images to help you better understand the world of autism.
- Center for Inclusive Design and Engineering
- Center for Parent Information and Resources works with families of infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities, including those who are DHH, ages birth to 26. CPIR helps parents participate effectively in their children’s education and development and partners with professionals and policy makers to improve outcomes for all children with disabilities.
- Cerebral Palsy Guide provides free educational materials, financial resources, and support options for families affected by this condition and other birth injuries.
- Colorado Family Caregivers
- Colorado Food Cluster
- Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
- Connected Parent helps families connect with the disability, autism, & mental health resources they need.
- Developmental Disabilities Resources Center This is an organization that works with families to find resources and support to meet their needs. They coordinate services for patients in Clear Creek, Gilpin, Jefferson, and Summit counties.
- Developmental Pathways This is an organization that works with families to find resources and support to meet their needs. They coordinate services for patients in Arapahoe, Douglas, and Elbert counties.
- Disability Law Colorado
- Fort Peterson New Parent Support Program
- FWD Mobility was established to give the Colorado disabled community a collaborative approach to obtaining complex rehab technology equipment while having it all professionally serviced. The founders have over 40 years of experience working with durable medical equipment. A few years ago, FWD was created with a fun, friendly and supportive culture. They help you find the appropriate adaptive mobility wheelchair, bed, bike or whatever you need.
- Hands & Voices Colorado is a parent-driven, non-profit organization providing families with children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing with the resources, networks, and information they need to improve communication access and educational outcomes for their children without a bias around communication modes or methodology.
- Hanger Clinic provides prosthetic and orthotic care and strives to be the partner of choice for services and products that enhance human physical potential.
- Kid to Kid These are consignment shops where you can buy and sell kid’s clothing and gear. They have multiple locations in Colorado and other states.
- LiM359 provides opportunities for people with limb loss and/or limb difference to come together in order to share past, present, and future experiences through participation in group activities.
- Making Chromosomes Count is an independent, forward-thinking and non-partisan publication that goes way beyond educating and raising awareness about Down syndrome.
- Mesa Developmental Services is a not-for-profit agency serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families within Mesa County as well as other regions on the Western Slope.
- Numotion is the nation’s largest and leading provider of products and services that provide mobility, health and personal independence. Our focus in Complex Rehab Technology (CRT), urological supplies, home accessibility, accessible vehicles and other assistive technology helps improve the lives of people with disabilities and provide greater independence.
- One Upon a Child These are consignment shops where you can buy and sell kid’s clothing and gear. They have multiple locations in Colorado and other states.
- Parent To Parent USA. No parent should feel alone. Ever. At Parent to Parent USA, when someone asks what we do, we say we empower and support parents, nationwide. Why? Because we understand being a parent of a child with special needs can be a challenge — we’ve been there! The journey is filled with hills and valleys and sometimes feels a little overwhelming. So, we’re driven to ensure no parent feels alone. Ever.
- PASCO (Personal Assistance Services of Colorado) delivers home and community-based services that support long-term independence. We provide home health, nursing, personal care, and community-based services as well as 24/7 backup services for nursing and in-home care. Our experienced Intake Specialists and nurses are here to help determine the best fit for your individual situation.
- PEAK Parent Center The PEAK Parent Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that has been serving families and self-advocates across the state of Colorado, and beyond, since 1986. Since its inception, PEAK has maintained a steadfast commitment to ensuring that people with all types of disabilities can be fully included in their neighborhood schools, their communities, and in all walks of life. PEAK provides resources for everything from laws, rights, advocacy, community resources, education, even just where to begin including an array of free and low-cost services to families of children with disabilities and self-advocates across Colorado and beyond.
- Pine Creek Vision Clinic was recommended by a family member who was looking for an eye doctor for her daughter with special needs.
- Rocky Mountain Deaf School
- Rocky Mountain Down Syndrome Association has a mission to assure inclusion and enhance independence of people with Down Syndrome by providing education, resources, and support in partnership with individuals, families, professionals, and the community.
- Rocky Mountain Human Services This is an organization that works with families to find resources and support to meet their needs. They coordinate services for patients in Denver county.
- Rocky Mountain Sibs‘ mission is to provide siblings of individuals with disabilities information, support, and resources for promoting issues important to them, their sibling, and their entire family through capacity building, community outreach, policy change, and peer support.
- Sie Center at Children’s Hospital Colorado is a center of excellence with Down syndrome experts and sub-specialists at Children’s Colorado providing comprehensive medical and developmental specialty care as well as conducting clinical research.
- Special Kids Special Families is a nonprofit organization located in Colorado Springs founded in 1998 to provide respite and specialized care for children and adults with disabilities and special needs.
- STAR Institute for Sensory Processing
- Supported Employment Program This program highlights the Employment First in Colorado initiatives. The overall goal of these initiatives is for all people with disabilities to have opportunities to work and grow in their careers. Employment in the general workforce should be the first and preferred option for working-age individuals with disabilities, regardless of the level of disability, or if they are receiving assistance from publicly funded systems. State and local systems change initiatives result in real jobs for real pay for people with disabilities.
- The Resource Exchange This is an organization that works with families to find resources and support to meet their needs. They coordinate services for patients in El Paso, Teller, and Park counties.
- THRIVE Center exists to provide parents with information and training about disabilities; parent and children’s rights under the IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) and other relevant laws; and to provide resources in the Denver Metro area, especially for low-income, culturally and linguistically diverse families.
- Westpeak Mobility is truly your local custom wheelchair store, and we are so excited to be supporting the amazing efforts of Adaptive Adventures. We are Colorado’s premier resource for Complex Mobility and Rehabilitative Equipment and are proud to be locally owned and operated. Whether we are providing a new custom power or manual wheelchair or servicing existing equipment, our goal is to provide our customers with an exceptional customer experience.
- Zach’s Place at The Laurie Hillyard Family Center believes strong, healthy families are at the core of our goals and values. Zach’s Place offers specialized child and respite care for youth with disabilities ages 2.5 – 18. We provide a break and support that parents need, while giving the child a chance for fun and challenging activities in a learning environment.
- Zero To Three is a nonprofit organization that works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development. Their mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life.
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