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Disability Resources

General Disability Resources

Parent to Parent of Colorado
Connects families of adults and children with special health care needs or disabilities in communities across Colorado.

PEAK Parent Center
PEAK is a statewide organization of parents of children with disabilities reaching out to assist other parents and professionals.

Colorado Department of Education-Special Education
Offers Information regarding Colorado Law, Regulations, Policies, and Procedures.

SED Guidebook
A comprehensive guide to determining SIED.

Mental Health Association of Colorado
The Mental Health Association of Colorado is a non-profit association providing leadership to address the full range of mental health issues in Colorado.

US Department of Health and Human Services
Center for Mental Health-Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration provides articles on children's mental health, calendar of events, statistics, mental health dictionary and many useful mental health links.

Multiple Disability Resources

Developmental Disabilities Resource Center
Colorado non-profit that provides extensive services to families, including early intervention, family support and children's Medicaid waivers.

Council for Exceptional Children
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the success of children and youth with disabilities and/or gifts and talents.

The Arc of the United States
The Arc of the United States is an organization serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The organization was founded in the 1950s by parents of people with developmental disabilities.

The Arc of Larimer County

Speech/Language Resources

American Speech Language Hearing Association
Offers public information brochures about communication difficulties. Referral "HELPLINE" and Toll-free information.

Preschool Resources

Research & Training Center on Early Childhood Development
The Research and Training Center on Early Childhood Development - The mission of the Research and Training Center (RTC) on Early Childhood Development is to promote and enhance the healthy development of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with or at risk for developmental delays or disabilities.

The Center for Best Practices in Early Childhood is an umbrella title for a group of three state-funded and six federally funded grant projects that deal with young children with disabilities, their families and teachers.

US Department of Education Early Start Brochures
Healthy Start, Grow Smart series of booklets with information on children ranging from Birth to 12 months.

Physical Disability Resources

United Cerebral Palsy offers Information and referral, legislative advocacy, and research.

Traumatic Brain Injury Networking Team
A resource for Teachers, Clinicians, Parents, and Students.

Tourette Syndrome Association educates people with TS and their families, professionals, and the general public about Tourette syndrome; to provide moral support to people with Tourette syndrome; and to advance research into causes and cure of TS.

CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder) provides parent-to-parent education, support, advocacy; encourages scientific research; and sponsors a legislative awareness office in Washington, DC.

Epilepsy Foundation
Information and referral; advocacy; family and public information; parent and family networks; camping and recreational activities; employment services; residential services.

Learning Disabilities Association of America provides support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals. At the national, state and local levels, LDA provides cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources.

Autism Society of America
Information and referral services include parent-to-parent assistance.