Resources

Camps, Leisure and Recreation

Adams Camp. 303-563-8290. www.adamscamp.org. South Spruce St. Centennial, CO 80112

Extreme Sports Camp. 970 -920-3695 infor@extremesportscamp.org.  www.extremesportscamp.org. Aspen, CO

Easter Seals of Colorado. 303-233-1666. http://co.easterseals.com.

Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center. 303-652-9131. www.ctrcinc.org/. Mineral Rd. Longmont, CO

Denver Parks and Recreation Special Needs Program. 303-839-4800. 1849 Emerson St. Denver, CO

Colorado Lion’s Camp. 719-687-2087. www.coloradolionscamp.org. Woodland Park, CO  80866

National Sports Center for the Disabilities in Winter Park, CO

970-726-1540. http://www.nscd.org/programs/index.htm.

Respite Care

Specialized Sitters. 303-910-4158. www.specializedsitters.com.

Pathways resource guide. www.pathwaysresourceguide.org. Englewood, CO

Dustin’s Place. 303-406-3868. After-school care for kids with special needs. Aurora, CO

Colorado Respite Coalition. Val Saiz at saizhm@comcast.net 303-619-1437 or Janis De Baca at jdebacahcp@aol.com 720-231-5268

Crisis Respite Program. 303-745-0327. Aurora, CO

Autism Society of Colorado. 720-214-0794. www.autismcolorado.org/respite.htm.  “Give Me a Break” Respite Fund.

Academic, Vocational Resources and for those turning 18

Colorado Dept. of Education- Autism Task Force. 303-866-6605 and 303-866-6707. www.cde.state.co.us.

Colorado State Vocational Rehabilitation. 303-866-2500 and 303- 866-4150. http://www.cdhs.state.co.us/dvr/.

Work Support. www.worksupport.com

Learning Disability Association of Colorado. 303-539-9832. http://ldaco.org.

National Center for Learning Disabilities. 888-575-7373. www.ncld.org.

College Living Experience. 303-825-2533. http://www.experiencecle.com/locations/denver.aspx. Denver, CO

Project SEARCH at Children’s Hospital Colorado. 720-777-8027. http://www.projectsearch.us/. Aurora, CO

Guardianship Alliance. 303-228-5382. http://www.guardianshipallianceofcolorado.org/contact.html. Denver, CO

Community Centered Boards (CCB). http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDHS-VetDis/CBON/1251586997819.

Advocacy and Support

The ARC of the United States. 800- 433-5255. http://www.thearc.org

Family Voices. 1-800-881-8272. www.familyvoices.org. Advocacy for children with special needs

Legal Center for Persons with Disabilities. 303-722-0300. http://www.thelegalcenter.org/. Denver, CO

Colorado Legal Services. Sarah Litka. 303-866-9331. http://coloradolegalservices.org/co/homepage.html. Denver, CO

Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition. 303.839.1775. www.ccdconline.org. Offers legal representation, advocacy, etc.

Community Centered Boards (CCB). http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDHS-VetDis/CBON/1251586997819.

Autism Speaks. 212- 252-8584. http://www.autismspeaks.org/. Refer to “first  100 days kit”

Parent 2 Parent of Colorado. 1-877-472-7201. www.p2p-co.org

Peak Parent Center. 303-864-1900. www.peakparent.org. Denver, CO     

Autism Society of Colorado. 720-214-0794. http://www.autismcolorado.org/ Lakewood, CO

EMPOWER COLORADO. 1-866-213-4631. www.empowercolorado.com. Denver, CO

Community Parent Resource Center. 303-365-CPRC. www.denvermetrocprc.org. Aurora, CO

Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council. 720-941-0176. http://www.coddc.org/. Denver, CO

Autism Waiver Coordinator. Developmental Pathways, Inc. 303-858-2376

christinaraasch@developmentalpathways.org. Denver, CO

Yahoo! Groups. http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/PEAK. Online group for families & ASD individuals only

Autism/Asperger’s Connections. www.autismaspergerconnections.org.

Applying for SSI. www.socialsecurity.gov

El Grupo VIDA. 303-904-6073. www.elgrupovida.org. Information and support for Spanish speaking families. Denver, CO        

Colorado Division of Community Mental Health Centers. 303-866-7400.  http://www.cdhs.state.co.us/dmh/directories_cmhc.htm

IDEA Advocacy Services. 720-275-0053. http://www.sped-help.com/about.html. Denver Metro Area, CO

Other Helpful Resources

TEACCH- Treatment and Education of Autistic and Communication related handicapped Children

http://www.teacch.com/. Chapel Hill, NC

Do 2 Learn. www.do2learn.com.  Pictures, visual organization, & teaching resources

Free Boardmaker Icons. http://www.boardmakershare.com/Default.aspx

KidStreet.720-777-6020. www.childrenscolorado.org. Children with Complex Medical Needs. Denver, CO

Colorado-for-free.com. Free places to go, eat, etc.

Mrs. Riley Website- Free icons. http://mrsriley.com/introduction

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