Where Do I Start? The Resource Storeroom  

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Download, print or copy our popular series of resources, "Where Do I Start?"


#1 Where Do I Start? General
#2 Where Do I Start? Disability Specific
#3 Where Do I Start? The Three P's: P2P, PEAK, PEP

#1 ¿Dónde empiezo? Recursos para Padres de Niños y Adultos con Deshabilidades o Necesidades Especiales en cuanto a la Atención Médica
#2 ¿Dónde empiezo? Recursos Especificos para Discapacidades

#3 ¿Dónde comienzo? Las Tres P's: P2P, PEAK y PEP


ENCOURAGEMENT on the JOURNEY - Love Notes for Special Parents

EARLY EDUCATION & SCHOOL RESOURCES (also see 'Education' in menu bar)
- An online educational resource which includes the Wrightslaw Yellow Pages for Parents of Kids with Disabilities where you can find educational consultants, specialists, therapists and more.

Early Intervention Colorado - Colorado's system of services and supports for families who have children from birth to age three with disabilities or a condition associated with delays in their development.

One-Stop-Shop to Access School & District Data

PEAK Parent Center - Colorado's Parent Training and Information Center offering education and training on IDEA.

MEDICAID & WAIVER RESOURCES (also see 'Medicaid' in menu bar)
Community Centered Boards (CCB) manage and deliver services, in partnership with private service providers, to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families throughout the state of Colorado. The services are delivered through 20 regional Community Centered Boards.

Division for Developmental Disabilities (DDD) - State office that provides leadership for the direction, funding and operation of community based services to persons with developmental disabilities within Colorado.

ADVOCACY RESOURCES (also see 'Legal' in menu bar)
heartDenver Metro Community Parent Resource Center (CPRC) - Provides information and resources to low-income, culturally and linguistically diverse families who have children, age birth to 26, with disabilities. Serving Denver, Arapahoe, Adams, Jefferson and Douglas Counties.

heartFamily Voices - Advocacy organization providing help with health insurance plans, navigating Medicaid and individual health insurance counseling (such as in benefits decision or help with the appeals process). 1-800-881-8272

Military Families with Children with Special Needs - STOMP (Specialized Training of Military Parents) is a National Parent Training and Information Center for military families providing support and advice to military parents.


Tricare - Resources for families with special needs.

NICHCY - National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities compiles resources which will help you locate organizations and agencies within your state that address disability-related issues.

purple heartDisaboom!An online newsletter for people with disabilities or caregivers.


Paying the Bills -Tips for families on financing health care for children with special needs.

Reference in this website to any specific product, service, or company does not constitute a recommendation by Parent to Parent of Colorado (although we do our best to support parent-friendly organizations).