#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
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
in menu bar)
Denver 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.
Family 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
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.
Disaboom!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).