Resources

PRENATAL:

ASSOCIATIONS:

GENERAL RESOURCES:

GOVERNMENT (STATE/LOCAL):

  • Benefit/Assistance Programs Screening & Application: Colorado PEAK
  • Colorado Early Intervention Services: Child Find
  • Division of Developmental Disabilities
  • Community Centered Boards (CCBs) services for individuals with disabilities in Colorado are provided through Community Centered Boards (CCBs). Visit the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing CCB Directory which includes phone numbers and site links for the CCBs of Colorado and a map of their locations. For more detailed information about Community Centered Boards please visit www.alliancecolorado.org

EDUCATION:

EMPLOYMENT/JOB TRAINING:

LEGAL:

LEGAL:

  • The American Academy of Pediatrics Guidelines for Pediatricians Treating Patients with Down syndrome: Parents, have you been looking for information to share with your pediatrician regarding the medical care of your child? Have you heard about a certain test or procedure that you think your child might benefit from and are having a difficult time convincing your pediatrician of the value of such a test/procedure? Do you have difficulty communicating with your doctor about certain medical topics related to your child? Take a look at the AAP Guidelines for information that might be helpful to you and your pediatrician. DO NOT ASSUME your pediatrician knows about these guidelines.
  • Pediatric: Anna & John J. Sie Center for Down Syndrome
  • Physical Therapy: Pat Winders – Children’s Hospital
  • Speech Therapy: Jennifer Gray – GraySpeak Therapy
  • RMDSA Parent Referrals: Call us at 303.797.1699 to ask about referrals from other RMDSA families in your local community.

AUTISM/DOWN SYNDROME DUAL DIAGNOSIS:

RECREATION:

INDEPENDENT LIVING:

RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY:

  • Glory Community is a private, nonprofit option for families looking for an exceptional residential community for their adult child with developmental disabilities. Glory Community is located in Broomfield, Colorado and provides family-style living with house parents who live on site in a two-bedroom apartment within the home. Please visit the website or call the founders, Jim and Sandy Hembd, at 303.797.1699

RESPITE: