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Creative Options Center for Early Childhood Educationby Faith In Action Jan Davies through Ability Connection Colorado, Inc.
Help Us Reach Our Families on the Waitlist. Creative Options for Early Childhood Education is Second to None. Best of all, your gift keeping giving. Learn about the Early Childhood Tax Contributions you will be eligible for. http://www.abilityconnectioncolorado.org/how-can-i-help/child-care-tax-credit/ The full time professional staff and support teams at Creative Options include: Early Childhood Educators (Bilingual) Special Education Consultants Social Emotional Coaches Mental Health Specialists Occupational Therapists Speech Therapists Family Service Staff The results of this comprehensive approach: 100% of the children enrolled in our programs are screened for developmental and health concerns resulting in early discovery of any delays or potential delays. Often, these early services reduce the need for special education later Preschoolers at Creative Options demonstrate 93% proficiency in literacy, language development and developmentally appropriate social-emotional behaviors as they enter kindergarten Over 70% of our families attend Parent Nights, participate in Parent Educational offerings, and volunteer at Creative Options Centers. Parents learn about their child's development while developing their own life and parenting skills Parents share that they feel respected and appreciate being treated as partners in their child's health and educational development
EMPOWER Coloradoby EMPOWER Colorado through Ability Connection Colorado, Inc.
We are fellow parents offering support to families whose children are coping with mental health issues. Education Movement: Parents Offering Wisdom, Encouragement & Resources RESOURCES ● Support groups ● An on-line listserv with over 400 families around Colorado ● A 7-week educational workshop "Empowering Families Through the Diagnostic Journey" ● Advocacy work in collaboration with other organizations to address youth mental health issues ● Referrals to educational advocates ● Mentoring for those interested in advocacy work ● Many additional resources available, with the most-requested resources downloadable for free from our Resource page www.empowercolorado.com EMPOWER Colorado is a Program of Ability Connection Colorado
Guardianship Alliance of Coloradoby GAC Solano through Ability Connection Colorado, Inc.
THE statewide resource concerning guardianship for adults in CO. RESOURCES ● Information and Referral Services ● Guardian Training Classes ● Volunteer Guardian Program ● Guardianship Petition Assistance Classes ● Presentations and In-Service Training There are adults in Colorado who need volunteer guardians right now, but we do not have enough volunteers to assist them. Guardianship Alliance of Colorado is a Program of Ability Connection Colorado
Infantile Scoliosis Outreach Programby ISOP Heather Hyatt Montoya through Ability Connection Colorado, Inc.
THE resource for families of babies diagnosed with progressive infantile scoliosis (PIS). We advocate for Early Treatment with the Mehta Casting Method - the only noninvasive cure for PIS - and organize training for medical professionals. Resources For Families: ● Direct and active support from founder Heather Hyatt Montoya ● A private Facebook community ● The CAST online private support group and resource files Resources For Medical Professionals: ● Early Treatment Program Seminars : free clinical, hands-on training for medical professionals in diagnosis and application of Mehta's specialized EDF Casting. Offered worldwide by ISOP. ● Pediatrician Awareness Campaign to include scoliosis screening at EVERY Well Baby/Well Child Check ISOP is a program of Ability Connection Colorado
Parent to Parent of Coloradoby Ability Connection Colorado Ability Connection Colorado through Ability Connection Colorado, Inc.
At Parent to Parent of Colorado, we connect families of sons & daughters with disabilities and special health care needs to emotional and informational support. Parenting our sons & daughters can be complex, challenging, delightful and overwhelming. We support over 13,000 individuals each year through: *an active Online Parent Support Group available 24/7/365 *Individual Peer Parent Matching with trained support parents *Toll free information line in English and Spanish *Website with valuable family resources *Navigation of resources by expert parents *Connections with support groups around the State *Opportunities to participate in developing & changing public policy