Community Partners



Creating Community Connections
Our list is growing all the time. Please contact us at info@dcseac.org if you have
recommendations of local/national organizations who support children with disabilities.

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Adam's Camp
Adam’s Camp is a non-profit organization founded in Colorado in 1986, providing a variety of intensive, personalized, and integrated therapeutic programs for children with special needs and their families as well as recreational programs providing fun, social connections and growth in independence for youth and young adults with special needs.
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The Adoption Exchange

The Adoption Exchange is a non-profit 501(c)(3) child welfare organization that was founded in 1983 to help establish safety and permanence in the lives of foster children. Although the Exchange was initially an exchange point for caseworkers to discuss placement of children with families seeking to adopt in the Rocky Mountain region, the organization has grown considerably over the years and engenders a powerful impact on national trends in child welfare, employs over 50 paid staff, and counts on scores of volunteers to carry out its mission.
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Contact: Shelly Linenberger

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The Autism Community Store

The Autism Community Store was founded as a resource for the parents, therapists and dedicated professionals who will go to the ends of the earth to help our kids. Our goal is to offer a variety of  products that meet the unique needs of our community, all in one place.
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Contact: Shannon Sullivan

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College Living Experience

For students with unique learning needs, life after high school is full of possibilities, including college. With the help of CLE's staff and environmental supports, young adults are experiencing independence. 
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Contact: Melissa Neiber

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Colorado Peak

The fast and easy way to access benefit information - anytime and anywhere. PEAK is an online service for Coloradans to screen and apply for medical, food, and cash assistance programs.
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www.colorado.gov/PEAK

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Competitive Edge Mixed Martial Arts

At Competitive Edge we teach Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) combining the styles of Karate, Kickboxing (Muay Thai) Krav Maga and Brazilian Jui Jitsu (BJJ). This blend is combined with a unique teaching philosophy (Valueism) so that young practitioners become stronger physically, mentally and emotionally. Training at Competitive Edge has helped families in Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree and Littleton overcome bullies, get better grades, control ADD, and improve fitness levels by teaching one very important ideal
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Contact: Kelly Willberg
303-347-2467

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Connect Us Now

Connect Us is a nonprofit organization whose mission is instilling the skills in preschool and elementary-age children that are necessary to becoming socially competent, self-confident and resilient individuals throughout their lives.
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http://www.connectus-now.com/

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Continuum Autism Spectrum Alliance

Addressing the needs of those who present with signs or symptoms associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder and related developmental disabilities. We are unique in our ability to provide a seamless continuum of care starting with diagnosis and extending through assessment and treatment. 
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Contact: Rebecca Urbano-Powell, Clinical Director

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Developmental Pathways

Developmental Pathways is a Colorado non-profit agency created to serve persons with developmental disabilities and their families. Developmental Pathways has developed a broad array of services based on the principle that full inclusion and participation in community life is attainable for every individual with a developmental disability. 
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http://www.developmentalpathways.org/

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Drama and improv workshops for teens and young adults
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Contact: Jaclyn Prakash

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Dyslexia Tutoring/Parveen Malenke
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email: parveen@malenke.me

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Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado

The Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy. The organization works to ensure that people with seizures are able to participate in all life experiences; to improve how people with epilepsy are perceived, accepted and valued in society; and to promote research for a cure.
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Contact: Kristin Searcey

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Family Partners Colorado

Family Partners provides support, education, advocacy and resources to families whose children have mental health and behavioral concerns. We are a part of the continuum providing family peer support to allow people to heal in community. Through peer family support we can provide early intervention to families in need. We aim to be a valued part of the solution for families.
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Grandma Lisa 
Custom weighted blankets, lap pads and weighted vests.
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Contact: Lisa
720-635-6621

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Hope Farms Project

Hope Farms Project is a family oriented program offering a variety of programming that is individualized to accommodate each person’s needs and interests. Our career development program is focused on increasing successful employment for folks experiencing disability or traumatic brain injury.
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Contact: Lisa Kramer
email: lisa@hopefarmsproject.org

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HRCA-Therapeutic Recreation 

HRCA Therapeutic Recreation Programs are intended to enhance the quality of life of individuals with special needs. Programs are facilitated by Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists and/or qualified staff. We provide a quality and compassionate community-based environment for participants of all ages and abilities. Our goal is to challenge participants and support general independence, choice, self-determination, and self-confidence. We want each participant to enjoy recreation. We work towards social independence in a fun and safe environment, while encouraging a general sense of health, wellness, and improved quality of life.
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Contact: Summer Aden, Theraputic Recreation Coordinator
email: summer.aden@hraonline.org

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Independent Living Experience

Contact: Jason Eaton, Transition Advisor

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Knots 4 Tots 

Paracord creations for kids ... and kids at heart (bracelets, accessories, pet leashes, collars, and more).
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Contact: Kristi Rector
720-288-0138

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Lakeshore Learning Store

Lakeshore is dedicated to creating innovative educational materials that spark young imaginations, instill a sense of wonder and foster a lifelong love of learning. With materials for infants and toddlers through the 6th grade, we help children reach developmental milestones and achieve educational goals—while still having fun!
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Learning Ally

We are a national non-profit dedicated to helping blind, visually impaired and dyslexic students succeed in education. We offer the world’s largest collection of human-narrated audio textbooks and literature as well as solutions, support and community for parents, teachers and students.
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Contact: Sally Pistilli

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Noelle's Dogs Four Hope

Providing affordable Service Animals to as many people in need as possible, especially children, to enhance the quality of life and to educate the public about the value of Service Animals and the independence they offer.
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Contact: Chris

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Parent to Parent of Colorado

Parent to Parent of Colorado (P2P-CO) is a network of families across Colorado who understand! We connect families to each other and to the resources they need. We offer encouragement to each other on the journey of parenting by providing emotional and informational support.
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Parent University

Parent University provides a valuable opportunity for parents, schools, and community to become jointly involved in education. The program is designed to support and empower parents to become leaders and advocates for their child's learning, resulting in greater school and community improvement.  We educate, empower and connect families with community resources needed to build parent and student confidence, enhance character development and teach life skills in order to help increase the likelihood of family success in academic endeavors.
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PEAK Parent Center  

A Parent Center founded in 1986, PEAK offers an array of free and low-cost services to families of children with disabilities and self-advocates across Colorado and beyond. Each year, PEAK directly reaches more than 45,000 families, youth with disabilities/self-advocates, and educators.  
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PEAK Athletics: Cheer, gymnastics, dance  

The STARS program supports children and teens with disabilities. Click HERE for more information.
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Reading Inside Out

A tutoring and screening service for dyslexia. The Barton Reading and Spelling System used for tutoring is an Ortin-Gillingham-based, multi-sensory system proven to work. It teaches struggling students to read, write and spell.
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Contact: Tammy Armstrong, Certified Barton Tutor
tamboa@yahoo.com
www.readinginsideout.com

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Stanley Lee Plant  

Music lessons and entertainment
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720-987-9444


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Poseidon Therapy Aquatic Therapy
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Contact: Dr. Leslie Morrison

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Promise Ranch

Therapeutic horseback riding programs.
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Contact: Mark Scheuneman

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Sibling Tree

The mission of Sibling Tree is to build and gather resources for the siblings of individuals with special needs. Sibling Tree's vision is to give siblings of individuals with special needs a community of support where they can talk about being a sibling, as well as create ways for their voices to be heard, such as advocating for themselves and their family. 
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Special Olympics Colorado

The mission of Special Olympics Colorado is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendships with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. 
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Contact: Allo Perry, Project Unify Sports Manager


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Specialized Sitters 
Offering in-home sitting service and respite care for children with special needs in the Denver area. If you've struggled to find a patient and qualified sitter for your family, we're here to help.
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Contact: Paula McIntire

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