Our Mission

To inform and empower all families particularly low-income, culturally and linguistically diverse families as advocates for their children with disabilities, ages birth to 26, to achieve meaningful participation in their schools and communities. 


 Advising

Parents of children with disabilities benefit from a direct link to information concerning their child's needs.  Ever feel alone and confused?  We offer FREE Parent Advising to lighten the load!

Workshops

We offer FREE workshops to the community and to families of children with disabilities on a variety of topics, including special education, positive behavior, advocacy and Transition.


Un Padre IEP: Un Taller Gratis

En Espanol

En collaboracion con El Grupo Vida, Peak Parent Center y El Centro de Thrive

 

 This workshop is for parents of Spanish speaking families who have children who are already on IEP's or 504 Plans and are seeking increased understanding of how to advocate within the school setting for appropriate services or to resolve conflicts with the school. 

After attending this workshop, participants will learn the following: 

* Handle Conflicts with the School Professionally

* Focus on Solutions to  

* Achieve an Appropriate Education for your Child

* Important Advocacy Skills

* How to present Concerns or Problems

* Prepare for IEP and other Meetings


Learn about how Care Coordination affects you

Care coordination is a patient & family-centered, assessment-driven, continuous, team-based activity designed to meet the bio-psycho-social needs of children and youth, while enhancing person & family care-giving skills and capabilities. 



 

We help increase parents' of color participation in leadership roles in the Denver Metro area.

  • We help under-served families access information and support in their native language.
  • We help families navigate the special education system in a culturally consistent manner.

We ensure that parents are actively involved in decision making for their child's education.

  • We help families learn their rights under IDEA 2004.
  • We help students access the general curriculum and appropriate behavioral supports.