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. 


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Thrive announces a second offering of

Project Independence:What happens after high school?

This training offers Denver families two strands of workshops, one for parents and one for youth in transition. Project Independence includes 5 workshops, each offered on a Thursday night Oct. 11th-Nov. 8th from 6:00-8:30 pm. Click this link for more information.

 
 

Click the video above to hear the testimony from a parent and her child who participated in Project Independence. This video was edited by Jah-Sun Collier, a teen participant in Project Independence in the Spring of 2018. 


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

  • We help families learn their rights under the Individuals with Disability Education Act (IDEA) 2004.

  • We help students access the general curriculum and appropriate behavioral supports.

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We seek to increase the participation of parents' of color 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.


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.

 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!