Upcoming Regional Autism Events
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Event Title: Date: Location: Description Link or PDF
Social Skills Class
Aspen/ Snowmass/ RF Valley A social skills group  using the CONNECT and Michelle Garcia Williams systems.  Class includes addition of a family therapist
Contact: Maureen Thompson,
(970) 404-1587.
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Extreme Sports Camp for Autism
Sum/Win Programs
Aspen/ Snowmass/ RF Valley The only autism camp exclusively focused on individualized outdoor athletic & adventure sports Both summer and winter camps are open to children ages 5 & up. Private lessons/ buddies available for any age. Scholarships are available!

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Challenge Autism: A Division of Challenge Aspen Ongoing Sum/Win programs Aspen/ Snowmass/ RF Valley Winter and summer programs focus on life skills & communication through highly structured recreational, educational, and cultural activities

Programs and winter private lessons/buddies are available for those 5 and up on the Autism Spectrum.  Scholarships are available. http://www.challengeaspen.org/challenge-autism/

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Windwalkers Equine Therapy Ongoing
RF Valley Equine horse therapy dedicated to improving the physical well-being, behavioral development, and emotional health of clients Year-round sessions and summer camps.


Peak Parent Statewide Event Calendar Ongoing State-wide An extensive list of workshops, trainings and other events throughout Colorado http://www.peakparent.org/
PEAK Parent Webinars: Ongoing FREE webinars Check out the latest webinar topics from Peak Parent http://www.peakparent.org/workshops


CDE Autism Trainings Ongoing Statewide & in Glenwood Springs Autism training and professional development opportunities http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdesped/
The ARC: Autism Now Ongoing FREE weekly webinars Diverse autism topics & archived webinar library http://autismnow.org/about-us/


April 12. Building Your Toolbox: Autism Intervention. The Joshua School in Lakewood is offering it's first "mini conference," which includes topics like "My child just got diagnosed, now what, Augmentative and alternative communication, script and script fading, and Play and Communication for Preschoolers. The conference is geared to parents and professionals and costs $75/half day or $125/full day. https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e8ywtod37fb533bd&c=8d01ea70-7c14-11e3-9436-d4ae5292bb50&ch=8d812c90-7c14-11e3-9494-d4ae5292bb50

April 15: To Trust or Not to Trust: Emily Arnold - a financial adviser with Wealth Concepts, LLC in Denver, specializing in disability issues, speaks on what we need to know about future planning and setting up trusts for our children. 11am, location TBD. Contact Katie Starbuck at steelyfan75@gmail.com for details

April 24: 2014 Special Education Legal Conference. It will take place on April 24 from 9am 4pm at the Double Tree Stapleton North at 4040 Quebec St, Denver, CO 80216. Phone: (303) 321-6666. Registration closes April 1

April 24: JFK hosts a workshop: "Creating Ebooks, Integrating Progress Monitoring Tools & Sharing Content

April 27: Resource Fair. The Autism Store in Denver is holding a Resource Fair on April 27

Extreme Sports Camp holds a fundraiser at MiHair on May 17

Regis University School of Education is offering a variety of summer professional development opportunities, including several on autism: http://www.regis.edu/CPS/Schools/School-of-Education-and-Counseling/Advanced-Learning-Series.aspx


PEAK Parent Center is hosting a series of webinars for parents and educators. Registration is necessary, space is limited. To sign up online go to: www.peakparent.org/workshopsTranings.asp or call PEAK Parent Center at 719.531.9400 or 800.284.0251.

Transition Webinar Series:

  • Wednesday, April 9, 2014 2013, 6-7pm. Accessing Emp...loyment - Explore resources and strategies for gaining meaningful employment. Presented by Joelle Brouner, Director of Colorado Division for Vocational Rehabilitation.
  • Wednesday, April 16, 6-7pm. Life Lessons for Successful Transition - Gain important perspectives from a self-advocate to help guide your student's transition process. Presented by Stephen Hinkle, San Diego, California.

IEP Training Series:

  • Monday, April 7, 2014, Noon-1pm. Preparing for the IEP- Explore the basics of IDEA 2004 specifically related to the IEP, evaluations and consent for services, eligibility, and communication.
  • Monday, April 14, 2014, Noon-1pm. Content of the IEP- Learn: who the IEP Team members should be, about SMART goals, and about accommodations and modifications.
Monday, April 21, 2014 Noon-1pm. Implementation and Follow Up of the IEP- Gain strategies for the implementation of the IEP, progress monitoring, and dispute resolutions under IDEA.


*  The Roaring Fork Autism Network does not endorse any one provider, service, or workshop. The information provided on this website is offered strictly as a courtesy but is not a recommendation or referral and does not replace the advice of medical, legal, or educational professionals. Families and professionals are urged to use independent judgment and request references when considering any resource on this site.

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