Regional Resources*
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Name Service: Location: Contact Information:
Advocacy Resources:
Dr. Anne Moll Advocacy, school consultant, ASD expert Glenwood Springs Email: mavmoll@q.com
Phone: 970.456.4479
Keith Larson Executive Director & Advocate. Grand Junction Advocacy Resource Coalition for
People with Developmental Disabilities
Email: arcmesa@aol.com
Phone: 970.245.5775
Website: www.thearcofco.org/
The Legal Center Legal services for people with disabilities and older people Grand Junction and Denver

Denver Office: 455 Sherman St #130

(303) 722-0300 -- FAX: (303) 722-0720 -- 800-288-1376 -- TTY: (303) 722-3619

Grand Junction Office: 322 North 8th Street

(970) 241-6371 -- FAX: (970) 241-5324 -- 800-531-2105

http://www.thelegalcenter.org/index.php?s=24

 

Peak Parent Regional Colorado Parent Organization Regional Gina Gerbaz. 562-760-8771 ggerbaz@peakparent.org
Website: www.peakparent.org
Yellow Pages for Kids Resources for kids with disabilities in CO Colorado http://www.yellowpagesforkids.com/help/co.htm
The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc. (COPAA) Legal advocates who handle disabilities Colorado http://www.copaa.org/
P2P: CO Advocates Parent-2-Parent's resource page on advocacy options Colorado http://p2p-co.org/subsite2/resources/resource-advocacylegal.htm
 
Regional or Colorado Parent Groups/ Support-- Click here for resources in Spanish
The Roaring Fork Autism Network Parent Support Group RFV, Eagle, Parachute & surrounding region Allison Johnson
Phone: 970.309.5485
Email: info@rfautism.org
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Moms of Children With Autism Autism Support Groups Grand Junction Jill Frazier
Phone: 970.985.4013
Email: jdelongfrazier@bresnan.net
Western Colorado Autism Connection Autism Group Online Grand Junction Cat Mayer: cat@catmayer.com
Facebook Page:https://www.facebook.com/groups/
wcautismconnection/
FOEL (Families of Exceptional Learners) General disabilities parent support group Summit County Betty Sarber
Phone:970.389.0808
Email: bettysarber@gmail.com
Family Connections All disabilities support group Eagle/Vail Rhonda Bell
Email: rbell@vail.net
Family Voices CO chapter of national, grassroots organization Denver Composed of families and friends who care for and about children with special healthcare needs. http://www.familyvoicesco.org/
GET (Gifted Education Team) Offers support and programs for gifted and twice exceptional students Eagle Anne Dunlevie
Email: redryder@centurytel.net
www.giftedteam.org
Special Needs Moms for Moms This new online mom community forum is geared toward parents of special needs kids. Regional Sign up is free, post blogs, questions, look for info., chat & meet with other moms
http://www.specialneedsmomsformoms.com/

 

Parent-2-Parent
Where Do I start?
Colorado Parent Support Regional / Colorado Click Here for a flyer in English
Click Here for a flyer in Spanish
Click Here for disabilities specific flyer in English
Click Here for disabilities specific flyer in Spanish
Click Here for statewide parent support group list
www.p2p-co.org/ for P2P website
Peak Parent Regional Colorado Parent Organization Regional Gina Gerbaz. 562-760-8771 ggerbaz@peakparent.org
Website: www.peakparent.org
Website: www.peakparent.org
 
Education & Early Intervention
JFK Partners

JFK Partners is  expanding services to support students with Autism and other Developmental Disabilities in schools!

Includes Behavioral consultation, in-service trainings, fostering friendship and self care, diagnostic & more Click here for PDF of Services

More information is available in the attached flyer. Questions can be directed to Bev.Murdock@ucdenver.edu or 303-724-7643.

Firefly Autism A full range of therapy treatments, assessments, clinical and consultation services as well as program development and a school. Denver http://www.fireflyautism.org/
The Temple Grandin School A new school in Boulder that serves exceptional students in grades 6-12 with Asperger's Syndrome and similar learning profiles Boulder http://www.templegrandinschool.org/
ChildFind Can evaluate children in cognitive functioning, physical functioning, hearing and vision, speech and language, and social and emotional development at no cost to parents to determine if children are eligible for early intervention or special ed services, under Mountain Valley Developmental (Regional CCB). Ages 0-3 Regional/Glenwood Springs Roaring Fork Valley:970.384.6006
Aspen: 970.925.5004
Eagle River Valley: 970.328.3750
(For screenings, referral, identification,
and eligibility Ages 0-3)

Parents please note: Childfind does not diagnose your child. Their role is to determine eligibility for early intervention services. If you disagree with findings, please contact Peak Parent or the ARC or another parent group such as RFAN to explore options and routes to diagnosis.
http://www.cde.state.co.us/early/childfind.htm

Sara Sims Mountain Valley Development Children ages 0-13 Regional/ Glenwood Springs Website: www.mtnvalley.org/Home.asp
Phone: 970.945.2306
Local designated CCB provides a comprehensive array of services to children and adults with developmental disabilities. 
Kathy McCafferty Mountain Valley Developmental. Ages 14-Adult Regional/ Glenwood Springs Website: www.mtnvalley.org/Home.asp
Phone: 970.945.2306
Local designated CCB provides a comprehensive array of services to children and adults with developmental disabilities. 
Kat Lang Special Education Director, RE-1 Roaring Fork & Aspen School Districts Office-(970) 384-6000
katlange@rfsd.k12.co.us
Dr. Anne Moll Director of Disabilities Colorado Mountain College, Glenwood, Carbondale, Aspen & Rifle campuses Phone: 970.947-8256
Email: amoll@coloradomtn.edu
 
Private Therapies and Services:
Nicole King ABA Therapy Eagle, Regional Website: www.abcbehavioral.com
Phone: (970) 390-8022
Email:
nicole.king@abcbehavioralservices.com
Cindy Metzger Pediatric Occupational Therapy Carbondale Email: pcmetzger@comcast.net
Phone: 970.963.4533
Diane Osaki OTR and autism consulting Aspen &  Denver Email: osakiconsulting@mac.com
Phone: 303.709-3146
Autism Behavior Associates, Inc. (ABA, Inc.) In-home, one-on-one ABA therapy Grand Junction

Amanda Chaffin, Senior Therapist, Grand Junction, CO (970) 424-4099, ABA, Inc. Office, Colorado Springs, CO: (719) 571-9830, Learn more at www.autismbehaviorassociates.com

Barbara Foran, M.Ed. Educational Therapy, assessment, remediation, case management Aspen Email: bforan@comcast.net
Phone: 970.544.2498
Thae Dunn Private respite, childcare, or tutoring Aspen to New Castle Dunn is a director qualified preschool teacher who also teaches ESL and ABE/GED for CMC and can tutor in English, Math, Science or Spanish to older children. She has direct experience with kids on the spectrum.  thaedunn@hotmail.com
(970) 319-7371 (cell)
Jill Simon ABA, behavioral therapy, respite care, tutoring, etc. Roaring Fork Valley Phone: 970.948.9586
Email: simonjill@hotmail.com
Kathryn Kanis Cranial Sacral Massage Aspen A Unique Touch
Email: kathrynkania@yahoo.com
Phone: 970.987.3466
Dr. Brian Wolff Licensed Child Clinical Psychologist Denver Wolff Child Psychology

(303) 327-6145
brian@wolffchildpsychology.com
www.wolffchildpsychology.com
Kirk Hartley Hyperbaric Oxygen Basalt WIN HBO
Email: info@winhbo.com
Phone: 970.319.8625
Dr. Denton Davis DAN Doctor Basalt & California Email: dentondavismd@aol.com
Phone: 800.951.9255
D. Shanley Mangeot Licensed psychologist and neuropsychologist Glenwood Springs Phone: (970) 945-9841 x1
Email: shanley@rof.net
Web: www.glenwoodcounseling.com/staff.html
Dr. Matthew Burt All Kids Dental Glenwood & Rifle Phone: 888.989.KIDS
Terri Allender Play Therapist Eagle/Vail Phone: 970.949.9345
Kathy Hegberg Psychotherapist/ play therapy Basalt Phone: 970.923.2555
Jackie Rosen Play therapist Aspen Phone: 970.925.4890
Dr. Jonathan D. Birkrandt Psychiatrist, diagnosis Aspen Phone: 970.300.1845
Web description:www.rfmentalhealth.org/
provider/jonathan-d-birnkrant-md
Dr. Jim Stokes Psychologist Glenwood Springs Phone:970.945.9841
Web description: www.rfmentalhealth.org/
provider/child-and-family-counseling-center-0
Web: www.glenwoodcounseling.com/staff.html
Frederick Wilson, DC Chiropractor Aspen Phone: 970.925.4846
Roaring Fork Mental Health Providers List Extensive List of Regional Mental Health Providers Aspen to Rifle

Website: www.rfmentalhealth.org/

 
Dr. Robert McDermott Allergy, Asthma, Immunology Glenwood & Basalt Phone: 970.947.0600
Website: www.allergyoftherockies.com
National Jewish Health Denver Asthma and Allergies New Castle & Basalt Come to the area monthly Phone: 800.423.8891 ext. 1829 or ext. 7898 to schedule an appointment
Law Offices of Bradley J Frigon Special Needs Trusts, etc. Parent recommended. Denver-area Assists with wills, trusts, probate and trust administration, probate litigation, Medicaid and
public benefits planning, tax planning, guardian & conservatorships, special needs trusts.
Phone: 720.200.4025
Address: 6500 South Quebec Street, Ste.
330, Englewood, CO 80111
Jack Robinson of Spies, Powers and Robinson Lawyer for special education issues Denver 303-830-7090
Maureen Thompson Social skills & Educational Consulting Roaring Fork Valley.
Elementary age
Phone: 970.404.1587
Email: moandrip@hotmail.com
 
Community Resources
NEW!!! The Valley Autism Assistance Fund Families in need can request up to $1000/year in support for autism services, respite, therapy Roaring Fork Valley-I70 Corridor to Parachute Contact: Allison Johnson (info@rfautism.org or (970) 309-5485) or Jill Pidcock (revjillie@gmail.com or (970-379-7531) to apply
ITAALK Looking for grants for therapies and camps? Check out this listing: National list of grant opportunities http://www.itaalk.org/#!grants/cpcs
HCP Comprehensive care coordination for children with special health care needs and their families Western Slope Western Slope, Mesa County Health Department
510 29 1/2 Road
Grand Junction, CO 81504
P.O. Box 20000-5033
Grand Junction, CO 81502-5033
(970) 248-6948
http://health.mesacounty.us/clinics/hcp/index.cfm
Respite: Colorado Respite Coalition Resources and links to respite option State-wide http://www.coloradorespitecoalition.org./
Co-chairs: Val Saiz at saizhm@comcast.net 303-619-1437 or Janis De Baca at jdebacahcp@aol.com 720-231-5268
Respite: The ARC List of respite resources in Colorado Nation-wide http://www.archrespite.org/respitelocator
 
Valley Life For All New initiative creating opportunities in the broader community for people of all disabilities from Parachute to Aspen Parachute to Aspen http://www.facebook.com/pages/Valley-Life-for-All/177138238964691?v=wall

Email: valleylifeforall@gmail.com
Vocational Resources: The Department of Vocational Rehabilitation A federal resource for individuals with disabilities, post secondary school age, who need support for work skills Colorado The department of Vocational Rehabilitation:
www.dvrcolorado.com/

Also see: www.thinkbeyondthelabel.com/StatesPages
/statespage.aspx?stateid=6

 
Sports / Outdoors Opportunities for Children with ASD
Extreme Sports Camp An individualized outdoor sports program for youth and young adults across the autism spectrum Aspen/RFV Website: www.extremesportscamp.org/
Email: info@extremesportscamp.org
Phone: 970.927.3143
 
Windwalkers Provides comprehensive prevention and intervention treatment through therapeutic riding activities Carbondale/ Missouri Heights Website: www.windwalkerstrc.org/
Email: windwalkers@sopris.net
Phone: 970.963.2909
 
Challenge Aspen Provides recreational, cultural and competitive experiences for people with disabilities. Snowmass Website: www.challengeaspen.org/
Phone: 970.923.0578
Small Champions  A grass roots charitable foundation providing programs for children with diverse disabilities Vail Website: www.smallchampions.org
Contact: Connie Miller 970.331.6038
Roaring Fork Mountain Ninos Special Olympics Special Olympics Roaring Fork Valley Contact Cammi, the Special Olympics Coach for more information @ cammio21@yahoo.com
http://rfmnsports.org/
Colorado Discoverability Provides year-round outdoor recreational opportunities for people with disabilities Grand Junction Website: http://coloradodiscoverability.org/
Phone: 970-257-1222
 
 
Denver / Statewide resources
Autism Speaks Many resources & tool kits, hotlines etc. Nationwide www.autismspeaks.org
Autism Society of Colorado Many resources & tool kits, hotlines etc. Denver http://www.autismcolorado.org/
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The Children's Hospital Formal evaluation, diagnosis, etc. Denver Website: www.thechildrenshospital.org/conditions/
behavior/index.aspx
Children's Family Health Library Free library and Resource Help Denver http://www.thechildrenshospital.org/wellness/library/
fhlindex.aspx
CO Developmental Disabilities Council Resources, organizations, etc. on advocacy, inclusion, and more. Denver http://www.coddc.org/resources.asp
The Dyslexia Center Workshops and information on Dyslexia Colorado Springs http://www.thedyslexiacenter.org/
JFK Partners A full range of outpatient clinical services to persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders Denver Website: www.jfkpartners.org/AutismandDD.asp
Dr. Robin Gabriels Associate Professor, Univ. of Colorado, Denver

Program Director, Neuropsychiatric Special Care, The Children's Hospital
Denver Phone: 720-777-3404
Website:http://www.thechildrenshospital.org/about/
doctor/detail.aspx?doctorId=13550
 
The Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation Workshops & information on sensory processing Greenwood Village, CO http://www.spdfoundation.net/
Additional Denver Resources List of Providers Denver Click Here
Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Center Vision Therapy, tracking, optometry, etc/ Denver Phone: 303.850-9499
Address: 7180 East Orchard Road, Suite 103
Centennial, Colorado 80111
Website: www.hbvision.net/
Sensory Learning Center
 
The Sensory Learning Program is an innovative approach to developmental learning that unites three modalities (visual, auditory and vestibular) into one intervention, allowing better integration of sensory messages.
 
Boulder Contact: Mary Bolles, Executive Director
Phone: 303-652-0588 or 888-720-5437
Website: www.sensorylearning.com

* The Roaring Fork Autism Network does not endorse any one provider. 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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