Parent Training Opportunities will be posted here when they become available. There are a number of free educational seminars opportunities in and around the Denver Metro Area. Spanish workshops are listed below.
February 9: Preschool to Kindergarten Transition in Cherry Creek District. 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Eastridge Elementary. For more information, 720-554-4490 or email firstname.lastname@example.org - FREE.
February 10: Sensory Issues and Emotions: A Guide to Assisting Children and Adolescents with Self-Awareness and Strategy Development. 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Autism Society of Colorado office. For more information, 720-214-0794 or email email@example.com - FREE.
February 10 (7 week series): Mental Health: Empowering Families Through the Diagnostic Journey. 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Aurora Mental Health Center. Childcare, dinner and class. For more information call Cheri at 866-213-4631 - FREE.
February 10 and 17 (2 week series): Guardianship and Options When A Person Turns 18. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Developmental Disabilities Resource Center. RSVP to Megan Martin at 303-462-6590 - FREE.
February 11: Boardmaker Overview. 2:30-4:30 p.m. at Assistive Technology Partners Denver office. For more information 303-315-1280 or email ATP@ucdenver.edu - FREE.
February 11-13: Conference on Inclusive Education. Denver. Sponsored by PEAK Parent Center. For more information - http://www.peakparent.org - $
February 18 (8 week series): Mobilizing Families. 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Arc of Jefferson County. Training, dinner and childcare. For more information, 303-232-1338 X206 or email firstname.lastname@example.org - FREE.
February 19 and 20: Tackling Challenges Facing Adoptive, Foster and Kinship Families. 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at Daniels Fund. To register 303-755-4756 or email Tanya@adoptex.org - $.
February 24: Understanding to Role of Assessments in Student Learning. 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Jeffco Education Center. Sponsored by Arc and Jeffco Public Schools. For more information, 303-982-6583 - FREE.
February 24: Ready or Not, Adolescence is Here: An Overview of Puberty, Sexuality and Relationships. 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Daniels Fund Building, Denver. To RSVP call Mile High Down Syndrome Association at 303-797-1699. Spanish translation available - $.
February 24: Adams 12 Resource Fair. 5:00-8:00 p.m. Features a workshop on IEP’s and one on Autism: Resources and Information. For more information, 720-972-4227 - FREE.
February 25-27: Parents Encouraging Parents (PEP). Colorado Springs. For more information, 303-866-6846 or www.cde.state.co.us/cdesped/PEP.asp - FREE.
March 4-6: Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation Tenth Annual Conference. For more information, 303-794-1182 or www.spdfoundation.net - $.
For more information on these workshops contact El Grupo Vida at 303-904-6073 or Maria at 303-885-3735.
February 27: Support Group with El Grupo Vida and Mile High Down Syndrome Association at Highlands Lutheran Church. 1:00-4:00 p.m - FREE.
February 27: Support Group for TBI survivors at El Grupo Vida office in conjunction with Brain Injury Association of Colorado. 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m - FREE.
Source: Developmental Pathways
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