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February Parent Training Opportunities-education for special needs parents


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 -  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  - 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 - FREE.

February 11-13:  Conference on Inclusive Education.  Denver.  Sponsored by PEAK Parent Center.  For more information - -  $

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 - 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 - $.

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 - FREE.


March 4-6:  Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation Tenth Annual Conference.  For more information, 303-794-1182 or - $.


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.

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Do you have an article idea, a resource or other information you’d like to share with the special needs community?  Email me at GinaStAubin (at) comcast (dot) net.


  • Lori, Open Adoption Examiner 5 years ago

    Terrific collection of resources. Thanks.

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