DISABILITY INFORMATION

There are many resources which provide information on a wide variety of disabilities and related topics.  Following is a list of some of these resources:

•    ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Hotline – provides technical assistance regarding the law;   1-800-514-0301, www.ada.gov 
    Anchor Center for the Blind – 303-377-9732, www.anchorcenter.org
•    Autism Community Store – 7800 E. Iliff Avenue, Suite J, Denver, CO 80231
•    Autism Society of Colorado – 720-214-0794, www.autismcolorado.org
•    Autism Society of Boulder County – 720-272-8231, www.autismboulder.org
•    Autism Speaks www.autismspeaks.org


•    Brain Injury Association of Colorado – 1-800-955-2443, www.biacolorado.org

 


•    Center for Parent Information and Resources www.parentcenterhub.org
•    Children & Adults with ADHA (CHADD) – 1-800-233-4050, www.chadd.org
•    CP: Ability connections of Colorado – 720-262-4210, www.abilityconnectionscolorado.org
•    Cerebral Palsy of Colorado – 303-691-9339, www.cpco.org
•    Colorado Commission for Deaf and Hard of Hearing – 303-866-4824, 
•    Colorado Deaf www.coloradodeaf.com


•    Denver Regional Council of Governments (DR COG) – a planning organization where local governments collaborate to establish guidelines, set policy an allocate funding in areas of aging and disability resources; 303-455-1000, www.drcog.org 
•    Disability.gov – Federal government website for comprehensive information on disability programs and services in communities; www.Disability.gov


•    EMPOWER Colorado (mental health) – 1-866-213-4631, www.empowercolorado.com
•    Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado – works to ensure people with seizures are able to participate in life experiences, improve how they are perceived, valued in society and promote research; 303-377-9774, www.epilepsycolorado.org

 


•    Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health – primary focus is to provide access to appropriate and timely mental health services for children, youth and families; 1-877-792-8886, www.coloradofederation.org
•    Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Colorado – Provides identification, intervention, support and education about fetal alcohol syndrome; 303-692-2620, www.nofascolorado.org
•    First Signs -- Dedicated to educating parents and professionals about autism and related disorders; www.firstsigns.org
•    Fragile X Foundation (National) – 1-800-688-8765, www.nfxf.org

 


•    Hands and Voices (Hearing Impairment) – 303-492-6283, www.handsandvoices.org

 


•    Learning Disability Association of Coloradowww.LDAcolorado.com 

 


•    Mental Health America of Colorado – 1-800-456-3249, www.mhacolorado.org
•    Mental Health Crisis Hotline – 1-844-493-8255
•    Mile High Down Syndrome Association – 303-797-7699, www.mhdsa.org

 


•    National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) Colorado – 303-321-3104, www.namicolorado.org
•    National Association of the Deaf www.nad.org

 


•    Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (O.A.S.I.S) www.aspergersyndrome.org

 


•    Parent to Parent of Colorado – 1-877-472-7201, www.p2p.org
•    PEAK parent Center – provides training, information and technical assistance to families of children with disabilities; 719-531-9400, 1-800-284-0251, www.peakparent.org
•    Parents of Premature Babies – Information for families with children born six weeks or more before due date; www.preemie-l.org


•    Rocky Mountain Branch of International Dyslexia Association – provides local workshops and resources to educate and increase public awareness of dyslexia; 303-721-9425, www.dyslexia-rmbida.org

 


•    Social Security Administration – provides public assistance to persons with disabilities who meet requirements; 720-559-4500, www.ssa.gov 
•    Spina Bifida Association of Colorado – 303-797-7870, www.coloradospinabifida.org

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