List of State Resources - Colorado

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The Colorado Department of
Public Health and Environment
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has a list of resources related to Autism in which you can find various entities that work around the disorder, each of them has their respective contact information.
Autism Society of ColoradoThe Autism Society of Colorado serves as a resource and bridge of connections for the autism community. They provide training to local businesses and organizations to facilitate the satisfaction of long-term employment opportunities.
Colorado Department of
The Colorado department of education offers different resources in the categories of disabilities regarding autism, special educational needs and documents of interest
Alpine Autism CenterThey provide high-quality treatment for individuals and families throughout their lives, allowing those affected by autism to reach their full potential. Alpine Autism Center provides intensive, individualized instruction using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. The staff is highly trained and dedicated to improving the lives of children with autism by teaching important communication, academic, social and daily life skills.
Autism On CallAt Autism On Call, LLC they work to prepare your child for school, offer services for them to have independent participation in the classroom, make and keep friends, have conversations, and use appropriate social behaviors. All of this Based on the learning style profile.
Family Support CenterIt is ABA's premier autism treatment center for southern Colorado. Their experienced staff helps families every step of the way, from diagnostic evaluation to a highly effective, individualized plan of care. The Family Support Center difference is the breadth of the clinical support team. Because they include more board-certified behavior analysts than other regional providers, they are able to provide more personalized care with significantly fewer case counts for our BCBAs, More support through a multidisciplinary team approac
Breakthrough InterventionsYour mission is to enrich your child's life and empower them to become self-actualizing people. They do this through an innovative intervention approach that allows parents to see their children's progress every day. This 5-step model is designed to address all facets of autism by understanding your child's individuality and building on her strengths. The BI approach teaches parents and children that life has no limits and those children begin to flourish with confidence and positive self-esteem.
The behavioral Growing TreeAmong the services offered by the entity are direct intensive one-to-one services designed to teach your child by dividing skills into smaller units / steps. The program includes Discrete Test Training (DTT), Verbal Behavior (VB), and Natural Environment Teaching (NET). They also offer Early Intervention Programs, Social Skills, ABA Summer Camp, School Observation, Consultation Hours, and Supervision for BCBA / BCaBA
Trumpet Behavioral HealthTrumpet Behavioral Health is dedicated to providing individualized and empathetic care for children with autism and supporting their families along the way. It has a team of experienced autism therapists who select effective and personalized treatment plans to help your child reach his or her full potential. Trumpet also offers comprehensive support and resources for parents, caregivers, and siblings.
The Arc of ColoradoThe Colorado Arch promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lives. They influence public policy to ensure that the necessary supports and services are available for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to have a life in common and They collaborate with national, state and local organizations that share the same values, among other things.
Family Voices ColoradoFamily Voices Colorado is a grassroots organization run by parents of children with special health care needs. Family Voices CO works at the policy level to ensure that children with special health care needs have a voice. They monitor policy activities to ensure families receive the services they need.
Autism Community StoreThe Autism Community Store offers a list of entities that work with and support people with autism spectrum disorder and other associated syndromes focused on neurodevelopmental care.
Garden me They are an organization on a mission to cultivate inclusive opportunities for those with autism and neurodiversity to share, learn, grow and shine in this world just as they are. All of their programs are comprehensive, individually tailored & guided by principals of ABA by a team of experienced professionals.
Autism Spectrum Disorder ProgramThe ASD program with a wide range of providers and therapists in the Boulder County area. This program is unique to the state of Colorado and only serves people who live in Boulder and Broomfield counties. The program serves children ages 5 to 26 and offers support for a single three-year period.
California state council on developmental disabilitiesIt is established by state and federal law as an independent state agency to ensure that people with developmental disabilities and their families receive the services and supports they need.
Early autism servicesThey provide ABA therapy services to diverse communities around the world, their services include home and center-based ABA therapy, occupational, speech and language therapy, telehealth services, social skills groups, teens, and free apprenticeships. They have a highly qualified and certified staff.
Independent Living ExperienceIndependent Living Experience (ILE) is a personalized support service for adults with disabilities. Focusing on the areas of Employment, Independent Living and Social Skills, ILE's services are 100% community-based and individualized.
Mountain Valley Developmental ServicesIt is a center that provides the necessary resources for people with special needs to live and work independently. They provide the people served and their families with supports that promote the acquisition of skills, independence and inclusion within the community. They offer a range of employment and vocational support services including employment development and exploration as well as skills training to pave the way to inclusive employment. Additionally, those with special needs have the option of working at the Mountain Valley Greenhouse and Gift Shop."
Dirt Coffe BarIt is a local women-led social enterprise that aims to ensure that people with special needs and other disabilities have a sustainable future by helping them cultivate the social and interpersonal skills necessary to enjoy independent living. It is a cafe where people with autism can work and gain experience in the hospitality industry while learning accounting and management.
Advocacy DenverAdvocacyDenver promotes and protects the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through advocacy activities at multiple levels and within various institutions. To address complex problems and develop comprehensive solutions, AdvocacyDenver has developed the following programs: Individual Advocacy, Center for Special Education Law and Policy Advocacy
PEAK Parent CenterPEAK is a parent center that teaches parents, students, educators, and professionals the skills they need to successfully educate students with all types of disabilities and abilities. Offers a variety of free and low-cost services to families of children with disabilities and self-advocates throughout Colorado.
Emerge ProfessionalsEmerge offers autism treatment, assessments and screenings, counseling, groups, legal expertise, and school partnerships for autism, ADHD, mood issues, down syndrome, and more. Care is tailored to your needs with individualized support in search of clear answers and effective treatments.
Autism ProgramThey are specialists in training parents to help children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD-NOS) and other neurological and developmental conditions. In their programs they improve language, communication, social integration, behavior, increase their academic, practical and game skills.
Firefly AutismFirefly Autism works with individuals ages 18 months to 70+ years, providing services through individualized behavior plans and instructional goals that meet the client's interests, values, and support needs. They offer center-based services, home-based services, social skills groups, adult groups, and much more.
AscendigoIt is a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for growth and independence for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Offers employment services, in-home behavioral therapy, and life coaching. Its three main programs are Adventures, Life Enrichment, and Outreach.
Ability Connection ColoradoIt is a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for growth and independence for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Offers employment services, in-home behavioral therapy, and life coaching. Its three main programs are Adventures, Life Enrichment, and Outreach.
Provides critical services and resources to help parents advocate for and care for their sons and daughters with disabilities at every stage of life. This includes providing essential medical transportation information/resources for people with disabilities and other challenges in Boulder, online parent support groups, access to members-only resources, and more.
Colorado Council on Developmental DisabilitiesThe Colorado Council on Developmental Disabilities operates independently, advocating for the development and implementation of public policies to promote independence, self-determination, and community inclusion for Coloradans living with developmental disabilities.
Colorado Resource DirectoryColorado Resource Directory is a comprehensive repository developed to help Colorado families find assistance and resources. The Colorado Resource Directory is the only comprehensive Colorado statewide guide to family and community services from a family leader's perspective.
Colorado State Independent Living Council (CSILC)Colorado State Independent Living Council (CSILC) is a resource for people with disabilities and the communities in which they live associated with the 9 Colorado Centers for Independent Living, conducts research to inform policymakers and the general public and creates the state plan for independent living in collaboration with public and private actors
The Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition (CCDC)The Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition (CCDC) is the leading organization in Colorado advocating for the rights of people with disabilities. They work with people, service providers, businesses and government agencies run by and for people with all types of disabilities: from Down Syndrome to Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Autism, people with brain injuries, people with mental illness, people who are blind or deaf , and much more.
Disability Law ColoradoOperating as Colorado's protection and advocacy system, Disability Law Colorado offers legal representation, information, and referrals to people with disabilities, seniors, and their families, provides ADA compliance training to , schools, long-term care providers and other agencies. Addresses issues of mental illness, service and assistance animals, community integration, voting rights, legal aid for older adults, developmental disabilities, housing, employment, and education.
The initiativeThe Direct Services program provides victim support based on the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Victims' Rights Act. It is the only organization in Colorado that focuses our services at the intersection of cross-disability issues. The Initiative provides comprehensive, creative, and collaborative services to address complex client goals and objectives. These services fall primarily into 4 categories: Safety, Self-Sufficiency, Criminal Justice Support, and Recovery and Healing.
National Autism Center at May InstituteThe National Autism Center serves as an efficient clearinghouse for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) information and as a vital resource for those seeking to put research into practice. Their resources include helpful, up-to-date information and free materials for anyone interested in learning more about autism spectrum disorder. Among services, they provide education and training on early identification, accurate diagnosis, and evidence-based intervention. Through collaboration with the May Institute, they offer a wide range of additional services for children, adolescents and adults on the autism spectrum.
The DO-IT (Disability, Opportunity, Internetworking and Technology)The DO-IT (Disability, Opportunity, Internetworking and Technology) Center is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities through technology and education. The center seeks to increase the success of people with disabilities in challenging academic programs and careers, as well as to promote the application of universal design to physical spaces, information technologies, instruction and services and to provide resources for students with disabilities, K-12 educators, post-secondary teachers and administrators, librarians, employers, parents and mentors.
The Autism Society of Boulder County (ASBC)The Autism Society of Boulder County (ASBC) helps people with autism spectrum disorders and their families develop a strong, cohesive community by creating opportunities for people to connect, share experiences, and build new relationships.
Yampa Valley Autism ProgramThe Yampa Valley Autism Program provides resources and direct services to individuals and families living with autism or other disorders to develop their skills and maximize quality of life. It also provides specialized therapies, family support services, training, education, public awareness, collaboration and advocacy.
Autism home support servicesAutism In-Home Support Services, Offers In-Home ABA Therapy Services, Early Learning Group, Speech Language Therapy, Parent Training Center Based ABA Therapy, Behavior Management, Group Social Skills Training , hybrid home/center therapy and school consultations
Easterseals ColoradoEasterseals Colorado offers programs and supports that improve quality of life and create opportunities for greater independence at home, work and play. They have a work team made up of therapists, teachers and other health professionals as well as families as active members of any therapy program. Its programs are classified into 4 areas, these being LIVE, LEARN, WORK and PLAY.
Help autism centerIt is a nonprofit organization that helps public and private organizations and businesses coordinate services and therapies by raising funds to help pay for services and therapies not covered by insurance or waivers.
Future HorizonsFuture Horizons was created to meet the needs of teachers, therapists, and family members facing the challenge of autism. The books, videos, and lectures will give you the most up-to-date information possible to help with that challenge. They have a range of books that provide a wide variety of approaches to the challenges of autism and Asperger's syndrome.
The Arc of Larimer CountyThe Arc of Larimer County is County, an advocacy organization that protects the civil rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through individual and systemic education, fostering an inclusive community that accepts people throughout their life so that they are included in all aspects of community life
Children´s hospital coloradoIt is a clinic that offers services such as baby care, bone and joint care, brain and behavior, cancer treatment, digestive problems, endocrinology, fetal care, heart health, respiratory problems and more.
Colorado Kids PediatricsThey are pediatric health care providers offering a full range of pediatric care including prenatal visits for expectant parents, well-child checkups, immunizations, minor injury care, behavioral consultations.
Family support center specialized autism servicesThe Colorado Family Support Center is dedicated to treating children and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders with a treatment program that offers support, education, treatment and a place of refuge for families. Services are provided by a multidisciplinary team experienced in excellence in the treatment of autism spectrum disorders.
Autism Vision of ColoradoAutism Vision of Colorado is a non-profit organization that seeks to educate the community about autism and autism awareness and create a safe place for people on the spectrum and their families to meet, support and advocate within community.
BYS. Autism therapy servicesOffers autism therapy services dedicated to meeting the needs of individuals/families on the autism spectrum. Our multidisciplinary program includes ABA, occupational and speech and language therapies, along with family services, communication, social interactions, sensory and maladaptive behaviors. They also offer their comprehensive approach in a variety of settings: downtown, at home, and in the community.
KadiantKadiant offers the highest quality home and center-based applied behavior analysis therapy and related critical services for children, adolescents and adults on the autism spectrum such as school services. diagnostics and telehealth services. Treatment programs are always individualized and keep each client's abilities and goals in focus to reach important milestones and achieve long-term results.
National Resource DirectoryThe National Resource Directory is a website that provides access to services and resources at the national, state, and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation, and community reintegration. It has a variety of themes that provide a large number of resources divided by categories. This website is developed and managed by the Defense Health Agency Recovery Coordination Program.
Soaring Eagles Center for AutismSECA is a community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children, families, and communities overcome limitations to meet the needs of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in southern Colorado. Offers summer programs for children and adults with ASD, behavioral therapy, social skills and life skills. Also provides respite care services, autism education classes, parent training and more.
Tanner Autism ServicesTanner Autism Services provides ABA consultation, training, and therapy in Colorado, its services also include behavioral issues, consultation for professionals working with clients with ASD, employment and career support for individuals with ASD, individualized programming in home, clinical, and community settings, among others.
Colorado NewslineNewsline is part of States Newsroom, a national nonprofit organization supported by grants and a coalition of donors and readers. It is a non-profit online news source that in addition to news, provides a comment forum. Newsline relies on donations from readers to maintain the quality and reach of its work.
ACESACES provides comprehensive autism therapy and intervention services. The team has extensive training and experience in the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of a wide range of ABA programs for people with autism and other developmental disabilities.
New Focus AcademyNew Focus Academy is a full-service autism program for Colorado teens struggling with a variety of cognitive and emotional limitations. The entity helps Colorado teens struggling with challenges such as slow processing speed, developmental immaturity, traumatic brain injury, social difficulties, sensory issues, academic difficulties, anxiety, nonverbal learning disorder , autism, Asperger, among others.
Colorado ABA TherapyThey are one of the leading ABA therapy and behavioral therapy practices in the Denver metro area specializing in serving children with special needs. Their services are available in Denver, Aurora, DTC, Englewood, Centennial, Highlands Ranch, Lakewood, Wheat Ridge, Arvada, Golden, Broomfield, Northglenn, Thornton, Brighton, Commerce City, Reunion, Stapleton, Dacono, Greeley, and Boulder. They also help families find other services for their children and help them navigate insurance plans and reimbursement programs.
Colorado mountain collegeColorado Maountain College offers guidelines for Asperger's Syndrome/ASD documentas its downloadable document called "Guidelines for Asperger's Syndrome/Autism Spectrum Disorder" is available at the link.
Peak Autism ServicesPeak Autism Services offers in-home ABA therapy in Colorado Spring. Other services offered are: Individualized assessment prior to the start of services, Individualized treatment plan and program development, Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA), Direct therapy provided by BCBA, Direct therapy provided by BCaBA and RBT- supervised by BCBA, Ongoing Parent Consultation and Orientation Community Outings, Regular Parent Meetings, Collaboration with Other Service Providers (eg, School, OT, PT, Speech) School Observation and IE Meetings
Colorado Autism ConsultantsProvides a wide variety of services encompassing clinic-based ABA therapy offering individualized therapies, home and community services, school consultation, telsalud, workshops and training, diagnostic/assessment partnerships, bilingual clinicians, and BCBA professional supervision.
AUsome AUtism FamiliesAUsome AUtism Families works with families whose children have been diagnosed with a variety of developmental delays, specializing in autism spectrum disorder, through therapy, advocacy, educational support, and family support. AUsome AUtism Families offer a variety of services and programs including: assessments; direct therapy in the home and community; parent training therapy; Advocacy; prepare the home environment for success, and more.
Mindcolor Autism's center in Castle RockThe Mindcolor Autism Center in Castle Rock, CO, serves families in the Castle Rock, Larkspur, Castle Pines, Lone Tree, and Centennial areas. A dedicated team of Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) and behavioral therapists and technicians at our Castle Rock center provide compassionate, individualized ABA therapy for your child. They work with children of all ages and we accept most commercial and government insurance plans.
Dog Training EliteWorking in conjunction with the Malinois Foundation who provide an emotional anchor for children with autism through canines as emotional support. Some of the autism support services include deep pressure therapy, anchoring a wanderer, sensory assistance, finding help, redirecting repetitive behaviors, and tactile stimulation.
Center for Community PartnershipsCenter for Community Partnerships offers a wide variety of programs and services including relocation program, program that provides individualized academic support to students, integrated employment services, empowerment course, summer exploration program for young adults, sleep services and a supportive housing program for neurodiverse young adults.
Lacuna Sutism ServicesProvides applied behavior analysis services for children from 0 to 12 years old. They offer their services in the center, at home and in the community. They are committed to treating you like family, respecting your wishes, understanding and resolving your concerns, and helping you navigate the complexities of the autism healthcare ecosystem.
ELEMYAt Elemy, they use ABA therapy to improve social, communication, and learning skills through positive reinforcement. They manage a personalized approach: they observe children at home, personalize each plan of care and provide families with the tools necessary for success.
BlueSprigThey are leading ABA therapy providers nationwide. The team includes highly-skilled board-certified behavior analysts and registered behavior technicians dedicated to offering personalized care. Services include home and center services, family counseling assistance, and ABA therapy. Accept most major insurance policies
SpectraWith a mission to highlight the unique talents, abilities, and personalities of people with neurodevelopmental disorders and other psychological needs so they can lead meaningful and rewarding lives by providing targeted behavior-based programs for people ages 18 months to 21 years, through the development of fundamental skills that can be applied in a variety of challenging environments.
Mountain Mental Health ClinicIt is a private practice mental health clinic in the Durango, Colorado area. They provide support for ADHD/ADD, Anxiety, Attachment Issues, ASD/Asperger's, Behavior Issues, Brain Disorders, TBI Brain Injury, Bipolar Disorder, Relationship Issues, Depression, Developmental Delays and much more. Services include consultation and collaboration with teachers and school counselors, consultations with PCPs, pediatricians, psychiatrists, and other health professionals, comprehensive assessment and psychological evaluation, individual, family, and couples therapy, among others.
Soar autism centerThey offer naturalistic behavior therapy (ABA), speech therapy, occupational therapy, and mental health support. They provide diagnostic services through trained and licensed psychologists. They have an advisory council of clinical experts, a parent advisory council, and an adult autism advisory council.
HOME FRONT MILITARY NETWORKInformation provided by: Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments. The Family Support Center specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The staff provides Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy, speech and language therapy, and occupational therapy for children ages 2-18 who have been diagnosed with ASD or other developmental diagnoses. It takes place at one of the centers in Colorado Springs or Pueblo; and in homes, schools, and in our community. Speech and language therapy and occupational therapy are performed at one of three Colorado Springs centers.
Rocking the spectrumThey provide social skills and life skills groups for teens and young adults on the spectrum to help ease the transition to independent living in the adult world. They provide support and training to parents in the process of diagnosing and seeking autism services.
Next Step ConsultingNext Steps Consulting LLC connects parents and adults with autism resources in and around Boulder, Colorado. Provides counseling for parents and counseling for adults.
Key Autism ServicesProvides applied behavior analysis therapy services to bring about meaningful and positive change for individuals diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. They give people with autism the opportunity to learn, socialize, grow and have fun. They offer their services at home, at the center and at school not only in Colorado but also in Illinois, North Carolina, Georgia and Massachusetts.
Tree line PassTreeline Pass Day Program is a non-profit organization that provides day habilitation, pre-vocational training, supported employment, and behavioral services to adults 21 and older with autism and developmental disabilities. Programming is based on each individual's unique interests and strengths and is taught under BCBA supervision using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis.
Autism Learning PartnersProvides services to children with autism and other developmental disabilities including center-based, home-based ABA therapy, early intervention, diagnostic services, social skills program, parent involvement and training, speech, occupational and physical therapy , telehealth services, comprehensive ABA therapy, and focused ABA therapy.
Temple Grandin SchoolThe school serves exceptional emerging young adults by tailoring for neurodiverse students and their families. Offers educational programming and transition services in grades 6-12 whose needs are not met by typical special education programs.
Hopebridge Provides individualized and personalized therapy for children and their families affected by behavioral, physical, social, communication and sensory challenges providing all the tools for a full life.
NeuroDevelopment Center of ColoradoIt is an independent clinic that clarifies developmental, learning, and behavioral issues with exceptional skill, clarity, and compassion. Assessment at NCC addresses cognitive skills, academic skills, communication, and emotional/behavioral status. More specialized tests of memory, executive functions, and autism-specific features are also available. Screening is also provided for adults to answer questions related to dementia, head injuries, and other concerns.
Rocky Mountain Human ServicesIt is a non-profit organization that provides services such as extensive support for children from birth to 18 years, Early Intervention for the first three years of life, Family Support with state-funded individualized services for families caring for a family member with developmental disabilities, Transition Services, and much more.
InBloom Autism ServicesWorking in 8 states around the country, Inbloom offers ABA therapy services, in-depth services, diagnostic evaluations, speech and language therapy, and finally occupational therapy. It also has resources for parents such as private insurance, health insurance, grants and scholarships, among others.
Developmental Disabilities Resource CenterDDRC creates opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to participate fully in the community. Services provided include resource/service coordination, fear intervention, family support services, assisted living services, employment services, quality of life options, behavioral health team and much more.

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