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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

As a parent, do you need help knowing what comes next after high school for your child with a disability? As a young adult, do you wonder how you can be free to do what you want when you want to do it? The PEAK Parent Center RSA transition team headed by Beth Schaffner and Sherrell Bethel has been hard at work over the last several months! They, along with lead author Sami Peterson and contributing author Shirley Swope, areRead more
A few weeks ago, I began to search my social media feed for inspiration as to what PEAK should post for Independence Day. I came upon a quote from the Black Lives Matter movement’s official Facebook page, @BlackLivesMatter. It reads, “Each of our own liberation is tied to one another. We cannot be fully free until every member of our community is free. That is why we must be intentional and steadfast in centering the voices of the most marginalizedRead more
Your child or student with a disability has been placed in the general education classroom. You may have concerns or hesitations about their learning and progress in this setting. How do we set them up for success? How do we make this work all day, in every subject, and in extracurricular activities? First, let’s review the concept of placement in IDEA (the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) which emphasizes that children with disabilities are to be educated to the maximumRead more
November 11, 2015 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Larimer County Fairgrounds
Thomas M. McKee 4-H Building at The Ranch
5280 Arena Cir
Loveland, CO 80538

Human Resources and the Americans with Disabilities Act

October 28, 2015 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Larimer County Fairgrounds
Thomas M. McKee 4-H Building at The Ranch
5280 Arena Cir
Loveland, CO 80538

Human Resources and the Americans with Disabilities Act 

September 30, 2015 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

At the Ranch-McKee Building (Larimer County Fairgrounds)
5280 Arena Cir
Loveland, CO

Human Resources and the Amercians with Disabilities Act

September 12, 2015 -
11:30am to 3:30pm

NuMotion
13450 East Smith Road
Suite 600A
Aurora, CO 80011

When?  Saturday, September 12  11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

A New Generation is Ready to Lead

Editorial Column from Guest Author Michael Bailey PEAK Parent Center has, for a generation, empowered families to participate fully in special education advocacy. The lessons of family integration and full inclusion have not been lost on the children who have benefited from the advocacy of those families. A new generation of people with disability pride and high expectations is the result. "Nothing about us without us," is far more to these young people than just a slogan. It is aRead more