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It’s Back to School: Where’s PEAK this Fall?

While the days are long and hot, the beginning of the school year is just around the corner! As exciting as the beginning of the year is, it can also be stressful for both parents and children. Whether you need planning or advocacy advice for transitions, tips and tricks for behavior, or information about IEPs, PEAK is here to help! From planning for smooth transitions between grades or schools to navigating the IEP, PEAK is offering a handful of FREERead more

Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) in a Nutshell

So your child has been identified as having a disability. Perhaps you’ve had some concerns about their development and requested an evaluation for special education services. Perhaps your child is transitioning from Part C services (birth-3 years) to Part B (children ages 3-21). In any case, an evaluation has been done to show that your child qualifies for an IEP. Now what? Congratulations! You are now part of your child’s IEP team - and you are the most important memberRead more
May 10, 2018 -
5:30pm to 8:00pm

Arc of Pueblo

2705 Vinewood Lane

Pueblo, CO 81005

Join PEAK Parent Center during this three-part series of trainings for families and educators that focus on Improving Individualized Education Pla

March 15, 2018 -
5:30pm to 8:00pm

Rawlings Library

100 E Abriedo Avenue

Pueblo, CO 81004

Join PEAK Parent Center during these three-part series of trainings that will help EVERY IEP team member resolve conflicts to improve outcomes for

May 25, 2017 - 12:00pm

Online Webinar

Join PEAK Parent Center during this three-part series of webinars for families and educators that focus on Improving Individualized Education Plan

May 23, 2017 - 12:00pm

Online Webinar

Join PEAK Parent Center during this three-part series of webinars for families and educators that focus on Improving Individualized Education Plan

May 16, 2017 - 12:00pm

Online Webinar

Join PEAK Parent Center during this three-part series of webinars for families and educators that focus on Improving Individualized Education Plan

Effective Communication – It's Key!

As we approach situations when we need to advocate, it's important to consider strategies that will help to make things as successful and smooth as possible for all parties involved. Communication is essential and effective communication, like any skill, takes practice. Here are the key components of effective communication skills, taken from Marshall Rosenberg's book, Non-Violent Communication. Be a Good Listener Don't plan your response while the other person is talking. Instead, focus your attention on trying to understand theRead more