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“So You Wanna Be a Hope Dealer?"

“Someone is waiting for you to be their ‘Hope Dealer,’ an audacious and fearless champion for children.” - Hasan Davis, Written Off. Are you a hope dealer? Do you hand out life chances for the kids you encounter, the kids in your classroom, or your own kids at home? You may be wondering what a hope dealer is or what it even means to be a hope dealer. If you want to learn more about ways you can make aRead more

The Santa Job is Sometimes Hard…

As the mom of a daughter with pretty significant disabilities, the holidays have always been challenging. We’d go to see Santa and take the annual picture. Positioning her on his lap took some time, wiping any drool away and maybe even getting her to smile meant we had to find the really patient Santa and go when there wasn’t a whole line of other kids waiting. I knew exactly which mall had that good Santa. She wasn’t verbal, so atRead more
August 28, 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Webinar

  • Join PEAK Parent Center upcoming webinars for families and providers 

Publisher: 
Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning at Vanderbilt University

"Young children can learn how to do simple daily self-help activities—they just need to be taught what to do."

"Children with disabilities and their families continue to face significant barriers to accessing inclusive high-quality early childhood programs, and too many preschool children with disabilities are only offered the option of receiving special education services in settings separate from their peers without disabilities." ~ ED-HHS Statement, U.S. Department of Education PEAK Parent Center was pleased to see the joint Policy Statement on Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Early Childhood Programs , released by the Departments of Education and HealthRead more
October 25, 2015 - 8:30am to October 30, 2015 - 12:30pm

Metro Denver area - specific location TBD

Early Start is an intensive, multidisciplinary therapy program offered in the Denver metro area for children ages 1-preschool with developmental de

Publisher: 
The Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation
Published: 
Mar 2015

This document, published by The Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation, helps us und

Ask A Parent Advisor Video!

Charter Schools, Challenging Behavior, and Early Childhood and Preschool! We decided to change things up in our Ask A Parent Advisor column and are excited to bring you this video featuring Shirley Swope, a Parent Advisor here at PEAK Parent Center! We hope you enjoy this video , where Shirley fields questions from families across Colorado on these topics: Charter schools and students with disabilities, Challenging behavior, and Early Childhood and Preschool! Be sure to check out the links toRead more