31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

This week is a very important week as July 26th marks the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. 

Passed by Congress and signed into law by the President on July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act makes it possible for everyone with a disability to live a life of freedom and equality. As we continue on this journey to social justice, we stand in support of and defend equality. And let us recognize that together, taking action we can manifest that change.

For more information about the ADA and additional resources, visit the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), created for the network for Parent Centers serving families of children with disabilities: https://www.parentcenterhub.org/ada/ 

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Welcome! PEAK Parent Center is a nonprofit that works every day to ensure that all people with disabilities are fully included in their neighborhood schools, communities, employment, and all walks of life.

A Parent Center founded in 1986, PEAK offers an array of free and low-cost services to families of children with disabilities and self-advocates across Colorado and beyond. Each year, PEAK directly reaches more than 26,000 families, youth with disabilities/self-advocates, and educators.

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Black Lives Matter

PEAK Parent Center stands in solidarity with the Black community. Inclusion, respect, social justice, and equity are core to our mission and values.  Please stand with PEAK. Take actions individually and collectively to address hidden biases and end racist thinking and violence. This moment in time requires everyone - including those of us who are not Black - to speak out, take a stand without compromising, and act with urgency to insist on ending behaviors that plague our country.

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