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By Anna Marcus & Leann Springer Around the world, children are excluded from schools where they belong because of disability, race, language, religion, gender, and poverty. PEAK’s mission, as you probably already know, is to provide training, information, and technical assistance to equip families with strategies to advocate successfully for their children. As a result of these services children and adults will live rich, active lives participating as full members of their schools and communities. We know that an inclusiveRead more
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

Job Posting: Part-Time Youth Trainer & Mentor (16 hours/month)

Are you an enthusiastic go-getter who values building community connections? Do you have experience engaging and empowering youth toward their full-potential? Would you like being part of a progressive nonprofit organization that supports and empowers youth with disabilities and their families? If so, consider PEAK Parent Center's team!

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September 19, 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Webinar

Presented by Bob Lawhead, Chair of the Colorado Employment First Advisory Partnership and Jennifer Scilacci, Colorado Department of Labor and Empl

August 30, 2017 - 12:00pm

Online Webinar

Join PEAK Parent Center during this lunch time webinar series for youth, families, and other planning team members.

August 23, 2017 - 12:00pm

Online Webinar

Join PEAK Parent Center during this lunch time webinar series for youth, families, and other planning team members.

August 16, 2017 - 12:00pm

Online Webinar

Join PEAK Parent Center during this lunch time webinar series for youth, families, and other planning team members.

Word Watch: Realistic

For our first Word Watch transition blog , PEAK enlisted friend and colleague Ian Watlington to contribute his wisdom and advice on how to avoid the “red flags” during the transition journey in order to move forward toward positive futures. We hope you enjoy hearing from Ian. Word Watch: Realistic By Ian Watlington It’s a question everyone gets asked at various stages in his/her life: What do you want to be when you grow up? As life goes along, suchRead more

Word Watch: A Guide for Transition Supports and Services

If you need a guide that can help you make good decisions about transition and the supports and services you or your young person (if you are a parent) may need along the way, the Word Watch blog series from PEAK’s Shift Transition Project can help! There is a vast number of resources out there about transition to adulthood! Many are very good: they reflect best practices and current thinking about inclusion, belonging, respect, choices, and valuing the contributions ofRead more

Announcing PEAK’s Brand New Shift Project!

Shift! Transition To a Future of New Possibilities By Beth Schaffner Assuring productive, fulfilling lives as adults is the ultimate goal of schooling for any student. Schooling is preparation for life, and schools, along with families and communities, are charged with seeing that young people are prepared...for life! Families of children with disabilities move with our students through school and find there is a lot of extra, hard work to be done. But, we still remain engaged, learn everything weRead more

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