Connecting with CO Families

Connect with Colorado Duchenne Families on Facebook through our Connect Program. You will need to request to be added to the group first.

Accessibility & Recreation

    7 Wheelchair-Accessible Outdoor Activities in Colorado
  • Colorado Adaptive Sports
    Programs in Sled Hockey, Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Lacrosse, Power Soccer and Wheelchair Curling.


Advocacy Agencies

  • Disability Law Colorado
    455 Sherman Street, Suite 130
    Denver, CO 80203
    Contact information
  • Yellow Pages for Kids -Colorado Resources
    Provides extensive resources to learn about and navigate special education, including state listings of Parent Training and Information Centers.

Department of Education

  • Exceptional Student Services Unit
    State Office Building
    201 East Colfax Avenue, Room 300
    Denver, CO 80203-1799
    303.866.6811 FAX
    Contact information

Early Intervention Services (Infant and toddler)

  • Early Childhood Initiatives
    Department of Education
    1575 Sherman St.
    Denver, CO 80203
    303-866-7680 FAX
    Website and Contact Information

Early Intervention Services (Ages 3 to 5)

  • Colorado Department of Education
    Heidi McCaslin Coordinator
    Preschool Special Education and Child Find
    1560 Broadway, Suite 1175
    Denver, CO 80202
    303-866-6662 FAX
    Contact information

PTI (Parent Training and Information Centers) 

  • PEAK Parent Center, Inc.
    611 North Weber, Suite 200
    Colorado Springs, CO 80903
    719-531-9400 voice
    719-531-9403 TDD
    719-531-9452 FAX
  • Parent to Parent of Colorado
    Dianne McNamara
    2200 S. Jasmine Street
    Denver, CO 80222
    Contact information

Health, Well-Being, and Home

  • Child Health Plan Plus
    This children’s health insurance program provides coverage to uninsured children through age 18 based on household size and income.
    Eligibility information
    Child Health Plan Plus homepage and information
  • Medicaid Buy-in Program for Children with Disabilities
    Provides Medicaid benefits for children under age 19 who meet the Social Security Administration definition of disabled based on household size and income.   Some families may pay a monthly premium based on household income.
    Social Security definition of disabled for children
    Medicaid Buy-in Program for Children with Disabilities homepage and information
  • Children’s Home and Community Based Services (CHCBS) Waiver
    Program provides case management, personal care and attendant care services to children under age 18 who meet Nursing Facility Level of Care criteria.  Financial eligibility based on child’s income and assets.
    CHCBS homepage and information
  • Elderly, Blind and Disabled (EDB) Waiver
    Provides adults over age 18 who meet Nursing Facility Level of Care criteria supports and services to continue living in the home.   Services include home modifications, personal care, attendant care, supplies, equipment and medication management.   Income and asset limitations apply for the individual.
    EDB homepage and information
  • Health Insurance Buy-In Program
    Health Insurance Buy-In (HIBI) is a premium assistance program for Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) members. It sends monthly payments to you for all or a portion of the cost of your commercial health insurance premiums, and in some cases also reimburses you for deductibles, co-insurance, and co-payments.
  • Home Builders Foundation
    Their mission is to provide opportunities for individuals and families with disabilities to achieve quality of life and positively enrich their community. They do this by providing home modifications for individuals with long term physical disabilities.
    Contact: Lindsay Hall Lindsay Hall | Program Director Home Builders Foundation 9033 E. Easter Place, Suite 200 Centennial, CO 80112 Office (303) 551-6721 | Direct (303) 551-6724

Equipment Donation and Loaner Programs

  • Dave’s Locker
    DME Loaner Closet
    Dave’s Locker collects used wheelchairs, knee scooters and other medical devices that are loaned free-of-charge to anyone in need.  They accept donated used equipment.
    Arvida, CO
  • Kid’s Mobility Network
    New and Used pediatric mobility and recreational DME
    Kids Mobility Network provides children with disabilities with complex rehab technology and durable medical equipment such as wheelchairs, standers, adaptive bikes, activity chairs, and other medical equipment.  They accept donated used equipment.
    Centennial, CO
  • Good Health Will
    Refurbished donated DME and unopened medical supplies.
    The Good Health Will Medical Equipment program collects used durable medical equipment for the next user.  Equipment is made affordable.  They accept donated used equipment.
    Greely and Brighton, CO

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