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Education & Autism Resources


Colorado Department of Education / Office of Special Education

http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdesped


Colorado Department of Education / Parents & Families of a Child with a Disability

http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdesped/spedparents


Colorado Department of Education / Individualized Education Program (IEP)

http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdesped/iep


Colorado Department Education / Office of Facility Schools

http://www.cde.state.co.us/facilityschools


Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)

https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/osep/index.html


Accommodations: Instructional Testing & Support for Students with Disabilities

https://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/acc/#content


BASE Education: Social Emotional Learning Curricula 

https://www.builtincolorado.com/company/base-education


Autism Speaks

https://www.autismspeaks.org/


Autism Society of Colorado

https://www.autismcolorado.org/


Glossary (Survival List!)

https://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/resources/glossary/

Autism Parenting Magazine

https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com

 


Mental Health Support Services

 

Talk Lines

Colorado Crisis                                          844.493.8255 (TALK) / Text ‘TALK’ to 38255

https://coloradocrisisservices.org/ 

Suicide Hotline                                          303.860.1200 / 800.273.TALK (8255)

Depression & Suicide Hotline                 303.860.1200

Youth Support Line                                   303.894.9000

Parental Stress                                           800.632.8188

Rape Crisis Hotline                                    303.322.7273

Denver Safehouse Domestic Violence  303.830.6800


Community Mental Health Centers

Community Reach Center (Adams County)         303.853.3500

Arapahoe / Douglas Mental Health Network       303.730.8858

Aurora Mental Health                                               303.617.2300

Jefferson Center for Mental Health                       303.617.2300

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