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Why Is the U.S. Census Important to the I/DD Community?

April 29, 2020

Written by Kim Tenure, Associate Director of I/DD Policy The United States Constitution requires the government to conduct the U.S. Census every ten years. While some people may see the Census as a minor inconvenience, it is vital for states and communities across the country to count everyone, and we want all Coloradans to be counted!…

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Thank You for Helping Us Celebrate Developmental Disability (DD) Awareness Month

April 22, 2020

Every March, we celebrate Developmental Disability (DD) Awareness Month. DD Awareness Month is an opportunity to promote respect for people with developmental disabilities, build inclusion within the community, and to educate others on the many abilities of people with DD. Did you know that orange is the official color of DD Awareness month? This year,…

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Powder Hounds: Creating a Colorado Ski Club for People of All Abilities

April 9, 2020

Powder Hounds, a local ski club with the National Sports Center for the Disabled’s (NSCD) Adaptive Ski School, came into existence over six years ago. Powder Hounds is a group of 10 individuals with various intellectual disabilities who drive together to Winter Park and enjoy the day on the slopes as a social activity. Tim Batz, the…

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The Time Has Come to End the Wait

March 2, 2020

A campaign to ensure access to quality services and enhance I/DD system capacity Developmental Pathways is working with a coalition of parents, service providers, case management agencies, community centered boards, and self-advocates to END THE WAIT in 2020.   This important campaign is spearheaded by our colleagues at Alliance Colorado and seeks to: Systematically clear…

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February 2020 Community Events & Resources

February 11, 2020

February 13: Understanding Sensory to Understand My Child Webinar This webinar will explore how the body and brain process sensory information from our environment, how that processing can be disrupted, the impact that has on daily life, and how you can use sensory strategies to help facilitate success in your child. Click here to register.…

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