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Real Life Colorado Breaks the Mold with its Learning Zone Program

July 27, 2020

Summer school instead of sports or music camp?! As improbable as it sounds, a handful of students made this choice. Since the first week of June, following local public health guidelines including masks, temperature checks, social distancing, and lots of handwashing, four young boys from different Denver Metro schools are loving spending their summer days learning…

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Matt VanAuken Named Alliance Board President

July 16, 2020

Developmental Pathways is proud to announce, that as of July 1, 2020, the election of our CEO, Matt VanAuken, to Board President of Alliance Colorado. Alliance Colorado is a nonprofit, statewide association of Community Centered Boards (CCBs) and Program Approved Service Agencies (PASAs) that is dedicated to strengthening services and supports for individuals with intellectual…

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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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