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National Overdose Awareness Month

September 1 - September 30

Developmental Pathways and the Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health are partnering to share information about opioid use disorder and the Lift The Label campaign. Lift The Label aims to destigmatize opioid use disorder, so those struggling can ask for and get help. Throughout July, August, and September 2021, DP will share resources with our community.…

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Hearts of Glass Free Virtual Screening

September 16 - September 25
Virtual

*Hearts of Glass* follows the tumultuous first 15 months of operation of Vertical Harvest (VH) of Jackson, Wyoming, a state-of-the-art hydroponic greenhouse that provides meaningful employment for people with disabilities. The film weaves the story of VH’s launch with the personal journeys of employees with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Plants and people grow together in…

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10:00 am

What’s It Mean to “Behave”?

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
$35 – $49

When a student’s behavior (actions or reactions) is out of sync with what the group is doing, they’re often labeled as a “behavior problem.” We’ll rethink “behavior problems” by teaching lessons that promote development of social competencies, including the power of hidden expectations and the role of Superflex, Social Fortune or Social Fate, and other curricula in…

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1:00 pm

Tailoring, Targeting, And Addressing What Matters: Supporting People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Who are Living With Dementia

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
No Venue/Online

Laura Gitlin, Ph.D., FGSA, FAAN, Executive Director, The AgeWell Collaboratory, Distinguished University Professor and Dean, College of Nursing and Health Professions Drexel University   This presentation will discuss the state of dementia care research and its implications for supporting people with intellectual disabilities who are living with dementia. Drawing upon tested efficacious interventions, specific interventions will be…

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6:30 pm

Making Friends: Building up Confidence and Interpersonal Skills

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual

LOCATION: Information for the Zoom meeting will be provided via email a few days before the training. Please verify you have included the correct email below. Presenter: Danielle Nichols, MA, CC-SLP "Why is making friends so hard? Join Danielle Nicholls as she unpacks the complex skills that support meaningful relationships and tips for supporting kids the right…

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THRIVE Center- Join Our Virtual Parent Workshop

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual

Does your child struggle in school? Do you feel unheard when it comes to your child's education? Does your child have an individualized Education Plan (IEP)? Is your child receiving Special Education services? Are you aware of yours and your child's right's under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)? Is your child considered "at…

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