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Family Resources

Early Intervention


The Early Intervention Colorado Program at a Glance

A Handy Guide to Early Intervention


Child Development Resources


Colorado Early Learning and Development Guidelines

Zero to Three

The PLAYbook (ENGLISH / SPANISH) – free PDF information/activity book for caretakers of young children.

Bright by Text

Provides free tips, information, and resources to help all parents and caregivers give every child a bright beginning.


Community and Family Resources


Peak Parent Center

Colorado Shines

Offers families one-on-one support to find licensed, quality child care.

Easter Seals

Offers early intervention, inclusive childcare, medical rehabilitation, and autism services for young children and their families. Job training and coaching, employment placement, and transportation services for adults with disabilities, including veterans. Adult day services and employment opportunities for older adults. In addition to various additional services for people of all ages, including mental health and recovery programs, assistive technology, camp and recreation, caregiving support, respite, and much more.

Star Institute

STAR Institute provides the highest-quality assessment and intervention for children and families. In addition to SPD, children's diagnoses include autism, attention deficit disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, feeding disorders, and other behavioral and developmental disabilities.

Anchor Center

Anchor Center for Blind Children provides early education and intervention services for children birth to 5 years old who are blind or visually impaired.

El Grupo Vida

Network of Hispanic/Latino parents formed to provide mutual support for people with disabilities or special needs, their parents, family, and guardians.

United Way

Metro Denver area's United Way dial 2-1-1 is a free, multilingual service that refers callers to non-emergency health and human services: Licensed child care providers, rental/utility assistance, housing/emergency shelter, food/clothing banks, mental health assistance, medical clinics, prescription assistance, dealing with and preventing abuse, support groups, GED and ESL classes, suicide prevention, legal assistance, youth programs, subsidized spay/neuter for pets and MORE!

Colorado Respite Coalition

A program of Easterseals Colorado, the Colorado Respite Coalition (CRC), is a vital statewide resource for caregivers of individuals of all ages with extensive care needs.

Village Exchange Center

Offers supportive services for newly arrived refugees and immigrants, ensuring access to community resources and providing an inclusive space for cultural expression and multi-faith worship.

Ability Connection Colorado - Parent to Parent of Colorado

Connecting families of sons & daughters with disabilities or special healthcare needs to emotional and informational supports.