Winter 2019 Community Events and Resources

Check out these events for adults and children with developmental disabilities and delays and their families.

Highlands Ranch Therapeutic Recreation Resources

Stay in shape in 2019 and start your New Year’s resolutions with TR. In January, the Therapeutic Recreation Department has plenty of programs to keep you busy. Take a look and see what they have lined up! Search 2019 activities in the Winter Activity Guide: January-April Activity Guide.

2019 Free Days at Denver Museums & Attractions

Visiting museums can get expensive, especially for families. However, many museums offer FREE admission at least once a month — some even offer special activities on those days. The free days are funded, in part, by taxes collected through the Science and Cultural Facilities District. For more information, download the event flyer.

Social Skills Groups at Children’s Hospital

Designed to support children and adolescents, with a diagnosis on the autism spectrum (including autism, Asperger’s, and PDD), by using consistent routines, visual teaching methods, play opportunities and sensory strategies. Download the flyer for more information.

SUCCESSFUL Early Intervention Transitions Webinar Series

Transition from the NICU to Early Intervention (EI) and from Part C EI to Part B School Services can be particularly complex for children with developmental delay or disability. This 3-part Webinar Series will provide information about Colorado’s current processes for transitions within the Early Intervention system, parent’s experiences when going through transition, and ideas for how Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) staff, Service Coordinators (SC), EI providers, Primary Care Providers (PCP), Parents or Caregivers, and others involved in the transition process can work together to best support the children going through transition. Download the flyer for more information.

Audio Described performances from Colorado Ballet

Patrons utilizing audio described accessibility can receive 20% off tickets to an audio described performance. To purchase tickets to an audio described performance, call 303-837-8888 ext. 2 and use promo code AUDIO. Headset for audio description can be obtained from the coat check on the left side of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House lobby prior to the performance. Visit for more information. The upcoming Colorado Ballet Sensory Friendly Page to Stage event will be held February 21st for ages 8 & older. Tickets can be purchased here.

Connect Us After-School Friendship & Leadership Groups

A nonprofit whose mission is to instill the skills in children necessary to becoming socially competent, self-confident and resilient individuals through physical, creative and collaborative play in a guided learning environment. For more information, visit

Join an Autism Spectrum Disorder Research Study

UC Denver is looking for people with autism spectrum disorders to participate in a research study about how exercise and diet affect brain responses. Download the flyer for more information.

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