2016 Conference on Inclusive Education: Save the Date

This conference is a unique opportunity to bring together students, parents, educators and administrators  to encourage school reform that creates equality in education and increases achievement for ALL students, including students with disabilities. Where: Renaissance Denver Hotel When: February 25-26, 2016 Peak Parent Center has been hosting this annual Conference on Inclusive Education since 1987. Over the years it has …

Peak Parent Center Events in September

Work with Providers to Get What You Need Discover current laws that will help you get what you need, learn how to receive employee and independent living support, and be motivated by other youth and parent advocates. September 10th, 2015 6:00pm – 7:00pm Online Webinar Presenter: Amy Scherer, National Disability Rights Network Register Here   Accommodations and Modifications to Curriculum: …

Songs of Love Foundation: Free Songs for Children

The Songs of Love Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing personalized uplifting songs, free of charge, for children and teens currently facing tough medical, physical or emotional challenges. Parents can simply fill out the online song request form or they can download the song request form.

2015-2016 Tri-State Webinar Series

The Tri-State Autism Spectrum Disorder Webinar Series is made available through collaboration with the Colorado Department of Education, Kansas TASN Autism and Tertiary Behavior Supports, and the Nebraska Autism Spectrum Disorders Network. Anyone with an interest in learning about the characteristics of autism spectrum disorders and evidence-based practices is invited to attend any of our webinars. This may include administrators, …

When We Asked Ronda Rousey If She Had Apraxia of Speech

It started with an intriguing title — “Ronda Rousey: The World’s Most Dangerous Woman” — and then a picture of a “James Bond”-type beauty. Now, I normally wouldn’t click on stuff like this, but today I had a day off, the kids weren’t fighting and I thought, OK, sure. Let’s see. A beautiful “James Bond” girl is the most dangerous woman in …

PPHC Monthly Therapy Meetings

West Zone Meeting The West Zone leaders regularly host their meetings the first Friday of the month. Their next meeting is Friday September 4th from 12 to 1 pm. Medstuff Medical Supply will be giving a presentation. We hope that you can make it! Please call or email Wendy Heckel if you are planning on attending September’s presentation. Wheat Ridge …

CPR-Free for PPHC Employees

Our very own nursing case supervisor Joline Lowe, RN, CCM offers CPR dates/times every month. YOU MUST RSVP to her email or voicemail since space is limited. All classes in conference room A. Joline is also available do a ‘test out’ for employees with a current CPR card (not for CPR first timers). Contact Joline to arrange a time to …

Core Therapy 3-D Functional Movement

This is a hands-on workshop focused on therapeutic exercises for the lower and upper quadrant incorporating multi-planar movement. The exercises will be based on principles of The Pilates Method, Yoga, Tai Chi and other exercise disciplines that have shown evidence-based medicine results. Participants will learn core strengthening based exercises to use for lower extremity diagnosis and rehabilitation. Over 50 exercises …