Denver CERT and ARES Denver District – January’s 2017 “Face 2 Face” Program

Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Denver CERT Program, National Weather Service and ARES District supporting the City and County of Denver would like to invite you to participate in the “Face 2 Face” preparedness program. Presenter:  Curtis Garrett, Assistant Preparedness Program Manager Topic: Emergency Preparedness Program for People with Disabilities and Caregivers Emergency preparedness needs vary for …

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: …

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 …

Denver CERT and ARES Denver District “Face 2 Face” Program

Denver’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Denver CERT Program and ARES District supporting the City and County of Denver would like to invite you to participate in the July 14, 2015 “Face 2 Face” program. Presenter:  Veronica Moody, Regional Public Health Planner and Co-Chair of the Regional Home Health Emergency Preparedness Committee Topic of discussion: Emergency Preparedness for home caregivers – Emergency preparedness …

Augmentative Communication

An augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device is a form of communication (other than oral speech) that is used to express thoughts, needs, wants and ideas.  It includes things such as facial expressions, gestures, symbols, pictures or writing.  It may be a low-tech or high-tech device that provides nonverbal means of communication.  These range from picture cards to electronic devices …

Sensory and Behavior Strategies In-Service

PPHC and Therapy South Zone are hosting Tracy Stackhouse, Colorado native, president and co-founder of Developmental FX. Tracy is a leading pediatric occupational therapist (OT) involved in clinical treatment, research, mentoring, and training regarding OT intervention for persons with neurodevelopmental disorders, especially Fragile X Syndrome and autism. When: October 6, 2014 Where: ARC 6538 S Racine Cir, Centennial, CO 80111 …

PPHC Therapy Zone Meetings

PPHC Therapy North Zone Meeting The North Zone leaders are hosting a North Zone meeting open to all therapists that would like to attend. It will be at the Wheat Ridge Rec Center April 3rd, 2015 from 12 to 1pm. They will discuss DeVero, feeding strategies and troubleshooting for cases. This is a great time to network and meet other …