Low Sensory Mornings in CO

Free Low-Sensory Mornings at the History Colorado Center

The History Colorado Center is happy to open its doors just for families that prefer a lower sensory environment. The museum will be closed to the general public, attendance limited, and sounds in exhibits turned down. Come and enjoy! Admission is free and space limited. 2016 Dates: Saturday, January 16 | 8:00 – 10:00 am Saturday, April 16 | 8:00 …

A School Emergency Plan for Children with Epilepsy

Children with epilepsy should have a plan in place at school for how best to respond to medical emergencies. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released guidance suggesting prescribing providers, families, and schools collaborate develop such plans detailing the use of seizure rescue medications. Adam L. Hartman, MD, from Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, and colleagues published their recommendations …

A Sensory-Friendly Nutcracker – Presented by the Colorado Conservatory of Dance

Colorado Conservatory of Dance is in its fifth year of offering Ballet Expressions – a program which uses dance to build critical developmental skills and physical strength and flexibility for children with special needs ranging from Cerebral Palsy to Down Syndrome. Building on their expertise with this core program, CCD has developed a theatre experience for people with special needs. …

Sensory Friendly Playtime

Join us for Sensory Friendly Playtime, a special World of Wonder Children’s Museum event for children with autism spectrum or sensory processing disorders. WOW! will limit admission to 20 families, turn down sounds and lights, and provide adaptive equipment to provide a safe and fun experience for all! Playtimes also feature special art therapy activities with Krista Reinhardt-Ruprecht of Big …

‘Sesame Street’ Unveils Character With Autism

The makers of “Sesame Street” say Elmo, Abby Cadabby and Grover are getting a new friend with autism as part of an effort to reduce stigma and help those on the spectrum learn life skills. Sesame Workshop said Wednesday that it is introducing a new character named Julia, a preschool girl with autism who “does things a little differently when …

TOILET TRAINING FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

Thursday, October 22, 2015 To accommodate parent’s schedules this two hour training will be offered at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Stephen Knight Center for Early Education 3245 E. Exposition Ave. If you have any questions, please call 720-423-2124 Sponsored by AdvocacyDenver Denver Public Schools Rocky Mountain Human Services

25th Anniversary of ADA End of Summer Bash

End of Summer Bash! You’re invited! Each year Parent to Parent of Colorado sponsors a family event and this year we are excited to be partnering with 2 other organizations to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act! RSVP here