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As a parent or caregiver of an individual with either or combination of physical, intellectual/developmental disabilities it is important to have the most current information on treatment, care-giving, and other supports.  Following is a partial list of national, state, and local disability specific resources.

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Crisis Support Line – 1-844-493-TALK (8255)

If you don’t know where to begin finding help for a mental health, substance use or emotional issue, call Colorado Crisis Services. We provide free, confidential and immediate professional help to anyone who needs it. We also provide information, referrals, connections to further support and solutions.

  • 24/7/365
  • Statewide
  • Immediate Crisis Intervention
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Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) has more than 50 years of experience in helping individuals with disabilities prepare for going to work, obtain, and maintain employment. We provide the best training, support, and career placement services. DVR is a trusted partner in helping our job seekers find meaningful employment. We constantly strive toward building relationships with employers so our job seekers can compete for employment opportunities and obtain jobs that meet their needs. www.dvrcolorado.com

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Since it’s inception, The Kempe Center has provided services to children and families that have experienced child abuse or neglect.  Often these services were developed or proven effective through research done at The Kempe Center.   As more effective treatments were developed, the types of services that we provide has changed. Currently The Kempe Center offers a variety of medical and behavioral health clinical services to help children and families deal with the consequences of abuse and neglect. www.kempe.org

 

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At Children’s Hospital Colorado, we see more, treat more and heal more kids than any hospital in our seven-state region. We’re experienced and forward-thinking when it comes to the latest methods for diagnosis and treatment. This translates into less invasive treatment, less time, and less stress on you and your children. Since we are always pioneering new ways of curing childhood diseases, your child will receive the most effective care years before it may become available at other hospitals. We are doing everything we can to help you get your child healthy and home faster than at any other hospital. Our specially trained pediatric experts recognize that families are our partners, which is why we deliver family-centered care. By making the hospital very family-friendly, we make it easier for parents and siblings to be involved in the day-to-day medical, emotional and social needs of their child. www.childrenscolorado.org

 

American HealthCare Lending

American HealthCare Lending is the premier financing company in the behavioral health industry. With over $5 Billion funded and over 300,000 loan inquiries serviced through their lenders, this is a name and a program you can trust. Here are some of the benefits you’ll receive with a loan from American HealthCare Lending: www.americanhealthcarelending.com

  • Immediate decisions for loans under $35,000
  • Term options out to 84 months (affordable monthly payments)
  • No collateral required
  • No prepayment penalties
  • Fast & easy loan inquiry process
  • 100% Confidential

 

National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention

National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) have teamed up to strengthen the country’s clinical capacity to prevent suicides by providing competent suicide care and national education outreach. To broaden community outreach, the Action Alliance and UHS are collaborating on the dissemination of suicide prevention educational materials in UHS-served communities. The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention is the public-private partnership advancing the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.  www.actionallianceforsuicideprevention.org

General/Advocacy

Autism/Asperger Syndrome

Brain Injury/TBI

Cerebral Palsy

Chromosomal Disorders

Down Syndrome

Epilepsy

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Hearing and Vision Impairments

  • American Council of the Blind of Colorado, www.acbco.org, 888-775-2221
  • Anchor Center for Blind Children, www.anchorcenter.org, 303-377-9732
  • Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind, www.csdb.org, 719-578-2100
  • National Federation of the Blind of Colorado, www.nfbxo.org, 303-778-1130, or 800-401-4632

Learning Disabilities/Dyslexia

Mental Health

Spina Bifida

Tourette Syndrome