In this recorded webinar, AdvocacyDenver’s Education Advocate Stephen F. Fusco presents information to help you understand the current educational landscape for children with disabilities amid these uncertain times.[Read more…] about Webinar: Navigating Special Education During COVID-19
Due to COVID-19, AdvocacyDenver office will be closed to outside visitors until further notice. Our staff will be working in the office and/or remotely and will be able to participate in meetings virtually. We recognize that there is still important work to do, and we’re striving to perform those vital services while helping stop the community spread of COVID 19.[Read more…] about Latest COVID-19 Information by and for People with Disabilities
Este seminario de web, grabado por Stephen F. Fusco de AdvocacyDenver, le presenta información para entender mejor la situación actual para los alumnos con discapacidades en esta temporada incierta.[Read more…] about Gestionar la educacion especial durante COVID-19
In this webinar, presented by AdvocacyDenver and Denver Public Schools, parents of children with disabilities will receive an overview of the services available for their children at DPS and how to take advantage of them.[Read more…] about Navigating the Public School System
An Interview With Kaley Day
Nearly one year after COVID-19 changed our world and impacted lives globally, the release of two FDA-approved vaccines has offered hope to many. For Colorado’s intellectual and developmental disability community, the relief offered by the vaccine has become imperative to a population more impacted by social isolation, where the function of essential services and supports has changed, and many live with co-occurring or underlying conditions. In these interviews, AdvocacyDenver seeks to understand the development of Colorado’s vaccine priority schedule, along with the perspective of advocates and family members.[Read more…] about Priorities: The COVID-19 Vaccine
Interview by Sarah Havlicek
House Bill 20-1128, Sponsored by Representatives Bri Buentello
(HD-47) and James Wilson (HD-60) in the House and Senators Rachel Zenzinger (SD-19) and Kevin Priola (SD-25) in the Senate, aims to add the requirement of at least 10 hours of professional development regarding the laws and practices of educating students with disabilities to educator licensing for teachers, special services providers, principals, and administrators.
The bill recently passed out of the House of Representatives and was introduced in the Senate and assigned to the Education committee. In an interview with Sarah Havlicek, Representative Buentello, a special education teacher herself, explains the necessity of the bill and ways it will improve special education practices for diverse learners in the state of Colorado.[Read more…] about House Bill Aims to Add Special Education Requirements to Educator License
The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing (Department) will be providing multiple opportunities for stakeholder engagement regarding potential changes to the HCBS-DD waiver waiting list management.[Read more…] about Home and Community Based Services – Developmental Disabilities (HCBS-DD) Waiver – Waiting List Stakeholder Engagement Announcement
Griffin Newell LLC and AdvocacyDenver are proud to partner in this webinar designed to provide parents with an understanding of their child’s educational rights.
This webinar was presented on November 15th, 2019. You can view a full recording and download a PDF of the slides below.[Read more…] about Webinar: Protecting the Rights of Students with Disabilities
Griffin Newell LLC y AdvocacyDenver se enorgullecen de asociarse en este seminario web diseñado para proporcionar a los padres una comprensión de los derechos educativos de sus hijos.
Se puede ver la presentación en entero y descargar las diapositivas aqui abajo.[Read more…] about Webinar: Protección de los derechos educativos de los estudiantes con discapacidades
From The Desk of Pamela Bisceglia[Read more…] about Mental Health Crisis: Part 3, Services and Programming for Children