Official State Web Site
 
Connect with your state's official website to find all manner of state agencies and information, including how to contact your governor and/or your representatives in the Senate and House:
 
www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CO-Portal/CXP/1165693060239
State Department of Education: Special Education
 
Exceptional Student Services Unit Colorado Department of Education 201 E. Colfax Avenue
Denver   CO   80203
(303) 866-6694
www.cde.state.co.us
State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
 
Office of Federal Programs Colorado Department of Education 1560 Broadway, Suite 1450
Denver   CO   80202
(303) 866-6780
chapman_p@cde.state.co.us
www.cde.state.co.us
Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
 
Early Intervention Colorado CDHS-Division for Developmental Disabilities 4055 S. Lowell Blvd.
Denver   CO   80236
(888) 777-4041
JoAnne.Dionese@state.co.us
http://www.eicolorado.org
Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
 
Early Childhood Initiatives Colorado Department of Education 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Room 305 
Denver   CO   80203
(303) 866-6709
(303) 866-6712
(888) 777-4041
Smith_s@cde.state.co.us
www.cde.state.co.us
State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
 
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Department of Human Services 1575 Sherman, 4th Floor
Denver   CO   80203
(303) 866-4150
nancy.smith@state.co.us
 
 

Youth Programs Coordinator Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Administration Office Department of Human Services 1575 Sherman, 4th Floor

Denver   CO   80203
(303) 866-4756
susan.schierkolk@state.co.us
 
Coordinator for Transition Services
 
Transition Services Exceptional Student Leadership Unit Colorado Department of Education 201 E. Colfax Avenue
Denver   CO   80203
(303) 866-6721
(303) 866-6703 (Jon Burden)
palmer_b@cde.state.co.us or burden_j@cde.state.co.us
 
Office of State Coordinator of Vocational Education for Students with Disabilities
 
Colorado Community College System 9101 E. Lowry Boulevard 
Denver   CO   80230-6011
(303) 620-4000
 
Community College of Denver P.O. Box 173363/CB400
Denver   CO   80217-3363
(303) 556-3567
susie.bell@ccd.edu
 
State Mental Health Agency
 
Division of Mental Health/Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division Colorado Department of Human Services 3824 W. Princeton Circle
Denver   CO   80236
(303) 866-7400
janet.wood@state.co.us
www.cdhs.state.co.us/adad/ www.cdhs.state.co.us/dmh
State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
 
Division of Mental Health Services Department of Human Services 3824 W. Princeton Circle
Denver   CO   80236
(303) 866-7581
lawrence.marsh@state.co.us
 
Programs for People with Developmental Disabilities
 
Division for Developmental Disabilities 3824 W. Princeton Circle
Denver   CO   80236
(303) 866-7467
sheila.peil@state.co.us
www.cdhs.state.co.us/ddd
 
Developmental Disabilities Services 3824 W. Princeton Circle 
Denver   CO   80236
(303) 866-7450
sharon.jacksi@state.co.us
www.state.co.us/
Councils on Developmental Disabilities
 
Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council (CDDC) 3401 Quebec Street, Suite 6009 
Denver   CO   80207
(720) 941-0176
cddpc.email@state.co.us
www.coddc.org
Protection and Advocacy Agency
 
The Legal Center for People with Disabilities and Older People 455 Sherman Street, Suite 130
Denver   CO   80203
(303) 722-0300
(800) 288-1376 (in CO only)
tlcmail@thelegalcenter.org
www.thelegalcenter.org
Client Assistance Program
 
Contact Protection and Advocacy Agency.
 
Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
 
Health Care Program For Children with Special Needs (HCP) Department of Public Health and Environment 4300 Cherry Creek Drive South, Room A410
Denver   CO   80246-1530
(303) 692-2370
(800) 688-7777
kathy.watters@state.co.us
www.cdphe.state.co.us
State CHIP Program
 
(health care for low-income uninsured children) Child Health Plan Plus P.O. Box 929
Denver   CO   80201-0929
(800) 359-1991
www.cchp.org/
 
Programs for Children and Youth who are Blind or Visually Impaired or Deafblind
 
Project Director of Colorado Services for Children and Youth who have Combined Vision and Hearing Loss
Exceptional Student Leadership Unit Colorado Department of Education

201 E. Colfax Avenue Denver   CO   80203

(303) 866-6681
Anthony_T@cde.state.co.us
www.cde.state.co.us
 
Programs for Children and Youth who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
 
Colorado Department of Education 201 E. Colfax Avenue
Denver   CO   80203
(303) 866-6909
muir_s@cde.state.co.us
www.cde.state.co.us

 

Telecommunications Relay Services
   
(800) 659-3656 (V)
(800) 659-2656 (TTY); 711 (TTY)
(877) 659-4279 (Speech to Speech)
 
Regional ADA Technical Assistance Center
 
DBTAC - Rocky Mountain ADA Center Meeting the Challenge, Inc. 3630 Sinton Road, Suite 103
Colorado Springs   CO   80907
(719) 444-0268 (V/TTY)
(800) 949-4232 (V/TTY)
technicalassistance@mtc-inc.com
www.adainformation.org
University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
 
JFK Partners University of Colorado Health Sciences Center 4200 E. 9th Avenue, Suite C-221
Denver   CO   80262
(303) 864-5261
www.jfkpartners.org
Technology-Related Assistance
 
Assistive Technology Partners Department of Rehabilitation Medicine University of Colorado Health Sciences Center 601 E. 18th Avenue, Suite 130
Denver   CO   80203
(303) 315-1280
(303) 837-8964 (TTY)
(800) 255-3477
www.uchsc.edu/atp
State Mediation System
 
Colorado Department of Education Exceptional Student Services 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Room 300 
Denver   CO   80203
(303) 866-6685
kirchubul_k@cde.state.co.us
www.cde.state.co.us
Special Format Library
 
Colorado Talking Book Library 180 Sheridan Boulevard
Denver   CO   80226-8097
(303) 727-9277
(800) 685-2136
ctbl.info@cde.state.co.us
www.cde.state.co.us/ctbl

                                                    Disability-Specific Organizations                          

Attention Deficit Disorder
 
To identify an ADD group in your state or locality, contact either: Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) 8181 Professional Place, Suite 150
Landover   MD   20785
(301) 306-7070
(800) 233-4050 (Voice mail to request information packet)
www.chadd.org
 
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) P.O. Box 543
Pottstown   PA   19464-0543
(484) 945-2101
www.add.org
Autism
 
Autism Society of Colorado 550 S. Wadsworth Boulevard
Lakewood   CO   80226
(720) 214-0794
office@autismcolorado.org
www.autismcolorado.org
Blind/Visual Impairments
 
American Foundation for the Blind 11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300
New York   NY   10001
(212) 502-7600
(800) 232-5463
afbinfo@afb.net
www.afb.org
Brain Injury
 
Brain Injury Association of Colorado 4200 W. Conejos Place, Suite 524
Denver   CO   80204
(303) 355-9969
(800) 955-2443 (in CO only)
sue@biacolorado.org
www.biacolorado.org
Cerebral Palsy
 
(serving individuals with a wide variety of needs and conditions, not only cerebral palsy.) Cerebral Palsy of Colorado, Inc. 801 Yosemite Street
Denver   CO   80230
(303) 691-9339
jham@cpco.org
www.cpco.org
Down Syndrome
 
Mile High Down Syndrome Association, Inc. 2121 S. Oneida Street, Suite 60
Denver   CO   80224
(303) 797-1699
mhdsa@aol.com
www.mhdsa.org
Epilepsy
 
Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado, Inc. 234 Columbine Street, Suite 333
Denver   CO   80206-4711
(303) 377-9774
(888) 378-9779 (in CO)
gail@epilepsycolorado.org
www.epilepsycolorado.org
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
 
The Arc of Colorado 8000 E. Prentice Avenue, Suite D-1
Greenwood Village   CO   80111
(303) 864-9334
(800) 333-7690
www.thearcofco.org
Learning Disabilities
 
Learning Disabilities Association of Colorado 55 Madison Street #750
Denver   CO   80206
(303) 539-9832

info@ldaco.org

www.ldaco.org
Mental Health
 
Mental Health America of Colorado 1385 S. Colorado Boulevard, Suite 610
Denver   CO   80222
(720) 208-2220
mentalhealth@mhacolorado.org
www.mhacolorado.org
 
NAMI Colorado 1100 Fillmore Street
Denver   CO   80206-3334
(303) 321-3104
nami-co@nami.org
www.namicolorado.org
 
Colorado Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health P.O. Box 9086
Englewood   CO   80111
(888) 569-7500
(303) 572-0302
aschrader54@aol.com
www.coloradofederation.org
 
EMPOWER Colorado (Mental Health) (A Service of CP of Colorado) 801 Yosemite Street
Denver   CO   80230
(866) 213-4631
jham@cpco.org
www.EMPOWERcolorado.com
Special Health Care Needs
 
Family Voices (A Service of CP of Colorado) 801 Yosemite Street
Denver   CO   80230
(303) 691-9339 ext. 1128
christy957@comcast.net
www.familyvoicesco.org
Speech, Language, and Hearing
 
Colorado Speech-Language-Hearing Association P.O. Box 345
Sedalia   CO   80135
(720) 733-9097
cshassoc@aol.com
www.cshassoc.org
Spina Bifida
 
Colorado Spina Bifida Association P.O. Box 22994
Denver   CO   80222
(303) 797-7870
www.coloradospinabifida.org
Tourette Syndrome
 
(Serving Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada and Wyoming) Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc. Rocky Mountain Region PMB 198 837 S. Kuner Road
Brighton   CO   80601
(720) 212-7535
tsarmr@att.net
www.tsarmr.com

                                                    Organizations for Parents                          

Parent Training and Information Center (PTI)
 
PEAK Parent Center, Inc. 611 N. Weber, Suite 200
Colorado Springs   CO   80903
(719) 531-9400
(800) 284-0251
info@peakparent.org
www.peakparent.org
Parent-To-Parent
 
Parent to Parent of Colorado (A Service of CP of Colorado) 801 Yosemite Street
Denver   CO   80230
(877) 472-7201
mail@p2p-co.org
www.p2p-co.org
Community Parent Resource Center
 
Denver Metro Community Parent Resource Center 14231 E. 4th Avenue #100
Aurora   CO   80011
(303) 365-2772
info@denvermetrocprc.org
www.denvermetrocprc.org
Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
 
Colorado PTA 7859 W. 38th Avenue
Wheat Ridge   CO   80033
(303) 420-7820
(888) 225-8234
office@copta.org
www.copta.org

                                                    Other Disability Organizations                          

 
Easter Seals Colorado 5755 W. Alameda Avenue
Lakewood   CO   80226
(303) 233-1666 (V/TTY)
(800) 875-4732
lrobinson@eastersealscolorado.org
www.eastersealscolorado.org
 
Rocky Mountain Stroke Association 5666 S. Bannock Street
Littleton   CO   80120
(303) 730-8800
(877) 630-7444
rmstroke@aol.com
www.strokecolorado.org
 
VSA arts Colorado 909 Santa Fe Drive
Denver   CO   80204
(303) 777-0797
(303) 777-0798 (TTY)
vsaco@earthlink.net
www.vsaco.org
Independent Living
 
To find the contact information for the Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) in your state, contact: Independent Living Research Utilization Project The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research 2323 South Sheppard, Suite 1000
Houston   TX   77019
(713) 520-0232 (V)
(713) 520-5136 (TTY)
ilru@ilru.org
www.ilru.org
 
To find the contact information for centers for independent living (CILs) in your state, contact: National Council on Independent Living 1710 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, 5th Floor
Washington   DC   20036
(202) 207-0034 (V)
(202) 207-0340 (TTY)
ncil@ncil.org
www.ncil.org