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1 Jewish Disabilities Network Online Resource Guide EDUCATION Keshet of the Rockies: inclusion program in the Jewish Day schools and high schools, Kochavim Sunday School o Information: Dr. Gail Kirschbaum, Director of Student Services, (720) EMPLOYMENT Jewish Family Service (SHALOM Denver) mailing and packaging work center, vocational training service for people with disabilities o Information: Sara Leeper, Coordinator of Client Services, (303) , FAMILY SUPPORT Jewish Family Service case management, parent support group, information and referral o Information: Sara Leeper, Coordinator of Client Services, (303) , RECREATION/Social ACTIVITIES JCC Fitness class for young people with disabilities, pool with lift o Information: Kathy Boyle, Director of Sports and Fitness, (303) , Camp Shai day camp inclusive of kids with disabilities o Information: Amy Jacobs, Director, (303) , Jewish Family Service Jewish social group for young adults, ArtReach tickets, PALS recreational day program (SHALOM Denver) o Information: Information: Sara Leeper, Coordinator of Client Services, (303) , RESIDENTIAL JFS Group Home Group Home houses eight clients with developmental disabilities o Information: Sara Leeper, Coordinator of Client Services, (303) ,

2 COMMUNITY RESOURCES FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES Alliance (formerly Colorado Association of Community Centered Boards) o Information: (303) , INFORMATION (Metro Denver) Denver: (303) , Arapahoe/Douglas: (303) , Jefferson: (303) , Boulder: (303) , ARC of Colorado Information: (303) , Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition Information: (303) , Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council Information: (720) , Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Information: (303) , Easter Seals Colorado Information: (303) or (303) , Guardianship Alliance Information: (303) , Hero Alliance (Home Ownership/Housing) Information: (800) toll-free, Parent-to-Parent of Colorado Information: (877) toll-free, PEAK Parent Center Information: (719) , The Legal Center for People with Disabilities Information: (303) , COLORADO AGENCIES SERVING SPECIFIC DISABILITY GROUPS ADHD Connection of Colorado Information: (303) , American Council of the Blind of Colorado Information: (303) , Autism Society of Colorado Information: (720) , Brain Injury Association of Colorado Information: (303) ,

3 Cerebral Palsy of Colorado Information: (303) , Colorado Families for Hands and Voices (Deaf and Hard of Hearing) Information: (303) , Colorado Spina Bifida Association Information: (303) , Empower Colorado (Brain Injury and Mental Health Issues) Information: (866) toll-free, Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado Information: (303) , Family Voices Information: (800) toll-free, Learning Disabilities Association of Colorado Information: (303) , Mile High Down Syndrome Association Information: (303) , National Center for Low-Incidence Disabilities at UNC (U. of Northern Colorado) Information: (800) toll-free, Sensory Processing Disorder Network Information: (303) , Education and/or Evaluation Anchor Center for Blind Children Information: (303) , Child Find (Free evaluation and intervention, ages 0-5, in every school district) Information: Major Metro Child Find offices Cherry Creek (720) Littleton (303) Aurora (303) x28425 Denver (720) Douglas (303) Jefferson (303) Colorado Department of Education-Exceptional Services Unit Information: (303) , Colorado Division for Developmental Disabilities Information: (303) ,

4 Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind Information: (719) Early Education: Colorado Home Intervention Program (CHIP), (719) , Early Childhood Connections for Infants and Toddlers Information: (888) toll-free, KidStreet Information: (303) , Listen Foundation (Hearing Impairment) Information: (303) , The Center for Hearing, Speech and Language Information: (303) , The Children s Hospital Information: (303) , University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities/JFK Partners Information: (303) , RECREATION/LEISURE RESOURCES Adam s Camp Information: (303) , Adaptive Adventures (Wheelchair Sports Camp) Information: (303) , Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center Information: (970) , Camp Paha Information: (303) , Colorado Special Olympics Information: (303) , Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center Information: (303) , Denver Parks and Recreation Special Needs Program Information: (303) , Easter Seals Colorado Information: (720) , Exceptional Kids Club Information: (720) ,

5 Magic Moments, Inc. Information: (303) , National Sports Center for the Disabled in Winter Park Information: (970) , North America Riding for the Handicapped (Denver) Information: (303) , Outdoor Buddies Information: (719) , Physically Handicapped Amateur Musical Actors League Information: (303) , South Suburban Office for Individuals with Disabilities Information: (303) , Sports Made Possible Information: (303) , The Pegasus Program (Therapeutic Riding) Information: (303) , Very Special Arts Colorado Information: (303) , Wilderness on Wheels Information: (303) , FINANCIAL RESOURCES Alliance: Family Support Program Information: Colorado Fund for People with Disabilities Information: (303) Elijah s Rainbow (Medical Costs) Information: (303) , Friends of Man Information: (303) , Health Care Program for Children with Special Needs (HCP) Information: (303) , Social Security Administration (SSI) Information: (800) toll-free,

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