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Sibling Cheer Group

Benefiting children living with family members who have special needs. Join this 8-month respite series for youth involving games, social integration, and peer mentoring activities! This group meets every 3rd Saturday starting January 19th.

In-Person Behaviors and Social Skills Individual Receiving Care Intellectual/Developmental Disability Physical Disability Memory Condition Challenging Behaviors Medical Support Needs Activities of Daily Living Assistance (ADL’s) Mental Health Condition Youth (Under 18)

Date

Jan 18 - Aug 28, 2019

Location

Parker, CO

FAB Friday - Cooperative Game Night

Join us for a Friday night with our friends from Parker & Colorado Springs. We’ll play games, cards, karaoke & enjoy pizza!

In-Person Accessibility Services/Adaptive Technologies Behaviors and Social Skills Community Connections Health and Wellness Family Caregiver Individual Receiving Care Intellectual/Developmental Disability Physical Disability Medical Support Needs Activities of Daily Living Assistance (ADL’s) Mental Health Condition Blind/Visually Impaired Youth (Under 18) Adults (18+)

Date

Friday, Aug 23, 2019

Time

5:00pm - 8:00pm

Location

Aurora, CO

Neurodiverse D&D Club

The neurodiverse D&D club is best suited for people age 8 and up who are able to communicate, read, understand and make decisions related to the game. This is an introductory level game.

In-Person Accessibility Services/Adaptive Technologies Behaviors and Social Skills Care Recipient Training Community Connections Individual Receiving Care Intellectual/Developmental Disability Physical Disability Medical Support Needs Activities of Daily Living Assistance (ADL’s) Mental Health Condition Blind/Visually Impaired Youth (Under 18) Adults (18+)

Date

Friday, Aug 23, 2019

Time

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Location

Aurora, CO

Resource Fair

Play at Aven's Village playground and learn about resources in the community.

In-Person Accessibility Services/Adaptive Technologies Caregiver Training Community Connections Navigating Systems (i.e. Medicaid) Health and Wellness Family Caregiver Intellectual/Developmental Disability Physical Disability Youth (Under 18) Adults (18+)

Date

Saturday, Aug 24, 2019

Time

10:30am - 12:30pm

Location

Greeley, CO

Caregivers' Support Group - Village at Belmar

Designed to be an ongoing support group and a safe place to process the many facets of caregiving including: learning coping strategies, sharing unique experiences, laughing or crying together and being supportive of one another.

In-Person Behaviors and Social Skills Caregiver Training Counseling/Mental Health Support Group Family Caregiver Medical Health Professional Respite Professional Intellectual/Developmental Disability Physical Disability Memory Condition Challenging Behaviors Mental Health Condition Adults (18+) Older Adults (55+)

Date

Monday, Aug 26, 2019

Time

4:00pm - 5:30pm

Location

Lakewood, CO

Respite Care Provider Orientation

Do you believe that your gifts and talents lie in helping others? We have a need for caregivers who are willing to be trained and who can work with children, teens or adults.

In-Person Caregiver Training Health and Wellness Medical Health Professional Respite Professional Intellectual/Developmental Disability Physical Disability Memory Condition Challenging Behaviors Medical Support Needs Activities of Daily Living Assistance (ADL’s) Mental Health Condition Blind/Visually Impaired Adults (18+) Older Adults (55+)

Date

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019

Time

12:30pm - 2:00pm

Location

Colorado Springs, CO

Step Out of the Spin Cycle: What to Know About Quitting Your Job to Provide Care

Whether the need to care for an elderly loved one emerges suddenly or gradually, a time can come when we think it’s necessary to quit our job and withdraw from other aspects of life to fulfill our caregiving responsibilities.

Online Caregiver Training Employment Health and Wellness Family Caregiver Medical Health Professional Disabilities/Needs Applicable Intellectual/Developmental Disability Physical Disability Memory Condition Challenging Behaviors Medical Support Needs Activities of Daily Living Assistance (ADL’s) Mental Health Condition Blind/Visually Impaired Adults (18+) Older Adults (55+)

Date

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019

Time

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location

Online

Powerful Tools for Caregivers-Grandfamilies

Join us for a six-week class called Powerful Tools for Caregivers - Grandfamilies designed to help manage the stress of raising grandchildren. You will learn how to take better care of yourself, reduce your stress, and communicate more effectively.

In-Person Advocacy Caregiver Training Community Connections Counseling/Mental Health Support Group Family Caregiver Intellectual/Developmental Disability Physical Disability Memory Condition Challenging Behaviors Medical Support Needs Activities of Daily Living Assistance (ADL’s) Mental Health Condition Blind/Visually Impaired Youth (Under 18)

Date

Aug 28 - Oct 9, 2019

Location

Loveland, CO

Responsible Conduct of Research with Individuals with ID: Strategies for Ethically Strong Research and IRB Approval

In this webinar we will present a framework for the responsible inclusion of individuals with intellectual disability in research, an overview of federal regulations governing human research and their implications for research with individuals with intellectual disability, and strategies for designing ethically strong research and securing IRB approval. We will answer participant questions about including individuals with intellectual disability in research.

Online Accessibility Services/Adaptive Technologies Advocacy Legal Health and Wellness Medical Health Professional Intellectual/Developmental Disability Youth (Under 18) Adults (18+) Older Adults (55+)

Date

Thursday, Aug 29, 2019

Time

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location

Online

Sibling Clubhouse at the Autism Community Store

Sibling Clubhouse is a friendship-building, sibling-only hangout that meets monthly at the Autism Community Store. Appropriate for kids who are able to meet their basic needs independently and behave responsibly with minimal adult supervision.

In-Person Community Connections Support Group Family Caregiver Youth (Under 18)

Date

Saturday, Sep 7, 2019

Time

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Location

Denver, CO