Colorado Autism Resources

ABA Therapy

Breakthrough Interventions - Denver

Breakthrough Interventions' mission is to enrich the lives of children by providing academic, behavioral, cognitive and social support so that each child will be: integrated into general educational classrooms, able to develop friendships with peers, productive, independent individuals.  The multi-dimensional therapeutic program is based on the foundations of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Therapy and the Floortime Approach.  http://btinterventions.com/home/

Chatterpillars Autism Center - Aurora & Lakewood

Chatterpillars Therapy Center is a family focused, collaborative center that offers Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Behavioral Therapy (ABA), clinical psychology, Relationship Development Intervention® (RDI) program, Hanen program, IQ testing and therapy Groups.  http://www.chatterpillarkids.com/
 

Creative Perspectives - Englewood & Lafayette

The Creative Perspectives, Inc. mission is to provide comprehensive, innovative, and effective interventions to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, dedication and support to their families and friends, and knowledge and encouragement to the professionals who serve them.  Creative Perspectives provedes services to children, adolescents and adults.  http://www.creativeperspectives.org/
 

The Behavioral Growing Tree - Denver

Guided by the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), The Behavioral Growing Tree provides direct one-on-one services for children with Autism, Asperger's syndrome and PDD-NOS, as well as behavioral consultation for typical children with behavioral concerns.  Currently serve Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Dougles, and Jefferson counties.  An approved in network provider with Blue Cross, Cigna, Humana, MHNET Behavioral, Tricare, Coventry, Value Options and Medicaid Autism Waiver.  http://www.behavioralgrowingtree.com/
 

Trumpet Behavioral Health - Denver, Fort Collins, Colorado Springs

Trumpet Behavioral Health Colorado (TBH) specializes in the treatment of children and adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other intellectual disabilities. They provide Applied Behavior Analytic treatment (ABA), consulting, education, and training for parents, educators, and healthcare professionals.  In-home and center-based services available.  http://www.tbh.com/locations/denver/

Advocacy

ARC of Colorado

The Arc provides individual advocacy services for children, adults and families.  Individual advocacy can include:

  •     Assistance to families for attaining legally required early intervention and public education services
  •     Help with development and implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
  •     Helping families resolve conflicts with early intervention service providers and school district staff
  •    Assistance for adults with developmental and implementation of legally required Individual Plans through the Colorado single entry points (Community Centered Boards and service providers)
  •     Conflict resolution between individuals of families to address service delivery issues
  •     Help for families to apply for and access Social Security benefits, Medicaid, HCBS Medicaid Waiver services, and other publicly funded benefits including   employments related benefits
  •     Assistance to individuals and families with Medicaid appeals, service level designations, and fundamental Plan re-evaluation
  •     Information and referral for individuals on wait lists for developmental disability services
  •     Guidance for individuals and families involved in the Criminal Justice on Corrections system

Some chapters provide guardianship services and act as Authorized Representatives for people who need such assistance. http://www.thearcofco.org/

Family Voices Colorado

Family Voices Colorado is a chapter of the national, grassroots organization composed of families and friends who care for and about our children with special health care needs.  http://www.familyvoicesco.org/

 

Mental Health/Family Support

Claire Dumke, Psy.D., PC, Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Licensed Clinical Psychologists specializing in Autism Spectrum Disorders. We provide individual and family support for issues related to behavior, social-communication, social problem solving, daily living skills, life transitions and independence. We have experience with individuals of all ages. We also conduct diagnostic evaluations and eligibility testing (IQ and adaptive skills).  http://www.autismdiagnostic.com/

Lauren H. Kerstein LCSW, P.C.

The practice of Lauren Kerstein specializes in providing support to individuals on the autism spectrum, as well as individuals through the lifespan struggling with depression, anxiety, mood disorders, behavioral challenges, mental health issues, divorce and other adjustment issues, relationship skill difficulties and executive function concerns.http://laurenkerstein.com/

Occupational Therapy

Developmental FX

STAR Center

Sensory Pathways 4 Kids

Unique Prints

Schools

Alpine - Co. Springs

Firefly Autism - Denver

Joshua School - Denver & Boulder

Support Groups

Moms on the Spectrum