Pikes Peak Area Pediatric Therapy

Services and Supports in Our Area

Music Therapy Rocks, Cathy Jackson, 719-360-8420 http://www.musictherapyrocks.net/

Recreational Horseback Riding
Colorado Springs Therapeutic Center
    Mark Reyner Stables in Palmer Park, 3254 Paseo Road, Colo Spgs, 80909    719-634-4173
Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding 
    In Black Forest, 1320 Halleluiah Trail, Elbert, CO 80106    719-495-3908

Indoor Play Gyms
Foundation for Successful Living, Open Gym for special needs kids and siblings
    2210 E. La Salle St, Colorado Springs, CO  80909   719-227-3939
My Gym    
    5773 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO  80918    719-528-5437

Outdoor Playgrounds
     Wheelchair accessible-----
               Swing High Playground
                      On the southern edge of Prospect Lake in Memorial Park
               Springs Ranch Elementary---
                       4350 Centerville Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80922
    Partially wheelchair accessible playgrounds:
            Remington Elementary School,   2825 Pony Tracks Dr, Colorado Springs
            Ridgeview Elementary School, 6573 Shimmering Creek Dr, Colorado Springs
            Kilmer Elementary School,  4285 Walker Rd, Monument, CO 
    Let us know about other great playgrounds!

Home Activities
    Local authors and therapists Noelle Berry and Norma Brough have created a great resource for fun and educational things you can do with your kids.  Wiggle, Squiggle, Giggle and Learn! can be ordered at www.active-learning-resources.com

Adaptive clothing
    Sensory and Adaptive Clothing Store (SACS)
    We have a local seamstress who can adapt any item of clothing to your child's special needs.  You can see some products in person at Foundation for Successful Living, 2210 E. LaSalle, Colo Spgs or check it out at www.sacsstore.com


The Resource Exchange (TRE) 
 Early Intervention                  
         This is the Part C of IDEA Early Intervention program for evaluations and services to infants and children under aged 3 years.  In Colorado, there are no out of pocket costs to families. For more information or to request an evaluation call:  719-577-9190            
    CES Medicaid Waiver for children with significant disabilities,
    Family Support Services advocacy, respite, resources     
    Adults with disabilities         
        Services and oversight to residential and support programs.  

Cerebral Palsy Association of Colorado Springs,
www.cpappr.org   719-638-0808
           Equipment loan closet and some funding available

Colorado Springs Down Syndrome Association,  www.csdsa.org      719-633-1133

Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind,  www.csdb.org   719-578-2100

 SMILES   719-217-0527
              A new, parent formed, Colorado Springs based support group. 

The Beat Goes On (soon to be Chapter of Mended Little Hearts)  719-232-5730

This is a partial list obtained from Parent to Parent of Colorado,  www.p2p-co.org

P2P: Parent to Parent of Colorado, 877-472-7201   www.p2p-co.org
            One to one parent matching, listserv

The Arcs in Colorado   1-800-333-7690   www.thearcofco.org  

Assistive Technology Partners   1-800-255-3477    http://medschool.ucdenver.edu/atp
            device exchange program, instructions on adapting toys and devices, demonstrations

Colorado Families for Hands and Voices  303-492-6283                   http://www.handsandvoices.org/chapters/colo.htm

EI Colorado: Early Intervention Colorado    1-888-777-4041   www.eicolorado.org 
            information on providers, child development, regulations

Family Voices    1-800-881-8272    www.familyvoicesco.org 
            advocacy, assist families with navigating health systems

PEP:  Parents Encouraging Parents   303-866-6846    www.cde.state.co.us/cdesped/PEP.asp 
            all expense paid conferences with information on supporting
                            your child in school and community

Peak Parent Center   719-531-9400    www.peakparent.org 
          provide child advocacy training to parents

Spina Bifida Association of Colorado   www.coloradospinabifida.org     303-797-7870

Muscular Dystrophy Parent Project   www.parentprojectmd.org      800-714-5437
Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation   www.spdfoundation.net     303-794-1182

For a more complete list of resources go to www.p2p-co.org 

We think the Pikes Peak Area has a lot to offer children with special needs. Below are some cool extra curricular activities, followed by a list of some local support groups and agencies, as well as state level support groups and agencies.

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Cool extracurricular activities

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