The following resources will be useful when transitioning your child into preschool. Additionally, there are other links to helpful sites regarding family planning and your child’s development. For specific questions that are not directly answered or solved by these resources, consider asking your Colorado genetic navigator at Coloradogenetic@gmail.com.

Preschool/Child Find
At this stage, you will transition from an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) to an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) if your child had early intervention services

If you have not done so already, please consider exploring and completing the following items:

Social Security Administration (SSA) Medicaid application
For financial needs, buy in, special needs, and disabilities

Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing

Application for Health First Colorado and Child Health Plan Plus

Colorado Department of Human Services

Contact your county human services department

Entitlement programs

Colorado PEAK Benefit Information

Colorado PEAK Log-In or Apply for Benefits

Benefit Finder

Overview of Premium Assistance/Reimbursement Programs

State Health Access Data Assistance Center

Caregiver Support Site

Adult Financial Programs | Colorado Department of Human Services

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) | Colorado Department of Human Services

Non-entitlement Services (residential or community living supports, employment supports, day or vocational supports, habilitation, transportation services, family support, assistive technology (AT), peer support, and mentors)

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) | Department of Local Affairs (colorado.gov)

Find Your Parent Center | Center for Parent Information and Resources (parentcenterhub.org)

Community Center Board (CCB) or Single Entry Point (SEP) Find a genetics provider

Find a Clinic – Mountain States Genetics

Children’s Hospital Colorado – Anschutz Medical Campus

13123 East 16th Ave., Aurora, CO 80045
Main Hospital: 720-777-1234
Genetics and Inherited Metabolic Diseases: 303-724-2370
Special Care Clinic: 720-777-6739
Developmental Pediatrics: 720-777-6630

Wills, Letters of Intent (LOI), and life course planning resources Financial planning Insurance (health, property, disability, long-term care, life) Additional resources

Colorado Genetics Navigator emailColoradogenetic@gmail.com

Colorado Genetic Connections Facebook Group

Mountain States Regional Genetics Network (MSRGN) Home

MSRGN Colorado State Team Page

MSRGN Facebook

MSRGN Twitter

Red Flags 4 Genetics Handout (English)

Red Flags 4 Genetics Handout (Spanish)

Early Childhood Milestones Legal Assistive Technology Equipment Recreation & Leisure Behavioral and Mental Health Disability Plaque Childcare/Respite/Personal Assistance Services Transportation Education

Understood – Mission for learning differences and disabilities

The ARC Colorado – Family resources

US Department of Education

Wrights Law

School Nursing and Health – Health Conditions & Care Plans | CDE

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)
Parent, School & Community Liaison- David Ramer, Program Assistant
Phone: (303) 866-6943 ramer_d@cde.state.co.us

Parents Encouraging Parents (PEP) | CDE (state.co.us)

Find Your Special Education Director in Colorado | CDE (state.co.us)

Office of Special Education | CDE (state.co.us)

All About Learning Disabilities and ADHD

Developing Your Child’s IEP

10 Steps in the Special Education Process

Disability Law Colorado – English

Disability Law Colorado – Spanish

PEAK Parent Center

Colorado Dept. of Education – Home School Resources

UPlift Family Partnership Network

Resource Packet for Families New to Education Services

Dispute Resolution Guidance

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

SENG – Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted 

Colorado Association for Gifted and Talented (CAGT) (coloradogifted.org)

Find Your Parent Center | Center for Parent Information and Resources (parentcenterhub.org)

About 4 — Dispute Direction Service

Colorado Department of Education Parent and Family resources

Genetic Education Materials for School Success

Colorado READ Act | CDE (state.co.us)

Resources – Individualized Education Program (IEP) | CDE (state.co.us)

Related Services | CDE (state.co.us)

Colorado IEP Forms | CDE (state.co.us)

Emergency Preparedness