As of the end of August 2019, the Denver-metro area has two new accessible playgrounds open for public use. Clement Park in Littleton, Colorado, and Red-Tailed Hawk Park in Aurora, Colorado. The Clement Park playground is located in the Foothills Parks and Recreation District at 7306 West Bowles Avenue, Littleton, Colorado, and has a number […]
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BY SOPHIE LEWIS JULY 18, 2019 / 11:16 PM / CBS NEWS Halloween costumes are more inclusive than ever before, thanks in part to Target’s latest innovative options. Target’s Hyde and Eek! Boutique range has introduced four new Halloween costumes adapted for kids with disabilities. Click https://www.cbsnews.com/news/target-introduces-adaptive-halloween-costumes-for-kids-with-disabilities/ to read the full story.
The Denver Post, 7/29/2019 AUTISM Services in short supply Colorado among many states dealing with a shortage of providers BY MEG WINGERTERTHE DENVER POST It’s challenging for autistic children and their families to find services in Colorado, but not everyone agrees on what supports are needed. Tamara Buniger, whose 6-year-old son Noah attends Firefly Autism […]
By: Rose Campbell, June 4, 2019 The Colorado Advisory Council for Persons with Disabilities (CACPD) recently held a summer outreach event at the Carriage House at the Governor’s Residence at the Boettcher Mansion. The Council was moved from the Office of the Lieutenant Governor to the Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Community Access […]
By:Trent Sunahara 03/05/2019 While the Americans with Disabilities Act has been law for more than 28 years, the U.S. Department of Justice has let many infractions slide by because they saw local municipalities were making slow progress to get into compliance with the law. That was until the late 2000’s when the DOJ decided local […]
If a business doesn’t have accessible parking, ramps and signage, a person with a disability may have no choice but to drive away. That not only makes life more difficult for the individual in question, but also affects the business — it could lose customers and be liable to lawsuits. A new campaign from the Independence […]
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Colorado Council for Persons with Disabilities (CCPWD) representatives Gina Robinson, Greg A. Martinez and Bob Epstein hosted a table and met with attendees at the 2018 Senior Lobby Day at the Colorado State Capitol on Wednesday March 21st. Among the many resources shared at the event, “Think of Me, Keep It Free” campaign materials were displayed […]
News from Our Blog
- Two new accessible playgrounds in the Denver metro area September 6, 2019
- Target introduces adaptive Halloween costumes for kids with disabilities August 27, 2019
- Think Of Me, Keep It Free Signage Around The State August 23, 2019
- SERVICES IN SHORT SUPPLY August 13, 2019