Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Acceptance Month and we are encouraging the community to come together to #CelebrateDifferences, and promote awareness and inclusion of individuals with autism, or any disability! **The Autism Society is leading the legislative effort for lawmakers to federally and globally designate April as Autism Acceptance Month, a shift from the commonly used phrase "Autism … Continue reading Autism Awareness Month

“I am … I am more than my disability” Developmental Disability Awareness Campaign

March is the nationally recognized Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about the inclusion of individuals with developmental disabilities (DD) and the barriers they still sometimes face. This month, in partnership with Developmental Pathways, our affiliate at Access Gallery created a #DDAwareness campaign with the theme "I am ..." to highlight that … Continue reading “I am … I am more than my disability” Developmental Disability Awareness Campaign

Family Respite Voucher Program

Caregivers of individuals who need support with personal care, supervision, and monitoring may find themselves in need of respite (or short breaks) from time-to-time. A program of Easterseals Colorado, the Colorado Respite Coalition (CRC), provides financial assistance for family caregivers across the state to access respite care through the Family Respite Voucher Program. Funds are … Continue reading Family Respite Voucher Program

RMV’s A-frame Cabin in Empire, CO now available to rent on Airbnb!

We're excited to now offer our A-frame cabin at our Rocky Mountain Village camp in Empire, CO to our community - easily book your stay online through Airbnb!ABOUT THE PROPERTYThis dog-friendly* A-frame cabin is sitting on over 220 acres at Easterseals Colorado's Rocky Mountain Village Camp for children and adults living with disabilities. Rental of … Continue reading RMV’s A-frame Cabin in Empire, CO now available to rent on Airbnb!

Q&A with Jessica Richardson, Director of Easterseals Colorado’s Neurological Rehabilitation Adult Day Program

Can you briefly describe your background prior to becoming Program Director? I was born in Denver and raised here until I was about 13 years old. In 2012, I moved back to Colorado to be closer to my aging grandparents. I desired a more meaningful career and decided to go back to school. In 2016, … Continue reading Q&A with Jessica Richardson, Director of Easterseals Colorado’s Neurological Rehabilitation Adult Day Program

Older Adults Find OASIS with Easterseals Colorado

Written by Kristine Burrows, Director of Older Adult Day Services (OASIS) at Easterseals Colorado It is an exciting time in the world of intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities. As the population continues to live longer, we have a great opportunity to provide resources specifically for older adults with disabilities, who in the past, have not … Continue reading Older Adults Find OASIS with Easterseals Colorado