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About PEAK Parent Center

Welcome! PEAK Parent Center is a nonprofit that works every day to ensure that all people with disabilities are fully included in their neighborhood schools, communities, employment, and all walks of life.

A Parent Center founded in 1986, PEAK offers an array of free and low-cost services to families of children with disabilities and self-advocates across Colorado and beyond. Each year, PEAK directly reaches more than 45,000 families, youth with disabilities/self-advocates, and educators.

Recent News

April 5, 2019
Note from the editor: Today's blog features a keynote address given by PEAK Parent Center's Executive Director, Barbara Buswell, at the 1991 TASH Conference in Washington D.C.
April 2, 2019
I was twelve, eagerly awaiting spring and all that unfolds with the blossoming of tulips and daffodils.
March 5, 2019
Now that the flurry of conference mania has settled at PEAK Parent Center, life has returned to normal. We continue our daily work of ensuring inclusion in our Colorado communities and beyond.

PEAK Featured Events

Apr 24 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Join PEAK Parent Center -
May 1 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online Webinar
This three-part, lunchtime series of webinars will help EVERY IEP team member resolve conflicts to improve outcomes for students!
May 7 2019 -
9:00am to 3:00pm
Colorado Department of Education 19th floor conference room 1560 Broadway Denver, CO 80202
Become an Educational Surrogate Parent
Are you a Guardian Ad Litem?
Court Appointed Special Advocate?
Foster parent?
Retired teacher or administrator?

Recent Resources

October is bullying prevention awareness month.
"Young children can learn how to do simple daily self-help activities—they just need to be taught what to do."
The U.S. Congress has mandated that the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) produce an annual report to help inform policymakers about the progress of education in the United States.