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Behavior Support Plans

An Interview by Alison Baird This time of year brings many calls to our parent advisor line at PEAK. The vast majority of issues are on one topic: behavior. Today we bring you an interview with Parent Advisor Shirley Swope on what happens after the excitement of the new school year dies with suggestions on how you can best support your child or student. What is the honeymoon period in schools? “In education, the honeymoon period begins when school startsRead more
March 4, 2017 -
8:30am to 12:30pm

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel

1550 Court Place

Denver, CO 80202

Kiki McGough (Catholic Charities, Denver, CO) and Missy Sieders (PEAK Parent Center, Colorado Springs, CO) are presenting a 4 hour session on Satur

October 10, 2015 -
9:30am to 11:30am

Woodmen Valley Chapel
290 E Woodmen Rd
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80919

Join the Colorado Springs Down Syndrome Associaitron for an inspiring presentation by Patti McVay & Laurie Pachl. Thinking a

Positive Strategies for Challenging Behaviors

A Mother Makes an Important Discovery Twelve year old Jacob was to start middle school soon. For several weeks, Jacob's mother, Denise, had noticed that he had been waking several times nightly with bad dreams. Since he was not getting enough rest, he had become contrary and moody during the day. His younger sister and the family dog seemed to receive the brunt of his bad feelings. Denise didn't know what to do. After several unsuccessful attempts of punishing himRead more