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Blessings at PEAK

Here at PEAK there is never a dull moment. Our office is aflutter with the ring of the parent advisor line, the shuffling of office meetings, arrangements being made for the upcoming Conference on Inclusive Education, brochures to print, copies to be sent. But as the crisp fall air settles in around us in preparation for winter, we took some time to reflect on what makes us whole, what replenishes our cup so that we can continue this important workRead more

Diversity and Acceptance: A Youth Perspective

Today we offer a blog post from the unique perspective of our guest contributor, Mohammad Alhefzi, a local youth with a disability who also acknowledges his cultural diversity. Hello, my name is Mohammad but I prefer to call myself Hamoudi, and I am 10 years old. I am a happy boy who enjoys playing with other kids and I love water activities. I love music and dancing. I am a handsome boy with pretty thick, hair and I have tonsRead more

What’s Your Role As We Strive for Change?

Each February PEAK Parent Center holds its annual Conference on Inclusive Education in Denver. Chances are that if you’re reading this you’ve been there, or have at least heard about it. You know the excitement, the emotional charge, and the camaraderie that occurs. You also know the sense of community that encapsulates this conference and all that PEAK does. Community is what drives PEAK! Today we address our conference sponsors -a very important part of the PEAK community. This eventRead more

PEAK's 2019 Conference on Inclusive Education

Register below for PEAK's 2019 Conference online with a credit card!

If you are registering a young self-advocate 16 to 21 years old and would like to participate in the exciting Youth Summit, please register here.

Register by January 16, 2019 to take advantage of the savings.

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In the Heart of Community Everybody Belongs

Happy Fall! That means I am deep in the throes of planning the 33rd annual PEAK Parent Center Conference on Inclusive Education being held February 14-15, 2019 at the Denver Stapleton Renaissance Hotel. My name is Deana Heisler and I am the Events Coordinator at PEAK. As I began planning for our upcoming conference I stumbled on to the “conference vault,” which, if it weren’t electronic, would have that old library smell! It holds years and years of conference memoriesRead more

Take Control of Your Future: VOTE in Your Local Election

Election Day is coming up on November 7, 2017 and we are excited to share information and tips about voting for people with disabilities and their families. En Español: Derecho al Voto de los Individuos con Discapacidades ; y Regístrate para Votar . If you are an educator interested in informing your students about the importance of voting, check out this article, Rock the Vote , from Teaching Tolerance! In every election season it is extremely important for all eligibleRead more
February 8, 2018 - 8:00am to February 9, 2018 - 5:00pm

Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel
3801 Quebec Street
Denver, CO 80207

September 21, 2017 -
5:30pm to 8:00pm

The Ranch Event Complex
Thomas McKee Educational Building
5280 Arena Circle
Loveland, CO 80538

FREE Workshop for Families & Educators in Weld County!

Word Watch: Realistic

For our first Word Watch transition blog , PEAK enlisted friend and colleague Ian Watlington to contribute his wisdom and advice on how to avoid the “red flags” during the transition journey in order to move forward toward positive futures. We hope you enjoy hearing from Ian. Word Watch: Realistic By Ian Watlington It’s a question everyone gets asked at various stages in his/her life: What do you want to be when you grow up? As life goes along, suchRead more

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