Supporting, advocating for, and transforming the lives of people with disabilities in Southwest Colorado since 1985. 

Southwest Ability Summit

Growing Together Ability Summit is an annual event that offers youth and adults with disabilities, their families, friends and support professionals across Southwest Colorado a day of educational workshops, networking and a free lunch!  Topics include youth leadership, technology for independent living, CO Medicaid Waiver Programs & Consumer Directed Services & Supports, Brains and Behavior, Self-Advocacy, Music Therapy and more.

​The Ability Summit is a collaborative offering of San Juan BOCES, The Arc of Southwest Colorado, the Southwest Center for Independence, the Adaptive Sports Association and Community Connections. 

For information and to register (by 5/31 to win a $10 gift card), visit Questions? Contact Lisa Reimers at or 970.247.3261.

2019 Ability Summit

2020 Ability Summit