During these unprecedented times, Community Connections has joined the concerted community effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Having a baby who has special needs entitles a family to certain supports, services and rights under the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). In this federal law, the section that guarantees supports and services for children under three years of age is called Part C, and is known in Colorado as "Early Intervention Colorado".
Early Intervention Coloradorepresents a broad array of supports, services, and resources available in Colorado for infants and toddlers and their families. The Colorado Department of Human Services, with the guidance of the Colorado Interagency Coordinating Council, is responsible for implementing a statewide, comprehensive, and coordinated system of early intervention supports and services for all infants and toddlers with special needs. Other state agencies with responsibility for Early Intervention Colorado are the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, the Colorado Department of Education, Child Welfare and Child Care Services, and the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing.
Basic Rights for Families under Part C of IDEA
Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
like, friend & follow!
sign up for news
Main office: 281 Sawyer Drive, Suite 200, Durango, CO 81303
Cortez office: 105 S Harrison, Cortez, CO 81321
Pagosa Springs office: 301 N. Pagosa Blvd., Unit B-19, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
Office hours: M-F 8am - 5pm. Access to a TDD system upon request
COMMUNITYCONNECTIONSCO.ORG. I All rights reserved.© Copyright 2021. Website Designed, Created, and Powered by Marketing Concepts Squared