Education

Center for Online Education
http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/college-accessibility-visually-impaired-students/
Students with visual impairments face a unique set of challenges transitioning to college life, from accessing materials to finding a social scene. While Student Services offices can be a great help, we wanted to provide a central source of information and resources for visually impaired college students, completely free of charge.

College Living Experience
For students with Learning Disabilities, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders or other unique learning needs.  Visit our website to learn more about CLE’s summer exploration program and the benefits for high school students:
800-486-5058
experienceCLE.com

Estes Park School District R-3
1605 Brodie Ave
Estes Park, CO 80517-7486
Phone: (970)586-2361
Web: www.estesschools.org

Integrated Services
Phone: (970) 490-3233
Web: www.psdschools.org/department/integrated-services
Email: kghidoss@psdschools.org
Services:

  • Serving students based on needs in a collaborative environment.
  • Providing students opportunities to pursue meaningful post-school outcomes.
  • Using research-based instructional strategies to support student achievement.

Kids in Harmony – Music Therapy Services
Shelly Peterson, MA, MT-BC
phone: 970-281-7238
email: kidsinharmonymusic@gmail.com
website: www.kidsinharmonymusic.com
Purpose: We strive to improve and enrich peoples’ lives through music.
Services: Individualized music therapy services are provided to focus on communication, cognitive, motor, emotional/coping, leisure, independence and social skills for young children, school age children, adults and families.

Learning Ally
We are a national non-profit dedicated to helping students with print disabilities, including blindness, visual impairment and dyslexia. Learning Ally improves the way students learn at home and in the classroom.  Learning Ally’s innovative programs, technology and solutions dramatically improve outcomes for our students with print-related disabilities like blindness, visual impairment, dyslexia and other learning differences.
Phone: (800) 221-4792
Website: http://learningally.org

Poudre School District
Johannsen Support Services Center
2407 LaPorte Avenue
Fort Collins, CO   80521-2297
Phone: (970) 482-7420
Web: www.psdschools.org
Email: info@psdschools.org

Site Based Alternative Cooperative Education (ACE)
Web: www.psdschools.org/integrated-services/transitions/school-programs/alternative-cooperative-education-ace
Services: ACE is available at all PSD high schools and provides work experience, related classroom instruction and vocational transition planning for high school students with special needs. Students develop personal and career skills preparing them to live and work independently as vital, contributing members of their community.

Supported Alternative Cooperative Education (ACE)
ACE Coordinator / Mike Woodruff
Phone: (970) 490-3289
Web: www.psdschools.org/integrated-services/transitions/school-programs/supported-employment-alternative-cooperative-educati
Services: provides job coaches and other supports for students with significant challenges as they develop vocational and related skills through job trials, internships, paid work and other hands-on community work experiences.

Thompson School District
800 S. Taft Ave.
Loveland, CO 80537
Phone: (970) 613-5000
Web: www.thompson.k12.co.us

Disclaimer:

The Arc of Larimer County does not endorse/guarantee any service listed in the resource guide. Being listed on the resource guide does not mean that the organization/person/service is affiliated with The Arc of Larimer County. This guide is meant for informational purposes only for individuals/families of individuals of I/DD. We strongly suggest that individuals/family members independently verify all claims made by business/individuals/services on the resource guide.  If you would like to make a correction to a resource or request a new listing, please contact Cari Brown at cbrown@arclc.org