Laradon Hall Society for Exceptional Children and Adults
Data Provided By
Mile High United Way - MHUW
Description of Agency
Provides services to children and adults with intellectual, developmental, and other disabilities. Services provided include:
- Residential programs for adults
- Adult day programs
- Employment programs and job training
- Education programs for individuals ages birth - 21 years old
To be an organization of excellence that provides superior services to children and adults with developmental disabilities and other special needs to help them realize their full potential and maximize self-sufficiency.
Laradon was opened in 1948 by two parents, Joseph and Elizabeth Calabrese, who believed that their two sons deserved access to education as much as children without disabilities after the Denver Public School system refused to admit the Calabreses' two developmentally disabled sons on the grounds that they were unable to be educated.
Denver, Adams, Broomfield, Boulder, Jefferson, Arapahoe, Douglas, Weld, Larimer, and El Paso counties
Adults are referred by their Community Centered Board in the county where they live, and children are referred by their home school district. Intakes are provided through the referring organizations.
Eligibility is determined by the individual's home county Community Centered Board or the home school district.