|Developmental Disability Assessments for Children - Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)||Provides assessments and screenings to aid in early detection of children with special needs.||Routt County||Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)||Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)|
|Early Childhood Preschool Program - Thompson School District R2-J||Offers an integrated Early Childhood Preschool Program to families and children who are eligible for Head Start, Colorado Preschool Program, and Special Needs. Head Start is a federal program designed to meet the needs of 3-4 year old children and families of low income. Colorado Preschool Program is a state funded program designed to serve 3 and 4-year-old children who are at risk of school failure. The district is responsible for providing special education services to all children who are identified with a disability when they turn 3.||Larimer County||Early Childhood Program - Thompson School District R2-J||Thompson School District R2-J|
|Early Childhood Services - The Pinon Project Family Resource Center||Early Childhood services include the Parents as Teachers program, The Incredible Years Child Teacher program, and the Treasure Chest Family Literacy program.
The Treasure Chest is filled with books and educational activities for children aged from infancy to preschool.
The Child-Teacher program consists of training teachers to implement the Incredible Years curriculum which centers on social skills, literacy, and friendship.
The Parents as Teachers services children from birth to age 3. This program supports families by guiding them through child development.||Montezuma County||Early Childhood - The Pinon Project Family Resource Center||The Pinon Project Family Resource Center|
|Educational Services - Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)||Provides educational programs in the form of:
- Special Education
- Speech Language Therapy
- Alternative Licensure for teachers
- Assistive Technology
- Gifted & Talented Programs
- Professional Development for Teachers||Routt County||Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)||Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)|
|Preschool Special Education (Civic Center Plaza Office Building) - Colorado Department of Education||Assists children ages 3 through five who are experiencing challenges in learning and development. The Child Find program identifies children who meet state eligibility criteria for special education and related services, which are provided through school districts or local Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) directly. The Child Find program maintains a statewide directory to direct individuals for screening or assessment in their area.||Denver County||Civic Center Plaza Office Building - Colorado Department of Education||Colorado Department of Education|
|Special Education - Poudre School District||Provides education and services to students with disabilities that qualify under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in one of thirteen disability categories.
Specialized instruction for students with disabilities can be provided at all schools for most students.
For some students who have a disability that is more extensive requiring full support with unique and specialized instruction, specific programming in the areas of autism, significant support needs, emotional disabilities, and deaf and hard of hearing can occur in center based programs located throughout the school district.||Larimer County||Poudre School District||Poudre School District|