Disability Awareness Programs

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    Taxonomy Code: PH-6200.1850

    Programs that offer workshops, discussion groups, activities and other types of training that sensitize participants to people with disabilities or others with visible differences such as scarring that set them apart from their peers, help them experience what it is like to have a disability, and share techniques for positive communication and interaction with people who have disabilities.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Advocacy for Abuse Victims - Deaf DOVEProvides services that empower and offer hope to survivors of domestic violence/sexual assault in Colorado who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf-blind or Children of Deaf Adults (CODAs); services include: - Victim service provider training - Developing a safety plan - Youth prevention workshops (relationship abuse, bullying, domestic violence, sexual assault) - Information and resources that provide legal, medical, victim, emotional help and survivor mentorship. - Crisis intervention - Video phone hotline - Support groups - Deaf culture training workshops - Community education workshops Denver CountyDeaf Overcoming Violence through Empowerment (DOVE)Deaf Overcoming Violence through Empowerment (DOVE)
    Educating Disabled Youth Workshops & Webinars - Peak Parent CenterProvides free workshops and webinars around educating disabled youth that are open to families, general educators, special educators, paraprofessionals, administrators, service providers, and interested community members.El Paso CountyPeak Parent CenterPeak Parent Center
    Training and Education - Colorado Cross-Disability CoalitionProvides trainings for professionals and community education on a variety of topics related to accessibility, effective communication, etc.Denver CountyColorado Cross-Disability CoalitionColorado Cross-Disability Coalition

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