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    Taxonomy Code: TJ-6500.8500

    Programs that use any of a wide variety of materials to educate the public about issues that relate to a particular field or topic.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Alzheimer's Resources - Alzheimer's Association Colorado ChaptersProvides support, education, and resources to persons with Alzheimer's or Dementia, their caregivers, and family members, including: - A lending library covering a wide variety of Alzheimer's topics - Memories in the Making (MIM), an art program for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia that brings comfort and joy through the process of creating watercolors - Educational series for those who are new to Alzheimer's disease, or in the middle to late stages of the disease - Family options counseling - Community referrals to physicians, diagnostic services, day care centers, residential care, hospices, elder law attorneys, and area agencies on aging - A quarterly newsletter - Support groups for persons with Dementia/Alzheimer's, their families, and caregiversWeld CountyNortheast Colorado/Greeley / Alzheimer's Association Colorado ChaptersAlzheimer's Association Colorado Chapters
    Autism Information and Support - Autism Society of ColoradoOffers a variety of events, activities and information services which include: - Autism Navigation Center for information, referrals, advocacy and support, support and social groups from birth to adulthood - Sensory-friendly events with our community partners - Autism 101 and other presentation to help understanding of the autism community for community groups, school districts, organizations and employers - Annual Autism Walk Denver CountyAutism Society of ColoradoAutism Society of Colorado
    Cancer Resources (Weld) - American Cancer SocietyOffers wigs, breast prosthesis, scarves, turbans, and hats to cancer patients undergoing treatment. Also provides brochures, models, posters, videos, and lending library items for checkout to health professionals, health fairs, teachers, and student organizations.Weld CountyAmerican Cancer SocietyAmerican Cancer Society
    Cranial Nerve Information and Assistance - Acoustic Neuroma AssociationProvides information and support to patients who have been diagnosed with or experienced an acoustic neuroma or other benign problem affecting the cranial nerves.Out of StateAcoustic Neuroma AssociationAcoustic Neuroma Association
    Education Trainings - Arc of Arapahoe/Douglas CountyProvides occasional education training throughout the year to meet specific needs or address common areas of interest related to intellectual and developmental disabilities.Arapahoe CountyArc of Arapahoe/Douglas CountyArc of Arapahoe/Douglas County
    Epilepsy Resources - Epilepsy Foundation of ColoradoProvides information and referrals, support groups, community-based education, and a summer camp specifically for children living with epilepsy.Pueblo CountyEpilepsy FoundationEpilepsy Foundation of Colorado
    Garbage Garage - Larimer County Solid WasteOffers free, fun activities for visitors of all ages to learn about waste issues and the environment. Activities can be set up as: - Tours - Field trips - Birthday parties - Workshops/Special Events - Drop-in visits The special events or workshops are occasionally offered for holidays and days when school is not in session. Larimer CountyLarimer County Solid WasteLarimer County Solid Waste
    Information and Publications - American Brain Tumor AssociationProvides information to adults, for children, and about treatments; pen-pal programs; other resources and bibliographies; support information; medical library listings of bereavement support groups.Out of StateAmerican Brain Tumor AssociationAmerican Brain Tumor Association
    Information and Support - Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)Provides education and support for children and adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), including: - National helpline with ADHD specialists - Online forum - Denver area support group (See Helpful Tips) - Electronic and print information about ADHD - Online Resource Directory of local providers in Colorado offering counseling, coaching, therapy, educational support, and other services - Training for Professionals - Community SupportOut of StateChildren and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
    Syringe Access, Outreach and Education - Colorado Health NetworkAccess Point provides needle exchange, outreach, and HIV prevention education to persons living in the metro Denver area, including youth, women, people of color, and gay and bisexual men and women. Also provides HIV, Hepatitis C and STI (Chlamydia and Gonorrhea) testing.Denver CountyColorado Health NetworkColorado Health Network
    Valley Life for AllProvides access to resources and opportunities for people with disabilities and their families. Services include but are not limited to: -Community Participation Program - Respond to requests for info and advocacy for people with disabilities and their families. -Leadership Program - Support two adult self-advocates each year to participate in the Roaring Fork Center for Community Leadership course. Info on upcoming educational events & archive of taped sessions at Provides information about: Transportation Housing Accesibility Educational Resources Recreational Resources Disability Information Informative Panel Discussions Garfield County520 3rd StreetValley Life for All

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