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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 (Northeast Colorado/Greeley) - Alzheimer's Association Colorado ChaptersProvides support, education, and resources to persons with Alzheimer's or Dementia, their caregivers, and family members,Weld 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 throughout every stage through in-office visits and support groups - Community outings such as Autism Family Pizza Night at Beau Jo's and other activities - Autism 101, an introduction to understanding autism for community groups or organizations - In-depth topical presentations for adults and caregivers - Certified application assistance for Medicaid, Medicaid Buy-In, and CHP+ Jefferson CountyAutism Society of ColoradoAutism Society of Colorado
    Cancer Resources (Weld) / American Cancer SocietyOffers wigs, breast prosthesis, bras, 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 Society / WeldAmerican Cancer Society - Nationwide
    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
    Information and Publications - American Brain Tumor AssociationPublications that provide 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 StateTarget Populations - American 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 Out of StateChildren and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
    Kidney Disease Education - American Kidney Fund, Inc.Comprehensive educational programs and materials are offered, including newsletters, fully accredited professional education seminars, brochures on kidney disease prevention and treatment, and organ donor cards along with brochures on organ donation.Out of StateEducation - American Kidney Fund, Inc.American Kidney Fund, Inc.
    March of Dimes - Mesa CountyTo improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects & infant mortality. - Community services - Advocacy - Pregnancy/prenatal education - Distribution of educational materials Mesa CountyMarch of Dimes - Mesa CountyMarch of Dimes Foundation
    Needle Exchange, Outreach and Education - Denver Colorado AIDS ProjectAccess 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 free HIV testing.Denver CountyDenver Colorado AIDS ProjectDenver Colorado AIDS Project
    Public Awareness - Acoustic Neuroma AssociationThe Acoustic Neuroma Association provides 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
    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 www.valleylifeforall.org. Garfield CountyValley Life for AllValley Life for All

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