Disclaimer: While The Arc of Aurora acknowledges these as potentially helpful resources for the community, it does not endorse any content from these websites as these resources are solely for navigational purposes. The Arc of Aurora does not promote or exclusively favor any of these community resources.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Adams County Works
Arapahoe/Douglas County Works
Arapahoe/Douglas County Works WebsiteOpens in new window
Contact an Applicant Services Representative
Colorado Department of Labor and Employment
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
- The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation. IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education, and related services to more than 6.5 million eligible infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities.
WrightsLaw: Parent/System IDEA advocacy
Parent Resources & Support
Additional Advocacy Organizations
Groups for Children
Scouts BSA Troop 5280 | Serving Scouts with Special Needs
Services & Funding
Community Centered Boards (CCBs)
- Offer Case Management Services to assist a person in accessing necessary services and supports to meet his or her needs. Services include intake, eligibility determination, service plan development, arrangement for services, delivery of services, service and support coordination, monitoring, any safeguards necessary to prevent conflict of interest between case management and direct service provision, and termination and discharge from services.
For statewide information visit:
Colorado.gov Community Centered Boards Website
Primary CCBs in Aurora
Funding and Waivers
- Colorado has twelve Medicaid waiver programs- four of which are specifically for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.
- A wide range of qualified individuals and agencies provides services for the Division for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD). Staff at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) recommend Program Approval for qualified providers. Follow the link below to get to the most updated list of Program Approved Services Agencies on the CDPHE website. Also, find and compare facilities and services: