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Resources and Guidance

Developmental Guidelines 

Child Find

Child Identification Process

Guidelines for Identifying Young Children with Special Needs (PDF) - April 2018, these guidelines developed by CDE support a comprehensive Child Identification System.

Child Evaluation and Eligibility

Implementation of Birth to Age 3 Part C Child Find Requirements

Early Intervention Evaluations HB18-1333

This is the legislative report provided to the Joint Budget Committee from the Colorado Department of Human Services and the Colorado Department of Education regarding the administration of Early Intervention evaluations. Link to report.

Early Intervention Evaluation Study (HB18-1333) updated questions and answers

Preschool Special Education

Developing Individual Education Programs (IEPs)

Making Decisions about Least Restrictive Environments (LRE)


Funding for High Quality Inclusive Programing

Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) in Preschool

Partnering with Families

  • PEAK Parent Center is a nonprofit that works every day to ensure that all people with disabilities are fully included in their neighborhood schools, communities, employment, and all walks of life.

Preschool Outcomes