ABA Services of Colorado takes a compassionate and data-driven approach to intentional applied behavior analysis. We offer clinic-based behavior therapy for clients 2 through 26, as well as diagnostic testing for Autism Spectrum Disorder and ADD/ADHD. ABA Services of Colorado works closely with parents, schools, and other service providers to create dynamic, fun, and effective therapy. Our clinic-based services focus on the reduction of problematic behaviors and provide your child with replacement skills and programs. Skill acquisition includes adaptive behavior, academics, communication, daily living skills, social skills, and more. Your child’s ABA therapy team meets weekly to review progress and adjust goals, to deliver effective therapy for lasting change.
Ascendigo Autism Services is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in the Roaring Fork Valley near Aspen, Colorado. We provide opportunities for growth and independence for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Beginning in 2004 with our summer sports camp (formerly Extreme Sports Camp), Ascendigo has since expanded to offer employment services, in-home behavioral therapy, and life coaching.
Our organization offers three core programs: Adventures, Life Enrichment, and Outreach. Our goal is to integrate people with autism into community life recreationally and socially, whether through adventure sports, basic life skills, compatible employment in local companies, or community engagement. In addition to our programs, Ascendigo educates members of our community about autism, what can be done to make living with autism better and easier, and how important it is for individuals with autism to live a life with dignity, purpose, and respect.
Azula Behavioral Consulting is a Colorado based company offering Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services in Aspen, Basalt, Carbondale and Glenwood Springs. Our unique staff is systematically trained in precision teaching, direct instruction and discrete trial training to best serve individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. For more information please call our office at 970-340-4123 or email us at
Our goal is to provide a safe, nurturing, reliable, affordable, and educational childcare option for our community. We want to promote a fun and exciting learning environment for children. At Caring Kids Preschool, we support families and encourage children by providing the tools for each child to grow and develop socially and cognitively.
Childcare services are provided from 7:00 am – 5:30 pm Monday-Friday. Our Center will be open year-round.
We accept children ages 6 weeks to 7 years old.
Child Find is a public, free program available to families and children who live in Eagle County.
Child Find provides developmental, vision, and hearing screenings for children from birth to 5 years old.
We can provide screenings and evaluations for the following developmental areas:
Physical (gross and fine motor)
Adaptive (Feeding, etc)
Inspired by the Reggio Emilia philosophy, Children’s Garden of Learning partners with children, families, and the Vail Valley community to provide an inquiry-based education for young learners. Teachers and children co-construct their learning experience through observation, intentional planning, creative environments, and active exploration of materials. Our goal is for each student to emerge as socially capable, creative citizens who love learning.
Children’s Mini College preschool, an auxiliary of Colorado Mountain College, has educated three- to five-year-old children since the preschool opened in 1978. We are a play based program that follows the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood learning “a place where all children are honored and respected for their potential, their capabilities and their humanity.” The program is open 9 months starting in September five days per week. We offer half (8 to 12) and full day (8 to 3:30) classes with an extended day option to 5:15. There is also a summer program for preschoolers.
CMC's Early Childhood Education program’s curriculum gives students the necessary skills for success in the field of educating young children. Students will be able to responsively meet the needs of the community and provide quality early childhood experiences for children and families. CMC students may earn industry required certificates, Associate's Degrees in ECE as well as a Bachelor's of Arts in Education with ECE and Elementary Ed Endorsements. CMC encompasses Garfield, Pitkin, Lake, Grand, Eagle, Summit, Routt and Chaffee counties. Our entire curriculum is offered each year to students at all locations.
Early Childhood Partners is a nonprofit organization serving the Eagle River Valley. We provide Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation, a Family Resource Center (Family Connect), coaching and consultation to support child care providers, individualized support for children and families experiencing challenging behavior or suspected developmental delays, evidenced based parenting classes in English and Spanish, developmental screenings, the Family Leadership Training Institute, and the Healthy Families America home visitation program. What happens in the early years of development lays the foundation for all that is to come, and we believe that together we are stronger. We hope to connect with you soon!
Emily provides client-centered therapy to individuals and families, utilizing aspects of synergetic play therapy, mindfulness, and solution-focused therapy. Her work focuses on emotion regulation, attention and impulse control, trauma, attachment, anxiety, and depression. She believes children thrive on consistent, caring relationships, thus family coaching is an important component of her services.
WHEN THE INTERNET, FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE NOT ENOUGH.
Pregnant women and new parents are bombarded with advice from social media, web sites, friends and family. Much of what you hear is conflicting. It is hard to figure out what is best for you and your family. We can help.
Our agency offers parents support, in the Aspen to Parachute region, an opportunity to choose a program that meets their needs during pregnancy and up until their child is 3 years old. All services are free and you can easily enroll by filling out a request for service. Services can be provided in a location that is convenient for you.
The FocusedKids mission is to deliver a program that emphasizes the importance of safe relationships with children and provides engaging ways to learn about the brain and self-regulation. In addition, the goal is to prepare children for academic and life success using well-developed executive function skills.
All children and the adults in their lives are experiencing safe relationships, understanding how their brain works and how to be in charge of it, empowering them for academic and life success.
All people matter.
The path to health equity is achieved by supporting all ethnicities.
Offer a program that is available to anyone with little or no cost.
We have three goals:
Children learn three parts of their brain, the role each plays, and how to be in charge of those parts. Or to self-regulate.
Children learn mindful calming and focusing techniques that will help them manage those parts of the brain responsible for feelings and behavior.
Parents, teachers, caregivers, and anyone working with young children learn the FocusedKids concepts and exercises, understand the concept of co-regulation, and make practice part of their daily routine with their children.
Pediatric therapists work with children and their families, caregivers, and teachers to promote active participation in activities or occupations that are meaningful to them. Specially trained and certified physical and occupational pediatric therapists focus on teaching children the necessary skills to function more independently at home, school and in the community. Pediatric therapists work with children in the following areas.
-Fine motor skills – coordination of small motor movements mainly in the hands and fingers; grasping skills
-Visual motor skills – small motor movements in coordination with the eyes; may include tasks such as cutting, drawing, and writing
-Sensory processing and sensorimotor skills
-Self-help skills such as, dressing, grooming, bathing tasks
-Feeding – sensory and motor approach
-Visual perception – how visual information is perceived; visual memory, visual figure ground, visual spatial awareness, visual discrimination, visual
-Strength and endurance – core and upper body strength and endurance as it relates to the ability to perform daily tasks
-Coordination – ability to use both sides of the body to perform coordinated movement patterns
-Eye-hand coordination – ability to coordinate eye movement with hand movement; ball skills
Lake County Department of Human Services is dedicated to providing services that will enrich the quality of life for members of our community by building on strengths, and empowering individuals and families to improve their well-being and self-sufficiency. Contact Christin Logan, Colorado Childcare Assistance Program Assistant or Sonia Luna, Colorado Childcare Assistance Program Supervisor, for more details on CCAP providers in the area.
Mind Springs Health is a full-service mental health counseling and therapy provider, with a network of child & adolescent specialists and psychiatrists serving Pitkin County families and communities. Right now, all services are available via confidential & secure video teleconferencing and/or phone.
Mountain Valley Developmental Services is a Community Centered Board serving the Counties of Eagle, Garfield, Lake and Pitkin. We support people who have intellectual and developmental delays & disabilities and their families.
We coordinate and implement Early Intervention and Part C services for children up to the age of three and offer continued support to older children as they qualify.
In addition, we are the fiscal agent for the Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Council.
The Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP) provides child care assistance to families who are working, searching for employment, or are in training, and families who are enrolled in the Colorado Works program and need child care services to support their efforts toward self-sufficiency. CCCAP provides you access to reduced cost child care at licensed child care facilities or qualified (unlicensed) providers.
You may be eligible to participate in CCCAP if you:
- Reside in Colorado
- Are working, seeking employment, or are participating in training/education
- Have at least one child who is under 13 years old (or 19 years old if the child has special needs or a
disability and requires child care)
- Have a family income of less than the county defined maximum
Recipients with income are responsible to pay a portion of the cost of care.
Apply online on the Colorado PEAK website: https://coloradopeak.secure.force.com/
Colorado Works is Colorado's Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Through the program, participants receive help becoming self-sufficient by strengthening their family's economic and social stability. Colorado Works operates in all 64 counties and is delivered locally through each county's department of human or social services.
The goals of Colorado Works:
- Guarantee that county departments and program partners have the what they need to successfully
implement financial assistance programs that are both accurate and timely
- Provide job opportunities for low-income Coloradans
- Support low-income Coloradans in both preparation for and retention of job opportunities
- Identify and promote strategies to increase household income and economic stability
- Serve as a financial safety net for older adults, people with disabilities, children, and parents who are
participating in work-related activities
- Promote family and individual safety and stability, healthy relationships and well-being
Apply online at: https://www.pitkincounty.com/213/Financial-Assistance
We are a Head Start and Early Head Start Program. We serve expectant mothers and children ages 0-5. We have several different programs such as Head Start, Colorado Preschool Program, children with disabilities, and tuition based. Our program serves the highest needs children first.
The Vail Mind Center is a Pediatric Behavioral and Mental Health Clinic serving children 0-21 yrs. and their families. We believe that Early Intervention and a Collaborative Care Model are the most effective means to ensure early results and positive outcomes. We have five distinct disciplines and services working together whenever necessary. Psychological and Educational Testing and diagnosis, Counseling, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, ABA Behavior Therapy and Art Therapy, Parent Coaching. We have created a fun and beautiful environment for children to receive services in a large Sensory Gym with climbing Wall and Swings or beautiful private treatment rooms and massive Art Space. We accept Medicaid now and soon will be in Network with Commercial Insurers.
All of our services are available via Telehealth as well.
Partner with early educators, childcare programs, and community leaders to implement and strengthen a well-funded, equitable system of high-quality, accessible, affordable early childhood services for families in Eagle, Garfield, Lake, and Pitkin Counties.
All children are supported to thrive and develop to their greatest potential as healthy, resilient, successful members of our community.