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Our child advocates focus on the legal rights and emotional wellbeing of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Educational advocacy is provided in Arapahoe, Douglas & Elbert Counties; however, part of the Cherry Creek School District is served by The Arc of Aurora.  Click here to view the Cherry Creek School District divide between chapters.

Contact a child advocate

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Englewood School District:

Littleton Public Schools:

Bennett Schools:

Byers Schools:

Deer Trail Schools:

Sheridan Public Schools:

Strasburg School District:


Template letter to request to request a Special Education Evaluation for Eligibility.


Transitioning From High School – The sooner you start to learn about transition, the more you’ll be able to plan ahead for it.


COVID 19 & Returning to school?

The Arc chapters do not have an opinion as to whether or not your child should return to in school program or continue to participate in remote learning. The following is a checklist (Spanish checklist) that serves as a tool of different information you may wish to consider as you make decisions in relation to your child.

COVID-19 and Special Education and frequently asked questions (FAQs)

View information for educators and parents to support students with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.