CANDO Meeting - December 2016
December 9, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Save the Date! We invite you to join us for the next CANDO Meeting. Topics will include Self-Advocates and Self-Advocacy Updates, Resources for Siblings, and Seclusion and Restraint in Colorado Schools.  

The Collaborative for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Options (CANDO) is an ad-hoc committee of the Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council. This group was created to support the Ten Year Strategic Plan for individuals with autism and neurodevelopmental disabilities.

The meetings are open to anyone interested in attending. You can attend the meetings at the live site or by webinar through your computer.

Click here (and scroll down to CANDO) to view archived video and handouts from past CANDO Meetings.

Register by clicking the "Register Now" button on the right. Be sure to select how you plan to join: live site or web connection.

Completed Seminars

A Decade of Development: Assuring Better Child Health & Development (ABCD)
December 1, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


We invite you to join us in celebrating and reflecting on Colorado’s Assuring Better Child Health & Development 10 years of working towards simplifying the health care system to remove barriers for children needing important developmental services. This presentation will highlight lessons and success of ABCD working in Colorado communities to improve screening and referral systems, gain insight into Oregon’s model, and discuss screening and referral systems in the era of health care reform.

Following this event, the audience will understand:
• ABCD’s lessons over the past 10 years of supporting screening and referral systems in Colorado communities
• Oregon’s model for promoting optimal health for children through quality improvement projects
• The future of screening and referral systems in Colorado’s changing health care landscape

10:00-10:05 AM Welcome and Introductions
10:05-10:15 AM Opening Remarks
10:15-10:30 AM Presentation: A Decade of Development
10:30-10:45 AM Oregon Pediatric Improvement Partnership
10:45-11:00 AM Q&A and Wrap-up

• Sue E. Renner, Executive Director, Merage Foundations
• Connie Carroll-Hopkins, Board Chair, Assuring Better Child Health & Development
• Eileen Auer Bennett, Executive Director, Assuring Better Child Health & Development
• Colleen Reuland, Director, Oregon Pediatric Improvement Partnership

You may join the live presentation at the Anschutz Medical Campus, or you can connect via the web. Either way, be sure to register!

Click on the "Register Now" Star to register. Deadline for registration is Nov 18, 2016.

Click here for the flyer: 2016_1103_FINAL FINAL Flyer.pdf