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ABCD Partnership
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Boulder County ABCD Partnership

Helping all Boulder County children thrive

“If intervention is instituted before kindergarten entrance, many problems can be prevented and the large majority can be ameliorated. The earlier the referral the better.”
– Pediatrics in Review Vol. 33 No. 10 October 2012

ABCD Partnership: Who We Are

The Boulder County Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) Partnership is a multi-disciplinary group of partners dedicated to improving the early childhood system in Boulder County. Members represent various agencies that offer early childhood services or support early childhood professionals.

Our Purpose

The ABCD Partnership aims to build partnerships and collaborate to promote and support the developmental screening process for young children in Boulder County.

Our Goals

ABCD program goals

Guiding Principles

  • Focus on high risk populations
  • Emphasize whole-child development, including social emotional development
  • Build upon existing programs; support local community collaboration
  • Utilize and promote evidence-based, best practice approaches
  • Remember that families are at the center of everything we do

Our Partners

  • Partnership Organizations
  • Early Intervention at Imagine!
  • Boulder County Public Health
  • Mental Health Partners/Kid Connects
  • Early Childhood Council of Boulder County
  • Local pediatricians
  • Therapeutic Learning Center
  • Colorado ABCD (Assuring Better Child Health & Development)

Parent Resources for Child Development

Family Referral Letter


Handouts by Age Ranges

Provider Resources

Handouts for Parents

Please note that there are resources that you can distribute to families in the Parent Resource tab on this page.

A Guide for Families Seeking Additional Support for Their Child’s Development

Contact Us

Children with Special Needs Program

Main: 303-678-6064
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515 Coffman
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Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Boulder County Public Health website