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Denver: New facility to educate SPED kids in CO; savings for taxpayers

Feb 3, 2019, CBS4 Denver: New Center Keeps Challenged Youth Closer To Home The families of children previously sent out of state for treatment of certain behavioral challenges have a new hope for keeping the kids closer to home. The Laradon School opened a new facility, the Calabrese Youth Center, at the end of January. It is a 24-hour residential program to youth ages 11-18 with intellectual, emotional, social or behavioral disabilities or problems. The client can stay at the center for up to a year. Before this center opened, Colorado tax payers were paying for these children to receive treatment out-of-state. By bringing them home, Colorado saves money. And families can stay together. ….
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