We are all experienced parents of deaf or hard of hearing children.
We are ready to support you in parenting your own child.
Make a referral to the Guide program here:
Guides are assigned by county, or by specialty depending on the needs of the requesting family.
- Jami Fries, Statewide Parent Guide
- Brenda Elliott, Pikes Peak area Parent Guide
- Kelly Fernandez-Kroyer, Denver Metro area Parent Guide
- Sonia Tapia-Loya – Spanish Speaking Parent Guide
– Statewide Specialty Coordinators
Deaf/HH Plus & cCMV Parent Guide
- Jami Fries
Multiple Hearing Loss Children Parent Guide
- Brenda Elliott
Unilateral Hearing Loss Parent Guide
- Kelly Fernandez-Kroyer
Spanish Speaking Parent Guide
- Sonia Tapia-Loya
Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
- Family Involvement Coordinator, School for the Deaf
Melissa Shular, Phone 719-229-9983, email: email@example.com
Have you already talked to one of our Parent Guides, and would like some more on-on-one support? To request a Parent Ambassador in your geographical area, or perhaps a family who is similar to yours on their hearing loss journey, please email us at GBYS@co-hv.og and we will connect you.
- Chresta Brinkman
- Amber Korban
- Lauren Schoepp
- Liz Cadkin
- Stephanie Pierce
- Mah-rya Propper
- Danielle Rush
- Katie Butermore
- David Holder
Ambassadors: We are always looking for H&V parents to act as supports to regions and center based programs.
Contact the GBYS Coordinator if interested in this or any other volunteer opportunity.
Jami Fries – Executive Director
Jeannene Evenstad – Administrative Assistant
Colorado Hands & Voices
P. O. Box 3093
Boulder, CO 80307