The mission of the Utah Parent Center (UPC or Center) is to help parents help their children, youth and young adults with all disabilities to live included, productive lives as members of the community.We accomplish our mission by providing accurate information, empathetic peer support, valuable training and effective advocacy based on the concept of parents helping parents.View story to watch a short video about the Utah Parent Center and the resources available.
Need some ideas to help keep your child or young adult busy this summer? The Summer Activities lists are now available for download.
Have you been told your child has qualified for an IEP and you have no idea what that is or even means? At the Utah Parent Center our Parent Consultants can help you answer this and other questions. Start with learning the basics and click the button below to get connected to our IEP 101 page!
If you were unable to attend the live webinar, you may now view the recorded webinar and download the accompanying handouts here!
The Utah Parent Center provides training to families with children with disabilities and special health care needs. For a list of upcoming events and trainings please read more.
If you have had your life touched by the Utah Parent Center please share your story with us. The Center is celebrating its 30th year and we need your stories! The “My Story” section of the website is dedicated exclusively to the personal stories of the families and individuals we help. If you would like your personal story posted on the Center’s website please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Utah Parent Center publishes a twice monthly electronic newsletter that provides topical information, resources and upcoming events. See the latest edition by clicking read story.
The Utah Parent Center has created several training modules, webinars and podcasts that can be accessed through the website. Click here to see what is available or click on the Videos, Webinars & Podcast button on the home page.
What is a District Parent Consultant? The Utah Parent Center has Parent Consultants that work specifically with parents of children and youth with disabilities in seven school districts in Utah – Alpine, Canyons, Davis, Granite, Salt Lake City and Washington...
Thank you for choosing the Utah Parent Center during the Love Utah Give Utah event! Each donation helps the Utah Parent Center continue its mission and goal of serving parents and families of children, youth and young adults with disabilities throughout Utah!
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What if you could help shape the future of the Utah Parent Center in a single day? Today on Thursday, March 31, 2016, Love Utah Give Utah raises money Statewide for nonprofits like the UPC. Help us reach more Utah families and kids with disabilities! Please schedule your donation now!