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Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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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!
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.
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.
We are so grateful to everyone who donated to the Utah Parent Center during Love Utah Give Utah. By donating you became a part of the biggest giving day in Utah! Thank you for your support of the Center and helping us, reach and serve more families!
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 five school districts along the Wasatch Front – Alpine, Canyons, Davis, Granite and Salt Lake City...
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Thank you to everyone who helped make the the 2014 Family Links Conference a huge success! We are so thankful to the Family Links Committee for all the hard work they to put in planning a fantastic program full of rich resources and tools for the families to access this year. For more information about other upcoming Family Links events visit utahfamilylinks.org.
Are you unsure of how to keep your child with disabilities busy during the summer months? Check out the Utah Parent Center list of summer activities ideas, and find your child something to do! Adult resources included too!
The Utah Parent Center is pleased to announce a new partnership with Nebo School District. This partnership will provide free assistance to parents of families of children with special educational needs in the district. Heidi Whittaker has been hired to serve as Parent Mentor for the Nebo District.