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Upcoming Events

Success! Practical School and Home Strategies for Kids with High-Functioning Autism

  • This 3-part class is for parents and family members of students with high-functioning autism, teachers (general and special educators), related service staff, administrators.
  • This is an excellent training to learn effective strategies for communication, behavior, management, social development, and self-regulation skills.
  • Classes are scheduled for the following dates, times, and locations:
    • April 8, 2015
    • April 22, 2015
    • May 6, 2015
      • All classes are held at the ASB Auditorium (7905 S. Redwood Road)
      • 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m.
  • Please click here, or on the class title above, for an informational flier containing registration and other details.

Annual Agency Fair
The annual Agency Fair is a multi-district event for students with disabilities, parents, families, and educators to learn more about community agencies that provide support and services for students, especially as they prepare for post-high school education, employment and independent living.  Agency representatives will be available to answer questions and offer information regarding many services such as: employment, family support programs, guardianship, independent living, transition programs, and much, much more.
The Agency Fair is co-sponsored by the Utah State Office of Education, Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD), Salt Lake Community College, and the following School Districts:  Canyons, Granite, Murray, Salt Lake City, and Jordan.

  • Agency Fair 2016 - More Information Coming!

    • Date:  Spring 2016 TBD
    • Time:  6 p.m.-8 p.m.
    • Location:  TBD

The Utah Parent Center is sponsoring the following monthly transition to adult life mini-conference:
Get Your Teen or Adult with Special Needs Ready for Transition!
Click on the link, above, for a list of classes, registration information, and other details.  The monthly topics of the mini-conferences are as follows:

  • November 20, 2014:  Adult Services
  • January 15, 2015:  Transition Panel and Q&A with Agency Representatives
  • February 19, 2015:  Journey to Adulthood: Teaching your Student about Puberty and Sexuality
  • March 19, 2015:  Healthy Transitions
  • April 16, 2015:  Preparing Special Needs Students for College and Other Options