Adaptive Easter Egg Hunt – Sponsored by Cache Valley Family to Family Network


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GAP Meeting and Create-A-Cupcake

GAP Meeting and Create-A-Cupcake

Wednesday April 9th, 2:00 at Roads to Independence 3355 Washington Blvd. in Ogden                                              

Join us to talk about highlights from the Legislative Session and give input on goals and topics to focus on this upcoming year.  We want to know the things you are interested in advocating for.

Also come to visit with other advocates and decorate a cupcake or two!

What is GAP? Grassroots Advocacy Partnership strives to bring advocates for individuals with disabilities together with families and friends to connect them to policy makers and the community.  We work to foster communication of prevalent advocacy issues, encourage and teach advocacy. Call for questions or to schedule a ride. 801-612-3732

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Cache County Caregiver Coalition “Fresh Perspective on Caregiving”


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Free Webinar: Assistive Technology Eligbility

The Utah Assistive Technology Program (UATP) will present a FREE online interactive training, “Eligibility requirements for getting assistive technology,” on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. MST.

This free training will be presented by Disability Law Center attorneys Rob Denton and LauraLee Gillespie. They will explain eligibility requirements and processes for getting assistive technology in the world of Medicaid, Medicare, Private Insurance, Vocational Rehabilitation and Special Education. This webinar will help you understand what is required to qualify for assistive technology services and common legal issues the Disability Law Center has addressed concerning assistive technology.

Rob Denton is a Senior Attorney at the Disability Law Center. Denton has practiced in various issue areas during his twenty-six years at the Disability Law Center, including access to various assistive devices through Medicaid, Medicare and private insurance, special education and vocational rehabilitation services. Denton must love working at the Disability Law Center since he has been there since 1988.

LauraLee Gillespie, an attorney at the Disability Law Center, focuses her practice in special education and Vocational Rehabilitation disputes. As a former public educator, she brings a unique understanding to her work with the Utah Department of Education. Gillespie received her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Weber State University in 1996. While teaching, she received her paralegal certificate at the University of Washington. A 2011 S. J. Quinney College of Law graduate and a 2012 Utah State Bar Licenses attorney, Gillespie loves the work she has been involved in at the Disability Law Center since 2009.

In order to participate, you will need a computer with high-speed Internet access. If you are interested in participating please RSVP by Tuesday, April 15th, to Storee Powell via email, or call 435-797-7412. Participant instructions will be emailed to you.

If you are a screen reader user please contact Sachin Pavithran at 435-797-6572 or, no later than Friday, April 11th, to make arrangements to participate via phone. If you need any other accommodations in order to participate in the training please let Sachin know by this date also.

Please feel free to pass on this information to anyone that you think might be interested.

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Hawaiian Themed Prom!

Hawaiian Themed Prom!

Come join all of the Independent Living Centers, Ogden, Salt Lake City and Provo for our First Annual Prom! 

 This is a FORMAL Prom!

 Place:  Utah Independent Living Center, Inc.,                                                 3445 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84115

 Time:  1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

 Date:  Thursday April 3, 2014

 Please contact Karen at 801-317-2857 IMMEDIATELY to arrange transportation and let us know if you will be attending.  We will have games, food, dancing and fun!

We will have the centers bus driving down to Salt Lake, first come first serve!!!  Consumers will also be riding the front runner.  Our bus will pick you up at the front runner station & take you to the Salt Lake Center & when it’s over, the Bus will take you back to the front runner so you can  go home.

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People First is Coming to Logan! Join Us!

Logan Kick off

For a printable flyer, please click on the link below.

Cache Valley People First kick off event

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TASH Training | TASH

If you are interested in disability related online training resources, TASH has pre-recorded content available on their website. Click on the link below for more information.

TASH Training | TASH.

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Meet the Candidate Event at Weber State University


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Loveland Living Planet Aquarium Hosts Autism Night


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Weber-Morgan/WSU Family Education Night

March 28, 2014
6:00 pmto8:00 pm

The Utah Down Syndrome Foundation  Weber/Morgan community group is co-sponsoring an evening with WSU Education Dept. which will include a boxed dinner, break out sessions and ends with a party with a DJ, fun and prizes! This event is for students with Down syndrome between the ages of 3-21 and their FAMILIES as part of a grant WSU received. The WSU pre-special education students will develop activities for the students while the parents meet and talk about upcoming plans for the year.  With dinner included, it will be a fun date night for you and your family.

Friday March 28, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM MDT
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WSU Shepherd Union Building (Rooms 305/313C)
3848 Harrison Blvd.
Ogden, UT 84408

For more information or to register, click on the link below:

Weber-Morgan/WSU Family Education Night.

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