We have a great workshop coming up at the end of the month! Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 25th! We have Glenn Dyke M.Ed., BCBA coming down from up north to share some valuable strategies on Behavior Management. Because this workshop is paid for by the Autism License Plate monies through the Utah State Board of Education, we have emphasized Autism in the title, but the techniques taught will benefit many other children with disabilities. Come for education and…Find out more »
Free Event ~ Supports for Adult Success: What Parents Can Do Now. This is for parents and family members of youth and young adults with disabilities being held in Salt Lake, Utah on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 8:50 AM - 2:30 PM. During this event the following classes will be presented: Person-Centered Planning is a team approach that helps youth put together an action plan and allows for support system to be put into place. Families Helping Youth Develop Soft…Find out more »
Free Behavior Workshop ~ Stop the Argument Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at the Canyons Administration Building. This behavior management workshop, presented by Marian Hunt, M.Ed. and Rian Jensen, LCSW, is for the parent that deals with children who want to engage the parent in arguments. Interventions for this behavior will be discussed to redirect this destructive cycle. This workshop is open to all parents who would like to attend. If you have questions or would like to register for this…Find out more »
As families of children and young adults with disabilities, we have learned many things - but most of us admit that we have much more to learn. The transition to adult life can leave you feeling you are "NO Where" - totally lost! Get to "KNOW Where" by learning about planning for transition to adulthood. We will discuss the process the IEP team follows to help students have a successful transition. Thursday, March 9, 2017 6:30-8:30 PM Utah Parent Center,…Find out more »
Free workshop for parents of children and youth with disabilities and special needs. Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 6:30 PM at the Utah Parent Center ~ 230 West 200 South, Suite 1101 Salt Lake City, UT 84101. This workshop will be presented by Tina Persels from Utah Family Voices. This will be an interactive session on health care and community supports for children and youth. The overall goal of this session is to help parents identify services that will benefit their…Find out more »
The Autism Council of Utah is an independent council working to foster collaboration, communication, and learning among families and agencies. Our aim is to enable each person of any age who has autism or a related disorder, and their families, to have access to resources and responsible information. The Council will accomplish this by promoting statewide partnerships to collaborate on special projects, research and training.