Daily Living Skills

What Are Daily Living Skills? Daily Living Skills Are:       A wide range of personal and self-care activities we use at home, in the community, school, and work       We must use these skills regularly to maintain our well-being       These skills can lead to more inclusion and integration…

Holiday Self-Care

Holiday Self-Care With the busy holiday season, parents often forget to take care of themselves. Self-care is important to keep you healthy, so you can continue to care for others. Here are some  ways to care for yourself: This downloadable PDF activity sheet can help you prepare self-care ideas to fit your needs and lifestyle…

Divorce and Special Education

Divorce and Special Education Co-parenting responsibilities apply to all types of parents, married or not, and not all parents share the same ideas about what is best for their child. Parental participation is at the heart of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and when a student has divorced parents, it is not often…

Role of a Para-Educator

Aids & Classroom Support Paraeducators have become more prominent in the educational system and are often working directly with our students in special education.  It is important to define what a paraeducator is and does. A paraeducator is an individual employed by a school district or charter to give instructional support to students at a…

Preventing Holiday Stress

Preventing Holiday Stress Are you, or a member of your family, highly susceptible to stress and feeling overwhelmed during the holiday season? As parents of children with disabilities, we are aware of the many challenges we may encounter during this time of the year. Are you or a loved one triggered by sensory stimulation, changes…

Holiday Planning Guide

Holiday Planning Guide Keep these links close by as you plan your holiday season activities around the state with friends and family. They have covered it all from tree farms, winter hay rides, Santa sightings, and much, much more! https://saltlakecity.kidsoutandabout.com/content/101-ideas-holiday-family-fun-salt-lake-city-area https://www.utahsadventurefamily.com/christmas-activities-utah-2021/ https://www.utahvalley.com/events/ https://visitcedarcity.com/events/