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    Children's art from an IPUL Arts - Artist in Residency program 
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    Children dancing during an inclusive dance class 
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    A boy with a magnifying glass 
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    Little girl smelling a flower
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    Students participating in a Work of Art in Couer d'Alene, 2018
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    A student and a teacher
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    Two girls in front of an IPUL display at the Spina Bifida event
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    A student watches as another student rolls out a print during Work of Art in CDA 2018
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    A girl shows off her creation
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    Soundsticks created by kids at an IPUL class
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    Kids attending an art class at IPUL
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    Students at the 2018 Discovery Dance Recital on the stage


Now Hiring - Parent Education Coordinator - Boise Office


Idaho Parents Unlimited, Inc., an organization that provides training, resources, support, and one to one assistance for parents of children with disabilities and special health care needs, as well as accessible and inclusive arts programming, is seeking a Parent Education Coordinator in the Boise office.  

Necessary skills: Strong knowledge of and experience with Idaho Special Education and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

- Must be comfortable with making presentations and public speaking.
- Must have strong verbal and written communication skills, and a knowledge of social media. 
- Knowledge of health care/medical/insurance/Medicaid policies for children with special health care needs.
- Must have an understanding of family-centered care, family-engagement, and the importance of parent and professional collaboration.
- Must be highly resourceful.
- Must be professional and have an understanding of privacy laws and ethical guidelines.

Additional helpful skills: Knowledge of community resources.

- Bilingual a plus
- Must be a resident in the State of Idaho

- This position will be working from our Boise office

While the general position hours are set between 9-5 on weekdays, due to training workshops, the position requires flexibility and will include evenings, weekends, and extensive travel - both in-state and out-of-state.

Approximately 30-40 hours per week/$13-14.00 per hour. DOE.

Please email your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Please no phone calls.
Parents of children with disabilities strongly encouraged to apply

Statewide Training for February -

Understanding Idaho Medicaid and Navigating Systems

If you are wandering the often confusing back roads and byways of the Idaho Medicaid system, IPUL is here to help you out. Come join us for Understanding Idaho Medicaid and Navigating Systems - we are here to be your maps app!

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
 10:00 -11:00 a.m.  MST 
And Recorded for Future Viewing



 Broadcast live from the Boise office and interactive via webinar from anywhere with an internet connection
 
 Idaho Parents Unlimited
 4619 Emerald St., Ste. E
 Boise, ID 83706
 
 REGISTER:  https://ipulidaho.org/statewide-rsvp
 Phone: (208) 342-5884
 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


IPUL's Year In Review - 2019

Where was IPUL in 2019?

Bonners Ferry, Sandpoint, Moscow, Lewiston, Weiser, Payette, Fruitland, Salmon, Marsing, Caldwell, Nampa, Kuna, Boise, Wendell, Gooding, Jerome, Kimberly, Twin Falls, Rupert, Burley, Sun Valley, American Falls, Pocatello, St.Anthony, Rexburg, Idaho Falls, Blackfoot, Coeur d'Alene 

IPUL'S YEAR IN REVIEW 2019

7,542 Families and professionals assisted through IPUL via one-to-one assistance through phone, email, or in-person and online trainings, workshops, and presentations.

532 Children and youth who participated in IPUL Arts through programs in schools, community centers, and our Work of Art employment skill building program.

Trending Issues: Special Education Eligibility, Resolving Disputes, Challenging Behaviors, Mental Health Crises in Children, Medicaid Eligibility, Transportation, Transition to Adulthood

93 Trainings, workshops, presentations, and meet and greets IPUL held around the state and virtually through our online monthly opportunities.

144 Meetings with professional partners who help us to assist families in every possible way throughout the entire state.

Contact us: www.ipulidaho.org 208-342-5884 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

8 Total staff members at Idaho Parents Unlimited! We hope to get to know more of you in 2020!

Angela Lindig, Executive Director
Sarah Tueller, Program Coordinator 
Joe Gonzalez, Parent Education Coordinator
Page Sellards, Parent Education Coordinator
Rosario Beagarie, Parent Education & Translation
Heather Kirk-Skinner, Arts Coordinator
Candace Garman, Accounting
Bill Nuttycombe, Information Technology 

IPUL is a statewide nonprofit organization whose programs are primarily funded under grants and contracts as the Parent Training and Information Center, Family to Family Health Information Center, Idaho Family Voices, and IPUL Arts.

Our Superheros!

We owe our sincere gratitude to those who made our work possible this year and into the future. Thank you for investing in Idaho's families who are raising children with disabilities!!

Graham and Ruby DeLaet Foundation 
Capitol Contemporary Gallery & Idaho Artists 
Randy VanDyck & Van Dyck Frame Design 
Rocky Canyon Sail Toads Race to Robie Creek 
Ron and Julie Cendejas 
Becky Baily 
Tom and Shannon Friel 
Stephanie Hoffman 
Lisa Richards Evans 
Heidi Caldwell 
HP 
The Lindig Family
Everyone who joined in our Virtual Snow Day and Idaho Gives!!


A WORK OF ART
Boise - Winter 2020

Pre-employment skills development for students with a disability, ages 15-21.
Made possible by a contract through the Idaho Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.


SESSIONS: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 1, 2020 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 8, 2020 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 15, 2020 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 6:00-8:30 p.m.

LOCATION:
Idaho Parents Unlimited
4619 W Emerald St, Ste. E
Boise, ID 83706

Get paid to work with a professional artist while learning job readiness skills. 
Please plan to attend all sessions.

Register by clicking here


A WORK OF ART
Coeur d'Alene - Winter 2020

Pre-employment skills development for students with a disability, ages 15-21.
Made possible by a contract through the Idaho Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.

SESSIONS: 
Saturday, February 29, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 4, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 
Saturday, March 7, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 11, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 
Saturday, March 14, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
Wednesday, March 18, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 
Saturday, March 21, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

RECEPTION
Friday, April 10, from 6:00-8:00 PM
 
LOCATION:
Human Rights Education Institute 
414 W Fort Grounds dr. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Get paid to work with a professional artist while learning job readiness skills. 
Please plan to attend all sessions.

Register by clicking here


A WORK OF ART
Moscow - Spring 2020

Pre-employment skills development for students with a disability, ages 15-21.
Made possible by a contract through the Idaho Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.

 

SESSIONS: 
Wednesday, February 26, 6:00-8:00 p.m. 
Saturday, February 29 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 
Wednesday, March 4, 6:00-8:00 p.m. 
Saturday, March 7, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 11, 6:00-8:00 p.m. 
Saturday, March 14, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

LOCATION: 
Moscow, ID -

Best Western Plus University Inn 
1516 Pullman Rd, Moscow, ID 83843

 

 

Get paid to work with a professional artist while learning job readiness skills. 
Please plan to attend all sessions.

Register by clicking here


2020 Transition to Adult Services Meetings

Passing this along from our partners in the Children's Developmental Disabilities Program: 

There will be six meetings (one every two months) focusing on transitioning a child to adult Developmental Disablilites services. 

Where: 
Boise Health and Welfare 
1720 Westgate Dr. 
Suite D
Boise, ID 83704

Nampa Health and Welfare
823 Park Centre Way
Nampa, ID 83651
July 29th Only

When: 
January 29, 2020 
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Boise
 
March 25, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Boise

May 27, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Boise

July 29, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Nampa

September 30, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Boise

November 18, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Boise

RSVP 
Laura Banks - 208-475-5094 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. -OR- Hadley Goff  208-334-0920 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
 


 


9th Annual Family Caregiver Conference

  

The 9th annual Family Cargiver Conference is Coming February 15, 2020 at the Boise State University Student Union Building.  

You can register to attend, sponsor, or have a booth at this link. 

Click here to see the proposed agenda for the conference.  
IPUL will be able to provide scholarships if you wish to attend the conference.  Click here and fill out the parent scholarship form on the right. 
 


Apply to be a Parent Leader
 

 

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Idaho Parents Unlimited are happy to announce that we are opening applications for our Parent Leadership Development for 2020.  

This is an intensive five-day training for Idaho parents of children with disabilities in which parents and IPUL staff stay together in a retreat-type setting, taking place April 20-24, 2020.

This training takes place in a different region of the state each year to develop strong community leaders.  This year we are holding it in Bear Lake. 

It is important to note that this is an application not a registration, and Parent Leadership Development is for a maximum of 12 parents. 

If you are interested in applying please complete the form linked below and Idaho Parents Unlimited will contact you for an interview. 

Read More HERE

Apply HERE