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Mission:
Idaho Parents Unlimited supports, empowers, educates and advocates to enhance the quality of life for Idahoans with disabilities and their families

Idaho Parents Unlimited trains families on a number of topics important to families who have wee ones to grown ones and everywhere in between. Take a look at the following list of workshops we have to offer. Check our calendar to see if we have what you're looking for either at an upcoming face to face training or through an online webinar. If you don't see what you're looking for, let us know. We can offer trainings upon request at any time! 


 

Family Voices Immigration Toolkit

The Family Voices Immigration Toolkit* is a collection of documents designed to inform, empower, and assist families of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and the professionals who support them to prepare for the possibility of an emergent immigration situation and/or to collect supporting documentation that accurately reflects the extent of hardship on the health and well-being of a child with SHCN if s/he or the caregiver is detained or removed. (*This toolkit is not intended to be legal advice)

Click here for the toolkit


RTI Memo

From: The Office of Special Education Programs
To: The State Directors of Special Education
Subject: A Response to Intervention (RTI) Process Cannot Be Used to Delay-Deny an Evaluation for Eligibility under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Click here to download

IPUL Publications


National Websites

National Council on Disability
Western Regional Resource Center
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
PACER Center
Follow this link to to register to receive personalized information from the U.S. Department of Education.

http://www.ssdrc.com/ - The Social Security and Disability Resource Center website (www.ssdrc.com) provides answers to questions concerning how to apply for disability, how to appeal a claim in the event of a denial, how to navigate the federal system, and how to avoid certain mistakes that are commonly made by applicants filing for either SSD (social security disability) or SSI (supplemental security income) benefits.


State Websites

Idaho Families of Adults with Disabilities
Idaho Legal Aid
Idaho State Library
Disability Rights Idaho
Idaho Assistive Technology Project
The Idaho Council on Developmental Disabilities
Idaho Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Wrights Law Yellow Pages for Idaho
Idaho Training Clearing House
Idaho Division of Special Education
Idaho National Guard Family Programs
Idaho Infant Toddler Program
Idaho Sound Beginnings, the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program
Self Rescue Manual - Ada County Specific Resources

Assistive technology assistance is available for help creating an Individual Education Plan (IEP) covering the needs of students with disabilities. You'll need to submit an application to receive assistance during the evaluation, assessment and initial follow-up of a student being considered for a device or service. Contact Michelle Doty at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.