Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to all our UCP-OC Mothers and Grandmothers out there!

This past week we sent out our spring letter that celebrates the AMAZING, INCREDIBLE,  REMARKABLE mothers and fathers that come to UCP-OC. Our letters tell the story of 3 families that utilize various programs and services. Every day we are in awe of our dedicated moms and dads, and we are daily inspired by their stories. THANK YOU for all that you do.  

Each story can be found at www.ucp-oc.org/empower, but here is a sneak peek of Brooklynne, a 2-year-old who comes to Therapy at UCP-OC:

“Every time I leave, I have more encouragement and hope in Brooklynne’s progress. UCP-OC has empowered me as a mom, I leave here with joy to see what more Brooklynne is capable of.”-Lynne

Brooklynne was born May of 2010, and a mere 3 months later in August she started having seizures. After numerous trips to the hospital and visits with specialists Brooklynne was diagnosed with Lissencephaly, a rare brain disorder in which the grooves on the brain do not form in the womb. Lissencephaly, also known as smooth brain, causes mental and developmental delays depending on the severity. Brooklynne’s parents, Gabe and Lynne, were told to get her in therapy immediately…”

To read more please click here.

Help us in celebrating our Mom’s this weekend by making a gift online at www.ucp-oc.org/empower

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