UCP News Brief

This week many of interesting articles have caught my eye, and although I posted a couple of them on our Facebook page I thought I would share them with you all in one place.  A few of these came from the UCP SmartBrief, so as I receive the SmartBrief monthly I will make sure to share it with you …

Brave Kids–August Newsletter

Does Having a Pet Change Your Child’s Behavior? Think twice before telling your child “no” the next time he or she begs you for a furry friend. A new study evaluated the association between the presence or arrival of pets in families with an individual with autism and the changes in his or her social …

My Child Without Limits: June Newsletter

Fathers: A Subject Area Often Overlooked  In honor of Father’s Day, My Child Without Limits would like to call attention to an often overlooked subject- the needs and feelings of fathers of children with disabilities. The way in which fathers deal with a disability diagnosis is typically quite different than the way a mother copes.  A father’s approach tends …

Better Speech and Hearing Month!

Better Hearing and Speech month is here! For those of you that did not know, May is Better Hearing and Speech Month! UCP-OC will be celebrating by highlighting our special needs programs that tailor to kids with speech-language disabilities. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association has been celebrating Better Hearing and Speech Month every May since 1927; …

New in Assistive Technology

The Apple iPad…it’s as though the word is just lingering in the air today. Why is that you ask? The new iPad 2 comes out today! This means that there is a new iPad available, but you can also find the first iPad at a much more affordable price! The new iPad promotional video even …