UCP-OC 2014 Life Without Limits Gala Video

Recent studies show a staggering statistic that 1 in 6 children in the U.S. will be diagnosed with a developmental disability. UCP-OC proudly serves the 1 in 6 children in our community that make up this statistic.   Learn more about the services UCP-OC provides:

Child of the Month: April 2014

Granden: Impact Update! For nearly 5 years, Geri Kate and Frank’s life has been a race to provide their son Granden with the services and therapies he needs to not only survive but thrive. Granden’s diagnosis of Jeune syndrome, a rare genetic disorder where nearly 60% of children do not reach the age of two, […]

Child of the Month: February 2014

Lance: February 2014 Lance is almost 3 years-old, and his bubbling personality and joyous spirit will capture your heart immediately. Lance loves trains, and his favorite food is pizza—with heartfelt thanks to his occupational therapist, Ria, who has introduced him successfully to a variety of foods. At therapy, Lance loves to finger paint and do […]

Debunking Respite Care Myths – A look into UCP-OC’s Respite Care Program

Did you know that UCP-OC can be your respite care provider? As a RCOC recognized professional respite agency, UCP-OC currently provides respite care for 330 throughout Orange County. Our 107 respite caregivers have an annual accumulation of 46,273 hours! What is Respite? According to the Regional Center OC, the state of California will provide respite […]

Will you be our Valentine?

Your love lasts longer than roses, and is sweeter than candy. This Valentine’s Day give the gift of a Life Without Limits! Together we can create a Life Without Limits & provide children with disabilities the critical services they require.  Children are the heart of our organization. Will you share your heart with them? Thank […]

Child of the Month: January 2014

January 2014: Kolby “Gotta say hello to the ladies!” Kolby is a 6 year-old charmer who already knows the value of making the rounds to say hello to the ladies.  If his charisma and drawing personality doesn’t get you, his smile will. Kolby’s infectious grin will turn any day around! Three years ago Kolby entered […]

The Holidays with a Special Needs Child (part 2)

We posted this on our Facebook page around Thanksgiving, but we think it is worth repeating. Article from About.com Holidays have always been times that families join together to share in traditions. Family traditions promote positive emotional development in children. They help children feel connectedness to others and develop a family’s sense of identity. Whether […]

Child of the Month….and Volunteer of the Month

November 2013: Andrew & Natalie Cernius With Thanksgiving coming up, we have much to be thankful for this month of November. We would like to kick off our month of thankfulness by featuring Andrew Cernius as our Child of the Month and Natalie Cernius as our first Volunteer of the Month! We could not be more […]

Physical Therapy Month

In honor of National Physical Therapy Month (yay October!), we want to do a fun/informative post. 10 signs that you’re a Pediatric Physical Therapist 10- You are used to answering the question, “What?? Why do kids need physical therapy?” after someone asks what you do. 9- You get excited to wear fun socks to work […]

UCP News Brief

Disability Update Children with genetic disorder may be misdiagnosed with autism As many as 50% of children with a genetic disorder called 22q11.2 deletion syndrome were diagnosed with autism, but U.S. researchers found that none of the 29 children with the deletion disorder met the diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorder. The findings, published in […]