Life Without Limits Gala: through the eyes of a child

Our Life Without Limits Gala is next week! http://www.ucp-oc.org/gala When: Saturday, April 28th 2012 Where: Balboa Bay Club and Resort, Newport Beach Why: This is our key fundraising event of the year! Come and support our organization and children with disabilities.   Our Annual Gala will be held next Saturday, April 28th at the Balboa Bay …

Kodak Moment!

For the month of April, we are having a very special Facebook Photo Contest! During April, Autism Awareness Month, UCP-OC is partnering with Grandma Lucy’s premier pet food and will be raffling off a basket filled with Grandma Lucy’s all organic pet food and treats. Here’s how you can enter: 1.      Post a …

Hot Off the Press!

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 …

The Card Shark

One of the many services we provide at UCP-OC is Inclusive Childcare at various day cares, preschools and after-school programs throughout Orange County. This service allows children with disabilities to participate in typical programs with an Inclusion Facilitator to foster an attitude of acceptance. Kimberly is a 9 year-old beauty with Down’s Syndrome and a hearing impairment. Before Christmas Kimberly challenged her …

Mission Possible : Bike Camp 2011

  “I want to ride my bicycle I want to ride my bike I want to ride my bicycle I want to ride it where I like”  -Queen Take a moment and imagine; an open bike path along the beach, wind in your hair, the sound of the waves breaking next to you and your …

Child of the Month

Here at UCP-OC we treat some incredible children with disabilities ranging from mild to severe. I hear stories all the time about the treatments that children are getting and milestones that are being reached because of UCP-OC. With all of these stories I thought we should have a place to showcase these children and their incredible feats. …

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 …