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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
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    A girl shows off her creation
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    Kids attending an art class at IPUL
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    Little girl smelling a flower
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    Two girls in front of an IPUL display at the Spina Bifida event
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    A student and a teacher
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    Soundsticks created by kids at an IPUL class
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    A boy with a magnifying glass 
What is Idaho Parents Unlimited?
Founded in 1985, Idaho Parents Unlimited, Inc. (IPUL) is a statewide organization which houses the Idaho Parent Training and Information Center, the Family to Family Health Information Center, Idaho Family Voices, and VSA Idaho, the State Organization on Arts and Disability.   For more information Click here
 

March Workshop Canceled

announcment that our march workshop is cancelled Due to IPUL's Annual Parent Leadership Development, our March workshop is canceled.  We will still be holding our training "Success with the IEP" next month on April 11, 2018. 
 

Youth Empowerment Services (YES)

Introducing access to a new system of care for Idaho Children with SED
 
Starting in 2018, Idaho children with serious emotional disturbance (SED) can take a new path to Medicaid, thanks to the launch of the Youth Empowerment Services program, or YES.
Spearheaded by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW), YES introduces a family-centered, strengths-based system of care focused on improving outcomes for children and youth with SED.

Click here to see the PDF showing how to get access. 

 
 

MTM Non-Emergency Medical Transport FAQ's

On March 6th, Medical Transportation Management (MTM) will take over Non-Emergency Medical Transport in the State of Idaho, replacing Veyo in that capacity.  Do you have questions about this?  Here's MTM's Frequently Asked Questions for your information.
 


Idaho Speakeasy interview with IPUL Executive Director, Angela Lindig.

This is an interview Angela had with Mike Turner, host of the Idaho Speakeasy program on Radio Boise on November 30 2017. 

Click here to listen

Planning for a Healthy Transition to Adulthood

Parents and youth will participate in a discussion about the importance of having good self-advocacy skills, strategies for healthy living and self-care, and how to find and access adult services and health care.  
 

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Statewide Locations:

Boise           
4619 Emerald St. Ste. E
Boise, ID 83706
 
Coeur d'Alene
Kootenai Health Center
2003 Kootenai Health Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
Heart Center Classroom- Enter through the ER, take the elevator to the 2nd floor, the room is on the left.

Pocatello
A New Hope
300 N. 7th Ave.
Pocatello, ID 83201
Childcare available-advanced notice required


Register: Click here to register.
call 208-342-5884 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 
Currently we are full, but still accepting applicants for the wait list:

A WORK OF ART

North Idaho Winter 2018 session
Work of Art North Idaho Poster
  • Pre-employment skills development for students with a disability, ages 16-21.
  • Made possible by a contract through the Idaho Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.
Sessions are Wednesday and Saturday,  February 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, and 24, 2018.
Wednesday sessions from 6-8 p.m.  Saturday sessions from 9 a.m. to Noon

At the Emerge Gallery
208 N. Fourth St. 
Couer d'Alene, Idaho 83814

Get paid to work with a professional artist while learning job readiness skills.  Plan to attend all sessions. 
The class is currently full, but we are still accepting applicants to our wait list. 
Register now for the wait list by clicking the poster above or the link to the upper left.
7th Annual Family Caregiver Conference Presents

A day just for you... the caregiver

A day just for you... the caregiver flyer
February 17, 2018
8AM to 2PM
Boise State University
 
Special Keynote Speaker
Anne Tumlinson
Author and CEO of Anne Tumlinson
Innovations, LLC
 
$20 per Person includes the Resource Expo, Lunch, and Parking
 
To register visit:
https://hs.boisestate.edu/csa/
Or call:
208-426-5899
 
This event is hosted by the Idaho Caregiver Alliance in partnership with Idaho Parents Unlimited (IPUL), Legacy Corps by Jannus, St Alphonsus and St. Luke's Health Systems, Idaho Estate Planning, and Boise State University's Center for the Study of Aging.
 
 
 

Can you help with a survey? 

 
The Parent Network is excited to help Idaho parents navigate the new services and supports for children with Serious Emotional Disturbances (SED) that are coming to the State of Idaho.
As part of our efforts to help the State understand current conditions and the needs of our families, we have put together a survey.
If your child has a mental illness, please take a moment to click on this link and take the survey and then share with your friends. Together our voices are strong! 

http://idahoya.org/parent-voice/