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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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    Kids attending an art class at IPUL
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    A student and a teacher
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    A girl shows off her creation
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    Soundsticks created by kids at an IPUL class
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    Little girl smelling a flower
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    A boy with a magnifying glass 
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    Two girls in front of an IPUL display at the Spina Bifida event
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
 

Idaho Parents Unlimited is hiring!

IPUL is now hiring for 2 positions:
Parent Education Coordinator, Boise Office
and
Parent Education Coordinator, Region 5 (Twin Falls area)

You can click on either link above to be taken to the job description, with a link to submit your resume. 
Are you interested in... 

THE BASICS OF DIGITAL DESIGN EDITING? 

Digital Design and Editing interest flyer

IPUL is partnering with HP volunteers to provide a free hands-on learning opportunity for students with disabilities (ages 16-21) during the month of May (most likely the first two weeks, but there may be flexibility depending on interest.)
 
If your student is interested, please contact our office ASAP at:
 
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 208-342-5884 x107
(Maximum 10 Students)

 

Screenagers Screenings: Idaho Falls - May 4, Mountain Home - May 7, and Boise - May 9.

SCREENAGERS is a film  that reveals how tech time impacts kids’ development and offers solutions on how adults can empower kids to best navigate the digital world and find balance.
 
Click here to see the SCREENAGERS website.
 
The Idaho Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health, IPUL, Optum, Idaho, The Speedy Foundation, The Idaho Anti-Trafficking Coalition, the Idaho Children's Trust Fund, Regional Behavioral Health Boards, and school districts have teamed up to ensure these can be shown for free in communities throughout the state.
 
Screenagers Mountain Home Poster
IDAHO FALLS SCREENING
WHEN: Friday, May 4, 2018 @ 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Compass Academy - 955 Garfield St. Idaho falls
 
Click here to get free tickets: 
 
MOUNTAIN HOME SCREENING
WHEN: Monday, May 7, 2018 @ 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Mountain Home Junior High School Commons
Click here to get free tickets:
BOISE SCREENING
WHEN: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 @ 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Boise Public Library Main Branch
Click here to get free tickets:
 

 
MONTHLY WORKSHOP SERIES
 

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports

May Monthly Training flyer
 
Wednesday. May 9, 2018
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
 
Behavior is a form of communication.
Participants will gain the knowledge and skills about positive
supports in the home, community, and schools.
Boise
Idaho Parents Unlimited
4619 Emerad St. Ste. E
Boise, Idaho
83706
Coeur d'Alene
Koootenai Health Center
Coeur d'Alene, ID 85814
Inside Cafeteria, Classroom 2
Pocatello
A New Hope
 

THANK YOU!

Virtual Snow Day 2018  
We have a winner! Currently we are waiting for confirmation to release more information, but we can let you know that the winner accepted the $500 Amazon gift card.
We know that you don't donate to us to win a prize, and want everyone to know how truly appreciative we are that you have helped us out this year.
 
Just because Snow Day 2018 is over, don't think that your chance to help is gone until next year! You can always donate to IPUL and help us to help others. Just click the blue "Donate Here" button on the left hand side of our homepage or right here.
A woman pulls a sled in front of the IPUL logo

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

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/