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
Free Monthly Workshop Series:
Skills for Effective Advocacy
The Power of a Personal Story
Participants will learn what advocacy means and why it is a necessary tool to ensure quality family-centered care. Participants will also be introduced to the importance of understanding systems and how to advocate for change. This workshop aims to help individuals craft their personal story, specific to a need or issue, that can be used to influence and support system change.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
4619 Emerald St. Ste. E
Boise, ID 83706
Kootenai Health Center
2003 Kootenai Health Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
Inside the cafeteria, classroom 2
A New Hope 300 N. 7th Ave.
Pocatello, ID 83201
Childcare available-advanced notice required
CID is looking for feedback regarding Veyo
The Consortium for Idahoans with Disabilities is collecting information regarding issues that people with disabilities (and/or parents of children with disabilities) may be experiencing with non-emergency medical transportation being provided by the new managed care organization Veyo.
CID is sharing these concerns with the Department of Health and Welfare, legislators, and Veyo in an effort to determine what problems may exist and how to provide immediate solutions.
Understanding Idaho Medicaid Services Webinar
This is an archived copy of the recent webinar in which IPUL discussed Idaho's services for children including information about Medicaid, CHIP, the Children's Special Health Program, SSI, Optum, Children's Mental Health, School Based Medicaid Services, and Developmental Disabilty Services - included is the video of the event, and downloads are available of the powerpoint as well as other documents discussed in the webinar.
Click the poster above or here to register to view the webinar.
Learn More about Idaho’s Talking Book Service
Your child may be eligible to borrow free audio or Braille books and magazines if he or she is unable to read standard print, hold a book, or turn pages due to a temporary or permanent physical limitation. This free service is provided by the Idaho Commission for Libraries and the and the National Library Service. Registered users receive:
- Books, magazines, and playback equipment
- Materials mailed directly to and from the user at no charge
- Toll free number to contact Readers Advisors who can help select titles or answer questions
- Online catalog for direct ordering
- Ability to download digital audio titles on phones or other devices
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!