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

MONTHLY WORKSHOP SERIES

Strength-Based Student-Led IEP
Wednesday. September 12, 2018
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
 
September 2018 workshop flyer
 
Learn how to work with your child's  team to develop an IEP that focuses on their strengths, interests and preferences instead of deficits.  Positive educational experiences lead to better transitions into adulthood.

This event will take place from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at our regional locations.  
 
We offer the same training on the last Tuesday of the month as a webinar, at 11:00 a.m. MST.
 
You will always be able to RSVP at our website:
 
 
You can also call us at 208-342-5884, or email to attend at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Boise
Idaho Parents Unlimited
4619 Emerald St.
Suite E
Boise, Idaho
83706

 
Coeur d'Alene
Kootenai Health Center
2003 Kootenai Health Center Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID 85814
Inquire at the front desk for room location
Pocatello
A New Hope
300 N. 7th Ave. 
Pocatelllo, ID 83201



 

 

Success With The IEP in Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls Success with the IEP poster
Thursday
September 6, 2018
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

 
Thunder Ridge High School
4928 E 1st St
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
 
Please join our Parent Education Coordinators for an exclusive workshop just in time for the new school year. This training, Success with the IEP, will provide basic information about IDEA, special education, and the eligibility process. It will be co-presented with Julian Duffy, Special Education Director - Bonneville District 93.  We
will also have time for questions and answers.  
 

Idaho CEC Annual Conference 2018

 
CEC Conference logo
 
The 2018 Conference will take place October 2nd through the 6th in Nampa, Idaho at the Nampa Civic Center. 
 
Lodging is available at the Best Western Plus Peppertree Nampa Civic Center Inn.
Conference Rates, hotel information, and links to the reservation site can be found at http://www.idahocec.org/annual-conference/lodging/
 

Idaho Parents Unlimited Will Sponsor First 25 CEC Conference Parent Registrations

Idaho Parents Unlimited (IPUL) supports individuals with disabilities and their families in Idaho.  IPUL will hold two session strands at the Idaho CEC Conference in October about Medicaid information and parent/professional collaboration. IPUL will provide free registration for the first 25 parents who sign up for the CEC conference! 

Idaho Parents Unlimited's New Social Media Policy

Hello friends,
 
IPUL is in the process of updating our social media policies as more and more messages are coming to our organization via digital means. Unfortunately, we find the Facebook inbox and notifications to be somewhat unreliable. This is especially true when there is more than one person serving as a page administrator. Therefore, if you send a message to our FB inbox, you will receive an automatic reply directing you to our website intake form or phone number. We'll do our best to check for messages each day, but we much prefer to use our systems that are currently in place to provide appropriate assistance. 
 
That said, we have also developed new policies regarding staff and their personal FB pages as well as other social media sites - including personal cell phones (text messaging). Frequently, our staff are tagged in posts on groups and expected to respond (or they feel obligated) after regular business hours. They also receive private instant messages via this technology as well.
 
All staff have been instructed to respond to work-related messages only during our regular business hours (Monday-Friday; 9:00-5:00) or during their individually scheduled hours when they are each working using company equipment and resources only. We hope this will help us to be consistent in providing assistance as well as ensuring messages don't fall through the cracks. Thanks for understanding!
 
~Angela Lindig, Executive Director

Save the Date

 
Save the date flyer
August 2018:
September 2018:
October 2018:
November 2018:
December 2018:
January 2019:
February 2019:
March 2019:
April 2019:
May 2019:
June 2019:
July 2019:
Success With the IEP
Strength-Based Student-Led IEP
Bullying Prevention
Parent and Professional Collaboration
Understanding Idaho Medicaid
Power of a Personal Story
Planning a Healthy Transition to Adulthood
Getting and Keeping the First Job
Success With the IEP
Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
Tools for Your Toolbox
Support and Resources / Parent Meet Up
As always these events take place on the second Wednesday of every month, from 6:00-9:00 p.m.
We offer the same trainings later in the month as a webinar, at 11:00 a.m. MST.
You will always be able to RSVP at our website: ipulidaho.org You can also call us at 208-342-5884, or email to attend at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
BOISE
Idaho Parents Unlimited 
4619 Emerald St., Ste. E
Boise, ID 83706
COEUR D'ALENE
Kootenai Health Center 
2003 Kootenai Health Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
(Check with the front desk for the room location)
POCATELLO
A New Hope 
300 N 7th Ave.
Pocatello, ID 83201