IPUL's E-News for July 23, 2021
Here are the highlights of our recent activity online. Not everything is included due to timeliness. If an advertised event already took place, we've left it off.
Vocational Rehabilitation Annual Report
Idaho Parents Unlimited is a member of the Idaho State Rehabilitation Council.
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Check out the newest edition of the Vocational Rehabilitation Services Combined Annual Report and see how Idaho is doing at serving individuals with disabilities to access employment opportunities:

Courageous Kids Climbing
Events coming in September in Idaho
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Last time we shared the full schedule from our friends at Courageous Kids Climbing, this week we are highlighting 2 specific events coming up in September in Idaho:
Courageous Kids Climbing - Boise
Taking place at the Boise YMCA downtown

Saturday, September 11, 2021 @ 10:00 AM MDT

Courageous Kids Climbing - Twin Falls
Taking Place at Gemstone Climbing

Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 1:00 PM MDT

Children's Therapy Place
To celebrate being a part of the Treasure Valley for 20 years, Children's Therapy Place invites you to our FREE family-friendly block party event on July 31, 2021 from 12:00-4:00pm at their Boise location - 101 S. Allumbaugh Way, Boise, ID 83709.

At this event there will be activities for the whole family, bounce houses, water activities, food trucks (Machu Picchu Food Truck & Tiki's Shave Ice), free pediatric therapy screenings, and opportunities to win amazing raffle prizes!

Raffle prizes include: Four (4) dinner certificates to Tucanos, two (2) Winter Alpine Ski Lift Passes for Bogus Basin, two (2) admission tickets for Roaring Springs, four (4) tickets to the Children's Museum of Idaho, a family day-pass to the Discovery Center, gift baskets from Natural Grocers Boise, and more!

For 20 years Children's Therapy Place (CTP) has been serving Idaho children and families providing Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech-Language Therapy, Mental Health Counseling, and Developmental Disability Agency services for children ages 0 to 21. Over the years, CTP has grown from one office in the Treasure Valley to now having offices in Boise, Meridian, Nampa, Twin Falls, and services in McCall!

For more information about Children's Therapy Place and its pediatric services, visit www.childrenstherapyplace.com or call (208) 323-8888.
2021 Idaho Independent Living Conference
Attend the FREE 2021 Independent Living Conference with free COVID vaccine on-site. Learn about advocacy, services available, connect with peers.
General Admission is free.

September 17 and 18 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Holiday Inn & Suites, Idaho Falls, Idaho

Admission plus meals is $5 or FREE with vaccination or proof of vaccination.
Vaccine clinic to be held on-site. Pre-registration is highly advised, as space is limited.

This conference is for: 

  • Anyone with a significant disability. Anyone who knows someone with a significant disability. 
  • Anyone who supports someone with a significant disability. 
  • Anyone who cares about someone with a significant disability. 
  • Anyone who wants to promote the independence of someone with a significant disability.

This event is supported by the Administration for Community Living (ACL), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $17,921 with funding by ACL/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by ACL/HHS, or the U.S. Government.

What Families Need to Know
IPUL's August 2021 Statewide Training
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Join Idaho Parents Unlimited for helpful tips for a safe, organized, informed and stress-free start to the 2021-2022 school year.

We will be continuing our new format this month with two parts.

Part one will be our regular webinar format, (Recorded but only the presenters are sharing their cameras.)

Part two will be an Open Forum Question and Answer session where all participants can share their cameras if they choose. Part two will not be recorded!

Join us!

Taking place
Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Live Broadcast from 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Q & A from 7:00-7:30 PM (or longer)

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Contact Idaho Parents Unlimited!

The best method to reach us for assistance is through our website:  
https://ipulidaho.org/connect-with-us#contact-us-here . You can also shoot us a question using the abbreviated version of that form at the bottom of every page on our website, although we may need to get more information from you.

We monitor our intake phone line (208-342-5884) several times a day, and will try to respond to any request there within 24 hours. We use an automated intake phone system, so you will be leaving a message.

For questions that are not about something in our scope of work, you can still leave a phone message as above, send the question to the form on our website, or shoot us an email at parents@ipulidaho.org.

We keep our website updated with new news and events, and maintain a presence on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
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