Watch for bulls about town

Shane paints the bull
CPD Associate Development Director Shane Johnson applies Lil Marv's first coat.

This month, ten bull sculptures arrived at Utah State University as part of the Aggie Stampede. This project brings Utah State University, the city of Logan, downtown businesses and local artists together to help celebrate our 40th anniversary. 

Since their arrival the bulls have made their way to sponsoring businesses around town. For a list of sponsors, visit our Aggie Stampede page.

The CPD's own sculpture, Lil Marv, has migrated around the CPD and undergone preparations for his first appearance--documented on our Facebook page. Lil Marv is now coated in Aggie Blue chalkboard paint so that you can decorate him as he travels with us.

He and his bovine friends will make their first appearance next month at the Cache County Fair. Watch for them--and for the friendly people at booths for the National Children's Study-Utah, the Up to 3 program, the Utah Traumatic Brain Injury project and the Center for Persons with Disabilities. It's our chance to meet the people of Cache County and help them get to know us. 

CPD by the numbers

In the 2011- 2012 fiscal year, CPD staff provided technical assistance to agencies dealing with disability in 27 states and 6 countries.

July at the CPD

Dr. Marvin Fifield kneels by a boy in a wheelchair
Dr. Marvin Fifield with a young patron, back when the Center for Persons with Disabilities was the Exceptional Child Center

Happy 80th Birthday, Dr. Fifield!

It is fitting that during the CPD’s 40th Anniversary year, one of its pillars is celebrating a milestone of his own. We’ve done a separate post on the CPD History Channel blog about Dr. Marvin Fifield’s contributions to the disability community. Here, voices from around the CPD remember his contributions to us.

Read more from the CPD blog.

Ms. Wheelchair America

The CPD was involved in an effort to support Brittany Cox, the reigning Ms. Wheelchair Utah, in her bid for the national title. It's not too late to show your support. Find out how by visiting the Brittany for Ms. Wheelchair America! Facebook Group. For more information about Brittany, visit the CPD blog.

Utah's Act Early Ambassador takes on some tough questions about early intervention

Dr. Tracy Golden, a staff member at the CPD, also serves as Utah's Act Early Ambassador. She has authored a series of blogs responding to some common concerns about early intervention.

Learning to recognize the need addresses how to determine whether a child should be screened for developmental disabilities.

When you disagree with your pediatrician explains how to move forward, even if the pediatrician does not share a parent's concerns.

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Aggie Stampede Page

The CPD's foray into art, history and livestock begins next month at the Cache County Fair. Click the link to find out more. Also see the story to the left.

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