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Eli Masco

“I have a child with special needs who cannot hold himself upright while sitting in a shopping cart,” the letter begins. It explains how difficult it is to shop for groceries while simultaneously pushing the wheelcha[...]]]> <![CDATA[Caroline's Cart appears in Lee's Marketplace - (Newsletter)]]> http://www.cpdusu.org/newsflash/April2015/#story2 image of eli masco

Eli Masco

“I have a child with special needs who cannot hold himself upright while sitting in a shopping cart,” the letter begins. It explains how difficult it is to shop for groceries while simultaneously pushing the wheelcha[...]]]> <![CDATA[Summer program a hit at DSL - (Project Features)]]> http://www.cpdusu.org/projectfeatures/dslsummer/ The Developmental Skills Laboratory just completed their Summer Program for school age children and youth with disabilities.

The ten participants had a busy time this summer, taking advantage of all of the great community activities going on.  Some of those included going to the Summer Fest event in downtown Logan, swimming at the Logan Aquatic Center, participating in a horse therapy activity, and attending the Cache County Fair [...]]]> <![CDATA[ASSERT preschool is a model for others - (Project Features)]]> http://www.cpdusu.org/projectfeatures/assert2011/ The ASSERT preschool for children with autism has become a model program for other preschools in Utah. 

They have established a partnership with the Granite School District in Salt Lake City and will be working with them over the next few years to build an ASSERT model training classroom in their district. 

With the rate of autism on the rise in Utah as well as across the United States, more classrooms focusing on the[...]]]> <![CDATA[WAVE: Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool - (Project Features)]]> http://www.cpdusu.org/projectfeatures/wavetool/ WAVE is a free web accessibility evaluation tool developed and provided at no cost by WebAIM to aid in the web accessibility evaluation process. The WAVE tool is available in both English and Spanish.

A WAVE evaluation can be done instantly online, with the report showing the original web page with embedded icons and indicators that reveal the accessibility[...]]]> <![CDATA[CPD hosts Russian Visitors - (Blogs)]]> http://www.cpdusu.org/blog/?p=10495/ russia2 A delegation of Russian professional educators and specialists visited the CPD May 11 as part of the Open World Program, hosted by Firefly. Firely is a charitable NGO with a vision[...]]]> <![CDATA[IOTI grant to fund suicide prevention efforts - (Blogs)]]> http://www.cpdusu.org/blog/?p=10491/ An Interagency Outreach Training Initiative (IOTI) grant has been awarded to the Center for Persons with Disabilities at Utah State University to fund suicide prevention efforts.

According to Jeanie Peck, licensed clinical social worker and the project coordinator for the IOTI Suicide Prevention grant, the goal of the project is to do training and instruction in suicide prevention to the communities in Utah served by the Independent Livi[...]]]>