iPads for Angels

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iPads for Angels Application We hope everyone is enjoying their summer vacations!  We are working on preparing for next school year’s iPad for Angels program. We all know that summer vacation always goes by way too fast and we want to encourage our members and teachers to begin submitting their iPad applications. The iPads 4 Angels is a technology grant program for special education classrooms in Utah. The iPads 4 Angels program was created to equip special education classrooms with with valuable technology aides, demonstrate the effectiveness of using iPads in special education, and encourage schools to invest in new technology […]

10th Annual Freedom At The Pool

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10th Annual Freedom at the Pool Party July 7th 10:00-11:30 am It’s time to have fun in the sun, and stay cool in the pool! Our annual pool party is just a few weeks away. Make sure you mark it on your calendar, and join us on Saturday, July 7th to swim the morning away. Make sure to note that we have decided to try something NEW and host this years party at the Provo Rec Center outdoor pool! We have rented out the entire pool just for our members. Swimming is free of charge for all member families. Extended family and […]

Strategies to Access Inclusion

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Strategies to Access Inclusive Education  Presented by Amy Allison Kansas City Guild Monday, April 9, 2018 from 7:00 – 9:00 PM This Seminar will assist you in working with your school to access inclusive education for your child. The presentation will provide a brief overview of IDEA and strategies parents can utilize to become effective partners and advocates in promoting inclusive education opportunities for their child. We will also discuss ways to foster independence in your child which will promote self-regulation and behavior that makes inclusion more feasible. Amy Allison is the Executive Director of the Kansas City Guild with a degree in  B.S. […]

2018 Walk With Angels

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Our annual Walk with Angels is fast-approaching. This event is open to everyone, so invite your family and friends and come enjoy this day with us!   This event provides an opportunity for family, friends, and members of the community to show their support for parents that have children with special needs. We would love for you to join a team and attend this wonderful event. Your support allows us to reach more families and provide them with assistance, resources, and the opportunity to connect with our lovely members. The funds raised will help provide the resources for parent educational […]

Solutions for Success Conference

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The Solutions for Success Conference will be held March 17, 2018. The conference will take place at doTERRA Headquarters (389 S. 1300 W Pleasant Grove, UT) from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM with a  potty training round table discussion at 8:00 AM. United Angels Foundation is excited to announce this year’s presenters and sessions. Stacy Taylor, MA, B.C.B.A., President Advance Behavior  and Advance Learning Academy, Maitland, FL Bio Stacy Taylor received her Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Rollins College and completed her Masters degree in Education at the University of Central Florida.  For over 18 years, she has worked as […]

UAF Christmas Performance

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The Beautifully talented group One​ ​Voice​ ​Children’s​ ​Choir generously gives of their time to perform at our Annual Christmas Celebration for members each and every holiday season. If you haven’t heard of them and want to know more read their amazing journey below!  Thank you for helping our familes feel the joy that this time of year brings ~ United Angels Foundation Biography }  One​ ​Voice​ ​Children’s​ ​Choir​​ ​originated​ ​from​ ​a​ ​group​ ​of​ ​children​ ​who sang​ ​at​ ​the​ ​2002​ ​Winter​ ​Olympics.​ ​​ ​Their​ ​beloved​ ​Director,​ ​Masa​ ​Fukuda, made​ ​such​ ​an​ ​impact​ ​on​ ​them​ ​that​ ​they​ ​asked​ ​to​ ​continue​ ​to​ ​sing​ […]

College Education

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I’m going to college! The United Angels Foundation is at the beginning stages of working with universities through out Utah to have programs that will allow individuals with special needs to gain a college education.  A few programs have already been started: Utah State has their Aggies Elevated program and Utah Valley University has help for individuals with Autism, however UAF has a bigger vision in mind where inclusive higher education options for people with intellectual disabilities is a more readily available option. Currently New York leads the nation in options for post secondary schools with 31 colleges and universities […]

Educational Seminar

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UAF has invited Blake D. Hansen, PhD Brigham Young University and Kaylee Christensen, BS, RBT Brigham Young University to talk about their recent developments in reading abilities for individuals with special needs. Parent Directed Reading Instruction for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities    For many years, the most common way of teaching reading skills to individuals with significant disabilities was to teach memorizing sight words. Recent studies have demonstrated that children with intellectual and developmental disabilities can learn more complex reading skills such as learning to read new words they encounter in unfamiliar text. This presentation will provide an example of some research we have […]

Sub4Santa 2017

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Christmas will be here before we know it! United Angels Foundation would like to support some of our family members in need. Please take a few minutes to nominate a UAF Member Family that you know would benefit from our help this Christmas Season.  All nominations must be received by Monday, October 9th.Please email nominations to sub4santa@unitedangels.org. When nominating please include, family name, how many dependent family members living in the home, current circumstances, financial stability, immediate needs, health care needs, other pertinent information… Eligibility Requirements:  – Must be a United Angels member family – Have not received Sub4Santa through UAF within the last three years. (we can provide you with other […]

#GivingTuesday

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United Angels Foundation has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Our goal is to raise at least $10,000 to put towards our new initiatives. This is United Angels Foundation first year of participating. Our board has a great vision for growth for UAF and in order to make these dreams a reality we need your help. We are looking for corporate  sponsors to help us jump start our campaign as well as be a matching donor. DONATE HERE!  About #GivingTuesday #GivingTuesday […]