What is the UPBC?

The purpose of the organization is to create a climate of opportunity for blind children in home, school and society; to provide information and support to parents of blind children; to facilitate the sharing of experiences and concerns among parents of blind children; to develop and expand resources available to parents and their blind children; to help parents of blind children gain understanding and perspective through partnership and contact with blind adults; and to function as an integral part of the National Federation of the Blind and the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children in their ongoing efforts to eliminate discrimination and prejudice against the blind and to achieve for the blind security, equality and opportunity.

The membership is open to parents of blind children, educators of blind children and others interested in promoting the purposes of this organization.

We are a division of the National Federation of the Blind which is the largest organization of the blind in the country. Refer to: http://www.nfb.org/

Utah Parents of Blind Children is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization

Monday, August 31, 2009

Public Service Announcement- Kris Cox

The Executive Director for the Utah Department of Workforce Services says her blindness is one characteristic among many. This public service announcement was created with the help of the Center for Persons with Disabilities at Utah State University. For more information contact JoLynne Lyon at 435-797-1977or Sachin Pavithran at 435-797-6572.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZS33i1xQCk

1 comment:

Becky said...

SO TRUE and such an important message to get out there! Thanks for sharing!