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

Sunday, February 23, 2014

The Utah Parents of Blind Children will be holding their annual meeting at The National Federation of the Blind of Utah State Convention May 8-10, 2014.

The NFB of Utah Board of Directors has decided to offer a special rate for everyone that makes his or her hotel reservations by April 17, 2014. If you reserve your room by this date, the room rate will be only $69 per night. After April 17th, Marriott will release our block of rooms and reservations made after this date increase to $89 per night. 
There is no cost to make a reservation so please do so as soon as possible to get this wonderful room rate of only $69 per night!

The NFB of Utah State Convention promises to be an exciting and informative event. Please watch for future emails with more details. We look forward to seeing all of you there! 

To register for conventions click here. 

To reserve your hotel room call: 1 888 236 2427 and request the National Federation of the Blind Early Booking Special

or  click here.