Utah Special Needs Workshops gives  information that empowers families to create the best environment for the successful and productive lives of family members with special needs as well as enhances the lives of 
family member caregivers.

October MAKs Lunch Tuesday - 14th

MAKS Lunch - 
Tuesday - October 14th at Joy Luck in Bountiful
Hope to see you there!


We will be having a 
Back to School 
MAKS lunch at 
Pepperbelly's in Kaysville.
141 No. Main
Tuesday, Sept 16 at 11:30.
Hope to see you there!


10:00 - 12:00
Mexaplex Theatre
South Jordon
USOR has partnered with MassMutual's SpecialCare Planning Team to present Dolphin Tale 2 in a "Lights Up, Sound Down" sensory friendly movie environment. The lights will be on, and the sound will be at a lower volume for families with autism, a disability, or special need to enjoy.
Admission to the movie is FREE of charge to families with special needs.
*Theater Opens at 9:30am


SALT LAKE:  All MAKS welcome!
Hey BIG mothers!!  How about we get back to our monthly vent sessions..I mean lunches!!!!;) 
Next Tuesday September 2nd at noonish!!  where?? Cafe Rio on 9320 s. Village Shop Drive. That's at the quarry bend shopping center in Sandy! I'm in need.. In need of free therapy!!

Sahara Cares Carnival - Register Now!

2014 Autumn Carnival for Autism
Saturday, August 16th, 2014
11:00am to 2:00pm
Utah State Fairpark in Salt Lake City
155 North 1000 West SLC, UT

Click Here to Register!

Weber Co. Moms Night Out

From Weber County Moms:
Our night out for June with be the 26th. 6 pm @ No Frill's Diner 449 W 12th Street, Ogden. It's supposed to be tasty. You're all invited, hope to see you there!

NAA is happy to be able to provide this vital safety toolkit for families as part of our continuing efforts to prevent wandering-related injuries and deaths in the autism community.

BIG RED SAFETY BOX - click here

SaharaCares Autumn Carnival for Autism

GREAT NEWS!! Saturday, August 16 - State Fair Grounds.
The 2014 Autism Carnival online registration is up! 
Please go to our site and register your child ASAP 
at saharacares.net. It's going to be amazing!!!!

You are invited to join the Utah Family Voices staff on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 for a free workshop on Emergency Preparedness for Special Needs! 

This will be an interactive session on health care and community supports for children and youth. The goal of this session is to help parents identify what to do in an emergency, especially for those that have children with special needs. What things would be helpful to prepare the child beforehand? What types of things do you need to have on hand?

Please click the link below to register.  
Register Now!

If you would like additional information or would like to register by phone please call 801.272.1068!

Utah Disability Parking Tag

Is your child a runner and a safety risk in parking lots, a danger to self or others?  
Here is the link to the Disability Placard - hangs on your rearview mirror so you don't have to replace your AUTISM license plate!


... a few Maks who can't make it to the daytime lunches would like to get together for a dessert night. So...let's meet next Thursday, June 5, 8:30 at the Village Inn at the District in South Jordan. Put the kiddies to bed and come on over.

Saturday June 7