Freedom of Expression

Home » UCP Blog It’s been nearly five years since Greg, age 46 and diagnosed with intellectual disability, began attending a UCP Adult Day Program. At that time he was far from comfortable interacting with other people, but things have changed since then.Greg and Lori...

Five Ways Giving Is Good for You

Home » UCP Blog Every day when I go to work, I’m surrounded by people passionate about their jobs. People whose primary goal is to produce hope and supply confidence in adults and children with disabilities. I work with people who are passionate about ensuring that...

Make Your Mark with #GivingTuesday

Home » UCP Blog Are you disappointed in the frenzy of consumerism on Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Now you can choose to inspire a culture of philanthropy with #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving to pay our good fortune forward! This November 27, you can be a hero...

I Felt Helpless

Home » UCP Blog At UCP’s 2018 Golf Classic, we asked Claudia Romero to share her story about the value of UCP Family Respite to her family. “The short answer is: UCP Family Respite means a lot to me. The long answer requires a little background,” says Claudia. Claudia...

One Person’s Vision is a University’s Historic Moment

Home » UCP Blog Years ago, a mom of an Adapted Physical Education student and some Special Olympians asked Monica Lepore, a Special Olympics coach, if she knew about any Inclusive Higher Education programs. Many of her Special Olympians were graduating from high...

Lauren’s World: My Life with Cerebral Palsy

Home » UCP Blog After 3 years of fertility drugs, Mearl and Tina gave up on trying to get pregnant. They thought all hope was lost when suddenly, Tina was pregnant. It was a miracle! Nine months later, Tina went into labor at home and Mearl drove her to the hospital. ...