Kevin Nagle Biography

Listen Home » UCP Blog » Page 2 Mr. Nagle was the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Envision Pharmaceutical Holdings, the fifth largest prescription benefit managers nationally at the time, before it was acquired by the Rite Aid Corporation. Currently, in...

History of UCP of Sacramento & Northern California

Listen Home » UCP Blog » Page 2 UCP was started in Sacramento in 1955 by parents who had a child born with a brain injury – cerebral palsy. At that time, the assumption was that they would put their child into state institutional care. These parents wanted a different...

It’s Not the End of the World for My Child

Listen Home » UCP Blog » Page 2 When asked, “What was it like for Ashley (32) and Allen (34), at the time of their 2 year old son, Barrett’s diagnosis”, so many things come to mind for them. Before his diagnosis, they had never heard of autism or what it was but they...

Noni’s Perfect Plan

Listen Home » UCP Blog » Page 2 When Andrew was 2 years old, Noni noticed a change in his speech development compared to her first child’s behaviors.  He stopped making the sounds and babbles (saying ba-ba-ba or ma-ma-ma) to begin making words. Andrew’s pediatrician...

I Felt Excluded!

Listen Home » UCP Blog » Page 2 At the age of 2 years, Lisa was diagnosed with cerebral palsy when her parents noticed she was not as flexible as other children. Lisa did not realize she had cerebral palsy until later.  “I was 10 or 11 years old and I was left out of...

A New World for MacKenzie

Listen Home » UCP Blog » Page 2 When the phone rings late at night, how often does it bring good news? Al and Nancy’s late night call delivered a chilling message: the amniocentesis showed that their third child would be born with Down syndrome! Al and Nancy’s initial...