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Melissa Hyder

Melissa Hyder

Hello my name is Melissa Hyder. I’m a wife, mother of four boys, and a teacher. I’ve taught in the classroom, as a reading specialist, charter homeschool teacher, and as a homeschool mom. Our family was extra blessed in 2011 by the birth of our third son who has Down Syndrome. In the midst of the extra challenges, I have found so much joy supporting other mom’s expecting or who have littles with DS. I’ve ran a monthly play group, delivered many new parent baskets, met with mom’s and visited over the phone with even more. As our son Isaac has become of school age, I have found a new passion advocating for him and trying to help other parents do the same. I am very much looking forward to working with our families here in Utah to support the vision you have for your children. 

  • Calvin Curtis is UDSF's Platinum Plus Sponsor for our Mighty Steps for Down Syndrome Walk 2020. His generosity and support over the past few years have made a real difference in the lives of individuals with Down syndrome and their families across Utah.

  • Gossner Cache Silver Sponsor MS 2019

  • At Catalyst Behavior Solutions we prepare our clients to reach their full potential and achieve future success through the use of evidence-based and data-driven treatment methods. We believe in the growth of people of all abilities.

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