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New & Expectant Parent Outreach

Outreach. Connection. Hope.

Newborn Care Package

For new and expectant parents, the Utah Down syndrome Foundation (UDSF) provides care packages filled with information, both educational and inspirational. These packages are designed to welcome new families into our community and to help them develop a positive outlook for the future of their child with Down syndrome.  They are called "care packages" because they are hand-delivered with care by a parent volunteer who has a child with Down syndrome. This parent volunteer can answer your questions and tell you from a real-life point of view what you can look forward to as you raise your new baby.  


First Name *
Last Name *
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City *
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How Would You Like to Be Contacted? (check all that apply)
I would like to receive a newborn care package (contains resource books for parents & gifts for baby)
How old is your child?
Baby's Gender
Please indicate who is requesting contact / a care package

New & Expectant Parent Breakfast

New and expectant parents and grandparents are invited to attend the UDSF quarterly New Parent Breakfasts to meet other families of infants and toddlers with Down syndrome (up to 3 years old). Information regarding early childhood development, programs, and experiences from experts and family members will be presented.   


New Parent Breakfast = Education & Support

New & Expectant Parent Breakfast 2023 Schedule

Date Time Place Presenters
February 25, 2023 10:00 - 12:00 pm Elizabeth Academy, SLC UT Utah Music Therapy's Kelsie Smalley, Kyra Cox, Katuska Christensen, & Ulysses Luevano
May 20, 2023 10:00 - 12:00 pm Elizabeth Academy, SLC UT John Crowley, Special Needs Trust and Planning
August 26, 2023 10:00 - 12:00 pm Elizabeth Academy, SLC UT TBA
November 18, 2023 10:00 - 12:00 pm Elizabeth Academy TBA


Please contact our New Parent Program Manager, Heather Burt.

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