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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.  

*Due to the coronavirus pandemic, UDSF will be offering video conferencing with one of our parent volunteers instead of in-person visits. In addition, care packages will be mailed to you or left at your door instead of being hand-delivered.  

First Name *
Last Name *
Country
Address Line 1 *
City *
State/Province *
Postal Code *
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 will be presented.   

 

New Parent Breakfast = Education & Support

New & Expectant Parent Breakfast 2022 Schedule


Date Time Place Presenters
May 21, 2022 10:00 - 12:00 pm Elizabeth Academy, SLC UT Tina Persels Utah Family Voices and Diann Croft
August 20, 2022 10:00 - 12:00 pm Elizabeth Academy, SLC UT DSPD
November 2022 10:00 - 12:00 pm Elizabeth Academy, SLC UT TBD

Questions?


Please contact our New Parent Program Manager, Heather Burt.

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