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Learn where utah candidates stand on important disability issues. More information below.

GETTING TO KNOW THE CANDIDATES:
DISABILITY POLICY

SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER: Join the CPD in getting to know the candidates of Utah's upcoming election and their perspective on disability and mental health issues across the state of Utah. Personal 30-minute interviews with candidates will be held virtually through Zoom. For more information and to receive a Zoom link, please contact Aubrey Snyder at aubrey.snyder@usu.edu or Teresa Larsen at teresa.larsen@usu.edu.


Our Mission

We are working together to create inclusive communities and improve the lives of children and adults with disabilities and their families through educating government officials andcommunity stakeholders on disability policy.

Please contact us to find out how we can help you!
Email sachin.pavithran@usu.edu

Our Priorities

Education

The Center for Persons with Disabilities supports policies that properly fund special education services and provide equitable opportunities to all students with disabilities. We also support policies that provide resources and funds for educators working with students with disabilities.

Services

The CPD supports policies that uphold high quality standards, individual focus, and appropriate funding across all service areas: healthcare, welfare, home and community-based services, and many more.

Employment

Competitive integrated employment is the policy standard that the CPD strives to promote across local, state, and federal levels of governance.

Civil Rights

The Center for Persons with Disabilities fights to uphold, promote, and expand upon the Civil Rights of every person with a disability, at every intersection of their identities, through policy.

Our Team

Sachin PavithranSachin Pavithran

Teresa Larsen
Teresa Larsen

Bryce Fifield
Bryce Fifield

Aubrey Snyder
Aubrey Snyder