Are you concerned about your student’s ability to make academic progress in one or more subject areas? Is your student present for daily classroom instruction but having difficulty completing in-class or homework assignments? Is he or she frustrated by an inability to grasp concepts that seem to come easily to their classmates?
Students who struggle often do not want to ask for help, and they may resist the offer of help from teachers and parents. They may seem to give up and appear uncaring about a specific subject or school in general. They may deflect attention from learning difficulties by exhibiting inappropriate behaviors. Sometimes a learning or attention problem is the root cause of these actions.
It is never too late to ask for help if you suspect that your student may have an obstacle impeding their pathway to educational success. Please email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call me at the school (435-753-7377 extension 103) to set up an appointment to discuss your concerns.
Are you concerned about your student's ability to make academic progress?
Please complete the Referral form below and email (email@example.com) or call (435.753.7377 ext. 103) me to set up an appointment to discuss your concerns.
Workforce Services Vocational Rehabilitation
This agency offers supports and services to assist students with disabilities (ages 14-24) prepare for, obtain, and maintain employment.
Student Transition Services explains the Vocational Rehabilitation program.
Please contact Dianna Broadbent (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you would like to set up a meeting at InTech with the high school VR Counselor.
If you would like the VR Counselor to attend your student’s next IEP or 504 plan meeting, we will need your written permission on this form.
A website with excellent information for parent of students with differing abilities. Find it here.
Options for Independence
The mission of OPTIONS for Independence is to provide services to individuals with disabilities to facilitate their full participation in the community and raise the understanding of disability issues and access to the community.
Common Ground Outdoor Adventures
The mission of Common Ground is to provide life-enhancing outdoor recreational opportunities for youth and adults with disabilities.
Utah Parent Center
The mission of the Utah Parent Center is to help parents help their children, youth and young adults with all disabilities to live included, productive lives as members of the community. They provide information, training and effective advocacy based on the concept of parents helping parents.
Carson Smith Scholarship
Information about the CSS for special needs students who wish to attend private schools.
Going to College: A resource for teens with disabilities
Developed by Virginia Commonwealth University. There are sections for teens, parents and school personnel. 3 modules with information, activities, online resources, and videos where students who have disabilities talk about their experiences in college.
"My Place": helps students identify his or her learning style, learn about strengths, interests, disability, goal setting, and self-advocacy.
"Campus Life": learn about faculty expectations, accommodations, grades, technology, and resources.
"Planning for College": choosing a college, deciding on a major, applying for college, financial aid, test taking and a 'to-do' list.
In addition to the modules, "Going to College" includes a portfolio section that provides students with instructions on how to organize a personal portfolio of information. The portfolio serves as a personal reference tool while visiting colleges and talking with college personnel, such as the individual in charge of accommodations, admissions counselors or career counselors