LIFE WITHOUT LIMITS is our goal for every person we serve and has been since our beginning over 50 years ago!UCP Newsletter

UCP of Arkansas was created in 1957 by families that had children with cerebral palsy. We have grown to Donate buttonbe one of the largest service providers in Arkansas and we continue to refer to our employees, parents, individuals we serve, and volunteers as family. Through advocacy and the provision of direct services and supports UCP continues to meet its mission of advancing the independence, productivity and full citizenship for people with disabilities.

Welcome to United Cerebral Palsy of Arkansas!


PAULA RADER has been named the new President and CEO of UCP! Paula has worked at UCP for nearly 24 years and has served in many leadership roles.

Paula started working at UCP in 1992 as an ACS Waiver Supervisor and flourished quickly to other leadership roles. She has been Project STAR Adoption Grant Manager, PAR Project Adoption Grant Manager, Director of Adult Habilitation, Director of Compliance/Program Administrator, and was made Chief Program Officer in 2012.

Paula has a true passion to help people with disabilities and goes above and beyond the call of duty whenever necessary. She is always enthusiastic about the wonderful work that UCP does for others and is happy to pitch in a helping hand.

Congratulations on your new role, Paula!



UCP’s Race for Independence


Race Publisher

SPRINGDALE, AR – United Cerebral Palsy of Arkansas (UCP) is proud to announce the Race for Independence to benefit the UCP Family Support Program.


Who:        United Cerebral Palsy of Arkansas

What:       Race for Independence

When:      8:00 a.m., Saturday, October 8, 2016

Where:    Pinnacle Hills Promenade (2203 S. Promenade Blvd., Rogers, AR)


There will be a 5K run and a 1/2K fun walk and roll for people of all abilities.  All proceeds benefit UCP’s Family Support Fund which grants assistance to individuals with disabilities in obtaining medically necessary items and/or services not covered by other funding sources.  Register today by calling Sarah Kinder at (479)957-2022 or going to www.race-wizard.com. The race is sponsored by Snell Prosthetics and Orthotics, deMx Architecture and Blue Cross Blue Shields.



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