|ABOUT UNIVERSAL LIFESTILES (ULS)
ULS is a nationally recognized company, providing training, technical
assistance and consultation to organizations supporting and serving
individuals with disabilities.
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8126 Wellsbrook Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46278
Phone: (317) 871-2092 | Fax: (317) 871-2096
Dr. Thomas E. Pomeranz serves as the Organization’s CEO and its principal consultant. With over 35 years
experience in the disability field, Dr. Pomeranz brings to ULS a broad range of experience and expertise
heralded in the disability field. (View complete Bio)
As a nationally acclaimed training Organization, ULS is predominantly recognized for its focus in addressing
issues relating to quality of life for people with disabilities. Tens of thousands of individuals have participated
in training seminars, workshops and conferences conducted by Universal Lifestiles. Clinical, managerial,
supervisory, direct contact, administrative staff, families as well as people with disabilities are among the
targeted audiences. National and state professional associations, Federal and state governmental entities,
community based not-for-profit and for profit organizations are representative of the broad range of
organizations seeking the services of Universal Lifestiles. (Read Attendees' Comments) Additionally, the
Company is well known for the development of best practice multimedia-training materials directed toward
enhancing the skills of staff in supporting people with disabilities. (View ULS Products)
Training topics most in demand include: Positive Behavioral Supports, Supported Routines, Leadership,
Sensitivity, On-site Coaching, and the Company’s hallmark course series entitled Universal Enhancement.
(View Course Offerings) A unique aspect of Dr. Pomeranz’s training is that he is able to “walk the walk” as
well as “talk the talk.” With “In Place-Just In Time” training, Dr. Pomeranz demonstrates onsite, the training,
techniques and strategies for improving the quality of life for individuals receiving supports and services. A
thorough review of observations with managerial staff provides a blueprint for them to follow in making
Much of Universal Lifestiles’ reputation is built on its noted accomplishments in the consulting arena. The
Company provides an array of consulting services with subject matter ranging from issues of promoting
physical accessibility, overcoming behavioral challenges, improving staff retention, enhancing quality of life,
and advancing staff leadership abilities. Individuals participating in ULS training, consultation or presentations
are provided one year of free consultation from Dr. Pomeranz on subjects ranging from dealing with specific
behavioral and physical challenges encountered in supporting their clientele to organizational change. Dr.
Pomeranz is frequently solicited by States and agencies to address ICF/MR and other regulatory requirements
posing challenges to their organizations.
Due to the growing recognition by business and industry with respect to the importance of the American’s
With Disability Act, ULS is expanding its focus to include training and consultation for businesses and
industries in sensitively meeting the needs of their employees and customers with disabilities.
|...Overcoming Life's Obstacles