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Preparing for an IEP Meeting
Conducting an IEP Meeting
Individuals With Disabilities Act
IDEA ACT - A Quick Reference
IDEA Legal Text
Family Finances
Recommended Resources
Housing
Introduction to Universal Housing Design
Housing options
Building a New House ~ That Works!
Introduction to Universal Housing Design
Entrances and Thresholds
Single Family Home Resources
Remodeled Bathroom
Ceiling Lifts
Problem Spaces
Adding a Ramp
Good Restroom
Not So Good Restrooms
Great Space Adaptions
Not So Great Adaptations
Ramp Design
Ramp Design (Part 2)
Commercial Ramps
Public Access Ramps
Adding a Ramp
Retrofit Door Sill Ramp
Insurance
Medical Bills
Filing an Appeal
Medical Expenses and Income Taxes
Finding Help for the Uninsured or Underinsured
Free or Discounted Prescription Programs
Medicaid Waivers
Legal Adults - Introduction
Guardianship and Declaration of Incapacitation
Establishing Guardianship and Obtaining a Declaration of Incapacitation
Dependency Determination (Military)
When to Start the Transition Process
Begin Transition - Age 14-16
Exploring Possibilities and Guardianship Issues - Age 17
Age 18
After High School Graduation - Age 19-22
Post High School Education Options
Future Housing Options
Specialized Medical Equipment
Wheelchair Evaluation
Wheelchair Safety
Introduction: Special Needs and the Military Family
DEERS & ID Cards
Dependency Determination
TriCare Introduction
TriCare Program Options
Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)
Individual Case Management
TriCare Extended Care Health Option (ECHO)
Early Intervention
Housing Options
Family Support Services
Community Contacts
Letters of Medical Sufficiency
Wheelchair Accessible Vans
Van Conversion: A good Example
Fund Raising - The Flamingo Air Project
Utah DSPD Complaint List Winter 2011
 

UTAH

Military Quick Links (National Guard, Reserve, Active Duty)
ABA Military Pro Bono Project
321 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60654
312-988-5783
http://www.militaryprobono.org
*The ABA Military Pro Bono Project accepts case referrals from military attorneys on behalf of junior-enlisted, active-duty military personnel and their families with civil legal problems, and it places these cases with pro bono attorneys where the legal assistance is needed. The Project is also the platform for Operation Stand-By, through which military attorneys may seek attorney-to-attorney advice to further assist their servicemember clients.
Department of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD) for State of Utah
120 N 200 W. #411
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
(801)538-4200
(801) 538-4192
(801) 538-4279 (Fax)
http://www.hsdspd.state.ut.us
Easter Seals National Headquarters
230 W. Monroe St., Suite 1800
Chicago, IL 60606
(800) 221-6827
TTY 312-726-4258
(312) 726-1494 (Fax)
http://www.easterseals.com
*Contact for the chapter closest to you. Ask your local chapter for camps, grants, respite services and other services available in your area.
Exceptional Family Member Program/All Branches/Mobile
http://apps.militaryonesource.mil/pls/psgprod/f...
Contains contact information, Base program locators and enrollment/justification forms for ALL Branches of service.
Kids' Waivers/Medicaid Waiver Programs
http://www.kidswaivers.org
Medicaid waivers for children are unfortunately quite confusing. Not only that, but it is impossible to find information about them. This project State-by-State is intended to simplify the process as much as possible.
Medicaid Waiver dot Org
http://medicaidwaiver.org
*A state-by-state Medicaid Waiver program listing. Please note: Medicaid programs do not transfer. If you're planning a move you'll want to do some homework. Start here then go to the offical page of the state you are considering.
Military Home Front/Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)
http://www.militaryhomefront.dod.mil/tf/efmp
*Over 100,000 military families have members with special needs. These include spouses, children, or dependent parents who require special medical or educational services. These family members have a diagnosed physical, intellectual, or emotional condition. The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) works with these families to address their unique needs.The materials within this section of MilitaryHOMEFRONT are designed to give service members and their families critical information and resources related to the EFMP.
National Military Family Association/Legal
2500 North Van Dorn St., Suite 102
Alexandria, VA 22302-1601
http://www.militaryfamily.org/your-benefits/legal/
*The U.S. Armed Forces Legal Assistance website is a joint initiative of the Armed Forces that aims to provide general legal information to the military community.
Social Security Administration Information for Parents
National Info. 1-800-772-1213
http://www.ssa.gov/pgm/links_ssi.htm
*Benefits information and local office addresses with contact information available by state and city.
State & Local Government on the Net
http://statelocalgov.net/50states-military-vete...
*State listings for Military and Veterans sites within the 50 United States.
StateLocalGov Dot com Bar Association Locator
http://attorneys.statelocalgov.net/#state-military
*Scroll down the home page for Military and Veteran Bar Association listings.
The Medicaid Reference Desk (The ARC)
1825 K Street NW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20006
800-433-5255
http://www.thearc.org/page.aspx?pid=2462
E-mail: contact@thedesk.info (**This site is currently being upgraded to reflect the recent changes made in Medicaid policy in many states. Please check back for new information.)The site offers state by state information on Medicaid programs and waivers, and includes a list of what types of services fall under each program/waivers jurisdiction. The website offers information on common questions and concerns regarding Medicaid. It includes a Medicaid terms and definitions section, defining words commonly used on Medicaid forms and correspondence as well as other useful information.
The National Resource Directory
http://www.nationalresourcedirectory.gov
The National Resource Directory (NRD) provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels that support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration.
The Special Needs Alliance
http://specialneedsalliance.com
*Provides a national list of lawyers specializing in special needs trusts and other resources by state. Check here for help with Guardianship, incapacitation, trusts and other pertinent topics.
United Cerebral Palsy (UCP)
1660 L Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
(800) 872-5827
TTY (202) 973-7197
(202) 776-0414 (Fax)
http://www.ucp.org
*Contact for your local chapter. Excellent state-by-state resource guide.
United Way
701 N. Fairfax St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
http://national.unitedway.org
*Non-profit charitable organization offering a variety of services including camps, respite, grants, etc. Find your local chapter here.
Utah Clicks
https://utahclicks.org/uas/
*Utah Clicks is a state site designed to help individuals complete and submit applications for several state programs in one place and on-line. Programs available include HHS programs, Employment services, SSI, insurance programs and more. See site for more details.
 
Advocacy
ADAPT
201 S. Cherokee
Denver, CO 80223
303-733-9324
http://www.adapt.org
E-mail: adapt@adapt.org *See Contact List for a chapter in your state.
Broadreach Training & Resources
http://www.normemma.com/index.htm
E-mail: webmail01@broadreachtraining.com *See the large Resource Library for advocacy resources and general reading information.
Constituent Services
120 North 200 West, Room #331
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
1-800-662-3722
1-800-868-6413
http://www.dhs.utah.gov
*Provides objective review and support for resolution of problems with the Utah State Department of Human Services.
Disabled Rights Action Committee
3565 South West Temple #16
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
(801) 685-8214
(801) 685-8216
http://www.disabledrightsaction.org
E-mail: dracslc@earthlink.net *The Disabled Rights Action Committee is a Utah organization committed to expanding and assuring the rights of people with disabilities to boldly go where everyone has gone before.
Family Voices in Utah
(801) 584-8236
801-808-4220
http://www.utahfamilyvoices.org
E-mail: utahfamilyvoices@juno.com
Louisiana Citizens for Action Now
http://www.lacanadvocates.org
Provides a wealth of self advocacy information. Linda recommends individuals check out the "Legislative Activities" section for an outline of a sample letter to Legislators and a "How-To" testify before a legislative body.
Lutheran Social Service of Utah
1800 South West Temple Suite 305
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
1-877-388-5778
(801) 588-0139
http://www.lssu.org/
E-mail:lssutah@yahoo.com
National Gateway to Self-Determination Web Portal
http://www.aucd.org/ngsd
*This site provides a single access for self-advocates, professionals, policy-makers and the general public on the current best practices and evidence-based activities in enhancing self-determination in the lives of people with developmental and intellectual disabilities, as well as any individual.
Native American Protection and Advocacy Project
P.O. Box 3539
Tuba City, AZ 86045
(928) 283-3208
Toll Free: (877) 283-3208
http://www.dnalegalservices.org
Intake at the Shiprock New Mexico office
Native American Protection and Advocacy Project
P.O. Box 392
Shiprock, NM 87420
(800) 862-7271
(505) 368-3216
http://www.dnalegalservices.org
Patient Advocate Foundation
421 Butler Farm Road
Hampton, VA 23666
(800) 532-5274
(757) 873-8999 (Fax)
http://patientadvocate.org
E-Mail: help@patientadvocate.org *Provides patients with arbitration, mediation and negotiation to settle issues with access to care, medical debt, and job retention related to their illness.
Utah Developmental Disabilities Council
155 S. 300 W. Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(801) 533-3965
TDD: 711
(801) 533-3968 (Fax)
http://www.utahddcouncil.org/
E-mail: clairemantony@utah.gov *The mission of the Utah DD Council is to be the state's leading source of critical innovative, and progressive information, advocacy, leadership and collaboration to enhance the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities.
Utah Grassroots Advocacy Partnership (Utah GAP)
2036 Lincoln Suite 103
Ogden, UT 84404
801-627-1630
http://utahgap.org
E-mail: gapregion6@yahoo.com Provides education to the disability community that allows individuals with disabilities and their families to proactively advocate for the policies and services needed though the interaction and engagement in the making of public policy.
Voices For Utah Children
747 East South Temple Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
877-445-2447
801-364-1182
801-364-1186 (Fax)
http://www.utahchildren.org
Agencies/Assistance Programs - Government
Access Utah Network
155 South 300 West Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
1-800-333-8824
801-533-4636
801-533-3968 (Fax)
http://accessut.org
A state network providing basic infomration and resources to state programs.
Department of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD) for State of Utah
120 N 200 W. #411
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
(801) 538-4200
(801) 538-4192
(801) 538-4279 (Fax)
http://www.hsdspd.state.ut.us
Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS)
195 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
(801) 538-4100
(801) 538-3993 (Fax)
http://www.hsdcfs.utah.gov/index.htm
Child Abuse/Neglect Hotline at (800)678-9399
Division of Community and Family Health Services
288 North 1460 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
(801) 538-6901
http://health.utah.gov/cfhs/
*Oversees the Bureau of Children & Special Health Care needs, Baby Watch, Early Intervention Services, Maternal & Child Health (including WIC)
Division of Disability Determination Services
555 East 300 South, Suite 201
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
1-800-221-3493
(801) 321-6500
(801) 321-6599 (Fax)
http://www.usor.utah.gov/socsec.htm
Division of Juvenile Justice
145 North Monroe Blvd.
Ogden, UT 84404
(801) 538-4373
http://www.jjs.utah.gov/index.htm
Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
250 North 1950 West, #B
Salt Lake City, UT 84116-7902
(801) 323-4343
(801) 323-4396 (Fax)
http://www.usor.utah.gov/division-of-services-f...
Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
195 North 1950 West, 2nd Floor
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
(801) 538-4410
http://www.dsamh.utah.gov
GovBenefits.Gov
http://www.Benefits.gov
Provides information regarding government assistance programs nationwide. Includes a state-by-state program search.
Home and Community Based Waiver for People with Developmental Disabilities and Mental Retardation (DD/MR Waiver)
120 N. 200 W. Room 411
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
http://www.dspd.utah.gov/waivers.htm
Written requests for information may be sent to DSPD Attn: DD/MR Waiver at the address above.
Kids' Waivers/Medicaid Waiver Programs
http://www.kidswaivers.org
Medicaid waivers for children are unfortunately quite confusing. Not only that, but it is impossible to find information about them. This project State-by-State is intended to simplify the process as much as possible.
Medicaid Waiver dot Org
http://medicaidwaiver.org
*A state-by-state Medicaid Waiver program listing. Please note: Medicaid programs do not transfer. If you're planning a move you'll want to do some homework. Start here then go to the offical page of the state you are considering.
The Medicaid Reference Desk (The ARC)
1825 K Street NW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20006
800-433-5255
http://www.thearc.org/page.aspx?pid=2462
E-mail: contact@thedesk.info (**This site is currently being upgraded to reflect the recent changes made in Medicaid policy in many states. Please check back for new information.)The site offers state by state information on Medicaid programs and waivers, and includes a list of what types of services fall under each program/waivers jurisdiction. The website offers information on common questions and concerns regarding Medicaid. It includes a Medicaid terms and definitions section, defining words commonly used on Medicaid forms and correspondence as well as other useful information.
Utah Birth Defect Network/Department of Health
44 N. Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4695
1-866-818-7096
(801) 257-0566
http://hlunix.hl.state.ut.us/birthdefect/
Utah Cares
https://utahcares.utah.gov
* A free tool provided by the state to help individuals find state and local services. Applications for financial assistance, food stamps,child care or emergency assistance is available here.
Utah Children with Special Health Care Needs
44 N Mario Capecchi Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4610
(801) 584-8284
(800) 829-8200
http://www.health.utah.gov/cshcn
Clinic for children with severe disabilities and chronic health issues. Child Development Clinic (0-5yrs) - (801)584-8510 Able Clinic (school age) - (801)584-8552 Speech, Hearing, & Vision Services - (801)584-8215 *Click on Clinics and Direct Care for Services and clinic locations statewide.
Utah Clicks
https://utahclicks.org/uas/
*Utah Clicks is a state site designed to help individuals complete and submit applications for several state programs in one place and on-line. Programs available include HHS programs, Employment services, SSI, insurance programs and more. See site for more details.
Utah Department of Health/MEDICAID
Customer Information Line:
1-800-662-9651
http://health.utah.gov/medicaid/provhtml/contac...
*Customer Information Line also serves Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada. **General Medicaid information. A listing of free health care clinics as well as programs to apply for in your area. You MUST contact them in person by phone. Under FAQ's click "Where can I find out about Medical Assistance Programs" for local information and additional web links.
Utah Developmental Disabilities Council
155 S. 300 W., Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(800) 333-8824
(801) 533-3965
(801) 533-3968 (Fax)
http://www.utahddc.org
Utah Division of Child and Family Services
120 North 200 West, #225
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
(801) 538-4100
(801) 538-3993 (Fax)
http://www.hsdcfs.utah.gov/index.htm
Utah Medicaid Buyout Program
http://health.utah.gov/medicaid/provhtml/buyout...
E-mail to medicaidops@utah.gov. The Buyout Program is a Utah Medicaid program that purchases established health insurance for Medicaid clients. Any Medicaid (Traditional and Non-Traditional) recipient who has a significant medical need and available insurance that would cover the cost of that need may be referred to the Buyout Program.
Utah Medicaid From A to Z
http://health.utah.gov/medicaid/
*Current links list of programs and information listed by program.
Utah State Office of Rehabilitation - Northern Utah District
1150 South Depot Drive, Suite 275
Ogden, UT 84404-3952
1-800-560-4672
V/TTY: (801) 395-6310
(801) 625-0311 (Fax)
http://www.usor.utah.gov
Utah State Office of Rehabilitation Services - Salt Lake District
5709 South 1500 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
(801) 263-4860
(800) 860-4860
http://www.usor.utah.gov/
They can refer you to your local office if it is not listed in your local phone directory.
Agencies/Assistance Programs - Private
Carmen B. Pingree School for Children With Autism
780 South Guardsman Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 581-0194
http://www.carmenbpingree.com/
Center for Persons with Disabilities
6800 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-6800
(435) 797-3886
(435) 797-2355 (Fax)
http://www.cpd.usu.edu/
*Services listed by county
Habitat for Humanity Weber/Davis Counties
2261 Adams Ave. (YCC building room 208B)
Ogden, UT 84401
801-475-9821
http://www.weberdavishabitat.org
E-mail: info@weberdavishabitat.org
National School Foundation Association
2130 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 971-2324
(515) 965-5481 (Fax)
http://www.schoolfoundations.org
* Provides a Listing of Foundations by State (click on menu in left-hand menu). Excellent resource for those needing foundation information in each state.
New Mexico Indian Children's Program (UNM Center for Development & Disability)
2300 Menaul NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Toll Free 1-866-427-8661
(505) 272-3000
(505) 272-9014 (Fax)
http://www.icpservices.org
*Serving the Four Corners Area
RXConnect Utah
6975 Union Park Center, Suite 320
Midvale, UT 84047
1-866-221-0265
http://www.health.utah.gov/rxconnectutah/
*Links individuals with resources to get needed prescriptions. Individuals must qualify for services.
The ARC of Utah
155 South 300 West, suite 201
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(801) 364-5060
(800) 371-5060
http://www.arcutah.org
United Cerebral Palsy of Utah
P.O Box 65219
South Salt Lake, UT 84165
(801) 266-1805
http://www.ucputah.org
Utah Association of Community Services
3495 South West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
(801) 263-1246
http://www.uacs.org
*Association members provide services to people with developmental and other types of disabilities in over 400 sites throughout the state of Utah.
Weber School District Foundation
801-476-7827
801-476-7896
http://foundation.weber.k12.ut.us
* The Mission of the Weber School District Foundation is to raise and provide funds to enhance educational goals and opportunities for students. Grant applications may be made online.
Army
Army OneSource
http://www.myarmyonesource.com/default.aspx
 
Assistive Technologies
Ability Found
1-877-231-4567
801-505-0529
801-261-0923 (Fax)
http://www.abilityfound.org
Email Director: info@abilityfound.org *Our mission is to provide medical and rehabilitation equipment free of charge to people with disabilities who cannot afford it. Our focus is to provide people the equipment they need in the shortest time possible giving them the greatest chance to achieve the freedom they desire.
Able Access Elevator
680 N 1000 West # 7
Centerville, UT 84014
(801) 363-7960
801-294-4299 (Fax)
http://ableaccesselevator.com
*Able Access Elevator serves clients throughout Idaho, Utah and Western Wyoming from our sales and service centers in Idaho Falls, ID; and Salt Lake City, UT. We sell and service light commercial and residential elevators, dumbwaiters, vertical platform lifts, stair lifts, ceiling lifts and door openers.
AbleData
8630 Fenton Street, Suite 930
Silver Spring, MD 20910
1-800-227-0216
301-608-8998
301-608-8958 (Fax)
http://www.abledata.com
E-mail: abledata@macrointernational.com *AbleData provides objective information about assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment nationwide. Does have a state by state directory.
Ablenet
2625 Patton Road
Roseville, MN 55113
800-322-0956
http://www.ablenetinc.com
E-mail: customerservice@ablenetinc.com *Creating assistive technology products that transform lives in simple, tangible, and powerful ways. We believe that all people deserve the tools to help them learn about, interact with, and participate in the world around them. Whether that's a child in the classroom, an adult recovering from an injury, a veteran with a permanent disability, or a senior who wants to remain at home, AbleNet is there to provide an "easy tech, easy value" approach to helping people improve their lives.
Center for Applied Special Technology, CAST
40 Harvard Mills Square, Suite 3
Wakefield, MA 01880-3233
(781) 245-2212
TTY (781) 245-9320
(781) 245-5212 (Fax)
http://www.cast.org
E-mail: cast@cast.org * CAST is a nonprofit research and development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals, especially those with disabilities, through Universal Design for Learning.
First Hand Foundation
2800 Rockcreek Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64117
816-201-1569
https://applications.cerner.com/firsthand/First...
E-mail: Firsthandfoundation@cerner.com *A funding resource for Assistive Technology.First Hand accepts applications from anywhere in the world. If you or someone you know would like to apply for assistance on behalf of a child, please review the financial guidelines and the criteria listed below. If your child’s case meets all criteria, we are happy to consider your application.
Inclusive TLC (Technology Learning Communication)
2206 Legacy Oak Drive
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 243-3622
1-800-462-0930
(704) 243-3623 (Fax)
http://www.inclusivetlc.com/
E-mail: info@inclusiveTLC.com
National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS)
1291 Taylor Street, NW
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 707-5100
TDD: (202) 707-0744
(202) 707-0712 (Fax)
http://www.loc.gov/nls
E-mail/General Info: nls@loc.gov *Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS administers a free library program of braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the United States by postage-free mail.
Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
20 Roszel Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
(866-732-3585)
http://www.rfbd.org/
* The nation's educational library for those with print disabilities. * See home page for the library branch in your area.
Relay Utah
(801) 530-6769 (V/TTY)
http://www.relayutah.gov/
*Relay Utah provides access to hearing assistive equipment and telephone relay services, through Hamilton Relay, to allow Utah citizens who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech disabled more efficient communication. See site for application.
RESNA~Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America
1700 N. Moore Street, Suite 1540
Arlington, VA 22209
(703)-524-6686
http://www.resna.org
RESNA maintains a large data base of assistive technology resources, funding sources and other programs.
Section 508.gov (IT Accessibility & Workforce Division (ITAW))
Office of Governmentwide Policy 1800 F Street NW, Room G211
Washington, DC 20405
(Help) 202-208-7420
202-501-2010 (TTY)
202-501-6269 (Fax)
http://www.section508.gov/
GSA’s IT Accessibility and Workforce (ITAW) provides assistive technology solutions to eliminate barriers for people with disabilities.ITAW is the governments principal advocate and coordinator for Section 508 implementation that requires agencies to make information technology accessible for people with disabilities.
Utah Assistive Technology Foundation
6835 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-6835
800-524-5152
http://www.uatf.org
E-mail: uatf@cpd2.usu.edu *Provides low-interest loans to purchase assistive technology,small business loans for Utahns with disabilities,and loans and grants available specifically for ipads. Also offers small grants of $250.00 or less on a limited basis. Contact for more information
Utah Assistive Technology Program Center for Persons with Disabilities
6855 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-6855
(435) 797-3824
http://www.uatpat.org
Utah Assistive Technology Program. A statewide nonprofit that provides training, demonstrations, modifications, and fabrication of assistive technology to help improve the quality of life and independence for Utahns with disabilities.
Utah Augmentative Alternative Assistive Communication and Technology Teams
The Judy Ann Buffmire Rehabilitation Service Center 1595 West 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
1-888-866-5550
(801) 887-9380
http://www.usor.utah.gov/uaaact/
Utah Center for Assistive Technology
1595 W. 500 So.
Salt Lake City, UT 84104-5238
(801) 887-9500
V/TDD (888) 866-5550
http://ucat.usor.utah.gov
Utah State Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled
250 N. 1950 W., Suite A
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
1-800-662-5540
(801) 715-6789
(801) 715-6767 (Fax)
http://blindlibrary.utah.gov
*Provides books, magazines, newspapers etc in special formats. Provides a Radio Reading Service for the purpose of broadcasting the newspapers and other current material.
 
Charities and Foundations
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
636 Morris Turnpike, Suite 3A
Short Hills, NJ 07078
1-800-225-0292
http://www.christopherreeve.org
*Spinal Cord injuries and paralysis. Specific military treatment program available.
Easter Seals of Utah
638 East Wilmington Ave
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
(801) 486-3778
(800) 388-1991
http://www.ut.easter-seals.org
Kyle Korver Foundation
http://www.kylekorverfoundation.com
Click on "APPLY" if you need help with a wheelchair ramp,roofing or other construction services.
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah
771 E. Winchester
Murray, UT 84107
1-800-860-9474
(801) 262-9474
(801) 262-1294 (Fax)
http://www.makeawishutah.org/
Email: info@makeawishutah.org
Ronald McDonald House
935 East South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(801) 363-4663
(801) 363-0092 (Fax)
http://www.rmhslc.org
*Provides a home away from home for families with children being treated in nearby hospital. A program of Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Stuttering Foundation of America
3100 Walnut Grove Road, Suite 603
Memphis, TN 38111-0749
Hot-line:(800) 992-9392
(901) 452-7343
(901) 452-3931 (Fax)
http://www.stuttersfa.org/
Email: info@stutteringhelp.org.
The Lindsay Foundation
P.O. Box 1073
Huffman, TX 77336
281-399-2937
http://www.lindsayfoundation.org
E-mail: helpforachild@lindsayfoundation.org We assist families who have children with long-term catastropic special-needs to obtain medical necessities for their children. We assist with physical, speech, aquatic and equestrian therapies. As well, we provide medical equipment and supplies when the insurance company Denies or when there is no medical insurance.
United Cerebral Palsy of Utah
P.O. Box 65219
South Salt Lake, UT 84165
(801) 266-1805
http://www.ucputah.org
Child Care Resource Listings
Family Caregiver Alliance
785 Market Street, Suite 750
San Francisco, CA 94103
(800) 445-8106
(415) 434-3388
http://www.caregiver.org
E-mail: info@caregiver.org *Check out the Family Care Navigator for services in your state. http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/fcn_content_node.jsp?nodeid=2083
Care . Com, Inc.
1400 Main St.
Waltham, MA 02451
http://www.care.com/special-needs-p1162.html
*Has a large Special Needs section with references as well as information regarding respite providers in local areas. Listed by state and zip code.
Child Care Aware
3101 Wilson Blvd. Suite 350
Arlington, VA 22201
1-800-424-2246
TTY:1-866-278-9428
(703) 341-4101 (Fax)
http://www.childcareaware.org
Child Care Aware is a cooperative program of the National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies. Funded through the Office of Family Assistance, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. **SNRP does NOT endorse this site. Listed for reference only. Use responsible caution when investigating ALL care providers.
Child Resource and Referral Metro (Child Care)
124 South 400 East, Suite 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
1-866-438-4847
(801) 355-4847
http://www.cssutah.org/pageview.aspx?id=16697
E-mail: Encarni@cssutah.org
Friday's Kids Respite
475 West 260 North
Orem, UT 84057
(801) 494-9837
http://www.fridayskids.org/app/?page=home
E-mail: Info@FridaysKids.org *Services available in Utah county only.
National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies
http://www.naccrra.net
*Find Child Care CCR&R centers by State.
National Respite Locator Service
800 Easttowne Drive, Suite 105
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(800) 473-1727 ext. 222
http://archrespite.org/home
List of Respite provider links nationwide. Focuses on respite care for families of special needs children.
 
Disability Specific Organizations
(Autism) Temple Grandin PhD.
http://www.templegrandin.com/templehome.html
*Great informational resource.
Administration on Developmental Disabilities
370 L'Enfant Promenade, S.W
Washington, DC 20447
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/add/
ADD programs are at work in every state and U.S. territory. ADD does not provide direct consumer support or financial assistance. ADD provides funding, monitoring, and policy guidance to it's programs Nationwide. Check the State Program Listing for program information in your state.
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing-Utah Chapter
521 East 500 North
Orem, UT 84097
(801) 765-1096
http://www.agbell-utah.org
Allies With Families (Mental Health)
124 So. 400 E. #250
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
1-877-477-0764
(801) 433-2595
(801) 521-0872 (Fax)
http://www.allieswithfamilies.org/index.asp
E-mail: lori@allieswithfamilies.org
American Diabetes Association ~ Utah Chapter
1245 E. Brickyard, Suite 30
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
1-888-342-2383
(801) 363-3024
(801) 363-3031 (Fax)
http://www.diabetes.org/communityprograms-and-l...
American Heart Association (Utah Division)
144 South 500 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(801) 484-3838 (Local)
1-800-242-8721 (National)
http://www.americanheart.org
American Lung Association of Utah
1930 So. 1100 Ea.
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
1-800-586-4872
(801) 484-4456
http://www.lungusa.org
American Printing House for the Blind
1839 Frankfort Avenue,
Louisville, KY 40206
http://www.aph.org/
Amputee Coalition
900 East Hill Avenue, Suite 205
Knoxville, TN 37915-2566
888-267-5669
TTY:865-525-4512
http://www.amputee-coalition.org
Autism and PDD Support Network
14271 Jeffrey #3
Irvine, CA 92620
http://www.autism-pdd.net
On-line information and support for families with children with Autism and Spectrum Disorders. Has a state-by-state Autism resource list.
Autism Council of Utah
P.O. Box 1931
West Jordan, UT 84088
(801) 913-6203
http://www.autismcouncilofutah.org
Autism Diagnostic Clinic
60 Komas Drive, Suite 208
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 585-1212
http://healthcare.utah.edu/uni/services/youth/i...
*The Autism Diagnostic Clinic at the University of Utah. Specializes in evaluations of autism spectrum disorders regardless of severity or age.
Autism Journeys, Inc.
3130 West Maple Loop Drive, Suite 110
Lehi, UT 84043-5784
(801) 766-8681
http://autismjourneys.net
Autism Journeys serves individuals on the spectrum and those with related conditions. Offers autism therapy to children, teens and adults.
Autism Program at Yale (Yale Child Study Center)
230 South Frontage Rd.
New Haven, CT 06519
(203) 785-3420
(203) 764-4373 (Fax)
http://medicine.yale.edu/childstudy/autism/inde...
E-mail: betty.litto@yale.edu Our program involves infants, toddlers, pre-school, and school-age children, as well as young adults (18-21 years) with autism and related disorders and integrates highly experienced professionals from the fields of clinical psychology, neuropsychology and neuroimaging, child psychiatry, speech-language pathology, social work, genetics and the biological sciences, as well as psychopharmacology and psychiatric nursing. Our clinical and research activities are located in the Child Study Center at Yale University, School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut.
Autism Research Institute
1-866-366-3361
http://www.autism.com/
*A research organization which provides information based on research to parents and professionals, worldwide.
Autism Society of Utah
780 South Guardsman Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 583-7049
http://www.utahautism.org
Autism Speaks
5455 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 2250
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 549-0500
(323) 549-0547 (Fax)
http://www.autismspeaks.org
E-Mail: contactus@autismspeaks.org *For an Autism Speaks office in your area visit our Community Pages.
Brain Injury Association of America (Utah Branch)
1800 South West Temple, suite 203
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
(800) 281-8442
(801) 484-2240 (Fax)
http://www.biau.org
E-mail: biau@sisna.com
Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, University of Florida, Gainesville
2124 NE Waldo Road, Suite 3200
Gainesville, FL 32609
1 (800) 928-8476
(352) 273-0581
(352) 846-3703 (Fax)
http://card.ufl.edu
Email: card-info@ufl.edu *The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) provides support and assistance with the goal of optimizing the potential of people with autism and related disabilities.
Cerebral Palsy Family Network
http://www.cpfamilynetwork.org
CHADD of Utah
(801) 537-7878
(435) 752-0228
http://members.aol.com/chaddofutah/index.htm
Children With Diabetes
5689 Chancery Place
Hamilton, OH 45011
http://www.childrenwithdiabetes.com
*Diabetes education and information
Developmental Delay Resources
5801 Beacon St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
1-800-497-0944
(412) 422-1374 (Fax)
http://www.devdelay.org/
Email:devdelay@mindspring.com
Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
250 North 1950 West, Suite B
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
1-800-284-1823
TTY 801-323-4395
801-233-4396 (Fax)
http://www.usor.utah.gov/division-of-services-f...
Epilepsy Alliance of Utah/Utah Epilepsy Services
801-883-9669
http://www.utahepilepsy.org
E-mail: margothurman@comcast.net *The Epilepsy Alliance of Utah is dedicated to providing awareness and education about epilepsy, and is dedicated to fully including people with epilepsy into society, optimizing their employment opportunities, advocating for their personal rights, and providing assistance with their medical needs.
Epilepsy Association of Utah
8539 S Redwood Rd #B
West Jordan, UT 84088
(801) 566-5949
http://epilepsyut.org/
*Provides services to individuals who deal with the challenges of epilepsy and seizure disorders.
Epilepsy Foundation of America
8301 Professional Place
Landover, MD 20785
(800) 332-1000
http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org/
Epilepsy Therapy Development Project
11921 Freedom Drive, Suite 730
Reston, VA 20190
http://www.epilepsytdp.org/
FAS (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome) Community Resource Center
4710 East 29th. Street, Suite 7
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 296-9172
http://www.come-over.to/FASCRC/
Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
9605 Medical Center Drive., Suite 280
Rockville, MD 20850
(240) 403-1901
(240) 403-1909 (Fax)
http://www.ffcmh.org/
*Local chapters listed by state.
Fetal Alcohol Coalition, Utah
P.O. Box 1468
Layton, UT 84040
801-546-6323
http://www.utahfetalalcohol.org
*The mission of the Utah Fetal Alcohol Coalition is to prevent Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and to promote effective, life-long interventions for those affected by prenatal exposure to alcohol and their families.
First Signs, Inc.
P.O. Box 358
Merrimac, MA 01860
(978) 346-4380
http://www.firstsigns.org
E-mail: info@firstsigns.org *Autism Training for families and professionals.
Five P Minus Society (Cru-du-chat)
1-888-970-0777
http://www.fivepminus.org
*To encourage and facilitate communication among families having a child with 5p- Syndrome and to spread awareness and education of the syndrome to these families and their service providers.Call for referral to the Family Support Coordinator covering your area.
Foundations for Independence
3550 South 700 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84119
801-266-1805
http://www.ffiutah.org
*FFI serves individuals of any age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, or developmental disability. Provides family services information,equipment purchase assistance and offers a day program. Contact for more information.
IDEA League ~ International Dravet Syndrome Epilepsy Action League
P.O. Box 803338 #18880
Chicago, IL 60680
http://www.idea-league.org
E-mail: info@idea-league.org Parent and professional organization promotes research and education for the early diagnosis, appropriate treatment, and cure of Dravet Syndrome, also known as SMEI (Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy), and related genetic, febrile, sodium channel epilepsies.
Intermountain Spina Bifida Support Group
(801) 214-8070
http://utahspinabifida.org
E-mail: support@utahspinabifida.org *Provides support to any families and individuals who live and work with Spina Bifida in Utah and in neighboring States that rely on Primary Children’s Medical Center in Salt Lake City.
International Dyslexia Association
40 York Rd., 4th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21204-5202
(800) 222-3123
(410) 296-0232
http://www.interdys.org/
Email: info@interdys.org
Learning Disabilities Association of America
4156 Library Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
(412) 341-1515
(412) 344-0224 (Fax)
http://www.ldanatl.org
* See menu for chapter listings by state.
Learning Disabilities Association of Utah (LDAU)
P.O. Box 651052
Salt Lake City, UT 84165-1052
1-801-553-9156
http://www.ldau.org
E-mail: contact@ldau.org
Mental Health Association of Utah
1800 South West Temple, suite 500
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
(801) 596-3705
http://www.xmission.com/~mhaut
Muscular Dystrophy Association
4578 South Highland Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84117
(801)278-6200
(801)278-2499 (Fax)
http://www.mda.org
E-Mail: saltlakecitysouth@mdausa.org
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, Utah Chapter
450 South 900 East, Suite 160
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(801) 323-9900
http://www.namiut.org/
National Association for Child Development
549 25th Street
Ogden, UT 84401
(801) 621-8606
(801) 621-8389 (Fax)
http://www.nacd.org/
Email: info@nacd.org
National Attention Deficit Disorder Association
15000 Commerce Parkway, Suite C
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
(856) 439-9099
(856) 439-0525 (Fax)
http://www.add.org/
Email: adda@ahint.com
National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
381 Park Avenue South Suite 1401
New York, NY 10016
(888) 575-7373
(212) 545-7510
(212) 545-9665 (Fax)
http://www.ncld.org
National Consortium On Deaf-Blindness
345 N. Monmouth Ave.
Monmouth, OR 97361
800-438-9376
800-854-7013(TTY)
503-838-8150 (Fax)
http://www.nationaldb.org
E-mail: info@nationaldb.org
National Family Association For Deaf-Blind
141 Middle Neck Road
Sands Point, NY 11050
800-255-0411
516-883-9060 (Fax)
http://www.nfadb.org/home.html
email: NFADB@aol.com *National State-by-State listing
National Federation of the Blind of Utah (NFB)
132 Penman Lane
Bountiful, UT 84010
(801) 292-3000
http://www.nfbutah.org
E-mail: president@nfbutah.org
National Fragile X Foundation
1615 Bonanza St. Suite 202
Walnut Creek, CA 95456
(800) 688-8765
(925) 938-9315 (Fax)
http://www.fragilex.org
Email: natlfx@fragilex.org
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
2995 South West Temple, suite C
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
(801) 493-0113
(800) 527-8116
http://www.fightmsutah.org
Phoenix Services
189 S State St. Suite 225
Clearfield, UT 84015
801-825-4535
(801) 825-8281 (Fax)
http://www.phoenixservices.org/
*Services for individuals with traumatic brain injuries (TBI). * Evaluation and state/federal funding required for services.
Spina Bifida Association of Utah
P. O. Box 27801
Salt Lake City, UT 84127
(801) 561-5268
United Cerebral Palsy (UCP)
1660 L Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
(800) 872-5827
TTY (202) 973-7197
(202) 776-0414 (Fax)
http://www.ucp.org
*Excellent state-by-state resource guide. E-mail your local chapter for more information.
United Cerebral Palsy of Utah
P.O Box 65219
South Salt Lake, UT 84165
(801) 266-1805
http://www.ucputah.org
Utah Association for the Deaf
5709 So. 1500 W., Rm. #142
Taylorsville, UT 84123-5217
(801) 288-9899 (Fax)
http://www.uad.org
*Office is located in the Robert G. Sanderson Community Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing at the above listed address.
Utah Autism Foundation
10584 South 700 East, Suite 244
Sandy, UT 84070
http://www.utahautismfoundation.org/
Email:info@utahautismfoundation.org
Utah Division of Mental Health
195 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
(801) 538- 3939
(801) 538-9892 (Fax)
http://www.hsmh.state.ut.us/
E-mail: dsamhwebmaster@utah.gov
Utah Down Syndrome Foundation
P.O. Box 675
Salt Lake City, UT 84110
(877) 499-8373
http://www.udsf.org/
Email: info@udsf.org *Contact to find your local chapter.
Utah Down's Syndrome Foundation
P.O. Box 675
Salt Lake City, UT 84110
1-877-499-8373
http://www.udsf.org/
E-mail: info@udsf.org
Utah Families for Effective Autism Treatment (F.E.A.T.)
http://utahfeat.org
E-mail: webmaster@utahfeat.org *To provide education, support and guidance to Utah families of children on the autism spectrum, and to enhance the community of professionals and educators serving those families. Has a great Autism Resource list.
Utah Fetal Alcohol Coalition
P.O. Box 1468
Layton, UT 84040
801-546-6323
http://www.utahfetalalcohol.org/index.html
Utah Fetal Alcohol Coalition (UFAC) (FASD Center)
P.O. 1468
Layton, UT 84041-6468
(801) 546-6323
http://www.nofas.org/resource/results.aspx?ST=4...
Lynn Tanner- Chairperson
Utah Services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
5709 South 1500 West
Taylorsville, UT 84123
(800) 860-4860
(V/VP/TTY) (801) 263-4860
(801) 263-4865 (Fax)
http://www.deafservices.utah.gov
Utah Speech-Language-Hearing Association
P.O. Box 17564
Holladay, UT 84117
(801) 408-5408
http://www.ushaonline.net/
Utah Spina Bifada Intermountain Support Group
(801) 214-8070.
http://utahspinabifida.org
E-mail: support@utahspinabifida.org * The Intermountain Spina Bifida Support Group functions to provide support to any families and individuals who live and work with Spina Bifida in Utah and in neighboring States that rely on Primary Children’s Medical Center in Salt Lake City.
Williams Syndrome Changing Lives Foundation
727-557-7177
http://www.wschanginglives.org
E-mail: info@wschanginglives.org The Williams Syndrome Changing Lives Foundation is a non-profit organization centered on increasing awareness, increasing education for families, the community, physicians and therapists. We provide needed financial assistance with medical, therapeutic, recreational and other developmental resources.
Williams Syndrome Family of Hope, Inc.
P.O. Box 2144
Tifton, GA 31793
727-557-7177
http://www.wsfamilyofhope.org
E-mail: info@wsfamilyofhope.org *The Hope Family Assistance Project provides financial assistance in getting necessary medical treatment/testing, recreational and education therapies, support resources and travel assistance for individuals with Williams syndrome.
 
Early Intervention
Baby Watch Early Intervention
44 North Medical Drive
Salt Lake City , UT 84114-1720
(800) 961-4226
(801) 584-8204
http://www.utahbabywatch.org
*Provides early identification and development services for families of infants and toddlers, birth to age three.
Children With Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)
44 North Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
(801) 584-8284
(800) 829-8200
http://health.utah.gov/cshsn
Does multi-disciplinary assessments and evaluations based on a sliding fee scale. *See site for list of Early Intervention providers, statewide.
DDI Vantage (Early Intervention)
535 East 4500 South, Ste D140
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
(801) 266-3979
(801) 270-8587 (Fax)
http://www.ddivantage.com/eindex.htm
Serving Salt Lake, Duchesne and Tooele Counties.
Kids on the Move
475 W. 260 No.
Orem, UT 84057
(801) 221-9930
(801) 221-0649 (Fax)
http://www.kidsonthemove.org/
*Serves Utah County only.
Kids World Preschool
1328 W Stern Dr (6170 S)
Taylorsville, UT 84123
801-243-4991
http://kidsworldpreschool.org
E-mail: bfrancis@kidsworldpreschool.org *Kids World staff works with children of all abilities such as: Autism, PDD, Speech Delays, Down Syndrome, Aspergers, Behavior challenges, Cerebral Palsy, and Developmental Delays.
National Association for the Education of Young Children
1313 L. Street, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005
(800) 424-2460
(202) 232-8777
(202) 328-1846 (Fax)
http://www.naeyc.org
National Association of Child Development
549 25th Street
Ogden, UT 84401
(801) 621-8606
http://www.nacd.org
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System (NEC*TAS)
517 South Greensboro Street
Carrboro, NC 27510
(919) 962-2001
TDD (919) 843-3269
(919) 966-7463 (Fax)
http://www.nectac.org
E-mail: nectac@unc.edu NECTAC is the national early childhood technical assistance center supported by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) under the provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). NECTAC serves Part C-Infant and Toddlers with Disabilities Programs and Part B-Section 619 Preschool Programs for Children with Disabilities in all 50 states and 10 jurisdictions to improve service systems and outcomes for children and families.
NCBDDD Learn The Signs ~Act Early Campaign
1600 Clifton Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30333
1-800-232-4636 (Info Line)
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/ActEarly
*Large data base of early developmental milestones and information.
Pathways Awareness Foundation
150 N. Michigan Ave. , Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60601
1-800-955-2445
http://www.pathwaysawareness.org/
*Informational site regarding Early Childhood Development. Questions? Check here.
Up To 3, Early Intervention
6810 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-6810
(435) 797-7461
http://www.cpd.usu.edu/project.php?id=60
*Early Intervention for Box Elder, Cache and Rich Counties.
Utah Children with Special Health Care Needs
44 North Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4610
(801) 584-8284
(800) 829-8200
http://www.health.utah.gov/cshcn
For children with severe disabilities and chronic health issues. Early Intervention: Child Development Clinic (0-5yrs) - (801)584-8510 Able Clinic (school age) - (801)584-8552 Speech, Hearing, & Vision Services - (801)584-8215
Utah Dept. of Health Baby Watch Program (Early Intervention)
44 North Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
(801) 584-8226
(800) 961-4226
http://www.utahbabywatch.org
Click on Early Intervention.
Utah State Office of Education
P.O. Box 144200
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 538-7708
http://www.usoe.k12.ut.us
Programs for ages 3 through 5
Education
Carmen B. Pingree Center for Children with Autism
780 South Guardsman Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 581-0194
http://carmenbpingree.com
*Provides comprehensive treatment, education, and related services for children with autism and their families. A private school, there is a variety of programs available for funding.
IDEA 2004/U.S. Department of Education
http://idea.ed.gov/
*Updated IDEA Act information for all age groups.
Mountain Plains Regional Resource Center (Utah State University)
1780 N. Research Parkway, Suite 112
Logan, UT 84341
(435) 752-0238
http://www.rrcprogram.org/cms2/index.php/center...
The MPRRC serves Arizona, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming. Click on your state from this home page for events and information in your area.
National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials at CAST, Inc.
40 Harvard Mills Square, Suite 3
Wakefield, MA 01880
(781) 245-2212
http://aim.cast.org
*Provides a wide variety of information and resources, including training events Nationwide, regarding Accessible Instructional Materials. A state-by-state listing of programs and services is also available from the home page.
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition
6 Pattee Hall, 150 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-624-2097
612-624-9344 (Fax)
http://www.ncset.org/
email:ncset@umn.edu *Be sure to include address and phone number.
National Indian Education Association
700 North Fairfax Street, Suite 210
Alexandria, VA 22314
http://www.niea.org
National Tribal Education Directory. Listings by Tribe/Nation.
Scottish Rite Children's Learning Center
1140 36th Street, Suite #160
South Ogden, UT 84403
(801) 627-8878
(801) 627-8601 (Fax)
*Provides tutoring programs for children with Speech/Language difficulties. Educates accompanying adults who will follow through with tutoring programs at home. Contact for more information.
Special Education Advisor
9909 Topanga Canyon Blvd. #169
Chatsworth, CA 91311
(818) 993-3011
http://www.specialeducationadvisor.com
* An online Special Education & IEP Advisor covering a wide base of special education and IEP/504 topics.
Special Needs Scholarship (Carson Smith)
Utah State Board of Education
Salt Lake City, UT
(801) 538-7601
http://www.schools.utah.gov/admin/specialneeds.htm
*Scholarship Program for Special Needs students accepted to attend private schools. Please see site for full details.
Speech Therapy Ideas and Speech Therapy Activities
http://www.speechtherapyideas.com
*Provides speech therapy ideas and activities developed by a licensed Speech Language Pathologist for parents and professionals.
The Access Center
1000 Thomas Jefferson St., NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 403-5000
TTY:(877) 334-3499
(202) 403-5001 (Fax)
http://www.k8accesscenter.org/index.php
Email: accesscenter@air.org
Think College.Net
ICI/University of Massachusetts
Boston, MA
(617) 287-4310
TTY (617) 287-4350
http://www.thinkcollege.net/index.php
Includes a program search.
US Department of Education~ No Child Left Behind Act (Updated)
http://www.ed.gov/nclb/landing.jhtml?src=ln
Utah Family Partnership Network.
385-646-4608
http://www.ufpn.org
*Has 9 Family Centers located across the state of Utah. The Utah Family Partnership Network helps families and schools come together for student success. Our centers contain hundreds of resources on parenting, discipline, early literacy, helping with homework, dealing with learning disabilities, understanding your child, plus educational and health information.
Utah Home Education Association
http://www.uhea.org
*The Utah Home Education Association is established primarily to support the education of children in the home as a viable alternative to the existing public and private educational system. Alarge number of support groups are loacted throughout the state. See the listing provided to find your local chapter.
Utah PTA
5192 South Greenpine Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
(866) 782-8824
801-261-3110 (Fax)
http://www.utahpta.org
E-mail: kids@utahpta.org *Utah PTA is a non-profit grassroots child advocacy organization made up of parents, teachers, and students. Utah PTA is an affiliate of National PTA and is organized in Utah at local, council, and state levels.
Utah School Nurses Association
http://www.utahschoolnurses.org
E-mail: crrall@graniteschools.org *School nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that advances the well being, academic success, and life-long achievement of students. To that end, school nurses facilitate positive student responses to normal development; promote health and safety; intervene with actual and potential health problems; provide case management services; and actively collaborate with others to build student and family capacity for adaptation, self management, self advocacy, and learning.
Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind
742 Harrison Blvd
Ogden, UT 84404
(800) 990-9328
(801) 624-4701 (TTY)
http://www.usdb.org
Utah State Department of Education
250 East 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 538-7509
http://www.schools.utah.gov/
*Click on Special Education for program contacts and information.
Utah State Office of Education - Special Education Services
250 East 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111-3204
(801) 538-7500
http://www.usoe.k12.ut.us/sars/
* Provides educational services to children and youth with disabilities who qualify under IDEA ages 3-22. Includes a wide variety of services.
We Connect Now
McIlhenny Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
http://weconnectnow.wordpress.com
E-mail: weconnectnow2008@gmail.com *We Connect Now is dedicated to uniting people on issues which affect people with disabilities, with emphasis on college students higher education & employment.
 
Employment
Alliance for Full Participation
202 Lexington Dr.
Silver Springs, MD 20901
301-706-6252
http://www.allianceforfullparticipation.org
*The primary goal of the Alliance for Full Participation (AFP) is to double the employment rate for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities by 2015. Check out the State Team Directory for the Team in your state.
Enable Industries, Inc.
2640 Industrial Drive (1350 West 2825 South)
Ogden, UT 84401
(801) 621-6595
*Serves Box Elder, Davis, Morgan, and Weber Counties
Pioneer Adult Rehabilitation Center (PARC)
485 PARC Circle
Clearfield, UT 84015
801-402-0950
http://www.parc-ut.org/index2.html
State Liaison on Employment of People with Disabilities
250 East 500 South, suite 160A
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 538-7544
(801) 538-7530
Utah Benefits Planning Assistance and Outreach Program
Utah State Office Of Rehabilitation
Salt Lake City, UT
http://www.usor.utah.gov/specialized-services/e...
*The Utah Benefits Planning Assistance and Outreach Program (BPAO)/Work Incentive Planning and Assistance Program (WIPA) help people on Social Security disability understand how working impacts their Social Security and other benefits (including Medicaid, Medicare, food stamps, housing, and many others.
Utah Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities
1595 West 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
(801) 887-9392
TTY-(801) 887-9530
(801) 887-9389 (Fax)
http://www.usor.utah.gov/governorscommittee/
Utah State Office of Rehabilitation - Vocational
250 East 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 538-7530
http://www.usor.utah.gov
*Our mission is to assist eligible individuals in obtaining employment and increasing their independence.
We Connect Now
McIlhenny Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
http://weconnectnow.wordpress.com
E-mail: weconnectnow2008@gmail.com *We Connect Now is dedicated to uniting people on issues which affect people with disabilities, with emphasis on college students higher education & employment.
Work Ability
1595 W. 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
(801) 887-9529
http://www.workabilityutah.org/
E-mail ecerna@utah.gov
 
Equipment
B in Motion
4030 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
801-463-0044
801-506-1822
http://binmotion.org
*The goal of the non-profit foundation is to provide wheelchairs and other mobility related equipment to those who otherwise would not be able to afford it. The B In Motion foundation is pleased to improve the quality of life for those in need.
Computers For Kids, Inc.
6920 South 160 East
Midvale, UT 84047
(801) 569-9577
http://www.compsforkids.org/
E-mail: Charlie@compsforkids.org
CReATE (Citizens Reutilizing Assistive Technology Equipment)
801-887-9398
http://www.uatpat.org/create
A statewide non-profict organization refurbishing used wheelchairs and other mobility assistive technology (AT) and makes it available to people who need assistive technology at a low cost. Also accepts equipment and other donations.
Tadpole Adaptive
3940 7th Avenue, Suite 103
San Diego, CA 92103
(877) 698-2376
619-881-0044 (Fax)
http://www.tadpoleadaptive.com
Email: sales@tadpoleadaptve.com *Tadpole Adaptive is a website that specializes in pediatric special needs equipment. It was co-founded by a physical therapist and a wheelchair user. There is a physical therapist on staff that can help individuals make sound choices for their equipment needs. Also, Tadpole Adaptive has a registry, where families can register for their adaptive equipment. This gives individuals the opportunity to do their own fundraising. For example, families can say, "In lieu of Christmas presents this year, please make a donation to our registry at Tadpole Adaptive."
The Computer Center for Citizens with Disabilities
1595 West 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
(801) 887-9533
(888) 866-5550
http://www.usor.utah.gov/ucat/computers.htm
UsersFirst ~ Mobility Map | A Program of United Spinal Association
75-20 Astoria Blvd
Jackson Heights, NY 11370
718-803-3782
http://www.usersfirst.org
E-mail: usersfirst@unitedspinal.org *The Mobility Map provides people with disabilities guidance in getting wheelchairs and other mobility equipment that meets their unique needs. It offers tips on identifying your “wheelchair team” such as physicians and medical equipment suppliers, how to obtain a wheelchair evaluation, and where to find funding.
Utah Assistive Technology Foundation
6835 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-6835
1-800-524-5152
1-435-797-2355 (Fax)
http://www.uatf.org/
E-mail: uatf@cpd2.usu.edu * Provides low interest loans and small grants for assistive technology.
Utah State University Center for Persons with Disabilities
http://www.cpd.usu.edu
Assessments, evaluations, treatment, assistive technology (equipment), family resource library with over 2000 books and videos, online catalog, and a variety of Continuing Education training programs.
Wheelchair
http://www.newdisability.com
* A european website with many useful wheelchair related articles and interesting video. Click on "Articles" in the left hand menu.
 
Housing Programs - Government
Department of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD) Housing
http://www.hsdspd.state.ut.us
Go to reports & newsletters, click on the housing handbook, and look for Utah State agencies.
Disability.gov ~ Housing
http://www.disability.gov
*Click on "Housing" in the upper menu for all pages. Provides a comprehensive listing of Federal and State housing programs and up to date program information.
Housing Authority of the County of Salt Lake
3595 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
(801) 284-4400
(801) 284-4406 (Fax)
http://www.hacsl.org
Provides quality affordable housing opportunities for low-income and no-income individuals and families.
Housing Authority of Utah County
240 East Center Street
Provo, UT 84606
801-373-8333
801-373-2270 (Fax)
http://www.co.utah.ut.us/Dept/Hauc
Provides affordable safe and sanitary housing assistance to persons who meet program income guidelines in Utah county. Income limits vary by program.
HUD
125 So. State St. Suite 3001
Salt Lake City, UT 84138
(801)524-6070
TTY: (801) 524-6909
(801) 524-3439 (Fax)
http://www.hud.gov
Go to "At your service" and click on "Apply for public housing"
Olene Walker Housing Loan Fund
324 So. State Street, Suite 500
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(877) 488-3233
(801)538-8700
(801) 538-8700 (Fax)
http://community.utah.gov/housing_and_community...
Paralyzed Veterans of America
801 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006-3517
1-800-424-8200
http://www.pva.org
*Not just for paralyzed Veterans, not just for paralysis. Ask for their Architecture Program! **SNRP recommends their publication "Accessible Home Design".
Utah Department of Human Services
http://www.dhs.utah.gov
Click on services.
Utah Division of Housing and Community Development
324 South State Street, 5th Floor
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
1?801?538?8888 (Fax)
http://housing.utah.gov/index.html
*click on Programs for a list of current programs
Utah Housing Corporation (UHC)
2479 South Lake Park Boulevard (4085 West)
West Valley, UT 84120
1-800-284-6950
(801) 902-8200
(801) 902-8327 (Fax)
http://www.utahhousingcorp.org
E-mail: info@utahhousingcorp.org
Housing Programs - Private
ABILITY Awareness
1440 E. 1st St., Suite 107
Santa Anna, CA 92710
(714) 277-4330
(949) 943-4496 (military/ Los Al
(714) 277-3743 (Fax)
http://www.abilityawareness.org/index.htm
Email: Info@ABILITYawareness.org *Builds accessible low income homes. **Provides outpatient reahbilitiation housing for wounded military members and their families. To contact ABILITY House at Los Al, please Email LosAl@ABILITYawareness.org
Able Access Elevator
680 N 1000 West # 7
Centerville, UT 84014
(801) 363-7960
801-294-4299 (Fax)
http://ableaccesselevator.com
*Able Access Elevator serves clients throughout Idaho, Utah and Western Wyoming from our sales and service centers in Idaho Falls, ID; and Salt Lake City, UT. We sell and service light commercial and residential elevators, dumbwaiters, vertical platform lifts, stair lifts, ceiling lifts and door openers.
Accessible Homes Foundation (AHF)
P.O. Box 26383
Salt Lake City, UT 84126-0383
(801) 969-8475
(801) 696-8124
http://www.accesshomes.org
* Provides a list of accessible homes for sale or rent, provides referrals to other agencies as needed.
Assist, Inc.
218 East 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 355-7085
(801) 355-7086 (Fax)
http://www.assistutah.org/index.html
*Email:info@assistutah.org *Among other services, ASSIST provides architectural design assistance for housing and accessibility to low income households or persons with disabilities living within specific geographic areas in the state of Utah. **SNRP Recommends the Assist Guidebook to the Accessible Home.
Center For Universal Design North Carolina State University
P.O. Box 8613
Raleigh, NC 27695-8613
(800) 647-6777
V/TTY:(919) 515-3082
(919) 515-3023 (Fax)
http://www.ncsu.edu/ncsu/design/cud/index.htm
*Please check the publications listings for detailed information.
Community Development Corporation of Utah (CDC)
501 East 1700 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
1-866-994-7222
(801) 994-7222
(801) 994-7220 (Fax)
http://www.cdcutah.org/
Concrete Change
600 Dancing Fox Road
Decatur, GA 30032
404-378-7455
http://concretechange.org
*Concrete Change is an international network whose goal is making ALL new homes visitable, not just specialť homes. We focus on three essentials that must become the default in home construction practice: One zero-step entrance, at the front, back or side of the house. All main floor doors, including bathrooms, with at least 32 inches of clear passage space. At least a half bath, preferably a full bath, on the main floor.
Fast Track Home Ownership Program/Your Community Connection
2261 Adams Avenue
Ogden, UT 84401
(801) 394-9456
*Provides free counseling and assistance with mortgage loans for low-income families.
Heart 2 Home
P.O.1066
American Fork, UT 84003
801-380-0543
http://www.heart2homefoundation.org
IDeA ~ Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access
3435 Main Street, 114 Diefendorf Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-3087
(716) 829-5902
(716) 829-3861 (Fax)
http://www.ap.buffalo.edu/idea/Home/index.asp
E-mail: ap-idea@buffalo.edu *The IDeA Center is dedicated to making environments and products more usable, safer and healthier in response to the needs of an increasingly diverse population. The IDeA Center’s activities are based on the philosophy of Inclusive Design, often called “Universal Design” or “Design for All.” It is a way of thinking that can be applied in any design activity, business practice, program or service involving interaction of people with the physical, social or virtual worlds.
Institute for Human Centered Design (Adaptive Environments)
180-200 Portland Street, Suite 1
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 695-1225
(617) 482-8099 (Fax)
http://humancentereddesign.org
E-mail: info@HumanCenteredDesign.org
Neighborhood Nonprofit Housing Corporation
195 West Golf Course Road, Suite 104
Logan, UT 84321
(435) 753-1112
(435) 753-6112 (Fax)
http://www.nnhc.net
* Focuses on Box Elder and Cache Counties.
Ramps dot Org ~Free Ramp Program list
(877)312-6989
http://www.ramps.org/free-ramps.htm
E-mail: questions@ramps.org *Ramps.org is here to help you decide what type of wheelchair ramp is right for your specific situation. Need assistance programs? Click on FREE RAMP PROGRAMS at the bottom of the left-hand menu for a listing of programs in your state.
Rebuilding Together/National Headquarters
1536 16th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
1-800-473-4229
http://www.rebuildingtogether.org
*Currently has 225 affiliates, nationwide. Click on "Affiliates" for the Affiliate office nearest you.
Utah Housing Coalition
925 South 200 West, Suite C
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(801) 364-0077
http://www.utahhousing.org/
Utah Non Profit Housing Corporation (UNPHC)
223 W. 700 S., Suite C
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
801-364-6117
801-364-7070
http://www.utahnonprofithousing.org/
E-mail: info@utahnonprofithousing.org
Independent Living Organizations
Ability First of Utah
491 Freedom Blvd.
Provo, UT 84601
(877) 421-4500
V/TTY (801) 373-5044
(801) 373-5094 (Fax)
http://abilityfirstutah.org
*Serves Utah county
Active Re-Entry
10 South Fairgrounds Road
Price, UT 84501
(801) 637-4950
http://www.arecil.org
*Serves Carbon, Daggett, Duchesne, Emery, Grand, San Juan & Uintah Counties. * Contact information for Moab Satellite Office and Uintah Basin Satellite Office found here.
Options for Independence
1095 North Main
Logan, UT 84341
(435) 753-5353
(435) 753-5390 (Fax)
http://www.optionsind.org
*Serves Box Elder, Cache and Rich Counties
Red Rock Center for Independence
515 West 300 North, suite A
St. George, UT 84770
(435) 673-7501
(800) 649-2340
http://www.rrci.org
*Serves Beaver, Garfield, Iron, Kane, Millard, Piute, Sevier, Washington and Wayne counties.
Roads to Independence Disability Services Center of Utah
3355 Washington Blvd.
Ogden, UT 84401
(866) 734-5678
(801) 612-3215
(801) 612-3732 (Fax)
http://www.tri-county-ilc.com
*Serves Davis, Weber and Morgan counties. Mailing: P.O. Box 428 Ogden, Utah 84402
Utah Independent Living Center
3445 S Main
Salt Lake City, UT 84115-4453
(800) 355-2195
(801) 466-5565
(801) 466-2363 (Fax)
http://www.xmission.com/~uilc
* Serving Salt Lake, Summit, Tooele Counties.
Indian Health Services
National Indian Child Welfare Association NICWA
5100 SW Macadam Ave. Suite 300
Portland, OR 97239
(503) 222-4044
(503) 222-4007 (Fax)
http://www.nicwa.org/index.asp
Navajo Area Indian Health Service (NAIHS))
P.O. Box 9020
Window Rock, AZ 86515
(928) 87105811
http://www.ihs.gov/FacilitiesServices/AreaOffic...
Phoenix Area Indian Health Services
Two Rennaisance Square 40 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004-4424
(602) 364-4123
http://www.ihs.gov/phoenix/
Utah Department of Community and Culture
324 South State Street, Ste #500
Salt Lake City, UT
801-538-8808
http://community.utah.gov/
*Click on Services
Information
2-1-1 Utah Information and Referral Center
1025 So. 700 W.
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
(888) 826-9790
http://www.informationandreferral.org
Access Utah Network
155 South 300 West, suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
V/TDD:(801) 533-4636
V/TDD: (800) 333-8824
(801) 533-3968 (Fax)
http://www.accessut.org
ADA Document Portal
3630 Sinton Road, Suite 103
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
(800) 949-4232 v/tty
http://www.adaportal.org/
ADA Information and Technical Assistance
U.S. Department of Justice,950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW,Disability Rights Section - NYA
Washington, DC 20530
800-514-0301
800-514-0383 (TTY)
http://www.ada.gov
*For information and assistance call the information line listed above.
American Indian Disability Technical Assistance Center
University of Montana Rural Institute 52 Corbin Hall
Missoula, MT 59812-7056
Toll Free: 1-866-424-3822
(406) 243-2349 (Fax)
http://aidtac.ruralinstitute.umt.edu/
*Large Native American Resource List.
Beach Center on Disability/University of Kansas
1200 Sunnyside Ave. Room 3136 Haworth Hall
Lawrence , KS 66045-7534
(785) 864-7600
TTY (785) 864-3434
(785) 864-7605 (Fax)
http://www.beachcenter.org
email:beachcenter@ku.edu
DBTAC Rocky Mountain ADA Center
3630 Sinton Road, Suite 103
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
1-800-949-4232 V/TTY
(719) 444-0268 (V/TTY)
(719) 444-0269 (Fax)
http://www.ada-infonet.org
*Provides information on the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
Disability Information.Gov
http://www.disability.gov
*Large Federal database providing easy access to comprehensive information about disability programs, services, laws and benefits. To find disability resources in your state just click on the Find State and Local Resources map located in each of the subject areas listed in their menu.
Disability is Natural
http://www.disabilityisnatural.com
Parent, care giver, teacher and provider information. *Not an SNRP supported site.
Drugwatch.com
800-452-0949
http://www.drugwatch.com
Email: webmaster@drugwatch.com Drugwatch.com provides information on a wide range of prescription and over-the-counter medications, including details on side effects, uses, and interactions, as well as the latest drug news and FDA alerts.
Enabled Kids
(416) 250-1904
http://enabledkids.ca
E-mail: natan@enabledkids.ca *"Enabling children to function independently"
Family Community Resource Center/Ogden City School District
781 25th Street
Ogden, UT 84401
(801) 737-8565
*Serves Weber County
Family Disability Resource Library
6825 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322
(866) 284-2821
(435) 797-7022
(435) 797-2044 (Fax)
http://sites.cpd.usu.edu/frl/
Email: FRL@cpd2.usu.edu
Foundation for Health Coverage Education® (FHCE)
800-234-1317
http://www.coverageforall.org
Email: fhceinfo@coverageforall.org * Assists individuals and families find health care coverage in their area.
Girls Health.gov
8270 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Suite 301
Fairfax, VA 22031
http://www.girlshealth.gov/
*See "Illness and Disability" tab. Excellent information resource.
Great Lakes ADA Center
MC 728 - 1640 W. Roosevelt Road, Room 405
Chicago, IL 60608
312-413-1407 (V/TTY)
877-232-1990 (V/TTY)
312-413-1856 (Fax)
http://www.accessibilityonline.org
* The ADA National Network provides a comprehensive set of services for up-to-date information, consultation, referrals, resources, and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act for businesses, employers, governmental entities, service providers and individuals with disabilities.
Health Care dot Gov
http://www.healthcare.gov/index.html
*Provides current and up to date information regarding health care legislation and a state-by-state guide to insurance programs available in every state.
IMPACT on Health and Wellness (Family Voices)
3701 San Mateo Blvd. NE, Suite 103
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 872-4774
(888) 835-5669
(505) 872-4780 (Fax)
http://www.fv-impact.org
*IMPACT is a project of national Family Voices. Our goal is to promote a holistic, culturally relevant approach to health and wellness for all families and children including those with special healthcare needs and disabilities.
Insurance Department, State of Utah
State Office Building, Room 3110
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
1-800-439-3805
http://www.insurance.utah.gov
LD Online - WETA Public Television
2775 So. Quincy Street
Arlington, VA 22206
(703) 998-2060 (Fax)
http://www.ldonline.org
*Learning Disability/Autism Spectrum Information
MedicareSolutions
http://www.medicaresolutions.com/disability-res...
*A comprehensive page on disabilities providing informative links in several areas of interest including Disability Rights, support groups, government resources and organizations and others.
Mountain Plains Regional Resource Center
1780 N Research Parkway, suite 112
Logan, UT 84341
(435) 752-0238
http://www.rrfcnetwork.org/mprrc
National Organization on Disability
910 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Suite 600
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 293-5960
TTY: (202) 293-5968
(202) 293-7999 (Fax)
http://www.nod.org
E-mail: ability@nod.org
United Spinal Association
75-20 Astoria Boulevard
Jackson Heights, NY 11370
800-404-2898
(718) 803-3782
(718) 803-0414 (Fax)
http://www.unitedspinal.org/disability-publicat...
*Linda's favorite down-loadable informational resource. Linda recommends the following booklets: Disability Etiquette (PDF), Taking Action (PDF), Adaptive Automotive Equipment (PDF), The Americans with Disabilities Act (PDF),The Fair Housing Amendments Acts (PDF) and Accessing Local Government (PDF). Please see the menu page for other publications you may be interested in.
Utah Associations of Community Services
http://www.uacs.org
Utah Family Information and Resource Center
5192 S Greenpine Drive
Salt Lake City, UT Salt Lake City
(801) 266-6166
http://www.utahfamilycenter.org
email:info@utahfamilycenter.org
Utah State - Special Format Library
250 North 1950 West, suite A
Salt Lake City, UT 84116-7901
(801) 715-6789
(800) 662-5540
(801) 715-6721 (Fax)
http://library.utah.gov/blind.html
 
Insurance Assistance Programs
Good Rx dot com
501 Santa Monica Blvd.Suite 403
Santa Monica, CA 90401
1-888-799-2553
http://www.goodrx.com
*Comparison shop for over 6000 FDA approved medications at 70,000 pharmacies nationwide. With or without insurance this site can save you money.
Healthcare Dot Gov
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20201
http://www.healthcare.gov
*Provides a wide variety of current health care information. State-by-State listings will help consumers compare programs and services in their communities.
Insure Kids Now dot gov
1-877-543-7669
http://www.insurekidsnow.gov
E-mail: CMSOCHIPRAQuestions@cms.hhs.gov *InsureKidsNow.gov provides information about Medicaid and CHIP services for families who need health insurance coverage. These programs are designed to be affordable for families who are not able to afford health insurance coverage in the private market or do not have coverage available to them. Even if you’ve been turned down in the past, you may be able to get health coverage for your child now. Learn more about health coverage programs in your state. How to Contact Us If you have specific questions about health insurance for your children, please contact the programs in your state or make a free call to 1-877-543-7669, our free and confidential hotline, where you’ll be connected directly to someone from your state who will help you apply.
Patient Advocate Foundation
421 Butler Farm Road
Hampton, VA 23666
(800) 532-5274
(757) 873-8999 (Fax)
http://patientadvocate.org
*Provides effective mediation and arbitration services to patients to remove obstacles to healthcare including medical debt crisis, insurance access issues and employment issues for patients with chronic, debilitating and life-threatening illnesses.
Legal Advocacy/Information
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
355 N. 300 W. Suite 1
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
(801) 521-9862
http://www.acluutah.org/
Children's Justice Centers~State of Utah
http://attorneygeneral.utah.gov/CJCLocations.html
*Provides a friendly, safe place for children and investigative personnel in difficult circumstances. **15 Centers in the State of Utah. ***See web page for other services offered.
Disability Law Center
205 North 400 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
(801) 363-1347
(800) 662-9080
http://www.disabilitylawcenter.org
*Services are statewide and free of charge.
Disability Rights Advocates
2001 Center Street, Third Floor
Berkeley, CA 94704-1204
(510) 665-8644
http://www.dralegal.org/
email: general@dralegal
Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund
2212 Sixth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
Toll Free: (800) 348-4232
(510) 841-8645 (Fax)
http://www.dredf.org/
email: info@dredf.org
Disabled Rights Action Committee/Utah
3565 South West Temple #16
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
(801) 685-8214
http://www.disabledrightsaction.org/
Email: dracslc@earthlink.net
Guardianship Associates of Utah, Inc.
320 West 200 South
Salt Lake City , UT 84101
(801) 533-0203
(801) 533-0206 (Fax)
*Information and referral service for guardianship issues.
LawHelp.org
151 West 30th Street, 10th Fl.
New York, NY 10001
http://www.lawhelp.org
E-mail: info@lawhelp.org *LawHelp helps low and moderate income people find free legal aid programs in their communities, answers to questions about their legal rights, and find forms to help with their legal problems. State-by-state listing.
National Health Law Program (NHelp) Main Office
2639 South La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034-2675
(310) 204-6010
(310) 204-0891 (Fax)
http://www.healthlaw.org
Email: nhelp@healthlaw.org * NHeLP serves legal services programs, community-based organizations, the private bar, providers and individuals who work to preserve a health care safety net for the millions of uninsured or underinsured low-income people.
Native Legal Net~ a project of DNA People's Legal Services
PO Box 306
Window Rock, AZ 86515
(928) 871-4151
(928) 871-5036 (Fax)
http://www.nativelegalnet.org/
E-mail: content@dnalegalservices.org
Office of Public Guardian
120 North 200 West Rm #329
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
(801) 538-8255
(801) 538-8243 (Fax)
http://www.opg.utah.gov
E-mail: lgawl@utah.gov
The Special Needs Alliance
http://specialneedsalliance.com
*Provides a national list of lawyers specializing in special needs trusts and other resources by state.
Utah Legal Services
(801) 328-8891
(800) 662-4245
(801) 869-2715 (Fax)
http://www.utahlegalservices.org
*ULS serves the entire state with offices in Salt Lake City, Ogden, Provo and St. George. Specialized units also serve groups with special legal needs including migrant farm workers, American Indians and Senior Citizens.
Utah Legal Services, Inc./Community Legal Center
205 North 400 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
1-800-662-4245
(801) 328-8891
(801) 328-8898 (Fax)
http://www.andjusticeforall.org/uls/
Utah State Bar
645 South 200 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
801-531-9077
801-531-0660 (Fax)
http://www.utahbar.org
E-mail: info@utahbar.org *Need help? Click on "Public Services" and review the menu of services available.
Utah State Courts Guardianships and Conservatorships
http://www.utcourts.gov/howto/family/gc/
*A large "How To" database full of information required to go through the process for minors and adults. Geared for Utah this site is still useful for other states.
Wright's Law
http://www.wrightslaw.com
 
Legislative
Governor's Council for People with Disabilities
155 So 300 W.
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(800) 333-8824
http://www.gcpd.org
Legislative Coalition for People with Disabilities
275 East South Temple, suite 201
Salt Lake City, UT 84111-1268
(801) 363-3300
http://lcpdutah.org
Medical Centers/Hospitals/Clinics
Children's Health Care and Evaluation (CHEC)
(801) 538-6101
http://health.utah.gov/cshcn/
Provides medical and dental care for children enrolled in Medicaid. Access through Baby Watch or Utah State Health Department.
Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics
5292 S. College Dr. Suite 103
Salt Lake City, UT 84123-2958
801-266-7768
801-266-9570 (Fax)
*SNRPs favorite orthotic clinic in Utah.
Heidi Van Etten, LMT
(801) 540-9547
*State DSPD contracted Licensed Therapeutic Massage and Craniosacral Services in the Ogden, Utah area. Please contact your DSPD Case Manager for program details.
Intermountain Shriners Hospital (Orthopedic)
Fairfax Road at Virginia St.
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
(801) 536-3500
(800) 313-3745
(801) 536-3782 (Fax)
http://www.shrinershq.org/hospitals/SaltLakeCity
Just Kids Pediatric & Adolescent Clinic
4052 W. Pioneer Parkway, Suite 205
West Valley City, UT 84120
801-964-3492
801-964-3493 (Fax)
http://www.justkidsclinic.com
This clinic specializes in the following services: *Prenatal consultation (free) *Well child check-ups *Routine & catch-up immunizations *Sick visits (same day appointments available) *Well adolescent care *Pelvic exams/STD screenings *Sports physicals *Development/behavioral consultations *Safety and injury prevention *Vision and hearing screenings *Dental screenings, including fluoride treatments Most Insurances Accepted. Discounts for non-insured patients are available. Contact the clinic manager to discuss your specific needs.
Medical Home Portal - Home
(800) 829-8200
(801) 584-8584
http://www.medicalhomeportal.org
*Choose services listed by state. Reliable information and resources to help physicians and parents care for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN).
Now I Can Physical Therapy Center
1675 N Freedom Blvd. #10B
Provo, UT 84604
(801) 228-1935
(866) 239-1420 (Fax)
http://www.nowican.org
E-mail: info@nowican.org
Primary Children's Medical Center
100 Mario Capecchi Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
(801) 662-1000
http://intermountainhealthcare.org/hospitals/pr...
*Full service multi-specialty children's hospital.
Medical Information/Research Organizations
American Academy of Pediatrics/Childhood Immunization Support Program
141 Northwest Point Blvd.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
http://www.cispimmunize.org/
*Information regarding childhood immunizations.
American Association of Pediatrics
141 Northwest Point Blvd.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
(847) 434-4000
http://www.aap.org
General information regarding diagnosis and treatment of pediatric disorders and diseases as well as some referral services.
American Medical Association
515 No. State St.
Chicago , IL 60610
(800) 621-8335
http://www.ama-assn.org
General information regarding diagnosis,treatment and current research in the medical community.
American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
4720 Montgomery Lane
Bethesda, MD 20824-1220
(301) 652-2682
TDD: 1-800-377-8555
(301) 652-7711 (Fax)
http://www.aota.org/
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
10801 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
(800) 638-8255
http://www.asha.org
* Has an extensive database of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists. Click on "Find a Professional".
Annette and Irwin Eskind Biomedical Library (at Vanderbilt University)
2209 Garland Avenue
Nashville, TN 37232-8340
(615) 936-1410
(615) 936-1384 (Fax)
http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/biolib/index.html
Association for Utah Community Health
2570 W. 1700 So.
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
(801) 974-5522
http://www.auch.org/
Birth Defects Research for Children, Inc.
800 Celebration Avenue, Suite 225
Celebration, FL 34747
(407) 566-8304
(407) 566-8341 (Fax)
http://www.birthdefects.org/
Children's Neurobiological Solutions Foundation
1223 Wilshire Blvd., #937
Santa Monica, CA 90403
866-267-5580
310-889-8611
http://www.cnsfoundation.org/site/PageServer
E-Mail: info@cnsfoundation.org *CNS is a nonprofit research foundation improving the lives of children disabled by neurological disorders through research focused on brain repair and regeneration.
Childrens Health Insurance Program (CHIP) of Utah
P.O. Box 16520
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
(877) 543-7669
http://www.utahchip.org
Columbus Children's Research Institute
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, OH 43205
(614) 722-2000
(614) 722-2716 (Fax)
http://columbuschildrens.com/GD/Templates/Pages...
Consumer Reports Medical Guide
http://www.consumerreports.org/mg/home.htm
Medical reports on a wide variety of topics. *ALWAYS consider the source when reviewing medical information
Early Childhood Research Institute on
61 Children's Research Center
Champaign, IL 61821
(877) 275-3227
(217) 333-4123
http://www.clas.uiuc.edu/aboutclas.html
Family Dental Plan/Utah Department of Health Division of Health Care Financing
288 North 1460 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
(801) 538-7017
http://www.health.utah.gov
*Provide recipients of government assistance programs access to appropriate dental services including emergency relief of dental pain and trauma.
FDA New Pediatric Labeling Information Database
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Springs, MD 20993
1-888-463-6332
http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/sda/sdNav...
The Pediatric Labeling Information Database is a one-stop resource. You can search for information by the product’s commercial or chemical name, or by the condition for which it was studied. FDA's Office of Pediatric Therapeutics (OPT), which focuses on safety, scientific, and ethical issues that arise in pediatric clinical trials or after products are approved for use in children, developed the tool in collaboration with another branch of the agency, the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research.
National Library of Medicine (National Institutes of Health)
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20894
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/
Email: custserv@nlm.nih.gov *The World's Largest Medical Library
Primary Children's Medical Center.
100 No. Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
(801) 588-2000
http://www.ihc.com/xp/ihc/primary/
Ask for the Parent Resource Center located on the 3rd Floor next to the Forever Young Zone playroom. Open 9am to 5pm, Mon-Fri. Kevin Sutherland, Coordinator
Safe Medication/American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
7272 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-657-3000
http://www.safemedication.com/
*Contains links to Patient Assistance Programs for pharmaceutical services (Drugs/Medications).
Speech Therapy Ideas and Speech Therapy Activities
http://www.speechtherapyideas.com
*Provides speech therapy ideas and activities developed by a licensed Speech Language Pathologist for parents and professionals.
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
10 No. 1900 Ea.
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
(801) 581-8771
In-state (866) 581-5534
(801) 581-3632 (Fax)
http://medlib.med.utah.edu
University of Utah Health Sciences medical library
Utah Health Net
http://utahealthnet.org
General Information and Research information links.
Utah State Library For the Blind and Disabled
250 North 1950 West Suite A
Salt Lake City, UT 84116-7901
(801) 715-6789
(801) 715-6767 (Fax)
email:blind@utah.gov
Military Member Assistance Programs
Disabled American Veterans (DAV)
550 South Foothill Drive (1700 East), Suite 202
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
(801) 326-2375
http://www.DAV.org
 
Military Quick Links (National Guard, Reserve, Active Duty)
ABA Military Pro Bono Project
321 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60654
312-988-5783
http://www.militaryprobono.org
*The ABA Military Pro Bono Project accepts case referrals from military attorneys on behalf of junior-enlisted, active-duty military personnel and their families with civil legal problems, and it places these cases with pro bono attorneys where the legal assistance is needed. The Project is also the platform for Operation Stand-By, through which military attorneys may seek attorney-to-attorney advice to further assist their servicemember clients.
Department of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD) for State of Utah
120 N 200 W. #411
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
(801)538-4200
(801) 538-4192
(801) 538-4279 (Fax)
http://www.hsdspd.state.ut.us
Easter Seals National Headquarters
230 W. Monroe St., Suite 1800
Chicago, IL 60606
(800) 221-6827
TTY 312-726-4258
(312) 726-1494 (Fax)
http://www.easterseals.com
*Contact for the chapter closest to you. Ask your local chapter for camps, grants, respite services and other services available in your area.
Exceptional Family Member Program/All Branches/Mobile
http://apps.militaryonesource.mil/pls/psgprod/f...
Contains contact information, Base program locators and enrollment/justification forms for ALL Branches of service.
Kids' Waivers/Medicaid Waiver Programs
http://www.kidswaivers.org
Medicaid waivers for children are unfortunately quite confusing. Not only that, but it is impossible to find information about them. This project State-by-State is intended to simplify the process as much as possible.
Medicaid Waiver dot Org
http://medicaidwaiver.org
*A state-by-state Medicaid Waiver program listing. Please note: Medicaid programs do not transfer. If you're planning a move you'll want to do some homework. Start here then go to the offical page of the state you are considering.
Military Home Front/Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)
http://www.militaryhomefront.dod.mil/tf/efmp
*Over 100,000 military families have members with special needs. These include spouses, children, or dependent parents who require special medical or educational services. These family members have a diagnosed physical, intellectual, or emotional condition. The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) works with these families to address their unique needs.The materials within this section of MilitaryHOMEFRONT are designed to give service members and their families critical information and resources related to the EFMP.
National Military Family Association/Legal
2500 North Van Dorn St., Suite 102
Alexandria, VA 22302-1601
http://www.militaryfamily.org/your-benefits/legal/
*The U.S. Armed Forces Legal Assistance website is a joint initiative of the Armed Forces that aims to provide general legal information to the military community.
Social Security Administration Information for Parents
National Info. 1-800-772-1213
http://www.ssa.gov/pgm/links_ssi.htm
*Benefits information and local office addresses with contact information available by state and city.
State & Local Government on the Net
http://statelocalgov.net/50states-military-vete...
*State listings for Military and Veterans sites within the 50 United States.
StateLocalGov Dot com Bar Association Locator
http://attorneys.statelocalgov.net/#state-military
*Scroll down the home page for Military and Veteran Bar Association listings.
The Medicaid Reference Desk (The ARC)
1825 K Street NW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20006
800-433-5255
http://www.thearc.org/page.aspx?pid=2462
E-mail: contact@thedesk.info (**This site is currently being upgraded to reflect the recent changes made in Medicaid policy in many states. Please check back for new information.)The site offers state by state information on Medicaid programs and waivers, and includes a list of what types of services fall under each program/waivers jurisdiction. The website offers information on common questions and concerns regarding Medicaid. It includes a Medicaid terms and definitions section, defining words commonly used on Medicaid forms and correspondence as well as other useful information.
The National Resource Directory
http://www.nationalresourcedirectory.gov
The National Resource Directory (NRD) provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels that support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration.
The Special Needs Alliance
http://specialneedsalliance.com
*Provides a national list of lawyers specializing in special needs trusts and other resources by state. Check here for help with Guardianship, incapacitation, trusts and other pertinent topics.
United Cerebral Palsy (UCP)
1660 L Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
(800) 872-5827
TTY (202) 973-7197
(202) 776-0414 (Fax)
http://www.ucp.org
*Contact for your local chapter. Excellent state-by-state resource guide.
United Way
701 N. Fairfax St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
http://national.unitedway.org
*Non-profit charitable organization offering a variety of services including camps, respite, grants, etc. Find your local chapter here.
Utah Clicks
https://utahclicks.org/uas/
*Utah Clicks is a state site designed to help individuals complete and submit applications for several state programs in one place and on-line. Programs available include HHS programs, Employment services, SSI, insurance programs and more. See site for more details.
 
Other
Acumen Fiscal Agent, LLC
1350 W. Business Park Drive
Orem, UT 84058
(801) 852-0661
http://www.acumenfiscalagent.com
*Specializes in working with self determined/self-directed programs and individuals. Acts as a pay rolling service for state funded programs.
American Credit Foundation
7720 South 700 East
Midvale, UT 84047
1-800-259-0601 Ext. 100
1-801-208-1000 Ext. 100
801-208-1004 (Fax)
http://www.americancreditfoundation.com/
E-mail: service@americancreditfoundation.com *Non-profit consumer credit counseling. Contact for more information
Disability Studies, Temple University Blog
http://disstud.blogspot.com
*Based at Temple University but with nationwide contributors. Has a LARGE list of disability related blogs.
Financial Vital Signs
1775 West 1500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
(866) 977-0555
(801) 977-0555
http://www.financialvitalsigns.org
E-mail: info@financialvitalsigns.org
Parent Support Programs
ABLE-differently
PO Box 9757
Salt Lake City, UT 84109
801-520-7376
http://able-differently.org
E-mail: info@able-differently.org *Able-differently promotes a self-help model that serves school and younger age children and their families with special health care needs, who have not had success with typical forms of intervention. We support parents solving problems themselves with participation in family centered community partnerships such as with schools, medical homes and mental health systems. Families can then focus on building positive child-family, and cultural-community exchanges in responsive and contingent ways that fosters new opportunities and achievements.
Children's Service Society of Utah
124 South 400 East, Suite 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(800) 839-7444
(877) 355-7444
(801) 355-7453 (Fax)
http://www.cssutah.org
Compassion Fatigue Awareness Project
http://compassionfatigue.org
The Compassion Fatigue Awareness Project© is dedicated to educating caregivers about authentic, sustainable self-care and aiding organizations in their goal of providing healthy, compassionate care to those whom they serve. E-mail: patricia@compassionfatigue.org
Dads 4 Special Kids, Inc.
P.O. Box 73182
Phoenix, AZ 85050
602-909-5463
602-441-3248 (Fax)
http://dads4specialkids.org
E-mail: ray@dads4specialkids.org *To improve the lives of men and their families who care for children with special needs. We desire to provide an atmosphere where men can share and learn from others. To accomplish this we host monthly meetings, offer workshops that provide knowledge and practical skills for cultivating healthy communication within the marriage and family, and provide information on resources within the valley of the sun.
DadsMOVE (Mentoring Others Withe Voices of Experience)
6315 South 19th Street
Tacoma, WA 98466
http://www.dadsmove.org
*DadsMOVE serves all parents and the families of children with special needs - mental health, behavioral, or emotional concerns, across Washington State and soon, the nation. We are a family-focused, dads driven peer support model, providing education, support, and advocacy to the families of special needs children. CHECK OUT THEIR BLOG!
Disability Support Center for Families (USU)
1574 West 1700 South, Suite 1-A
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
(801) 973-0129
(801) 886-0032
(801) 973-6964 (Fax)
http://www.disabilitysupportcenter.org
eSingle Parent
http://www.esingleparent.org
E-mail: pam@eSingleParent.org *A non-profit, 501(c)(3), committed to improving the lives of single parents in Utah by assisting them to develop long-term self-reliance through networking, education or training, and personal and career development. Please email with questions and enquiries.
Families of Autism and Asperger's Standing Together (F.A.A.S.T.)
http://faastutah.weebly.com
*It is our goal is to help reach families of autism to provide a link to resources they need and to provide an avenue for support for families who are enduring the daily struggles autism can present.
Family Support Center
1760 West 4805 South
Taylorsville, UT 84118
801-955-9110
http://familysupportcenter.org
*Has an Autism respite center in Sugarhouse with crisis Nurseries/centers in Midvale, Sugarhouse and West Valley City. Contact for more information.
Family Voices
3701 San Mateo Blvd. NE, Suite 103
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(888) 835-5669
(505) 872-4774
(505) 872-4780 (Fax)
http://www.familyvoices.org
Family Voices aims to achieve family-centered care for all children and youth with special health care needs and/or disabilities. Through our national network, we provide families tools to make informed decisions, advocate for improved public and private policies, build partnerships among professionals and families, and serve as a trusted resource on health care. *Click on your state for local chapter information.
Hands and Voices
PO Box 3093
Boulder, CO 80307
(866) 422-0422
http://www.handsandvoices.org/index.htm
E-mail: parentadvocate@handsandvoices.org *Dedicated to supporting families with children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing without a bias around communication modes or methodology. We're a parent-driven, non-profit organization providing families with the resources, networks, and information they need to improve communication access and educational outcomes for their children, nationwide. Click on the Map to find the chapter in your state.
L.I.N.C.S (Liason for Individuals Needing Coordinated Services)
5180 South Commerce Dr., Suite P
Murray, UT 84107
801-281-4425
Assist individuals with disabilities, their families, community partners, and pertinent agencies in collaborating as a team to identify, design, and implement services and programs unique to the individual client.
Mommies of Miracles
http://www.mommiesofmiracles.com
*Mommies of Miracles is a growing international peer-driven support group of mothers who have children of any age (infant-adult) with complex medical issues, rare or undiagnosed conditions, and/or developmental disabilities.
National Family Caregivers Association
10400 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 500
Kensington, MD 20895-3944
1-800-896-3650
(301) 942-6430
(301) 942-2302 (Fax)
http://www.nfcacares.org/
E-mail: info@thefamilycaregiver.org
Parent Technical Assistance Center Network
888-248-0822
http://www.parentcenternetwork.org
*Parent Centers provide training, information and assistance to families of children with all disabilities ages birth to 26 years and the professionals who work with them. Click on the Regional Map to find the program/programs in your state.
Parenting Possibilities Positive Behavioural Consulting
801-735-3654
http://parentingpossibilitiesonline.com/index.html
Email:lacey@parentingpossibilitiesonline.com Parenting Possibilities is a consulting firm specializing in helping children to have higher levels of positive behavior through behavioral management techniques.
PEAK Parent Center, Inc Region 5
611 North Weber, Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(800) 284-0251
(719) 531-9400
http://www.peakparent.org
email: region5ptac@peakparent.org
Sibling Support Project/A Kindering Center Program
6512 23rd Ave NW, #213
Seattle, WA 98117
(206) 297-6368
(509) 752-6789 (Fax)
http://www.siblingsupport.org
E-mail: info@siblingsupport.org *The Sibling Support Project is a national effort dedicated to the life-long concerns of brothers and sisters of people who have special health, developmental, or mental health concerns.
The Caregiver's Space
http://www.thecaregiverspace.org
*The Caregiver Space is designed to be a free social network, dedicated solely to the welfare of caregivers­: The Invisible Patients. Our goal is to become the premier center for finding resources, sharing experiences, developing personal networks and learning ways to minimize and cope with caregiver stress. Our code is to provide services that transcend disease, age, length of illness and income.
The Family Summit Foundation
560 39th Street
South Ogden, UT 84403
(801) 476-1127
(801) 476-1149 (Fax)
http://www.familysummit.com/index.html
* Provides loving support in a safe environment for children, teens, and families grieving the loss of a loved one due to death, divorce, separation, foster care and anticipatory grief.
Utah Associations of Community Services
http://www.uacs.org
Utah Family Center/Satellite Centers
2500 S. State
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Main Center (801) 646-4603
http://readysetschool.org/home/component/option...
*Lists 9 satellite centers, statewide. See side bar for the center in your area.
Utah Family to Family Network
2290 Ea. 4500 So., Suite 110
Salt Lake City, UT 84117
(800) 468-1160
(801) 272-1051
http://www.utahfamilytofamilynetwork.org/home.php
*Provides education and support to families who have a member with a disability. Call the number above to locate a group in your area.
Utah Father's Network
328 MCKB, P.O. Box 25093
Provo, UT 84602-5093
(801) 378-3857
Brigham Young University
Utah Father's Network
SLC Department of Health
Salt Lake City, UT
(801) 538-4192
Utah Hands and Voices
http://www.handsandvoicesutah.org
*Utah Hands & Voices supports families with children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing without a bias around communication modes or methodology. We’re a parent-driven, non-profit organization providing families with the resources, networks, and information they need to improve communication access and educational outcomes for their children.
Utah Parent Center
2290 East 4500 South, Suite 110
Salt Lake City, UT 84117-4428
(801) 272-1051
(800) 272-1051
(801) 272-8907 (Fax)
http://www.utahparentcenter.org
*Provides a wide base of information for parents and individuals.
Utah State Family Council
(801) 756-3995
Patient Assistance Programs
American Dental Association ~ Give Kids A Smile Program
http://www.givekidsasmile.ada.org/findGKAS.asp
*This is a yearly clinic in most communities. Click on the Clinic locator to find a clinic in your area.
CHIP~ Children's Health Insurance Program
PO Box 144102
Salt Lake City, UT 84414
1-877-543-7669
(801) 538-6860 (Fax)
http://www.health.utah.gov/chip/
E-mail:chip@utah.gov
Dental House Call Program
2570 West 1700 South, Suite 142
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
1-800-427-0338
(801) 977-0309
*This program is for individuals who are unable to leave their homes to visit a dental office. Please call for eligibility requirements.
Family Denatal Plan Clinic/Provo
150 E. Center Street
Provo, UT
(801) 371-1024
*For individuals enrolled in PCN, CHIP programs and without dental insurance.
Family Dental Plan Clinic/Ellis Shipp
4535 So. 5600 W.
West Valley City, UT
(801) 969-8243
*For individuals enrolled in PCN, CHIP programs and without dental insurance.
Family Dental Plan Clinic/Ogden
950 E. 25th Street
Ogden, UT
801-595-7090
*For individuals enrolled in PCN, CHIP programs and without dental insurance.
Family Dental Plan Clinic/SLC
3195 S. Main St.
Salt Lake City, UT
801-468-0342
*For individuals enrolled in PCN, CHIP programs and without dental insurance.
Family Dental Plan Clinic/St. George
321 N. Mall Dr.
St. George, UT
(435) 652-3806
*For individuals enrolled in PCN, CHIP programs and without dental insurance.
Health & Family Dental Plan Clinics/Utah
http://health.utah.gov/clinics/
*Clinic locations (northern Utah and St. George) and services available on the state web page. Contact each clinic directly for location, services provided and hours of operation.
Health Care Coverage~ Primary Care Network (PCN)
PO Box 144102
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
1-888-222-2542
801-538-6860 (Fax)
http://www.health.utah.gov/pcn/index.html
*Click on Contact Us to find a clinic in your area. E-mail: pcn@utah.gov
Merck Patient Assistance Programs
P.O. Box 100
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889-0100
908-423-1000
http://www.merck.com/merckhelps/patientassistance/
Merck offers a family of programs providing free and discounted medicines to patients who cannot afford their prescribed medicines.
NeedyMeds
P.O. Box 219
Gloucester, MA 01931
http://www.needymeds.org
NeedyMeds is a 501(c)(3) national non profit, has information on programs that help people who can't afford their medications and health care costs. Provides data regarding approximately 2400 programs and nearly 11,000 free/low-cost/sliding-scale clinics.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
1-888-477-2669
http://www.pparx.org
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance offers a single point of access to more than 475 public and private patient assistance programs, including more than 180 programs offered by pharmaceutical companies. More than 2,500 brand-name and generic medicines are covered.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance Kids
1-877-369-1477
http://kids.pparx.org
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance offers a single point of access to more than 475 public and private patient assistance programs, including more than 180 programs offered by pharmaceutical companies. More than 2,500 brand-name and generic medicines are covered.
Pfizer Helpful Answers
1-866-706-2400
http://www.pfizerhelpfulanswers.com
Pfizer Helpful Answers is a family of assistance programs for uninsured and underinsured patients who need help getting their Pfizer medicines. These programs provide: •Pfizer medicines for free or at a savings to patients who qualify •Some programs also offer reimbursement support services Call for more information.
Regence Caring Foundation for Children
2890 East Cottonwood Parkway (6470 So.)
Salt Lake City, UT 84121
1-888-589-5437
(801) 333-5850
http://www.caringfoundationforchildren.org/
* Provides free dental care to eligible children in Utah and Idaho
RxAssist
111 Brewster Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
401-729-3284
401-729-2955 (Fax)
http://www.rxassist.org
Email: info@rxassist.org Patient Assistance Program Center ~ Offers a comprehensive database of programs and information.
Utah Child Immunization Program
(800) 275-0659
http://www.immunize-utah.org
* Call the 800 number for a clinic near you.
Recreation
Ability Station
278 South 880 West
Spanish Fork, UT 84660
800-520-1222
http://www.abilitystation.com
Ability Station offers toys for special needs children needing sensory, fine motor and gross motor,and cognitive development. Toys are reviewed by an Occupational, Physical or Speech Therapist.
Accessible Playground dot Net
1463 Greystone Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(412) 334-2652
http://www.accessibleplayground.net
E-mail: mara@letkidsplay.com *Excellent web based center for information re: Accessible playgrounds. Provides a nationwide playground directory and playground resources.
Adaptive Adventures ~ Evergreen
P.O. Box2245
Evergreen, CO 84037
(877) 679-2770
(303) 670-8290 (Fax)
http://www.adaptiveadventures.org
E-mail: info@adaptiveadventures.org
American Amputee Hockey Association and Standing Amputee
http://www.usahockey.com/page/show/902518-stand...
E-Mail: DisabledHockey@USAHockey.org *The AAHA invites all players with limb loss/ birth defects/ and other disabilities to play upright ice hockey.
American Camp Association
5000 State Road 67 North
Martinsville, IN 46151-7902
800-428-2267
765-342-8456
765-342-2065 (Fax)
http://www.campparents.org
*24 Regional Offices nationwide. Check listings for camps near you.
American Therapeutic Recreation Association
1414 Prince Street, Suite 204
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 683-9420
(703) 683-9431 (Fax)
http://atra-online.com
American Wheelchair Bowling Association
P.O. Box 69
Clover, VA 24534
http://www.awba.org
E-mail: info@awba.org *The AWBA provides a competitive, challenging, and informative environment for those individuals with disabilities requiring the use of a wheelchair while bowling to participate in bowling events no matter their individual skill level.
Amputee Coalition
900 East Hill Avenue, Suite 205
Knoxville, TN 37915
888-267-5669
http://www.amputee-coalition.org/fact_sheets/Ki...
E-Mail: amputee-coalition.org *See for amputee camps listed by state.
Art Access/VSA arts of Utah
230 South 500 West #125
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(801) 328-0703
(801) 328-9868 (Fax)
http://www.accessart.org/
Art Shop Therapuetic Art Lessons for Children and Adults with Disabilities
1043 Grand Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105
612-254-5013
http://artshoptherapy.com
*ArtShop provides opportunities for children and adults with cognitive, developmental, emotional and physical disabilities to participate in the creative process and develop as artists. Through therapeutic art lessons and projects adapted for individuals with disabilities, ArtShop utilizes the process of creating art to promote and develop self expression and empowerment.
Best Buddies - Global Headquarters
100 Southeast Second Street, Suite 2200
Miami , FL 33131
(800) 892-8339
(305) 374-2233
(305) 374-5305 (Fax)
http://www.bestbuddies.org
*Contact for a chapter in your area.
Best Buddies - Utah
3333 South 900 East, Suite 115
Salt LAke City, UT 84106
(801) 468-1200
(801) 468-1201 (Fax)
http://www.bestbuddiesutah.org
C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation (Western Region)
227 S.W. 41st Street
Renton, WA 98057
(425) 251-3214
(425) 251-3272 (Fax)
http://www.castforkids.org/
Email:jim@castforkids.org *Contact for a fishing program in your state
Camp Huntington
56 Bruceville Rd
High Falls, NY 12440
(866) 514-5281
http://www.camphuntington.com
E-mail: admissions@camphuntington.com Founded in 1960, Camp Huntington serves youth with Learning and Developmental Disabilities, ADD/HD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Apsperger's, PDD, and other special needs. The camp is located in High Falls, NY on a 34-acre rural site that provides a fun, safe summer experience for 6- to 21-year-olds. Our program is specifically designed to focus on Adaptive and Therapeutic Recreation. Campers are grouped by age and ability, not by diagnosis, and spend time swimming, playing music, cooking, indoor climbing, singing and acting. We serve campers from the U.S. and other countries
Camp Many Stars (c/o The Joy of Downs, Inc.)
PO Box 1532
Thayne, WY 83127
(307) 883-2236
Email: joyofdowns@silverstar.com *Located in scenic Star Valley Wyoming
CampResource.com/Online Summer Camp Directory
http://www.campresource.com
*Special needs camps for boys and girls that focus on the challenges of ADHD, Autism, physical disabilities, weight loss, diabetes, and many other special needs that children face. Listed alphabetically. Can search by camp type and state.
Challenge Air
7363 Cedar Springs Road
Dallas, TX 75235
(214) 351-3353
1-877-FLY-KIDS
http://www.challengeair.com
Challenge Air has enriched the lives of children and youth with special needs through its unique aviation programs since 1993. Programs can be set up in various communities that qualify. Contact for details!
Common Ground Outdoor Adventures
355 No. 100 East
Logan, UT 84321
(435) 713-0288
(435) 713-2108 (Fax)
http://cgadventures.org
Courage Reins Therapeutic Riding Center
5870 W 10400 No.
Highland, UT 84003
801-756-8900 (Barn Office)
http://couragereins.org/
email: vrarm@earthlink.net
Discovery Gateway Children's Museum
444 West 100 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
801-456-5437
http://www.discoverygateway.org
*Discovery Gateway offers 60,000 square feet of interactive, hands-on fun. Come explore our engaging workshops, programs, and exhibits that invite the whole family to create, learn, and play together!
Dreams Fulfilled Through Music
P.O. Box 40548
San Antonio, TX 78229
210-771-5809
210-247-9681 (Fax)
http://dreamsfulfilledthroughmusic.org/index.ph...
E-mail: info@dftm.org *National Music Teacher Directory for teachers specializing/also teaching children with special needs. Click on Resources then Teacher Directory.
FlagHouse Inc.
601 FlagHouse Drive
Hasbrouck Heights , NJ 07604-3116
http://www.flaghouse.com
*Need a grant? Click on "Grant Writing Center" in the bottom menu for more information. *Supplier of Special Needs equipment and resources for physical education, sports, fitness, and recreation and for health, special needs, special education, sensory integration, and multisensory environments.
Flying Wheels Travel
(800) 846-4537
(507) 451-5005
http://www.disabilitiestravel.com
Helpful travel information and tips.
Freedom's Wings International, Inc.
324 Charles Street, Apt #25
Coopersburg, PA 18036
(800) 382-1197
http://www.freedomswings.org
Freedom's Wings International (FWI) is a non-profit organization run by and for people with physical disabilities. We provide the opportunity for those who are physically challenged to fly in specially adapted sailplanes, either as a passenger or as a member of the flight training program.
Fun and Function
PO Box 11
Merion Station, PA 19066
(800) 231-6329
(215) 876-8500
(866) 343-6863 (Fax)
http://funandfunction.com
E-mail: Sales@FunandFunction.com *We design sensory toys and therapy equipment for special needs to help children learn adaptive responses for what they may lack or crave.
Healing Horses Therapeutic Riding Center
P.O. Box 183
Erda, Tooele County, UT 84074
435-843-7774
http://healinghorsesutah.org/
*See site for directions.
HopeKids
P.O. Box 672
Cave Creek, AZ 85327-0672
800-319-5845
888-418-3980 (Fax)
http://www.hopekids.org
E-mail: info@hopekids.org *Provides ongoing events & activities and a powerful, unique support community for families who have a child with cancer or some other life-threatening medical condition. We surround these remarkable children and their families with the message that hope can be a powerful medicine.** Chapters currently in Arizona,Utah,Texas, and Minnesota. See site for chapter contact information.
International Wheelchair Aviators
P.O. Box 279
Kemah, TX 77565
281-703-7450
http://wheelchairaviators.org
E-mail: IWAviators@aol.com A worldwide group of disabled and able bodied pilots interested in aviation and flying. Members have many different disabilities including paraplegia,quadriplegia, amputee, multiple sclerosis, spina bifida, polio and other problems.
Kindred Spirits Integrated Art
974 East 2100 South, Studio #5
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
(801) 232-1430
http://www.kindredspiritsart.org/
*Serving Salt Lake County
Kostopulos Dream Foundation (Camp K)
2500 Emigration Canyon
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 582-0700
http://www.campk.org
Recreation opportunities for all ages. Adding a new indoor horse arena Spring 2007.
Let Kids Play!
1463 Greystone Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(412) 334-2652
http://www.letkidsplay.com
E-mail: mara@letkidsplay.com *Let Kids Play is a consulting firm that works with manufacturers, communities, non-profits, park districts, retail stores, and parents on projects and strategies that ensure that all children have the best play opportunities possible
Liberty Swing
http://www.libertyswing.com.au
For information E-mail: Australia office at diane@libertyswing.com.au *Playground swing equipment for people with disabilities which enable children in wheelchairs to enjoy the fun and recreation of swinging.
Life Rolls On
400 Corporate Pointe, Suite 525
Culver City, CA 90230
866-We Will Walk
(Ph) (310) 807-5488 (Fax)
http://www.liferollson.org
Email: Contact@LifeRollsOn.org *Life Rolls On is a non-profit organization that inspires others to see the boundless possibilities beyond paralysis. Established in 2002, LRO’s signature adaptive surfing program, They Will Surf Again, has grown into a catalyst of hope for thousands of individuals throughout the world.
Miracle League Association of Utah
560 West 600 North
Logan, UT 84321
877-272-0862
(435) 753-5662
(435) 787-1722 (Fax)
http://www.rmsb.com/Main/note_miracle_league.html
E-mail: rmsb@rmsb.com *The Miracle League focuses on removing barriers which keep mentally and physically disabled children off the baseball field and lets them experience the joy of America's favorite pastime.
Morgan’s Wonderland (Fully Accessible Theme Park)
5223 David Edwards Drive
San Antonio, TX 78233
(210) 495-5888
(877) 495-5888 (toll free)
http://www.morganswonderland.com
E-mail: info@morganswonderland.com *Provides a safe, clean and beautiful environment free of economic barriers that all individuals, regardless of age, special need or disability, can come to and enjoy.
MySummerCamps.Com
909 Sepulveda Blvd.
El Segundo, CA 90245
310-280-4105
877-777-7738
310-280-4921 (Fax)
http://www.mysummercamps.com/camps/Special_Need...
*Large resource listing of a wide variety of Special Needs summer camps in the US and Canada.
National Ability Center (Bronfman Family Recreational Center and Ranch)
3351 No. Highway 248
Park City, UT 84060
Voice/TDD: 1-435-649-3991
435-49-3991 ext. 7 Ski Center
http://www.discovernac.org
*Offers year round sports and camps for individuals with disabilities and their families.
National Amputee Golf Association
11 Walnut Hill Rd
Amherst, NH 03031
http://nagagolf.org
E-mail:info@nagagolf.org See "Related Links" for regional and international organization contact information.
National Center on Accessibility
501 North Morton Street, #109
Bloomington, IL 47404-3732
(812) 856-4422
TTY(812) 856-4421
(812) 856-4480 (Fax)
http://www.indiana.edu/~nca/
National Center on Physical Activity and Disability
1640 W. Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60608-6904
1-800-900-8086
1-312-355-4058 (Fax)
http://www.ncpad.org/
Email: ncpad@uic.edu. *Maintains a State-by-state listing of Summer Camps and recreational facilities.
National Lekotek Center
3204 W. Armitage Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
(800) 366-7529
(773) 276-5164
(773) 276-8644 (Fax)
http://www.lekotek.org/
email: ekotek@lekotek.org *Specializes in adapted toys and play aids.
National Park Service/Accessible Opportunities in National Parks
http://www.nps.gov/pub_aff/access/opportunities...
*Contact information is available by Park. Check out the left-hand menu for more National Park accessibility information.
National Parks Pass
http://www.nps.gov/fees_passes.htm
*Updated information regarding free access passes to National Parks for U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities.
National Sports Center for the Disabled
P.O. Box 1290
Winterpark , CO 80482
(970) 726-1540
(303) 316-1540
(970) 726-4112 (Fax)
http://www.nscd.org
*National Sports Center for the Disabled's mission is to positively impact the lives of people with any physical or mental challenge through quality adaptive recreation programs in over 20 sports.
National Wheelchair Basketball Association
1130 Elkton St., Suite C
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
(719) 266-4082
(719) 266-4876 (Fax)
http://www.nwba.org
E-mail: info@nwba.org
North American Riding for the Handicapped Association, Inc
7475 Dakin Street Suite #600
Denver, CO 80221
(800) 369-RIDE (7433)
Fax (303) 252-4610 (Fax)
http://www.narha.org/
*Find an NARHA certified Center in your state from the home page.
Push To The Finish
(847) 217-4507
http://www.pushtothefinish.org
E-mail: info@pushtothefinish.org *The mission of Push To The Finish is to provide an opportunity for children with physical disabilities to be able to experience the enjoyment, competition, and sense of accomplishment of participating in a road race.
Resolution Horse Company
15467 S. Rose Canyon Road
Herriman, UT 84096
(385) 232-6273
http://www.resolutionhorsecompany.org
The Resolution Horse Company is a Utah-registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity that uses horses to improve the lives of children, including special-needs and at-risk children. All children are invited to come see us!
Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation~Adaptive Programs
Copperview Recreation Center
Midvale, UT 84047
(801) 561-0075
http://www.parks-recreation.org/programs/html/a...
*Programs available in Salt Lake County ONLY.
Sensafloat
http://www.reboundtherapy.org/hydrotherapy
E-Mail: Hydro@reboundtherapy.org Original Floatsation is a unique water support aid, designed to facilitate relaxation and movement in water. It has applications for children and adults across the whole spectrum of special needs. Winner of the 1993 Toshiba / CBI Invention of the Year award.
Snowbasin Adaptive Sports
801-620-1015
http://www.snowbasinadaptive.org
E-mail:snowbasinadaptivesports@gmail.com
Special Olympics Utah
4 Triad Center, suite 105
Salt Lake City, UT 84180
(801) 363-1111
http://www.sout.org
Recreational opportunities for all ages
SPLORE
880 East 3375 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
(801) 484-4128
http://www.splore.org
SportsAbilities
9249 South Broadway #200-156
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
http://sportsabilities.com
*We are the premier resource for people with disabilities to find recreational, advocacy, support, and sporting activities in the nation. We have calendars for every state and 27 different activities ranging from Team Sports to Social Gatherings.
Stokes Nature Center
2696 East Highway 89, Logan Canyon
Logan, UT 84323
(435) 755-3239
http://www.logannature.org
E-mail: nature@logannature.org Stokes Nature Center provides programs to help students of all ages discover the wonders of nature first-hand. Visitors requiring extra accessibility may drive up the road during open hours and use our handicapped accessible entrance located on the far end of the building.
SwimKids/ArtKids (Art classes for Asperger Syndrome Kids)
4679 S. 2225 E.
Holliday, UT
(801) 944-8811
http://www.swimkids.biz
*Taught at SwimKids.Classes are $15.00 per lesson, or $50.00 per month. Includes all supplies, a gallery show at the end of the 12 week semester, and a personal portfolio for each student. Classes are about various artists and applying their techniques. Lots of fun. Low stress! High creativity! Open studio policy - Parents are allowed in class to watch and/or help. To sign up go to Swimkids.biz, look for the ArtKids sign up.
The Center for Courageous Kids
1501 Burnley Road
Scottsville, KY 42164
270-618-2900
http://www.thecenterforcourageouskids.org
E-mail info@courageouskids.org *The Center for Courageous Kids, also known as CCK, is a world class medical camp located in Scottsville, KY, serving children and families from across the country who are living with a variety of medical challenges. We are open year round and can host 120 kids at a time.
The National Alliance for Accessible Golf
1733 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 299-4296
(703) 739-0124 (Fax)
http://www.accessgolf.org
E-mail: info@accessgolf.org
The United States Association of Blind Athletes
33 N. Institute St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 630-0422
(719) 630-0616 (Fax)
http://www.usaba.org/
*See home page for Camp Information and Regional Offices in your area and state.
U-FIT Special Physical Activity Program
250 S. 1850 E. Room 241
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
(801) 581-7964
http://www.health.utah.edu/ess/ufit/index.html
*U-FIT is a family-centered, family-friendly program designed for children and youth with special needs. We provide physical activities in a fun, noncompetitive atmosphere that will help individuals reach their goals.
United States Quad Rugby Association
(561) 969-1970
(561) 642-4444 (Fax)
http://usqra.org
*The United States Quad Rugby Association provides opportunities, support, and structure for competitive wheelchair rugby to people with disabilities.
US Electric Wheelchair Hockey Association
7216 39th Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55427
763-535-4736
208-279-1368 (Fax)
http://www.powerhockey.com
PowerHockey™ is based on basic hockey rules with a few adaptations to allow everyone in a power wheelchair the ability to participate.
US Youth Soccer TOPSoccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer
9220 World Cup Way
Frisco, TX 75034
800-4SOCCER
(972) 334-9960 (Fax)
http://www.usyouthsoccer.org/programs/topsoccer/
E-mail: mmoran@usyouthsoccer.org *A community-based training and team placement program for young athletes with disabilities, organized by youth soccer association volunteers. The program is designed to bring the opportunity of learning and playing soccer to any boy or girl, ages 4-19, who has a mental or physical disability. *Contact for a program in your area.
USA Disabled Hockey
1775 Bob Johnson Dr
Colorado Springs , CO 80906-4090
(719) 576-USAH (8724)
(719) 538-1160 (Fax)
http://www.usahockey.com/page/show/887219-disab...
E-mail: usah@usahockey.org *Contains a listing of teams and disciplines all over the US. See Team Listings for a team near you.
Utah 4-H Program~Utah State University Extension Service
4900 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322
1-888-449-6884
(435) 797-4444
http://utah4h.org/
Utah Department of Wildlife Resources~Community Fishing Ponds
http://wildlife.utah.gov/cf/
Locate one of 42 community fishing ponds, statewide, for accessible fishing nearest you.
VerySpecialCamps.Com
http://www.veryspecialcamps.com
An online camp directory for individuals with one or more of a wide range of special needs. Listings are by state.
Wasatch Adaptive Sports~Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort
Highway 210 Little Cottonwood Canyon Road
Snwobird, UT 84092
801-933-2188
801.947.7636 (Fax)
http://wasatchadaptivesports.org
Email: info@wasatchadaptivesports.org *Wasatch Adaptive Sports (WAS) a 501 (c)(3) charitable foundation was established in 1977 to help fill the need for affordable recreational and educational programs for children, veterans, and adults with special needs.Most programs available today are financially out of reach for many families and individuals. WAS does not turn anyone away, requires no initial fee, and provides full or partial scholarships so all can participate.Our programs build strength, stamina and self-esteem while enhancing the quality of life for all our participants.
Wasatch Dance Center/Movement Mentor Dance Therapy Program
550 W. 1000 So., Suite C
Heber , UT 84032
(435) 657-2455
http://wasatchdance.com
*See "Classes and Registration" for mentor therapy course.
 
Service Dogs/Canine Programs
Assistance Dog Institute/Bergin University of Canine Studies
1215 Sebastopol Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95407
(707) 545-3647
http://www.assistancedog.org/
Email: info@berginu.edu
Autism Service Dogs of America
4248 Galewood St.
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
http://autismservicedogsofamerica.com
Canine Companions for Independence (CCI)/National Center
P.O. Box
Oceanside, CA 92052
(800) 572-2275
(760) 901-4300
(760) 901-4551 (Fax)
http://www.caninecompanions.org
*Contact for regional training centers and Veteran's Programs.
Canine Companions for Independence/Southwest Region
124 Rancho del Oro Drive
Oceanside, CA 92057
(800) 572-2275
(760) 901-4300
(760) 901-4350 (Fax)
http://www.cci.org/southwest/index.html
Compassionate Paws, Inc.
W7064 Bighorn Lane
Wautoma, WI 54982
(920)787-1467
(920) 987-9098
http://www.compassionatepaws.com
*Specializes in working with families and individuals affected with Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Will train anyone in the US but does focus primarily on states in the Mid-West.
Eye Dog Foundation for the Blind
8252 S. 15th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85041
(602) 276-0051
1-800-393-3641
http://www.eyedogfoundation.org
Gateway to Canine Partnerships
40 North 800 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
1-801-359-5595
http://www.gatewayservicedogs.org/
E-mail: info@gatewayservicedogs.org
Positive Partners Assistance Dogs, Inc.
P.O. Box 2088
Hailey, ID 83333
(208) 721-1309
* Trains wheelchair assistance, hearing assistance, guide dogs and mobility assistance dogs. Will train dogs for anyone in the United States.
Transition/Post Secondary Schooling
Association on Higher Education And Disability (AHEAD)
107 Commerce Center Drive, Suite 204
Huntersville, NC 28078
(704) 947-7779
(704) 948-7779 (Fax)
http://www.ahead.org/students-parents/transitions
*AHEAD is actively involved in all facets of promoting full and equal participation by individuals with disabilities in higher education; and supporting the systems, institutions, professions, and professionals who attend to the fulfillment of this important mission.
AVATAR, Inc.
4042 Pacific Avenue (300W.), #3
Riverdale, UT 84405
(801) 392-7485
Becoming Leaders For Tomorrow
CPD/Utah State University
Logan, UT 84322-6800
435-797-7157
435-797-3944 (Fax)
http://blt.cpd.usu.edu
E-mail: alromeo@utah.gov *The BLT Project provides resources and supports that promote independent living, transition skills, and healthy lifestyles and relationships of youth and young adults with developmental disabilities
College of Eastern Utah Disability Resource Center
451 East 400 North
Price, UT 84501
(800) 336-2381
(435) 613-5000
(435) 613-5112 (Fax)
http://www.ceu.edu/disability/default.aspx
CTA~Community Supports (Univ. of Utah)
4444 So. 700 E., Ste 203
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
801-268-4887
801-268-4880 (Fax)
http://careers.utah.edu/sejobs/CTA.htm
CTA is a not-for-profit company supporting people with autism and/or developmental disabilities.
Dixie State College, St. George ~ Disability Resource Center
225 S. 700 E
St. George, UT 84770
(435) 652-7500
http://new.dixie.edu/sss/
Empowered for Life
332 E. 3300 S.
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
801-201-1287
*Provides residential care services.
Healthy & Ready to Work National Resource Center
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
http://www.hrtw.org
Provides a large resource database for Transitional teens/young adults.
HEATH Resource Center/ George Washington University
2134 G Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20052
http://www.heath.gwu.edu
E-mail: AskHEATH@gwu.edu *The HEATH Resource Center gathers and disseminates information to help people with disabilities reach their full potential through postsecondary education and training. Contains a wealth of information and resources on a wide variety of subjects related to education.
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD)
4455 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 310
Washington, DC 20008
877-871-0744
TTY: 877-871-0665
http://www.ncwd-youth.info
*Federal informational program site. Excellent resource. Click on "Content By State" for programs in your area.
National Gateway to Self-Determination Web Portal
http://www.aucd.org/ngsd
*This site provides a single access for self-advocates, professionals, policy-makers and the general public on the current best practices and evidence-based activities in enhancing self-determination in the lives of people with developmental and intellectual disabilities, as well as any individual.
RISE, Inc.
1358 West 1250 South
Orem, UT 84058
1-800-257-9920
(801) 373-1197
(801) 373-1198 (Fax)
http://www.riseinc.net
*Various locations throughout the state.
Salt Lake Community College Disability Resource Center
4600 South Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
TTY:(801) 957-4646
(801) 957-4659
(801) 957-4947 (Fax)
http://www.slcc.edu/drc/
Snow College Disability Resource Center
150 East College Avenue
Ephraim, UT 84627
(435) 283-7321
(435) 283-7000
http://www.snow.edu/~ada/
Southern Utah University Disability Support Center
351 West University Boulevard
Cedar City, UT 84720
(435) 865-8022
(435) 865-8235 (Fax)
http://www.suu.edu/ss/support/disability/
The University Accessibility Center (UAC) Brigham Young University
2170 Wilkinson Student Center (BYU Campus)
Provo, UT
(801) 422-2767
VP (801) 422-4472
(801) 422-0174 (Fax)
http://uac.byu.edu
E-mail: uac@byu.edu
The University of Utah Center for Disability Services
200 S Central Campus Drive Room 162
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
V/TDD: (801) 581-5020
(801) 581-5487 (Fax)
http://disability.utah.edu/
Email: info@disability.utah.edu
TURN Community Services
850 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
1-866-359-8876
(801) 359-2915
http://www.turn.nu
Utah Asociation of Community Services
3495 South West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT
(801) 263-1246
http://www.uacs.org/index.html
*A partial listing of groups and agencies which provide services including residential, day training, supported employment, family support, and respite care for individuals age 22 and above.
Utah State University Disability Resource Center
0101 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-0101
(800) 259-2966
(435) 797-2444
(435) 797-0130 (Fax)
http://www.usu.edu/drc/#home
Utah Valley University Accessibility Services Department
800 West University Parkway Rm. LC 312
Provo, UT 84058
(801) 863-8747
http://www.uvu.edu/asd/
E-mail: asd@uvu.edu
We Connect Now
McIlhenny Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
http://weconnectnow.wordpress.com
E-mail: weconnectnow2008@gmail.com *We Connect Now is dedicated to uniting people on issues which affect people with disabilities, with emphasis on college students higher education & employment.
Weber State University Services for Students with Disabilities
1129 University Circle Student Services Center Rm. 181
Ogden, UT 84408-1129
(801) 626-6413
Video Phone (801) 626-6850
http://www.weber.edu/ssd
*Davis Campus number is (801)395-3524
 
Transportation Information
National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association
3327 W. Bearss Ave.
Tampa, FL 33618
(800) 833-0427
(813) 264-2697
(813) 962-8970 (Fax)
http://www.nmeda.com
Email: nmeda@aol.com *Provides a state-by-state listing of NMEDA QAP certified dealerships. Start here when looking for mobility equipment (lifts, vehicles, steering systems, etc.) information.
School Transportation News
P.O. Box 789
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
(310) 792-2226
http://www.stnonline.com/stn/
*See Special Needs Transportation
Utah Transit Authority UTA Accessibility
801-287-5359
877-882-7272
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