Special Needs Schools, Other

Options for special needs education outside of traditional schools, including home instruction, special classes, and transitional education

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Lindon, UT

Organization Name: Utah Parent Center
Address: 350 North State Street
Lindon, UT 84042
Phone: 801-318-1959
Email: maria@utahparentcenter.org
Eligibility: Parents in the Alpine School District who have children and young adults with special needs.
Services Provided: Helps parents help children, youth, and young adults with all disabilities to live included, productive lives as members of the community. Provides information, empathetic peer support, training and advocacy based on the concept of parents helping other parents.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/29/2019

Ogden, UT

Address: 742 Harrison Boulevard (1200 East)
Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: 801-629-4700
TDD: 801-629-4701
Fax: 801-629-4896
Eligibility: No restrictions
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Provides consultant, resource, and direct education services to children with hearing and/or visual impairment and their families.
Kenneth Burdett School of the Deaf
Utah School for the Blind - Ogden
Educational Resource Center, a library for children, teachers and parents.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 7/9/2019

Salt Lake City, UT

Organization Name: Granite School District
Address: 382 East 3605 South
Granite School District
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 385-646-4526
Fax: 385-646-4221
Eligibility: Special needs and at-risk students ages 16 through 22 in the Granite School District.
Wheelchair Accessible: Entry and Bathroom(s)
Services Provided: Hilda B. Jones Center provides a vocational training environment to give special education and at-risk students the opportunity to gain work-maturity skills and specific job skills.
Student Benefits: Support of trainers as the student is integrated into a work environment; Development of skills which allows students to become more marketable in the competitive work force; Opportunities to work with co-workers, supervisors, employers, and customers; Training in job readiness skills necessary to gain, maintain and move within a student’s prospective job; Practice in writing resumes, completing applications, and performing interviews; Participation in a school wide Worker of the Month program; Training and practice in various social skills are integrated in all job sites.
Student Enrollment: Students enroll in one or more classes, or job sites; Some job sites are located at the Jones Center, and other job sites are within the community; Teachers or counselors who wish to enroll a student in the Jones Center should contact Amy Hendrickson (435) 646-7460

Jones Center Job Sites: Bakery
Banquet Services
Computer Lab
Cooking
Commercial Laundry
Community Access and Mobility Training
Custom Arts and Crafts
Foods
Floral Design
Community Based Job Sites: Greenhouse (located at the GTI)
Hancock Fabrics
Jones Center Gift Shop (located at the District Offices)
KMART
Smith’s
US Novelty / KMART / Workshop

Jones Center Job Sites: Bakery
Banquet Services
Computer Lab
Cooking
Commercial Laundry
Community Access and Mobility Training
Custom Arts and Crafts
Foods
Floral Design
Community Based Job Sites: Greenhouse (located at the GTI)
Hancock Fabrics
Jones Center Gift Shop (located at the District Offices)
KMART
Smith’s
US Novelty / KMART / Workshop
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 1/10/2019

Sandy, UT

Organization Name: Canyons School District
Address: 9150 South 500 West
Sandy, UT 84070
Phone: 801-826-5000
Eligibility: Students must be age 3 - 5 and eligible under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and live within the school district. Typically developing children may also access this program through paying tuition.
Services Provided: Offers educational services to the neighborhoods of Cottonwood Heights, Draper, Midvale, Sandy and the town of Alta.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/27/2019

Spanish Fork, UT

2701 East Canyon Crest Drive
Spanish Oaks Elementary School
Spanish Fork, UT 84660
Phone: 801-228-8144
Organization Name: Utah Parent Center
Address: 2701 East Canyon Crest Drive
Spanish Oaks Elementary School
Spanish Fork, UT 84660
Phone: 801-228-8144
Email: heidi@utahparentcenter.org
Eligibility: Parents in the Nebo School District who have children and young adults with special needs.
Services Provided: Helps parents help their children, youth, and young adults with all disabilities to live included, productive lives as members of the community. Provides information, empathetic peer support, training and advocacy based on the concept of parents helping other parents.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/29/2019

Sunset, UT

2649 North Main Street
Sunset, UT 84015
Phone: 801-987-3592
Organization Name: Autism Solutions Utah
Address: 2649 North Main Street
Sunset, UT 84015
Phone: 801-987-3592
Email: solutionsforautism@gmail.com
Eligibility: Must have an IEP and autism diagnosis
Services Provided: Provides preschool through middle school services including one on one ABA Therapy. Also provides an ABA clinic, do not need to be enrolled in school to receive therapy at this site.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/13/2019

Taylorsville, UT

Organization Name: Utah State Division of Rehabilitation Services - Administration
Address: 5709 South 1500 West
Taylorsville, UT 84123-5217
Phone: 801-657-5200
Text: 385-414-5677
TDD: 801-263-4862
Fax: 801-263-4865
Email: jrhill@utah.gov
Eligibility: Deaf or hard of hearing is the primary eligibility requirement for services.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Provides services for people with hearing loss (both Deaf and Hard of Hearing), such as community education, counseling, case management, vocational rehabilitation, independent living programs, Hard of Hearing adjustment training, interpreter training and certification, technology demonstration/installation/repair, Disabled Deaf programs, and a bookstore run by the Utah Association for the Deaf.
A VITA site for traditional and online preparation.
Provider Profiles: AKA Robert G Sanderson Center
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 7/8/2019

West Jordan, UT

Organization Name: Autism Solutions Utah
Address: 1785 West 7888 South
West Jordan, UT 84088
Phone: 801-987-3592
Email: solutionsforautism@gmail.com
Eligibility: For children who are diagnosed or suspected to be on the autism spectrum.
Services Provided: Provides ABA therapy and IEP consultations for children on the autism spectrum.
Original Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/29/2019