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Rehabilitation oriented fitness programs that develop individualized exercise routines and other fitness activities for people with acute or chronic health conditions. Included are gym and home based therapeutic exercise programs and aquatic therapy. (AIRS LR-8400)

1000 Ability Way
Park City, UT 84060
Phone: 435-649-3991
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Organization Name: Move United
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Address:
1000 Ability Way
Park City, UT 84060
Phone: 435-649-3991
Fax: 435-658-3992
Email: info@discovernac.org
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility:

Individuals of all ages with physical, cognitive, or developmental disabilities (friends and family members are also encouraged to participate).

Services Provided:

Empowers individuals of all abilities by building self-esteem, confidence and lifetime skills through sport, recreation and educational programs. Offers a wide variety of year-round activities for people of different ability levels, at multiple locations in and around Park City, including alpine and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, swimming, cycling, water skiing, horseback riding, outdoor adventure trips, challenge course activities, leadership development training and more.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Using phased re-opening; please see the website for updates on phases. In phase II, all staff and volunteers are required to wear face coverings and are using social distance instructing. Those needing hands-on lesson support may bring one support person, preferably from their household. Individual lessons and Quaranteam household programs are available.

  • Equestrian Therapy
  • Disability Related Sports
  • Court Community Service Sites
  • Hippotherapy
  • Summer Camps
  • Health/Disability Related Support Groups
Provider Profiles:

Gail Loveland, Executive Director

Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/27/2021
85 North Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Phone: 801-581-2526
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Organization Name: University of Utah Health
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Address:
85 North Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Phone: 801-581-2526
Eligibility: Youth and adults with disabilities.
Services Provided:

TRAILS is an adaptive sports program that includes: adaptive recreation opportunities; spinal cord injury forum and wellness programs; virtual outreach (web-based and telemedicine/telehealth links); advocacy; peer support; and social activities. 

Activities Include:

  • Recreation programs
  • indoor spinning
  • hand cycling
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • target shooting
  • downhill skiing
  • cross-country skiing
  • swimming
  • wheelchair tennis.

TRAILS is designed to prepare individuals of all ability levels to engage in active living through recreational experiences.

Provider Profiles:

A comprehensive outreach program of the Craig H Neilsen Rehabilitation Center at University of Utah Health.

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 8/10/2020
4611 West 4800 South
Hooper, UT 84315
Phone: 801-985-7074
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Address:
4611 West 4800 South
Hooper, UT 84315
Phone: 801-985-7074
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Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility: Age requirement for students is 3-18 years. Age requirement for volunteers is 20 years. Students must have physical disability such as cerebral palsy or spina bifida, etc.
Services Provided: 1. Meet each week during the summer months (May - August) for riding lessons. Lessons are given at the Golden Spike Events Center in Ogden.
2. A children's program is given to family and friends at the end of the season where the children show what they have learned. A trophy is given to each child.
3. A volunteer appreciation picnic is given each year during the summer.
4. A family picnic for the families of all children and all volunteers is given at the end of the season.
5. Board of Directors meetings are held 4 times a year.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 6/6/2018
Camp Takoda View on Map
Salt Lake City, UT
Phone: 801-808-8947
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Address:
Salt Lake City, UT
Phone: 801-808-8947
Eligibility: Children ages 8 to 14 struggling with ADHD, oppositional disorders, aggression, learning problems, or children with mixed behavior and learning problems are eligible to participate. Enrollment is limited, and participants are selected based on an evaluation conducted by program staff.
Services Provided: Salt Lake City-based camp implements Dr. William Pelham's highly acclaimed, evidence-based Summer Treatment Program (STP) for children Camp Takoda, besides being a lot of fun, offers an intensive therapy program. 8 week-long program; participants need to attend all 8 weeks.
Parent Trainings are an integral part of the Camp Takoda experience. Every Wednesday night during the Summer Treatment Program, parents will be trained in evidence based practice in a fun and inviting way!
Provider Profiles: Psychological tests required for admission are performed by program staff, but recent testing from other sources may be acceptable in some cases. Referrals can be made by school personnel, mental health professionals, physicians, or parents.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 4/1/2020
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Phone: 801-572-4237
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Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Phone: 801-572-4237
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Email: greentreeyoga@comcast.net
Eligibility: Kids with special needs, and adult caregivers, Salt Lake valley
Services Provided:

Provides programs for kids with special needs, educators, health care providers, and yoga teachers.

Services Include:

  • Art and Yoga classes for kids with special needs
  • Classroom Yoga Programs
  • Curriculum kits and DVDs for use in school and after school programs
  • Online resources
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 9/11/2020
377 Riverside Drive Building B
St. George, UT 84790
Phone: 435-862-8273
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Address:
377 Riverside Drive Building B
St. George, UT 84790
Phone: 435-862-8273
Fax: 435-275-4256
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Languages Spoken: Spanish Services Available
Eligibility:

All Ages, varies per provider. Accepts private pay and some insurance plans. Sliding scale offered. Contact for current information.

Services Provided:

Provides outpatient mental health care. 

Services Include:

  • Diagnostic Evaluation - Learning Disorders
  • Diagnostic Evaluation - Developmental Delays
  • Neuropsychological evaluation
  • Outpatient individual mental health therapy
  • Outpatient family therapy
  • Outpatient group therapy
  • Day treatment/partial hospitalization
  • Residential services Intensive out-patient substance use disorder
  • Intensive out-patient compulsive sexual behavior treatment
  • Intensive wilderness treatment for compulsive sexual behaviors
  • Specialized parent/family experiential therapy
  • Equine-assisted therapy

Issues Treated (Varies per provider):

  • Fear, worry & anxiety; obsession/compulsions
  • Sadness, hopelessness, & depression
  • Inattention & hyperactivity
  • Rule breaking, defiance, & "acting out"
  • Severe mood swings & bursts of rage
  • Autism & related disorders
  • Drug & alcohol use
  • Mental health problems with co-existing chronic medical conditions
  • Somatoform and conversion disorders
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Compulsive sexual behaviors
  • Conduct disorder, alienated families, dysfunctional family systems
Provider Profiles:

Daniel M. Sanderson, Ph.D.

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Integrative/strategic therapy

Matt Bulkley, LCSW

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

C. Stan Sullivan, LCSW, CSAT, EMDR, NLP

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Family Therapy
  • EMDR, Attachment, Mindfulness Meditation, Interpersonal Neurobiology, Task Centered

Lorneta Freguson, LCSW

  • Works with children and families
  • Helps families and foster families discover source of behavioral problems and help children heal from past trauma
  • Works with children who have experienced early childhood trauma from adoption, maltreatment, or abandonment issues.
  • Equine Assisted Psychotherapist

See website or contact for additional provider names and specialties. All providers may not provide all services.

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 5/24/2021
1904 West Gordon Avenue
Layton, UT 84041
Phone: 801-406-7256
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Address:
1904 West Gordon Avenue
Layton, UT 84041
Phone: 801-406-7256
Toll Free Phone: 866-278-3345
Fax: 801-444-0793
Email: admissions@solsticertc.com
Eligibility:

Ages 14-18 Self-pay

Services Provided:

Residential services for Teens 14-17
Provide Residential Mental Health Services for Female Adolescents

Services Include:

  • Family-Therapy-Based Intervention
  • Nutrition
  • Physical Fitness
  • Academics
  • Abuse/Addiction Therapy
  • Equine Therapy
  • Psychiatric Services

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Approaches Used:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Family Therapy Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
Equine Therapy, Experiential Therapy

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 6/21/2021
Taylor, UT 84401
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Address:
Taylor, UT 84401
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A nonprofit therapeutic riding organization utilizing the services of four occupational therapists and two physical therapists. Equine assisted therapy, hippotherapy.

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 8/7/2020
2535 South Highway 89, Suite 4
Brigham City, UT 84302
Phone: 435-580-8124
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Address:
2535 South Highway 89, Suite 4
Brigham City, UT 84302
Phone: 435-580-8124
Email: ava@recreatetherapy.com
Eligibility: Families and teens
Services Provided: Specializing in relational therapy with families and teens.
Provider Profiles: Ava Hanson, MS, LAMFT, CTRS
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 4/14/2020
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
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Organization Name: Primary Children's Hospital
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Address:
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Eligibility: Inpatient children and teens
Services Provided: Recreational therapy rooms created to provide tools for exercising the imagination of seriously ill children who face emotional and physical challenges. There are many activities including art and crafts, games, books, toys, dress-up, medical play, and BINGO Wednesdays.

The playroom features specific areas for teens, infants and patients with sensory needs. The playroom provides a calming yet energetic space.

Sophie's Place provides music therapy to children at Primary Children's.
Provider Profiles: The Forever Young Zone is open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. with occasional closures for special events and holidays.

Treehouse Children's Museum, Ogden is also a Forever Young Zone.

The Forever Young Foundation serves children facing significant physical, emotional, and financial challenges by providing them with academic, athletic, and therapeutic opportunities currently unavailable to them. Forever Young Foundation primarily focuses efforts in Northern California, Arizona, Utah, and Ghana, Africa.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 12/2/2019
5624 South Cougar Lane
Kearns, UT 84118
Phone: 801-966-5555
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Address:
5624 South Cougar Lane
Kearns, UT 84118
Phone: 801-966-5555
Services Provided: Classes offered: adaptive aquatics, water babies ages 6 - 36 months and their parents, youth swim classes, a member ice skate night, child care available.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 4/30/2019
South Jordan, UT 84095
Phone: 801-633-9254
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Address:
South Jordan, UT 84095
Phone: 801-633-9254
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Email: rectherapysolutions@gmail.com
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Provides recreational therapy services, including consulting along with individual, group, family, and community programming across the state of Utah. 

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 7/21/2021
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Services Provided: A nonprofit doll-making business custom creates dolls based on ethnicity, limb difference, and interests. Scars, birthmarks, hand differences, feeding buttons, and more. Based on the belief that medical play aids psychosocial adjustment.
Provider Profiles: Amy Jandrisevits
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 5/29/2019