Disability-Related Resources & Collections

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Libraries and other facilities that offer a range of special collections which provide access to a broad spectrum of general and specialized book and nonbook material as well as reading material in alternative formats. (Adapted from AIRS TJ-4500)

5709 South 1500 West
Taylorsville, UT 84123
Phone: 801-758-7565
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Address:
5709 South 1500 West
Taylorsville, UT 84123
Phone: 801-758-7565
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Languages Spoken: American Sign Language (ASL)
Eligibility:

None

Services Provided:

Aims to unify the deaf and hard of hearing people of Utah, promote their interests, and provides service, consultation, and advocacy. Also promotes educational betterment and well-being of the deaf and hard of hearing. Sell products to the deaf and hard of hearing people in Utah while establishing/operating housing for seniors who fit in this category.

  • Specialized Telecommunications Equipment
  • Disability Related Libraries
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/10/2021
250 North 1950 West Ste A
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-715-6789
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Organization Name: Utah State Government
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Address:
250 North 1950 West Ste A
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-715-6789
TDD: 801-715-6721
Toll Free Phone: 800-662-5540
Email: blind@utah.gov
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Services Provided:

Provides materials found in public libraries in formats accessible to the blind and disabled. Books and magazines are available in braille, in large print, on audio cassettes, and on audio digital books.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Fully functioning as usual, however no walk-ins at this time. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

  • Public Libraries
  • Audio Description Services
  • Disability Related Libraries
  • Reading Services for People With Disabilities
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/20/2021
25 South 100 West, Suite 104
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 435-652-1335
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Address:
25 South 100 West, Suite 104
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 435-652-1335
Services Provided:

A clearinghouse of referrals and information on positive parenting, child development, academic achievement, literacy, learning disabilities, life skills and character development, drug and alcohol prevention and support parenting issues.

Services Include:

  • Classes and workshops are offered in parenting, literacy, character development and improving life skills, and parent/teacher training in Student Education Plans (SEP).

  • Lending library, brochures, pamphlets, books, tapes and videos.

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 7/10/2020
11657 South Redwood Road
South Jordan, UT 84095
Phone: 801-996-8218
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Organization Name: Cerebral Palsy of Utah
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Address:
11657 South Redwood Road
South Jordan, UT 84095
Phone: 801-996-8218
Email: jessica@ffiutah.org
Eligibility:

For families with children who have cerebral palsy.

Services Provided:

Provides the following family services:

  • Family TIES:  Participants of Family TIES meet quarterly to provide a chance for parents of children with disabilities to network one another.  
  • Respitality:  Families benefit from the generosity of hotels and restaurants that provide free accommodations and a meal for two, during a 24-hour getaway.  During this time, FFI offers care for the family member with a disability and any siblings within the home.
  • Information and Referral: FFI provides information and referral services to people who want to connect with services within the community or state.  FFI also has a library of reference material (written and video) for those who need more information about cerebral palsy and related topics.
  • Equipment Purchase Assistance: This program provides coordination of funding and financial assistance to purchase needed equipment and services, such as wheelchairs, communication devices and adapted bikes. 
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 10/12/2021
1291 Taylor Street, NW
Washington, DC 20542
Phone: 202-707-5100
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Organization Name: Library of Congress
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Address:
1291 Taylor Street, NW
Washington, DC 20542
Phone: 202-707-5100
TDD: 202-707-0744
Toll Free Phone: 800-424-8567
Fax: 202-707-0712
Email: nls@loc.gov
Eligibility: Any resident of the United States or American citizen living abroad who is unable to read or use regular print materials as a result of temporary or permanent visual or physical limitations may receive service through NLS.
Services Provided:

This service is free and loans Braille books and magazines, recorded books and magazines, music in large print and Braille, and playback equipment designed for the visually impaired. Available to US residents with physical or visual impairment.

Provider Profiles:

Administered nationally through cooperating regional and local libraries.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 9/22/2020
1447 E Main St
Spartanburg, SC 29307
Phone: 864-585-1778
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Organization Name: National Association of the Deaf
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Address:
1447 E Main St
Spartanburg, SC 29307
Phone: 864-585-1778
TDD: 800-237-6819
Toll Free Phone: 800-237-6213
Fax: 800-538-5636
Eligibility: Eligibility varies by level of membership. See the Described and Captioned Media Program Web site for details.
Services Provided: The Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) provides services designed to support and improve the academic achievement of students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. These services include (1) a library of free-loan described and captioned educational media; (2) a clearinghouse of information related to educational media access, including a gateway to Internet resources related to accessibility; and (3) a center for training and evaluation of any service provider desiring to appear on the DCMPs approved lists of description and captioning service providers. There are no user registration or service fees.

The DCMP is funded by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the National Association of the Deaf.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/24/2020