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)

1291 Taylor Street, NW
Washington, DC 20542
Phone: 202-707-5100
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
Organization Name: Utah State Office of Rehabilitation Services - Administration
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Address:
1067 East Tabernacle, Suite 10
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 435-652-2453
Fax: 435-673-8983
Eligibility: Deaf or hard of hearing is the primary eligibility requirement for services.
Services Provided:

Satellite program of the Division of Services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DSDHH). Provides education, advocacy and accessible support services which enhance the quality of life for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

  • Hearing Screening
  • Assistive Technology Training
  • Case/Care Management
  • General Counseling Services
  • Disability Related Libraries
  • Health/Disability Related Support Groups
  • Health/Disability Related Social Clubs
  • Assistive Technology Equipment Loan
  • Specialized Information and Referral
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/12/2020
1447 E Main St
Spartanburg, SC 29307
Phone: 864-585-1778
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
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
Eligibility: Individuals who cannot read regular print because of a visual, physical, or reading disability may apply for service.
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.

  • Public Libraries
  • Reading Services for People With Disabilities
  • Audio Description Services
  • Disability Related Libraries
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/16/2020
5709 South 1500 West
Taylorsville, UT 84123
Phone: 801-758-7565
Address:
5709 South 1500 West
Taylorsville, UT 84123
Phone: 801-758-7565
Fax: 801-288-9899
Wheelchair Access: Complete
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: 12/2/2020
25 South 100 West, Suite 104
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 435-652-1335
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