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)

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Local Service
Statewide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth, or service at a satellite office.
Nationwide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth or services at a regional/national headquarters location.
5709 South 1500 West
Taylorsville, UT 84123
Phone: 801-758-7565
Address:
5709 South 1500 West
Taylorsville, UT 84123
Phone: 801-758-7565
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Languages Spoken: American Sign Language (ASL)
Services Provided: Aims to unify the deaf and hard of hearing people of Utah, promote 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, such as specialized telecommunications equipment, while establishing/operating housing for seniors who fit in this category. Also available are disability related libraries.COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and state guidelines.

  • Specialized Telecommunications Equipment
  • Disability Related Libraries
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/21/2022
Statewide Provider
250 North 1950 West Ste A
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-715-6789
Statewide Provider
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: 800-453-4293
Email: blind@utah.gov
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Services Provided: Reading services available for people with disabilities through 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.

  • Audio Description Services
  • Reading Services for People With Disabilities
  • Disability Related Libraries
  • Public Libraries
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/30/2022
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
Statewide Provider
11657 South Redwood Road
South Jordan, UT 84095
Phone: 801-996-8218
Statewide Provider
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: 4/22/2022
1067 East Tabernacle Ste 10
St George, UT 84770
Phone: 435-652-2453
Organization Name: Utah State Office of Rehabilitation Services - Administration
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Address:
1067 East Tabernacle Ste 10
St George, UT 84770
Phone: 435-652-2453
Fax: 435-673-8983
Email: dericksen@utah.gov
Languages Spoken: American Sign Language
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
  • Disability Related Libraries
  • General Counseling Services
  • Health/Disability Related Support Groups
  • Assistive Technology Equipment Loan
  • Specialized Information and Referral
  • Health/Disability Related Social Clubs
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/19/2022
Nationwide Provider
1291 Taylor Street, NW
Washington, DC 20542
Phone: 202-707-5100
Nationwide Provider
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
Nationwide Provider
1447 E Main St
Spartanburg, SC 29307
Phone: 864-585-1778
Nationwide Provider
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
Nationwide Provider
P.O. Box 961029
Boston, MA 02196
Phone: 617-973-5801
Nationwide Provider
Address:
P.O. Box 961029
Boston, MA 02196
Phone: 617-973-5801
Services Provided:

The Foundation aims to improve outcomes for individuals with OCD and related disorders by:

  • Providing resources and support for those affected by OCD, including individuals with OCD and related disorders, their family members, friends, and loved ones.
  • Promoting awareness about OCD and related disorders to the OCD community and the general public.
  • Increasing access to effective treatment through:
    • Educating mental health professionals about evidence-based treatments.
    • Providing a forum for professional collaboration and networking.
    • Supporting research into the causes of and treatments for OCD and related disorders.

Visit https://iocdf.org/find-help/ for help finding providers for patients with OCD,

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 4/22/2022