Nonpublic Special Schools

Description: Private educational institutions at preschool, elementary or secondary levels that are established for the purpose of providing educational services for children with disabilities. Included are special residential schools as well as private special day schools. (AIRS HH-8000.6000)

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Draper, UT

12222 South 1000 East
Draper, UT 84020-8278
Phone: 801-572-5727
Address: 12222 South 1000 East
Draper, UT 84020-8278
Phone: 801-572-5727
Fax: 801-572-5758
Eligibility: Pre-K through 6th grade diagnosed with autism or developmental disorders
Services Provided: Autism Behavior Treatment Center, has created a year-round private school based on ABA treatment program for children. The program will focus on teaching children new skills and remediation of skill deficits while helping each child to attain the requisite skill sets to function successfully within the school and community environments.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 5/11/2017

Logan, UT

Address: 1683 South Hwy 89/91
PO Box 3662
Logan, UT 84321
Phone: 435-755-8400
Services Provided: With a strong emphasis on both education and therapy, Logan River Academy features a structured, therapeutic living environment, a fully accredited high quality education program, and a full range of group, individual, family and chemical dependency counseling. "The therapy work is more insight-oriented, something we felt was critical to longer term success."
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 5/6/2015

Ogden, UT

1100 Orchard Avenue
Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: 801-394-5936
Organization Name: Weber Human Services
Address: 1100 Orchard Avenue
Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: 801-394-5936
Fax: 801-394-5936
Eligibility: Children ages 3 - 5 with diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder or Pervasive Development Diorder (PDD)
Services Provided: The Northern Utah Autism Program is a preschool program divided into three classrooms of twelve children each with one lead teacher, two additional teachers, and two aides. UAP's staff also consists of a program manager, child psychiatrist, speech therapist, and others. Programming focuses on attending behaviors and compliance, language and cognition, self-help and social skills, and parent contact.
Provider Profiles: Alexis B, Program Manager
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/12/2018

Orem, UT

1000 West 800 South
Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism
Orem, UT 84057
Phone: 801-863-7620
Organization Name: Utah Valley University (UVU)
Address: 1000 West 800 South
Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism
Orem, UT 84057
Phone: 801-863-7620
Eligibility: 17-40 year olds who have graduated from high school who are able to academically succeed in college level courses with support.
Services Provided: Provides support for individuals on the Autism Spectrum Disorder to more fully realize their potential and utilize their strengths for enriched lives. Classes offered every semester focus on the skills needed to succeed in college as well as in everyday life.
Provider Profiles: Classes are generally held on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and Saturday social activities usually are scheduled every other week. Cost is $300 per semester.
Application and interview process.
Laurie Bowen, M.Ed, BCBA Passages Program Director
Jessica Shepherd, CTRS
Jared Stewart, M.Ed
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/12/2019
Address: 1875 South Geneva Road
Orem, UT 84058
Phone: 801-437-0490
Fax: 866-456-9954
Eligibility: Ages 2-22 years old with Autism Spectrum Disorder and similar learning styles (such as Aspergers, PDD-NOS, etc.). An official autism diagnosis is not a requirement for application or admission.
Services Provided: Provides day treatment services for children and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 1/30/2019

Provo, UT

Organization Name: Wasatch Mental Health
Address: 750 North Freedom Blvd.
Provo, UT 84601
Phone: 801-373-4760
Fax: 801-373-0639
Eligibility: Utah and Wasatch counties. Medicaid, some funding for uninsured. Children, youth and families.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Four Outpatient Family Clinics: Provo, American Fork, Spanish Fork and Wasatch County. Services include: Individual/Group/Family Therapy; Case Management' Medication Management. Nursing Services, Peer Support, Specialized groups such as: Domestic Violence treatment, Parenting Skills, Anger Management; Psychological testing, as needed; Skills Development and Behavior Management.

The Wellness Recovery Clinic (WRC) provides services to individuals who are uninsured or underinsured who meet income criteria.

Mountain Peaks Counseling offers services to those who have insurance other than Medicaid and those who wish to pay cash for services.

Vantage Point Crisis Services for Youth provides 24-hour a day, 7 days a week crisis residential services for male and female youth ages 10-17 who are ungovernable, at risk of becoming runaways, or experiencing serious parent-child conflicts.

Juvenile Receiving provides a 24-hour a day, 7 days a week reception, screening, and evaluation service for juvenile offenders who do not meet criteria for secure detention.

More Services for Children, Youth, and Families, as part of an individualized Recovery Plan.

Provides services to children ages 3-5 who have been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder through Giant Steps Preschools in Orem, Saratoga Springs Spanish Fork and Provo. Giant Steps also provides supportive education programs for parents and families, open to the public, to encourage, educate, and advocate for their child’s needs.

XCEL Adolescent Day Treatment Program provides social skills, emotional regulation skills, and coping strategies for adolescents with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and teens with developmental delays.

New Vista. provides outpatient, day treatment, and step-down services for male and female youth, ages 9-18 who have sexual behavior problems.

Aspire is a residential care/treatment program for female youth, ages 12 to 18, who are in DCFS custody.

Stride is an after school day treatment services to assist children ages 5 to 12 who are experiencing challenges with behavior and social skills due to mental illness.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 1/30/2019

Salt Lake City, UT

604 Wilmington Avenue
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Phone: 801-467-2122
Address: 604 Wilmington Avenue
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Phone: 801-467-2122
Fax: 801-467-2148
Services Provided: An independent private school and clinic specializing in educational programs for traditional students, as well as students whose language processing deficits, other learning disabilities, or individual learning styles are impeding their academic achievement. Provide comprehensive learning and achievement diagnostic evaluations for children and adults (including ADA and 504 Accommodations when appropriate). May qualify for Carson Smith special needs scholarship.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 4/25/2018

Taylorsville, UT

1328 West 6170 South
Taylorsville, UT 84123
Phone: 801-243-4991
Address: 1328 West 6170 South
Taylorsville, UT 84123
Phone: 801-243-4991
Fax: 801-979-0871
Eligibility: Children with and without disabilities, preschool and grades 1 - 6
Services Provided: Kids World Academy is a private school for children preschool through 6th grade, with and without disabilities in an inclusive environment, customizing learning for every child. Kids World staff works with children with Autism, PDD, Speech Delays, Down Syndrome, Aspergers, Behavior challenges, Cerebral Palsy, and Developmental Delays. Also provides services for children who have or are at increased risk for physical, developmental, and behavioral disorders.
Provider Profiles: Brandon Francis, M Ed, Director
M - F 9 - 5, Closed New Year's Day • Memorial Day • Fourth of July • Labor Day • Thanksgiving • Christmas
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 1/2/2019