Information For People With Disabilities

Below, you will find additional useful information. To view a specific resource, simply click on the heading and a new window will open.

State Resources

Access Utah

Helping Utah Stay Mobile.

Brain Injury Association of Utah

The mission of the Brain Injury Association of Utah is to create a better future through brain injury prevention, research, education and advocacy.

Center for Persons with Disabilities

The Center will accomplish its mission through the provision of interdisciplinary training, exemplary services, technical assistance, research and evaluation, and dissemination of information. These Center activities will be in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and other state and federal legislation pertinent to people with disabilities.

Division of Services for People with Disabilities

The Division of Services for People with Disabilities provides several services to the public ranging from Housing assistance to companion services. Please click below to learn about the different services.

Easter Seals of Utah

Easter Seals has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives for more than 80 years. From child development centers to physical rehabilitation and job training for people with disabilities, Easter Seals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life's challenges and achieve personal goals.

Governor's Council for People with Disabilities

We are a Federally funded advocacy Council that works to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families. Our main purpose is to build leaders in the disability community to influence improvements in the social service and medical systems that serve individuals with disabilities and, educate legislators and policy makers to issues that impact the lives of people with disabilities and their families.

The Arc of Utah

This an organization of and for people with mental retardation and related developmental disabilities and their families. It is devoted to promoting and improving supports and services for people with mental retardation and their families. The association also fosters research and education regarding the prevention of mental retardation in infants and young children.

Utah Department of Human Services HIIP Contact List

The Health Insurance Information Program operates in every county in Utah to assist you in making decisions regarding your healthcare insurance needs.

Utah Independent Living Center

The UILC's Mission is to assist persons with disabilities achieve greater independence by providing services and activities which enhance independent living skills and promote the public's understanding, accommodation, and acceptance of their rights, needs and abilities.

Utah State Office of Rehabilitation

The mission of USOR is to assist individuals with disabilities to prepare for and obtain employment and increase their independence.

Federal Resources

New Freedom Initiative Online Resource

This user-friendly Web site contains links to information of interest to people with disabilities, their families, employers, service providers and other community members.

Social Security Administration

The official web site of the Social Security Administration.

The Administration on Developmental Disabilities

The Administration on Developmental Disabilities ensures that individuals with developmental disabilities and their families participate in the design of and have access to culturally competent services, supports, and other assistance and opportunities that promotes independence, productivity, and integration and inclusion into the community.

The National Council on Disability

The National Council on Disability (NCD) is an independent federal agency making recommendations to the President and Congress to enhance the quality of life for all Americans with disabilities and their families. NCD is composed of 15 members appointed by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate. In its 1986 report Toward Independence, NCD first proposed that Congress should enact a civil rights law for people with disabilities. In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law.

Traumatic Brain Injury Collaboration Space

TBICS is a learning, collaboration, and benchmarking tool for the Grantees and others affiliated with the Federal Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Program. TBICS captures successful TBI systems change strategies and makes them available in a dynamic and meaningful way.

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