Angel’s Hands Foundation (AHF)
Information: The foundation supports Utah families with rare diseases. AHF has also provided financial support to local children’s hospitals, local school districts, and other local charities that support these families. AHF continues to find unique diseases and conditions where families need assistance.
Autism Council of Utah
Information: ACU is an independent council working to foster collaboration, communication, and learning among families and agencies. They promote access to resources. It is a parent initiated and run program. They focus on getting information out, supporting autism initiatives and programs, work at filling the gaps in services, and provide opportunities for families to find resources.
Information: Autism Speaks has become the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. They also increase awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.
Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinic (formerly Autism Diagnostic)
Information: This is an outpatient clinic serving individuals and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. This program is a partnership of the University of Utah Department of Psychiatry, Neurobehavior HOME Program, and the University Neuropsychiatric Institute. They provide diagnostic assessments, therapy, behavior management, school consultations, and a variety of therapeutic groups for children, adolescents, and adults.
Camp Kostopolus Dream Foundation (Camp K)
Phone: (801) 582-0700
Fax: (801) 583-5176
Information: Camp K is located in Salt Lake City in Emigration Canyon. They offer several programs during the school year and summer including: camps, horseback riding, after school programs, teen club, adult club, and K-kids Club.
Copperview Recreation Center
Phone: (385) 468-1515
Information: Copperview Recreation Center is a safe, clean, and newly-remodeled fitness & recreation facility. They provide several activities to people with disabilities.
Disability Law Center
Information: The Disability Law Center is an organization designated as the Protection and Advocacy agency for the state of Utah to protect the right of people with disabilities.
Fax: (801) 272-8907
Information: This has been a valuable resource for many families. The Family-to-Family Network’s goal is to educate, strengthen, and support families of people with disabilities.
Guardianship Associates of Utah (GAU)
Phone: (801) 533-0203
Fax: (801) 533-0206
Information: Guardianship Associates of Utah is a non-profit organization. It provides direct Guardianship, Conservator and Trust services to individuals who have been deemed by a court as incapacitated, incompetent or legally disabled. GAU contracts directly with the Office of Public Guardian in the State of Utah to provide services to individuals. GAU also provide private pay guardianship and conservator services for a fee.
Miracle League Adaptive Baseball Website: www.recreation.slco.org/genefullmer/youthsports/Miracleleague.html
Phone: (385) 468-1800
Information: Miracle League Adaptive Youth Baseball; designed for ages 5-21 with mild to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
National Ability Center (NAC)
Phone: (435) 649-3991
Fax Number: (435) 658-3992
Information: The National Ability Center is located in Park City. They offer an array of adapted recreational activities including: horseback riding, skiing, swimming, and archery.
Neurobehavior H.O.M.E. Clinic
Phone: (801) 581-5515
Information: The Neurobehavior HOME Clinic is a coordinated health care model for meeting the medical and mental health needs of people with developmental disabilities. They provide services to children and adults including primary care, psychiatric services, medication management, counseling services, positive behavior supports, and case management.
Information: Sammons Preston is a resource to order an array of equipment for those we serve. Approval is needed by DSPD and various other steps. Allow adequate time to order before the need becomes critical.
Phone: (801) 860-2177
Fax: (801) 363-1524
Information: Special Olympics is a strong organization for recreation in Utah. They offer a variety of year-round activities. Their website has forms to become a participant, along with a list of the available sports.
UCAT (Utah Center for Assistive Technology)
Phone: (801) 887-9380
Fax: (801) 887-9382
Information: The Utah Center for Assistive Technology is a statewide resource offering information and technical services to help people with disabilities acquire and use assistive technology devices.
Phone: (801) 581-7964
Information: U-FIT is a family-centered program designed for children and youth with special needs.
Utah Independent Living Center (UILC)
Phone: (801) 466-5565
Information: The UILC is a non-residential facility that provides services which enhance the independence of people with disabilities. They provide activities for those with disabilities.
Utah Parent Center
Phone: (801) 272-1051
Information: The Utah Parent Center provides training to families with children with disabilities and special health care needs.
State Government Agencies:
Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD)
Phone: (801) 538-4200
Department of Health (DOH)
Phone: (801) 538-6003
Department of Human Services (DHS)
Phone: (801) 538- 4171
Department of Workforce Services (DWS)
Phone: 1(866) 435-7414