DISABILITY

Find resources to help with disabilities.
Assistance 
Employment
Education
Transportation

ASSISTANCE

Ability 1st Utah

AbilityFirst strengthens and cultivates skills that give our participants the tools to successfully navigate each transition in life, including building social connections and independence; employment preparation, training and experience; and, fun and engaging activities that offer families an opportunity to refresh and recharge.

491 North Freedom Blvd., Provo, UT
(801) 373-5044

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EMPLOYMENT

Deseret Industries

It's not the DI you grew up with. The DI provides an extensive set of employment services for all levels of skills and abilities, backgrounds and circumstances. The DI programs work on work adjustments and behaviors, job search skills, job placement, one-on-one job coaching, mentoring and resource development.

435 S 500 E, American Fork, UT
(801) 763-4560

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Deseret Industries Development Counseling

Licensed development counselors work with all levels of employment needs and provide career counseling including vocational counseling, skills training options, business partnerships and professional consultation. Those wishing to use the service should obtain a Bishop's Authorization and schedule an appointment. Enter through the Self-Reliance Resource Center doors.

437 S 500 E, American Fork, UT
(801) 763-4560

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Job Search Ideas For Those With Disabilities

Resources that are aimed specifically at workers with disabilities:

EDUCATION

Utah School for the Deaf and Blind

Support programs for the Deaf and Blind to succeed in school. The majority of USDB students attend their local schools districts throughout Utah. USDB supports them with outreach teachers, aids, programs, resources and technology, based on their individual educational needs.

USDB Orem Campus
450 W. 400 S. Orem, UT 84058
(801) 691-7841

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TRANSPORTATION

Paratransit Services - UTA

Paratransit Services - UTA
Program is a service of the Utah Transit Authority, for people with physical, cognitive or visual disabilities who are functionally unable to independently use the UTA fixed route bus service either all of the time, temporarily or only under certain circumstances.

(877) 882-7272

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Priority 1 Transportation

Provide non-emergency transportation services to all patients, with a special emphasis on accommodating those in special need of a wheelchair, stretcher, or any other non-emergent situation. Pricing

(801) 506-6858

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Kids On The Move

Provide services and support of autism, early intervention for infants and toddlers with disabilities or developmental delays and entry into Head Start.

(801) 221-9930

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