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a boy playing a hearing test game, the teacher giving a congratulatory 'five'

Center for Persons with Disabilities (CPD)

The CPD is Utah's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Services, and their mission statement is to “ collaborate with partners to strengthen families and individuals across the lifespan through education, policy, research and services." The CPD offers diagnostic services, a family resource library, and houses the Part C early intervention program and is based at Utah State University.

Center for Persons with Disabilities
6800 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-6800
Phone: (435) 797-1981
Toll Free: 1-866-284-2821
Fax: (435) 797-3944

Child Care Resource and Referral

Local: 435-797-1552
Toll Free: 1-800-670-1552

Up to 3 Child and Family Development Program

The Up to 3 program provides services to families with infants or toddlers, under the age of three, with developmental delays, disabilities or diagnosed conditions with a high probability of resulting developmental delays.

Up to 3 CPD 6810 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322
435-797-2043
Email Up to 3

Utah Family Resources

two audiologists using state-of-the-art hearing technology

Up to 3 Child and Family Development Program

The Up To 3 Program provides services to families with infants or toddlers, under the age of three, with developmental delays, disabilities or diagnosed conditions with a high probability of resulting developmental delays.

Up to 3 CPD 6810 Old Main Hill
Logan UT 84322
435-797-2043
Email Up to 3

Utah A.G. Bell

The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) is a national nonprofit organization that brings families and professionals together to support children with hearing loss with a mission to advance listening and spoken language for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing.

Email the state chapter representative

Utah Baby Watch Early Intervention

Baby Watch is Utah's network of service for children ages birth to three with developmental delays or disabilities.

Utah Clicks

Website that helps you fill out applications and then electronically submit them to get Utah services.

Utah Family Voices

Utah Family Voices is staffed by parents of children with special needs and was created to help assist families in navigating and accessing health care and family support services.

Gina Pola-Money
801-584-8236
801-808-4220
Email

Utah Medhome Portal

Information, Tools, and Resources to aid Primary Care Physicians in caring for Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) and providing a Medical Home for all of their patients.

Utah Parent Center

The Utah Parent Center (UPC) helps parents help their children with disabilities to live included, productive lives as members of the community.

2290 East 4500 South, Suite 110
Salt Lake City, UT 84117-4428
Phone: 801.272.1051
Fax: 801.272.8907
Toll Free: 800.468.1160
Español: 801.272.1067

Utah School for the Deaf and Blind (USDB)

USDB provides direct and indirect, educational services and consultations to children with hearing and/or vision impairments ages birth to 21 years as well as to their families and service providers living in Utah.

742 Harrison Blvd
Ogden, UT 84404
Voice: 801-629-4700
TDD: 801-629-4701
Fax: 801-629-4896
Toll Free: 1-800-990-9328

National Resources

an audiologist explaining hearing screening equipment to a boy

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

1-866-337-5220
202-337-5220 (V)
202-337-5221 (TTY)
Email

American Academy of Audiology

Consumer guides, including Early Infant Hearing Screening and Intervention and Frequently Asked Questions About Hearing Aids. In Spanish, too!

1-800-222-2336
703-790-8466 (V)

American Academy of Otolaryngology

703-836-4444 (V)

American Society for Deaf Children

ASDC Snapshots such as I Suspect My Baby Has a Hearing Loss and Cochlear Implants.

1-866-895-4206
717-703-0073 (V/TTY)
Email

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Hearing Loss and Hearing Screening and Assessment.

1-800-638-8255
301-897-5700 (V/TTY)
1-866-337-5220
202-337-5220 (V)
202-337-5221 (TTY)
Email

Center for Parent Information and Resources

A central resource of information and products to the community of Parent Training Information Centers and the Community Parent Resource Centers.

Cochlear

A resource that supports parents seeking hearing loss treatment options for their children.

Family Voices

Family Voices is a national grassroots network of families and friends which advocates for health care services and provides information for families with children and youth with special health care needs, including children with hearing impairments.

2340 Alamo SE, Suite 102
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 872-4774
(888) 835-5669
Fax: (505) 872-4780
Email

Hands & Voices

Hands & Voices is a parent-driven organization dedicated to supporting families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing providing non-biased communication methodology resources.

Hearing Loss Association of America

Visit the Hearing Loss Association of America' s National Center for Hearing Assistive Technology and learn about hearing aids, cochlear implants, and more.

301-657-2248 (V)
301-657-2249 (TTY)
Email

Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center

Hearing Aids and Other Assistive Devices: Where to Get Assistance and visit the Cochlear Implant Education Center.

202-651-5051 (V)
202-651-5052 (TTY)
Email

National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management

NCHAM provides resources to ensure that all infants and toddlers with hearing loss are identified as early as possible and provided with timely and appropriate audiological, educational, and medical intervention.

2615 Old Main Hill
Logan, Utah 84322
Tel: 435.797.3584

National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC)

Contact information for the early intervention system in your state

919-962-2001 (V)
919-843-3269 (TTY)
Email

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants

1-800-241-1044 (V)
1-800-241-1055 (TTY)
Email

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services also has a Spanish version of their website

Parents of children with hearing loss can find helpful information and resources in a publication produced for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) by the Academy for Educational Development (AED).

Oral Deaf Education

Information about programs and services for dozens of private OPTION oral deaf education schools.

Hearing Aid Funding

Angel Hands Foundation

The mission of AHF is simple: "Improve the quality of life for individuals living with rare diseases". Currently, AHF provides support and assistance to Utah families living with over 80 different rare diseases and 20 undiagnosed conditions.

Children's Hearing Aid Program (CHAP)

Description: Utah law (H.B. 157) created a program within the Utah Department of Health to provide hearing aids to qualifying children 0-5 years of age who have hearing loss. Ask your audiologist for an application and mail all completed paperwork to the address below.

Children's Hearing and Speech Services (CHSS)
PO Box 144620
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4620
Attn: CHAPP
or fax (801) 584-8492

The First Hand Foundation

First Hand Foundation is a nonprofit organization that helps children with health-related needs when insurance and other financial resources have been exhausted. Their mission is to directly impact the health status of a young life.

Hearing Aid Recycling Program (HARP)

The purpose of the Hearing Aid Recycling Program (HARP) is to obtain previously owned hearing aids from communities and to make them available to hearing impaired children throughout Utah. The program does not pay for outside testing or fitting services. Contact:

Utah Department of Health
Utah EHDI Program
PO Box 144620
Salt Lake City UT 84114-4620
Phone: (801) 584-8284 or toll free (800) 829-8200

The Hike Fund, Inc.

Description: Children under the age of 20 years who are US Citizens, who have not received a previous HIKE Award within the last four years and who have been identified as 1) having a need for a hearing aid(s) or an assistive listening device and 2) having a financial need can benefit from HIKE. Considerations include family income, size of household, burdensome medical expenses for the applicant, and the cost of the hearing technology requested.

The Olive Osmond Fund

The Olive Osmond Hearing Fund is committed to promoting hearing-health awareness and accommodating the needs of the deaf and hard-of-hearing. They use funds raised to help families that cannot afford hearing services.

United Healthcare Technology Grant (United Healthcare Children’s Foundation)

The United Healthcare Children’s Foundation is a charitable organization that provides medical grants to help children gain access to health-related services not covered by their family health insurance plan.