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Accessibility & Recreation

  • National Ability Center
    The National Ability Center offers a wide variety of programs both seasonally and year-round. Activities include alpine and Nordic skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, horseback riding, hippotherapy, indoor rock climbing, swimming, archery, sled hockey, cycling, water-skiing, wakeboarding, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, and challenge course activities.

    National Ability Center, Bronfman Family Ranch Recreation and Education Center
    1000 Ability Way
    Park City, UT 84060

    National Ability Center Mountain Center at Park City Mountain
    1385 Lowell Avenue
    Park City, UT 84060


  • Splore -Adaptive Adventures in Utah
    Splore's mission is to change lives by challenging and expanding one’s notion of ability through meaningful outdoor adventure. In order to get the most out of life, one must have the confidence to try new things, and have a sense of the possibilities life holds for them. We do this by empowering and instilling greater confidence in our participants through canoeing, rock climbing, skiing, snowshoeing, and rafting adventures. Splore trips leave participants with an expanded sense of what they can accomplish both individually and as a family.


Advocacy Agencies

  • Disability Law Center
    455 East 400 South, Suite 410

    Salt Lake City, Utah  84111

    Contact information

Department of Education

  • Utah Department of Education Special Education Services
    250 East 500 South, P.O. Box 14420
    Salt Lake City, Utah  84114-4200
    Contact information

Early Intervention Services

  • Program for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages birth through 2
    Utah Department of Health
    Community and Family Health Services
    Children with Special Health Care Needs, BWEIP
    P.O. Box 144720
    Salt Lake City, Utah  84114-4720
  • Program for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3-5
    Utah State Office of Education
    250 East 500 South
    Salt Lake City, Utah  84111
    E-Mail: bbroadbent@usoe.k12.ut.us
    Contact information

PTI (Parent Training and Information Centers)

Health & Well-Being

  • Utah Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
    CHIP Provides health insurance to eligible children under age 19 based on family size and income.   Services include medical care, immunizations and emergency care.

    CHIP information
  • Physical Disabilities Waiver
    This waiver is designed to provide services statewide to help people (age 18 and older) with physical disabilities remain in their homes or other community based settings.  Individuals are able to live as independently as possible with supportive services provided through this waiver program.  It is designed to be consistent with a service delivery system that promotes and supports participant self-determination.

    Contact information
  • Medically Complex Children's Waiver (Not currently enrolling)
    The Medically Complex Children’s Waiver was authorized by the Utah State Legislature as a pilot program that will run through June 30, 2018.  Authorized funding for the program will allow approximately 350 children to be served on an ongoing basis during the pilot period.  Children enrolled in this program will have access to respite services, as well as traditional Medicaid services.

    In order to qualify the child must:

    • Be 0 through 18 years of age;
    • Have 3 or more specialty physicians;
    • Have involvement of 3 or more organ systems; and
    • Have a disability determination by the State Medical Review B

    There is not currently an additional application period scheduled. To be notified of potential future open application periods, please join the listserv.  Please enroll in the MCCW listserv by following the instructions found here.

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