Community Resources

Institute for Disability Research, Policy & Practice

The Institute for Disability Research, Policy & Practice is Utah’s federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD). IDRPP was established in 1972 by Dr. Marvin Fifield, and was the first UCEDD program in the nation to focus on the educational and social needs of children with disabilities. Their mission is to work "together to create inclusive communities and improve the lives of children and adults with disabilities and their families through sustainable innovation, collaborative research, responsive service, and interdisciplinary training and education."

6800 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-6800

Child Care Resource and Referral

Care About Childcare: A program of the Child Care and Development Fund - Department of Workforce Services – Office of Child Care & Utah State University – College of Education & Human Services – Human Development and Family Studies.

493 North 700 East
Logan, UT 84321

Up to 3 Early Intervention

The mission of the Up to 3 Early Intervention Program is to promote the development of children, under the age of 3, who have a disability or developmental delay and to provide services to children and families living in Cache, Box Elder, and Rich Counties.

6810 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322

Utah Family Resources

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.

6810 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322

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.

3417 Volta Place, NW
Washington, DC 20007

Utah Baby Watch Early Intervention

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

195 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4610

Utah Family Voices

Utah Family Voices provides statewide assistance in a variety of ways to families of children and youth with special health care needs and disabilities as well as professional providers and partners. 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.

5296 S Commerce Drive, Suite 302
Murray, UT 84107

(801) 272-1068
Toll free in Utah: 1-800-468-1160

Utah Medhome Portal

The Medical Home Portal is a unique source of reliable information about children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN), offering a “one-stop shop” for their:

  • Families
  • Physicians and Medical Home teams
  • Other Professionals and Caregivers

View the 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.

Department of Pediatrics, University of  Utah
P.O. Box 581289 Salt Lake City, Utah 84158

Utah Parent Center

The mission of the Utah Parent Center (UPC or Center) is to help parents help their children, youth and young adults with all disabilities to live included, productive lives as members of the community.

We accomplish our mission by providing accurate information, empathetic peer support, valuable training and effective advocacy based on the concept of parents helping parents.

2290 East 4500 South, Suite 110
Salt Lake City, UT 84117-4428

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.

Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind students rank #1 in the United States for high school completion. USDB serves as a model across the country and around the world.

742 Harrison Blvd
Ogden, UT 84404

National Resources

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) makes it possible for children who are deaf or hard of hearing to learn to listen and talk, which powers language, literacy, and lifetime success. AG Bell Utah is dedicated to promoting and advocating for LSL children and families in Utah.

3417 Volta Place NW
Washington, D.C. 20007

American Academy of Audiology

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

11480 Commerce Park Drive
Suite 220
Reston, VA 20191

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Head and Neck Surgery, online overview of the cochlear implant.

1650 Diagonal Rd
Alexandria, VA 22314-2857


American Society for Deaf Children

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

PO Box 23
Woodbine, MD 21797

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Hearing Loss and Hearing Screening and Assessment.

2200 Research Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850-3289

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.

35 Halsey St., 4th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102



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.

561 Virginia Rd, Bldg. 4, Suite 300
Concord, MA 01742 - 2727

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.

PO Box 3093
Boulder, CO 80307

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.

6116 Executive Blvd., Suite 320
Rockville, MD 20852

Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center

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

800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002

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, UT 84322


National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC)

Contact information for the early intervention system in your state.

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants

NIDCD Information Clearinghouse
1 Communication Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20892-3456

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).

400 Maryland Ave, SW
Washington, D.C. 20202-7100

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 Angel Hands Foundation 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.

5414 West Daybreak Pkwy, C-4 #122,
South Jordan, UT 84009

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.

195 North 1950 West
PO Box 144610
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4610

The Hike Fund, Inc.

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.

PO Box 910065
St. George, UT 84791-0065

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.

9700 Healthcare Lane
Minnetonka, MN 55343