Eligibility

For Individuals & Families
In order to be eligible for services through DSPD, a person must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, and a resident of the State of Utah.

Our division serves a number of people with the following:

  • Acquired brain injury
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Intellectual disabilities and related conditions
  • Supplemental services, on a limited basis, to complement the care provided by caregivers
  • Severe epilepsy

We do not serve people whose only diagnosis is:

  • Mental illness
  • Hearing impairment
  • Visual impairment
  • Learning disability
  • Mental illness or behavior disorder (depending on how the behavioral disorder is defined and diagnosed)
  • Substance abuse
  • Aging
  • Deteriorating diseases and disorders arising after the age of 22, except acquired brain injuries or physical disabilities

Find out if you or a loved one may be eligible for services

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Or call toll-free 1-844-275-3773

DSPD intro guide to eligibility

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