The Division of Services for People with Disabilities has many additional resources that may be helpful. We can also help link you to many other organizations that provide supports for people with disabilities.

family and Self-Advocate Information gatherings

DSPD is dedicated to providing individuals in services, their families, and caregivers with the information they need to best understand DSPD services. Meetings and the associated materials will be available here to help you stay up to date on current DSPD processes and initiatives. Check out our Be Informed and Be Involved webpage; and contact us at if you have additional questions.

Be Informed and Be Involved

Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness and Planning is essential for all members in communities, including community members with a disability. No matter where you are at in your emergency planning, we have ideas and resources to help. Check out our Emergency Preparedness Page and contact us if you have additional questions.

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Community Resources

The Division of Services for People with Disabilities is not the only source of services and supports for people with disabilities. Many other organizations may be available to help.

  • Administration on Disabilities

    AoD is dedicated to ensuring that individuals with disabilities have opportunities to make their own choices, contribute to society, have supports to live independently, and live free of abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Learn more

  • American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

    The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) has a long been the premier association for professionals in the world of supports and services for and with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Learn more

  • Brain Injury Alliance of Utah

    Find the right community resources for your brain injury needs. Call our office at 801-716-4993 or toll free at 800-281-8442 to schedule a free consultation! Learn more

  • Utah Association of Community Services

    Consisting of over forty private provider agencies that serve over 5,000 people with developmental and other types of disabilities in over 400 different locations throughout Utah. Learn more

  • Utah Family-to-Family Network

    The Family to Family Network is a grassroots volunteer organization is supported by the Utah Parent Center. The Networks are composed of family leaders in various communities across Utah who have a relative with a disability. Learn more

  • Cerebral Palsy Guidance

    Comprehensive guidance and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy. Learn more

  • Cerebral Palsy Group

    Providing free educational information and support to those who have been affected by cerebral palsy. Learn more

  • Utah Developmental Disabilities Council

    The Utah Developmental Disabilities Council will advocate, build capacity and encourage systems change to support people with disabilities and their families to fully and independently participate in their communities. Learn more

  • Utah Disability Law Center

    To enforce and strengthen laws that protect the opportunities, choices and legal rights of people with disabilities in Utah. Learn more

  • Utah Registry of Autism and Developmental Disabilities

    Collect information about the number of individuals in Utah who have autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and other developmental disabilities (DDs). Changes in ASD prevalence are studied in specific places and populations over time. Learn more

  • Utah Parent Center

    To help parents help their children, youth and young adults with all disabilities to live included, productive lives as members of the community. Learn more

  • Utah Sibling Leadership Network

    A network dedicated to connecting siblings who share the experience of having a brother or a sister with a disability. Learn more

  • U.S. Social Security Administration

    Apply for Social Security services through the United States Social Security Administration. Learn more