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5 Valuable Utah Resources Dedicated to Helping People with Disabilities


Orem, UT -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/10/2014 -- Finding Utah disability assistance for Oneself or their loved one is as easy as finding the right group to help them get the services they need.

The American Disabilities Act gives civil right protection to those with disabilities. It guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in employment, public accommodations, transportation and state and local government services.

The Utah State and Federal governments have funded programs to help insure that all disabled have resources available to lead self-determined lives, get an education and actively participate in their communities. Resources in the areas of vocational rehabilitation, education, housing, medical treatment, assistive technology, community living are included in the Utah State and Federal government funded programs.

Utah State Office of Rehabilitation: The (USOR) assists eligible individuals with disabilities prepare for and obtain meaningful employment. Services can include counseling and guidance, medical services and treatment, assistive technology, training and education, job placement, and follow up services. usor.utah.gov

Utah Department of Human Services: The (DSPD) serves children and adults who have intellectual and physical disabilities. Support includes community living, day services and supported employment services. Each service is tailored to each person and family’s needs.

Utah Affordable Housing: An easy searchable website is available to help the disabled find available and affordable apartments for rent. The site matches housing by specific needs, income, and location. All housing listed has received funding from the Olene Walker Housing Loan Fund or others listed have chosen to participate. findhousing.utah.gov

Utah Assistive Technology Program: The (UATP) program is federally funded. It provides individuals with assistive technology devices, which include tools, devices and resources to help them improve their quality of life and increase their independence. uatpat.org

Social Security Disability: In addition to the 4 Utah State and Federal resources, professional help for filing for Social Security Disability Insurance is available. Individuals get expert help with no out-of-pocket costs. Services can include helping the disabled file a Social Security Disability claim as well as assisting them with an appeal if the first application is denied.

The Sandy, Utah based disability law firm of Matt Nielson Disability Law helps individuals file for and get Social Security Disability Insurance. Attorney, Matt Nielson and advocate Barrie Nielson have thirty-eight years of combined experience working with SSDI and SSI clients.

“I enjoy the personal relationships that I have as a Utah Social Security Disability advocate. There is rarely a day that goes by without a sincere “thank you” from someone I have helped. I have an unusually satisfying job at which I excel,” says Barrie Nielson.

About Utah Disability Advocate Barrie Nielson
Barrie Nielson has a Masters Degree of Liberal Studies with a focus on SSD insurance. He has been a vocational expert for the Social Security Administration’s Office of Disability Adjudication and Review, appearing as a witness in over 1700 cases. He has been a registered Social Security Disability advocate since 1992, successfully serving clients across the nation.

For more information, contact him at 801.566.1860. Read more at http://UtahSocialSecurityDisability.com

Media Contact
Matt Nielson Disability Law
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8473 Grambling Way
Sandy, Ut 84094