Division of Rehabilitation Transition Services

Organization Name: Utah State Office of Rehabilitation
Address: 1595 West 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Phone: 801-887-9500
Email: alangone@utah.gov
Eligibility: Generally age 14 - 22. Presence of a physical or mental impairment, which constitutes a substantial impediment to employment. Individual requires vocational rehabilitation services to become gainfully employed.
Services Provided: Complete evaluation covering aptitude, academic skills, medical, psychological and vocational evaluation.
Counseling and guidance (special programs for the deaf and hard of hearing as well as the blind and visually impaired.)
Purchase of and/or arrangements for - pre-vocational and personal adjustment training; remedial education; vocational training; artificial limbs and other prosthetic and orthotic devices (eye glasses and hearing aids); medical, surgical, psychiatric, hospital and related care; obtaining tools, licenses and equipment for work on a job or in establishing a small business; maintenance and transportation costs if needed during rehabilitation.
Job placement, post placement follow-up, job development, and job seeking skills training.

Student Transition Services include:
Counseling and guidance
Transition coordination
Disability evaluation and assessment
Restoration & disability treatment
Job training & placement supports
Work based training experiences
Education & training
Supported Employment
Work adjustment & life skills training
Career exploration assessments
Assistive technology
Social Security Work Incentive Planning
IEP meetings & technical assistance
Job Readiness Workshops (at your school)
Provider Profiles: Aimee Langone, Program Specialist
2015 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), has provision of pre-employment exit services to students with disabilities who may be eligible for services: a counselor is assigned to every school district in Utah. Training is subcontracted.
Waiting list: no waiting for most severe, 1 month for mid-level, least handicapped has significant movement.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 8/14/2017