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AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION

AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION #65630861


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  • 2200 Reasearch Boulevard
    Rockville, Montgomery
local_phone
  • Members
    800-498-2071

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 150,000 audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists in the United States and internationally. Audiologists specialize in preventing and assessing hearing and balance disorders as well as providing audiologic treatment including hearing aids. Speech-language pathologists identify, assess, and treat speech and language problems, including swallowing disorders.
ASSISTIVE PHONE PROGRAM - CLEAR CAPTIONS

CLEAR CAPTIONS #44426930


location_on B
  • 595 Menlo Drive
    Rocklin, Placer

Offers captioned phone equipment that displays text of conversations in near real-time on a large color touchscreen so people with hearing disabilities can both see and hear what callers are saying. Requires a landline telephone and high speed internet connection.
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES - IRTI

INNOVATIVE REHABILITATION TECHNOLOGY INC #4663973


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  • 13453 Colfax Highway
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Offers products and high tech innovations for the blind and visually impaired, and individuals with dyslexia and learning disabilities.
AUTISM RESOURCE SERVICES - FEAT

FAMILIES FOR EARLY AUTISM TREATMENT #4663216


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  • PO Box 255722
    Sacramento, Sacramento

Families for Early Autism Treatment offers:
  • Education, advocacy and support for the Northern California Autism Community
  • Information to parents of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders including Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder(PDD), and Asperger's Syndrome, and to professionals about FEAT, its goals, organization, and how FEAT can help families.
  • Information about other available resources
  • A quarterly newsletter
BRAILLE & TALKING BOOK BLIND SERVICES - CBTBL

CALIFORNIA BRAILLE AND TALKING BOOK LIBRARY #4662138


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  • 900 N Street
    Sacramento, Sacramento

Braille and Talking Books for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. California Braille and Talking Book Library offers free services to anyone who can't read standard print materials because of a physical disability including those who can't hold a book.

California State Library services:
  • CA State Library specializes in providing library services to individuals with visual impairments
  • CA State Library loans braille, cassette and digital talking books, magazines and playback equipment to Northern Californians unable to read conventional print
Reading materials
  • Reading materials and magazines are provided in alternate formats, including Braille, cassette, and digital flash memory cartridge
  • The book collection contains thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles, including classics, biographies, mysteries, westerns, romances, politics, how-to, and self-help guides
  • A reading and reference room is available along with a Braille embosser
Audio
  • There is a small collection of locally …
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CALIFORNIA TELEPHONE ACCESS PROGRAM (CTAP) - CPUC

CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION #70267017


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  • 1300 Ethan way STE 105
    Sacramento, Sacramento
local_phone
  • English / ASL
    1-800-806-1191

California Telephone Access Program (CTAP) offers specialized telephone equipment and network services at no cost to qualified California residents who have difficulty using a standard telephone. To be eligible, you must be certified as having a permanent or temporary disability and you also must:
  • Live in California
  • Have access to telephone service
    • You must have access to either cell phone or land line service to participate in the program. 

Find Equipment 
CTAP products are geared to meet many needs, and they include:
  • Telephones
  • Amplifiers
  • Ring-signal and speech devices
  • Headsets
  • Switches
  • and accessories
You can find equipment listed by disability type with pictures, descriptions, and operation manuals where available. Find equipment here.

Repair and Exchange Policy
If your equipment is not working properly, get in touch with the Contact Center, or visit one of the Service Centers. More info: https://ddtp.cpuc.ca.gov/default1.aspx?id=1246

Websites:
  • California Telephone Ac…
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CENTER FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED ADULTS IN PLACER COUNTY

CENTER FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED ADULTS IN PLACER COUNTY #65630898


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  • 1212 High Street
    Auburn, Placer
local_phone
  • CVIA
    530-863-7773

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Description

The Center provides peer support, independent living instruction, social contacts, and resources for visually impaired adults every Wednesday 10am-12pm. Class meets at Unity of Auburn, 1212 High Street in Auburn. Braille reading and writing instruction as well as introduction to white cane travel are available. Technology workshops, musical entertainment, pot luck lunches, and field trips are also part of our program.
If you are interested or have questions, please call Judy Anderson at 530-863-7773 (During regular business hours).




The Center for Visually Impaired Adults serves seniors every Wednesday morning, 10:00a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at: 1212 High Street, Auburn, CA 95603. CVIA provides a program that supports and educates seniors who are visually impaired and/or blind. CVIA invites experts on issues important to seniors and experts on low vision technology. CVIA has a "lending library" of low tech, low vision aids for participants to borrow. CVIA offers fr… [read more]
DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED SERVICES - ACRC

ALTA CALIFORNIA REGIONAL CENTER #4661663


local_phone
  • Grass Valley
    530-272-4231

ACRC provides lifelong services for people with developmental disabilities.

Services:
  • Assessment diagnosis and evaluation 
  • Early intervention services for at-risk infants and their families, serving children from 0 to 3 years of age who have developmental delay, who are at risk for developmental delay, or have developmental disabilities.
  • Genetic counseling
  • Service coordination (case management) 
  • Information and referral
  • Individual program planning 
  • Residential care
  • Out-of-home placement and follow-up
  • Consultation to public and private agencies serving individuals with developmental disabilities
To qualify a person must have a substantial handicap of mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and/or autism (either born with the disability, or acquired before the age of 18).

Apply
Call (916) 978-6400 and ask for an intake.

This is one of many possible First 5 Nevada County Ready to Grow (R2G) program resources. 
EMPLOYMENT SERVICES - PRIDE INDUSTRIES

PRIDE INDUSTRIES #4661629


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  • 12451 Loma Rica Drive
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Provides a range of solutions to overcome barriers to employment and succeed in the workplace. Services are designed to meet each individual's needs and interests and include assessment, career planning, training, placement, on-the-job support, follow-up, and case management.





 
GUIDE DOGS FOR THE BLIND

GUIDE DOGS FOR THE BLIND #65630958


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  • PO Box 151200
    San Rafael, Marin
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    800-295-4050

Guide Dogs for the Blind is a nonprofit, charitable organization with a mission to provide Guide Dogs and training in their use to visually impaired people throughout the United States and Canada. Their dogs and services are free to those they serve, thanks to the generosity of donors and support of volunteers. Students have access to instructors, counselors and veterinarians, a full-time nursing staff, a dedicated dormitory staff all of whom attend to students' needs in order to make their stay pleasant and enjoyable. They also offer follow-up services to each graduate of their program at their home or place of business for the lifetime of their guide dog partnership.