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AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION

AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION #65630861


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  • 2200 Reasearch Boulevard
    Rockville, Montgomery
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  • Phone 1
    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.

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ASSISTANCE DOG SPECIAL ALLOWANCE (ADSA) PROGRAM - CDSS

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES #86868165


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  • California Department of Social Services, Office of Services to the Blind
    Sacramento, Sacramento

The Assistance Dog Special Allowance (ADSA )Program provides a monthly payment to eligible persons who use a guide, signal, or service dog to help them with their disability-related needs. The allowance is to help pay the costs of food, grooming, and health care for the dogs.

To be eligible for the ADSA program, an individual must meet all four of the following criteria:
1. Lives in California
2. Is blind, deaf, hard of hearing, or disabled
3. Uses the services of a trained guide, signal, or service dog
4. Receives benefits from one or more of these programs:
  • SSI - Supplemental Security Income
  • SSP – State Supplementary Payment
  • IHSS – In-Home Supportive Services
  • SSDI – Social Security Disability Insurance(SSDI recipients must also meet federal poverty guidelines)
  • CAPI– Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants
To obtain an application or more information about the ADSA program, contact:
California Department of Social Services, Office of Services to the Blind
744 P Street, MS 9-7-96
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ASSISTIVE PHONE PROGRAM - CLEAR CAPTIONS

CLEARCAPTIONS #44426930


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  • 3010 Lava Ridge Court, Suite 200
    Roseville, Placer

ClearCaptions is a call captioning service that provides near real-time display of a caller’s words during phone conversations so people with hearing disabilities can both see and hear what callers are saying.
 
Similar to captioned television, ClearCaptions allows people to see the words callers say on a screen using a home phone or mobile device app.

This captioning service is provided by ClearCaptions and paid for through a program managed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). There is no cost to qualified individuals. Sign up here: https://clearcaptions.com/sign-me-up/. Requires high speed internet.

ClearCaptions is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certified call captioning provider. Our service is made possible by Title IV of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which established the Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) fund. The TRS fund covers the cost of the service, making it available at no cost to qualified individuals whose hearing loss requires… [read more]
AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER RESOURCES - FEAT

FAMILIES FOR EARLY AUTISM TREATMENT #4663216


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 (ASD) 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 monthly e-newsletter
  • Contact FEAT to become a member or sign up in person at any of the monthly meetings. Membership is free and simply means that you get on the list for e-news and other relevant communications.
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BLIND AND LOW VISION RESOURCES - SOCIETY FOR THE BLIND

SOCIETY FOR THE BLIND #4660867


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  • 1238 S Street
    Sacramento, Sacramento

Society for the Blind provides programs and services for people who are blind or visually impaired.

Services include
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BRAILLE & TALKING BOOK BLIND SERVICES - CBTBL

CALIFORNIA BRAILLE AND TALKING BOOK LIBRARY #4662138


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 CONNECT - CPUC

CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION #70267017


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  • 1300 Ethan way STE 105
    Sacramento, Sacramento
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  • Phone 1
    800-806-1191

California Connect, also called the Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP), is funded by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and is a public purpose program that provides communications equipment and services to persons with disabilities. The program’s accessible products and services are fully subsidized, removing financial barriers.  

Equipment is available for people who have difficulty:

  • Hearing
  • Seeing
  • Moving
  • Speaking
  • Learning or remembering

California Relay Service can connect TTY users to non-TTY users.

There are free trainings on how to make a smartphone work better for people with disabilities.

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…
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DEAF ACCESS PROGRAM - CDSS

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES #4661994


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  • 744 P Street
    Sacramento, Sacramento
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  • Phone 1
    916-651-8848

The Deaf Access Program provides the following services:
  • Communication Services - sign language interpreters and translation of documents for deaf clients with low language skills
  • Advocacy Services
  • Job Development and Placement
  • Information and Referral
  • Counseling
  • Independent Living Skills Instruction
  • Community Education
Web pagesREGION VII - NorCal Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (NorCal)
4044 N. Freeway Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95834
916-349-7500 (Voice)
916-993-3048 (Videophone)
916-550-9355 (Videophone P3)
Email:piar@dss.ca.gov
Website: www.norcalcenter.org
DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED SERVICES - ACRC

ALTA CALIFORNIA REGIONAL CENTER #4661663


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  • 2241 Harvard Street Suite 100
    Sacramento, Sacramento
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  • Phone 1
    916-978-6400

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
  • Clients of Alta California Regional Center may be eligible to participate in programs at the Neighborhood Center of the Arts. NCA offers a studio program and gallery display for adult artists with developmental disabilities. NCA is funded through Alta California Regional Center therefore, each participant must be a consumer of Alta to attend program. The adult development program is designed to …
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EMPLOYMENT SERVICES - PRIDE INDUSTRIES

PRIDE INDUSTRIES #4661629


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  • 960 McCourtney Rd
    Grass Valley, Nevada
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  • Business Services
    800-550-6005

Pride Industries 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.

Locations: https://www.dor.ca.gov/RRD/Consumer/ViewProviderDetails.aspx?id=7

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