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Alabama

1. State CHIP Program
ALLKids
Gayle Lees Sandlin, Director
Children’s Health Insurance Program
Alabama Department of Public Health
201 Monroe Street, Suite 250
Montgomery, AL 36104
(334) 206-5568; (877) 774-9521

2. Early Intervention

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Betsy Prince, Part C Coordinator
Alabama's Early Intervention System
Department of Rehabilitation Services
Division of Early Intervention
2129 East South Boulevard
Montgomery, AL 36116
(334) 281-8780; (800) 543-3098
(800) 499-1816 (TTY)
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Cathy Jones, Education Specialist
Contact State Department of Education: Special Education


3. Education Support

State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
Dr. Catherine Moore, Ed.D., NCLB Research & Development Administrator
Instructional Services Division
Alabama State Department of Education
50 N. Ripley Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
(334) 242-8213
Web & E-mail

State Department of Education: Special Education
Mabrey Whetstone, Ph.D., Director
Alabama Department of Education
Special Education Services
P.O. Box 302101
Montgomery, AL 36130-2101
(334) 242-8114; (800) 392-8020 (in AL)
Web & E-mail


4. Vocational Rehabilitation

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Steve Shivers, Commissioner
Department of Rehabilitation Services
Division of Early Intervention
2129 East South Boulevard
Montgomery, AL 36116
(334) 281-8780
WebE-mail

Coordinator for Transition Services
DaLee Chambers, Director of Transition Initiative
Special Education Services
Alabama State Department of Education
P.O. Box 302101
Montgomery, AL 36130
(334) 242-8114
Web & E-mail


5. Developmental Disabilities

Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Elmyra Jones, Executive Director
Alabama Council for Developmental Disabilities
RSA Union Building
100 N. Union Street, Suite 498
P.O. Box 301410
Montgomery, AL 36130-1410
(334) 242-3973; (800) 232-2158
Web & E-mail

6. Mental Health Agency

State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
Steve Lafreniere, Director
Office of Children's Services
Alabama Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation
P.O. Box 301410
Montgomery, AL 36130-1410
(334) 353-7110
Web & E-mail


7. Referral Centers

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Harold Sontheimer, Director
Civitan International Research Center
University of Alabama at Birmingham
1719 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-0021
(205) 934-8900; (800) 822-2472
Web


8. Links

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Ellen Gillespie, Ph.D., Executive Director
Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program (ADAP)
The University of Alabama
526 Martha Parham West
P.O. Box 870395
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0395
(205) 348-4928 (V/TTY); (800) 826-1675
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Jim Harris III, Assistant Commissioner
Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
Children's Rehabilitation Service
2129 East South Boulevard
P.O. Box 11586
Montgomery, AL 36111-0586
(334) 281-8780; (800) 441-7607
(800) 846-3697 (in AL)
Web & E-mail

NICHCY

Updated: August, 2007
A publication of the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

 
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