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1. State CHIP Program
Division of Medical Services
Arkansas Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 1437, Slot 295
Little Rock, AR 72203-1437
(888) 474-8275

2. Early Intervention

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Mike McMillan, Assistant Director for Childrens Services
Division of Developmental Disabilities Services
Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 1437, Donaghey Plaza, North-5th Floor, Slot N504
Little Rock, AR 72203-1437
(501) 682-8676; (800) 643-8258
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Sandra K. Reifeiss, Early Childhood Program Director
Preschool Programs, Special Education Unit
Arkansas Department of Education
1401 W. Capitol, Suite 450
Little Rock, AR 72201-2936
(501) 682-4225
Web & E-mail

3. Education Support

State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
Janine Riggs, Assistant Director
School Improvement and Professional Development
Arkansas Department of Education
#4 Capitol Mall, Room 406B
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 682-4219
Web & E-mail
State Department of Education: Special Education
Marcia Harding, Associate Director
Arkansas Department of Special Education
1401 W. Capitol, Suite 450
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 682-4221
Web & E-mail

 4. Vocational Rehabilitation

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Robert P. Trevino, Commissioner
Arkansas Rehabilitation Services
Department of Workforce Education
1616 Brookwood Drive
P.O. Box 3781
Little Rock, AR 72203-3781
(501) 296-1616
Web & E-mail

Coordinator for Transition Services
Brook Knapp, Transition Coordinator
Arkansas Department of Education
Special Education
950 Hogan Lane, Suite 5
Conway, AR 72034
(501) 329-7400
Web & E-mail

5. Developmental Disabilities

Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Mary Edwards, Coordinator
Governor's Developmental Disabilities Council
Freeway Medical Tower
5800 W. 10th, Suite 805
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 661-2589
Web & E-mail

6. Mental Health Agency

State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
Anne Wells, Assistant Director
Children's Services
Division of Behavioral Health Services
4313 W. Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 686-9489
Web & E-mail

7. Referral Centers

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service
Dr. Eldon Schultz, Director
Partners for Inclusive Communities
2001 Pershing Circle, Suite 300
North Little Rock, AR 72114-1841
(501) 682-9900; (800) 342-2923
Web & E-mail

8. Links

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Nan Ellen East, Executive Director
Disability Rights Center
1100 N. University, Suite 201
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 296-1775 (V/TTY); (800) 482-1174 (V/TTY)
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Nancy Holder, Program Administrator
DDS Children's Services
Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 1437, Slot S380
Little Rock, AR 72203-1437
(501) 682-2277; (800) 482-5850, ext. 22277 (in AR)


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

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