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Arizona

1. State CHIP Program
KidsCare
920 E. Madison
MD 500
Phoenix, Arizona 85034
(602) 417-5437; (877) 764-5437
E-mail

2. Early Intervention

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Molly Dries, Executive Director
Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP)
Department of Economic Security, 801A-6
3839 N. 3rd Street, Suite 304
Phoenix, AZ 85012
(602) 532-9960; (888) 439-5609 (in AZ)
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Valerie Andrews, Preschool Special Education Administrator
Arizona Department of Education
Early Childhood Education
2005 N. Central Avenue, Suite 250
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 542-2727
Web & E-mail

3. Education Support

State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
Nancy Konitzer, Deputy Associate Superintendent
Title 1
Arizona Department of Education
1535 W. Jefferson Avenue
Phoeniz, AZ 85007
(602) 542-7470
Web & E-mail
 
State Department of Education: Special Education
Colette Chapman, Deputy Associate Superintendent
Exceptional Student Services
Arizona Department of Education
1535 W. Jefferson, Bin 24
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 542-4013
Web & E-mail

4. Vocational Rehabilitation

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Kathy Levandowsky, Acting Administrator
Rehabilitation Services Administration
Department of Economic Security
1789 W. Jefferson, 2nd Floor, NW (930A)
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 542-3332; (800) 563-1221
Web & E-mail

Coordinator for Transition Services
Betty Schoen, Transition Coordinator
Rehabilitation Services Administration
Department of Economic Security
3221 N. 16th Street, Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85016
(602) 266-6752
Web & E-mail

5. Developmental Disabilities

Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Jami Snyder, Executive Director
Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities
3839 N. 3rd Street, Suite 306
Phoenix, AZ 85012
(602) 277-4986
Web & E-mail

6. Mental Health Agency

State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
Laura K. Nelson, M.D., Medical Director
Division of Behavioral Health Services
Department of Health Services
150 N. 18th Avenue, Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 364-4567
Web & E-mail

7. Referral Centers

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Richard Carroll, Executive Director
Institute for Human Development
Northern Arizona University
P.O. Box 5630
Flagstaff, AZ 86011
(928) 523-4791
Web & E-mail

8. Links

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Leslie Cohen, Executive Director
Arizona Center for Disability Law
100 N. Stone Avenue, Suite 305
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 327-9547 (V/TTY)
Web & E-mail

Native American Protection and Advocacy Project
Therese E. Yanan, Director
3535 E. 30th Street, Suite 201
Farmington, NM 87402
(505) 566-5880; (800) 862-7271
Web & E-mail
 
Health Care Program for Children with Special Needs
Joan Agostin, Chief
Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Department of Health Services
150 N. 18th Avenue, Suite 330
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 542-1860; (800) 232-1676
Web & E-mail

Arizona Autism Support
Jessie Geroux, Chairman/Director
P.O. Box 51706
Mesa, AZ 85208
(623) 242-2441
Web & E-mail

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center
Lisa L. Glow, President/CEO
300 N. 18th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 340-8717
Web & E-mail

NICHCY

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

 
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Local support groups for families, advocacy organizations, treatment centers, and funding sources.

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