Resources Title


1. State CHIP Program
Healthy Families Program
P.O. Box 138005
Sacramento, CA 95813-8005
(800) 880-5305 (in CA)

2. Early Intervention

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Rick Ingraham, Part C Coordinator
Children and Family Services Branch
Department of Developmental Services
1600 9th Street, Room 330, MS 3-8
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 654-2773; (800) 515-2229
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Chris Drouin, Interagency Liaison
Special Education Division
Administrative Services Unit
Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 530
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 327-3547

3. Education Support

State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
Camille Maben, Strategic Advisor (General Education)
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 6208
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 319-0582
Web & E-mail

State Department of Education: Special Education Division
Mary Hudler, Director
1430 N Street, Suite 2401
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 327-3696
Web & E-mail
4. Vocational Rehabilitation

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Gary Kuwabara, Acting Director
Department of Rehabilitation
2000 Evergreen Street
Sacramento, CA 95815-3832
(916) 263-8987; (916) 263-7477 (TTY)

Coordinator for Transition Services
Christine Pittman, Manager
Transition Services and Work Ability
Special Education Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 2401
Sacramento, CA 95814

5. Developmental Disabilities

Councils on Developmental Disabilities
State Council on Developmental Disabilities
1507 21st Street, Suite 210
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 322-8481
Web & E-mail

6. Mental Health Agency

State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
Zoe Todd, LCSW, Chief
Children and Family Services
California Department of Mental Health
1600 9th Street, Room 100
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 651-2024
Web & E-mail

7. Referral Centers

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Olivia Raynor, Ph.D., OTR and
Andrew Russell, M.D., Co-Directors
Tarjan Center at UCLA
University of California, Los Angeles
300 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 3302
Los Angeles, CA 90095-6967
(310) 825-0170
Web & E-mail

University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Robert A. Jacobs, M.D., MPH, Director
University of Southern California
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
4650 Sunset Boulevard
P. O. Box 54700, MS #53
Los Angeles, CA 90054-0700
(323) 669-2300
Web & E-mail

8. Links

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Catherine Blakemore, Executive Director
Protection and Advocacy, Inc.
100 Howe Avenue, Suite 185N
Sacramento, CA 95825-8219
(916) 488-9950; (800) 776-5746 (In CA)
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Marian Dalsey, M.D., M.P.H., Interim Chief
State Children's Medical Services Branch
Department of Health Services
P.O. Box 942732
Sacramento, CA 94234-7320
(916) 327-1400
Web & E-mail


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

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Jeff, Age 35