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Indiana

1. State CHIP Program
Hoosier Healthwise
Children’s Health Insurance Program
Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
402 W. Washington Street, Room 382, MS07
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2739
(800) 889-9949

2. Early Intervention

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Dawn Downer, Part C Coordinator
Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
Division of Family and Children
Bureau of Child Development
402 W. Washington Street, Room W-386
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 233-9229; (800) 441-7837 (in IN)
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Sheron Cochran, Preschool Coordinator
Division of Exceptional Learners
Indiana Department of Education
State House, Room 229
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2798
(317) 232-0567
Web & E-mail

3. Education Support

State Department of Education: Special Education
Robert Marra, Associate Superintendent
Center on Community Living and Careers
Indiana Department of Education
Division of Exceptional Learners
Room 229, State House
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2798
(317) 232-0570
Web & E-mail

State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
Jeffery Zaring, Chief of Staff
Indiana Department of Education
Division of Exceptional Learners
State House, Room 229
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-6622
Web & E-mail

4. Vocational Rehabilitation

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Michael Hedden, Deputy Director
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
Division of Disability, Aging, and Rehabilitative Services
402 W. Washington Street, Room W453
P.O. Box 7083
Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083
(317) 232-1319; (800) 545-7763, ext. 1319
Web & E-mail

Coordinator for Transition Services
Teresa Grossi, Ph.D., Director
Center on Community Living and Careers
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community
University Center for Excellence
Indiana University
2853 E. Tenth Street
Bloomington, IN 47408 
(812) 855-6508
Web & E-mail

Division of Exceptional Learners
Nancy Zemaitis, Assistant Director
Indiana Department of Education
State House, Room 229
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2798
(317) 232-0892
Web & E-mail

5. Developmental Disabilities

Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Suellen Jackson-Boner, Director
Governor's Council for People with Disabilities
150 W. Market Street, Suite 628
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-7770; (317) 232-7771 (TTY)
Web & E-mail

6. Mental Health Agency

State Mental Health Agency
Cathy Boggs, Director
Division of Mental Health and Addiction
Family and Social Services Administration
402 W. Washington Street, Room W353
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2739
(317) 232-7845
Web & E-mail

State Mental Health Representative for Children
Cheryl Shearer, ACSW, LCSW
Children's Services Bureau
Division of Mental Health and Addiction
Family and Social Services Administration
402 W. Washington Street, Room W353
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2739
(317) 232-7934
Web & E-mail

7. Referral Centers

University Centers for Excellence on Developmental Disabilities
David M. Mank, Director
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community at Indiana University, Bloomington
2853 E. Tenth Street
Bloomington, IN 47408-2696
(812) 855-6508; (812) 855-9396 (TTY)
Web & E-mail

8. Links

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Thomas Gallagher, Executive Director
Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services
4701 N. Keystone Avenue, Suite 222
Indianapolis, IN 46205
(317) 722-5555
(800) 622-4845; (800) 838-1131 (TTY)
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Edward Bloom, Acting Director
Maternal & Children's Special Health Care Services Division
Indiana State Department of Health
2 N. Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 233-1351; (800) 475-1355
Web

NICHCY

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

 
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