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Michigan

1. State CHIP Program
MIChild
P.O. Box 30412
Lansing, MI 48909
(888) 988-6300; (888) 263-5897 (TTY)

2. Early Intervention

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Vanessa Winborne, Part C Coordinator
Michigan Department of Education
Office of Early Childhood Education and Family Services
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 335-4865; (800) 327-5966
Web & E-mail

State Special Education Funding for Children with Disabilities: Ages Birth Through 26
Diane Easterling
Office of Special Education and Early Intervention Services
Michigan Department of Education
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 373-0923
E-mail

3. Education Support

State Department of Education: Special Education
Dr. Jacquelyn Thompson, Director
Office of Special Education and Early Intervention Services
Michigan Department of Education
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909-7508
(517) 373-0923
Web & E-mail

State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
Betty Underwood, Interim Director
Office of School Improvement
Michigan Department of Education
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909-7508
(517) 241-3147
Web

4. Vocational Rehabilitation

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Jaye Shamsiddeen, Director
Michigan Rehabilitation Services
Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth
P.O. Box 30010
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 373-3390; (800) 605-6722
Web & E-mail

Coordinator for Transition Services
Matt Korolden, Deputy Director
Office of Special Education and Early Intervention Services
Michigan Department of Education
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909-7508
(517) 373-0923
E-mail

5. Developmental Disabilities

Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Vendella Collins, Executive Director
Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council
Lewis-Cass Building
Lansing, MI 48913
(517) 334-6123
Web & E-mail

6. Mental Health Agency

State Mental Health Agency
Janet Olszewski, Director
Department of Community Health
Capitol View Building, 7th Floor
201 Townsend Street
Lansing, MI 48913
(517) 373-3500
Web & E-mail

State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
Sherida K. Falvay, Director
Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families
Department of Community Health
Lewis Cass Building
320 S. Walnut Street
Lansing, MI 48913
(517) 241-5762
Web & E-mail

7. Referral Centers

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Barbara LeRoy, Director
Developmental Disabilities Institute, Wayne State University
4809 Woodward Avenue, Suite 268
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 577-2654
Web & E-mail

8. Links

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Elmer Cerano, Executive Director
Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service, Inc.
4095 Legacy Parkway, Suite 500
Lansing, MI 48911-4263
(517) 487-1755 (V/TTY); (800) 288-5923 (V/TTY)
Web & E-mail
 
Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Kathleen A. Stiffler, Director
Children’s Special Health Care Services Division
Department of Community Health
400 S. Pine
P.O. Box 30479
Lansing, MI 48909-7979
(517) 335-5008; (800) 359-3722
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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