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North Dakota

1. State CHIP Program
Healthy Steps
Department 325
600 E. Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505-0250
(800) 755-2604
E-mail

2. Early Intervention

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Debra Balsdon, Part C Coordinator
Developmental Disabilities Unit
North Dakota Department of Human Services
1237 W. Divide Avenue, Suite 1A
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 328-8936; (800) 755-8529 (In ND)
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Nancy Skorheim, Regional Coordinator
Office of Special Education
Department of Public Instruction
600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Department 201
Bismarck, ND 58505-0440
(701) 328-2277; (701) 328-4920 (TTY)
Web & E-mail

3. Education Support

State Department of Education: Special Education
Robert Rutten, Director
Office of Special Education
Department of Public Instruction
600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Department 201
Bismarck, ND 58505-0440
(701) 328-2277; (701) 328-4920 (TTY)
Web & E-mail

State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
Greg Gallagher, Director
Education Improvement
Department of Public Instruction
600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Department 201
Bismarck, ND 58505-0440
(701) 328-1838
Web & E-mail

4. Vocational Rehabilitation

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Yvonne Smith, Director
Disability Services Division
North Dakota Department of Human Services
1237 W. Divide Avenue, Suite 1B
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 328-8950; (701) 328-8968 (TTY)
(800) 755-2745 (In ND)
Web & E-mail

Coordinator for Transition Services
Geraldine Teevens, Transition Coordinator
Office of Special Education
North Dakota Department of Public Instruction
600 E. Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505-0440
(701) 328-2277
Web & E-mail

5. Developmental Disabilities

Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Tom Wallner, Director
State Council on Developmental Disabilities
Department of Human Services
600 S. 2nd Street, Suite 1B
Bismarck, ND 58504-5729
(701) 328-8953
Web & E-mail

6. Mental Health Agency

State Mental Health Agency
JoAnne Hoesel, Administrator
Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Department of Human Services
1237 W. Divide Avenue, Suite 1C
Bismarck, ND 58501-1208
(701) 328-8924; (800) 755-2719 (In ND)
Web & E-mail

7. Referral Centers

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Bryce Fifield, Director
North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707
(701) 858-3580; (800) 233-1737
Web & E-mail

8. Links

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Teresa Larsen, Executive Director
North Dakota Protection and Advocacy Project
600 E. Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505
(701) 328-2950; (800) 472-2670 (in ND)
(ND Relay 711)
Web & E-mail
 
Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Tamara Gallup-Millner, Unit Director
Children's Special Health Services
Department of Human Services
State Capitol
600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Department 325
Bismarck, ND 58505-0269
(701) 328-2436; (800) 755-2714 (in ND)
Web & E-mail

NICHCY

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

 
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