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Nebraska

1. State CHIP Program
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Finance and Support
(Kids Connection)
P.O. Box 94926
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-8845; (877) 632-5437
E-mail

2. Early Intervention

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Joan Luebbers, Part C Co-Coordinator
Nebraska Department of Education
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509
(402) 471-2463
Web & E-mail

Amy Bunnell, Part C Co-Coordinator
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
(402) 471-9329
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Jan Thelen, Coordinator
Special Populations Office
Nebraska Department of Education
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987
(402) 471-4319
Web & E-mail

Nebraska ChildFind, Rights, Resources, & Referrals for Children with Disabilities: Birth through 21
Steve Miller, Statewide Coordinator
Nebraska ChildFind
5143 S. 48th Street, Suite C
Lincoln, NE 68516-2204
(402) 471-0734; (888) 806-6287 (in NE)
Web & E-mail

3. Education Support

State Department of Education: Special Education
Gary M. Sherman, Administrator
Special Populations Office
Nebraska Department of Education
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987
(402) 471-2471 (V/TTY)
Web & E-mail

State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
Special Populations Office
Nebraska Department of Education
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987
(402) 471-2471 (V/TTY)
Web

4. Vocational Rehabilitation

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Frank Lloyd, Director
Vocational Rehabilitation
Nebraska Department of Education
301 Centennial Mall South, 6th Floor
P. O. Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987
(402) 471-3649
Web & E-mail

Office of State Coordinator of Vocational Education for Students with Disabilities
Donna Vrbka, Director
School Counseling
Nebraska Department of Education
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987
(402) 471-4811
Web & E-mail

Coordinator for Transition Services
Jack Shepard, State Transition Coordinator
Special Populations Office
Nebraska Department of Education
6949 S. 110th Street
Omaha, NE 68128
(402) 595-2171
Web & E-mail

5. Developmental Disabilities

Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Mary Gordon, Program Administrator
Nebraska Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities
Department of Health and Human Services
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 95044
Lincoln, NE 68509-5044
(402) 471-2330; (402) 471-9570 (TTY)
Web & E-mail

6. Mental Health Agency

State Mental Health Agency
Ron Sorensen, Administrator
Division of Behavioral Health Services
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
P.O. Box 98925
Lincoln, NE 68509-8925
(402) 471-7766
Web & E-mail

State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
Susan Adams, Program Specialist
Child and Adolescent Project Coordination
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
P.O. Box 98925
Lincoln, NE 68509-8925
(402) 479-5128
Web & E-mail

7. Referral Centers

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
J. Michael Leibowitz, Ph.D., Director
Munroe-Meyer Institute
UCEDD
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5450
(402) 559-5702
Web

8. Links

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Timothy Shaw, CEO
Nebraska Advocacy Services, Inc.
134 South 13th Street, Suite 600
Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 474-3183; (800) 422-6691
Web & E-mail
 
Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Ginger Goomis, Long Term Care Programs Administrator
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
(402) 471-9185
Web & E-mail

NICHCY

Updated: September, 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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