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Nevada

1. State CHIP Program
Division of Health Care Financing and Policy
Nevada Check Up
1100 East Williams Street, Ste 119
Carson City, Nevada 89701
(775) 684-3777; (800) 360-6044

2. Early Intervention

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Wendy Whipple, Part C IDEA Coordinator
Department of Human Resources, Health Division
Bureau of Early Intervention Services
3427 Goni Road, Suite 108
Carson City, NV 89706
(775) 684-3460; (800) 522-0066
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Keith Allred, ECSE Consultant
Office of Special Education, Elementary and Secondary Education, and School Improvement Programs
Nevada Department of Education
700 E. Fifth Street, Suite 113
Carson City, NV 89701
(775) 687-9170
Web & E-mail

3. Education Support

State Department of Education: Special Education
Frankie McCabe, Director
Office of Special Education, Elementary and Secondary Education, and School Improvement Programs
Nevada Department of Education
700 E. Fifth Street, Suite 113
Carson City, NV 89701-5096
(775) 687-9142
Web & E-mail

State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
Kathleen St. Clair, Director of Title 1
School Improvement Programs
Office of Special Education, Elementary and Secondary Education, and School Improvement Programs
Nevada Department of Education
700 E. 5th Street, Suite 113
Carson City, NV 89701
(775) 687-9185
Web

4. Vocational Rehabilitation

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Michael Coleman, Administrator
Rehabilitation Division
Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation
505 E. King Street, Room 502
Carson City, NV 89710
(775) 684-4040
Web & E-mail

Coordinator for Transition Services
Tom Venardos, Special Education Consultant for Transition
Nevada Department of Education
Office of Special Education
1820 E Sahara, Suite 208
Las Vegas, NV 89104
(702) 486-6621
Web & E-mail

5. Developmental Disabilities

Governor's Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Richard Weathermon, Director
Office of Disability Services
Department of Health and Human Services
3656 Research Way, Suite 32
Carson City, NV 89706
(775) 687-4452
E-mail

6. Mental Health Agency

State Mental Health Agency
Carlos Brandenburg, Ph.D., Administrator
Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services
Department of Human Resources
Kinkead Building, Suite 602
505 E. King Street
Carson City, NV 89701-3790
(775) 684-5943
Web & E-mail

State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
Dr. Susan Mears, Coordinator
Division of Child and Family Services
Department of Human Resources
711 E. Fifth Street
Carson City, NV 89701-5092
(775) 684-7291
Web & E-mail

7. Referral Centers

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
JoAnn Johnson, Ph.D., Director
University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Research and Education Planning Center
College of Education/MS285
University of Nevada-Reno
Reno, NV 89557
(775) 784-4921 (V/TTY); (800) 216-7988
Web & E-mail

8. Links

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Jack Mayes, Executive Director
Nevada Disability Advocacy and Law Center
6039 Eldora Avenue, Suite C - Box 3
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 257-8150; (888) 349-3843 (toll-free)
(702) 257-8160 (TTY)
Web & E-mail

Nevada Disability Advocacy and Law Center
Jack Mayes, Executive Director
1311 N. McCarron Boulevard, Suite 106
Sparks, NV 89431
(775) 333-7878; (775) 788-7824 (TTY)
(800) 992-5715 (toll-free)
Web & E-mail
 
Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Judith Wright, Bureau Chief
Family Health Services
Nevada State Health Division
Department of Human Resources
3427 Goni Road, Suite 108
Carson City, NV 89706
(775) 684-4285
Web & E-mail

NICHCY

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

 
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