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New York

1. State CHIP Program
Child Health Plus
New York State Health Department
Box 2000
Albany, NY 12220
(800) 698-4543; (877) 898-5849 (TTY)

2. Early Intervention

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Bradley Hutton, M.P.H., Director
Bureau of Early Intervention
New York State Department of Health
Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower Building, Room 287
Albany, NY 12237-0660
(518) 473-7016
(800) 522-5006 ("Growing Up Healthy" 24-Hour Hotline)
(800) 577-2229 (in NYC)
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Candy Shyer, Coordinator, Special Education Policy
Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID)
New York State Education Department
1 Commerce Plaza, Room 1624
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 473-2878
Web & E-mail

3. Education Support

State Department of Education: Special Education
Dr. Rebecca Cort, Deputy Commissioner
Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID)
State Education Department
1 Commerce Plaza, Room 1606
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 474-2714
Web

State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
Jean C. Stevens, Interim Deputy Commissioner
Elementary, Middle, Secondary and Continuing Education
New York State Education Department
Education Building Annex
89 Washington Avenue, Room 875
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 474-5915
Web & E-mail

4. Vocational Rehabilitation

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Dr. Rebecca Cort, Deputy Commissioner
Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID)
New York State Education Department
1 Commerce Plaza, Room 1606
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 474-2714
Web

Coordinator for Transition Services
Doris Jamison, Manager
Planning and Research
Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities
One Commerce Plaza, Room 1624
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 474-7566; (800) 222-5627
Web & E-mail

5. Developmental Disabilities

Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Anna F. Lobosco, Ph.D., Deputy Executive Director & DD Program Development Specialist IV
New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (DDPC)
155 Washington Avenue, 2nd Floor
Albany, NY 12210
(518) 486-7505; (800) 395-3372
Web & E-mail

6. Mental Health Agency

State Mental Health Agency
Sharon Carpinello, Commissioner
Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
(518) 474-4403
Web & E-mail

State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
David Woodlock, Deputy Commissioner
Children and Families
Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
(518) 473-6328
Web & E-mail

7. Referral Centers

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Dr. Steven Wolf, Director
Developmental Disabilities Center
St. Lukes - Roosevelt Hospital Center
1000 10th Avenue
New York, NY 10019
(212) 523-6230

Ansley Bacon, Ph.D., President/CEO
Westchester Insitute for Human Development
325 Cedarwood Hall
Valhalla, NY 10595-1689
(914) 493-8204
Web
& E-mail

Herbert J. Cohen, M.D., Director
University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service
Rose F. Kennedy Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Yeshiva University
1410 Pelham Parkway South
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 430-8522
E-mail

Dr. Philip Davidson, Director
Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities
601 Elmwood Avenue
P.O. Box 671
Rochester, NY 14642
(585) 275-0355
Web
& E-mail

8. Links

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Marcel Chaine, Director
Division of Protection and Advocacy Program Administration
New York State Commission on Quality of Care and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities
401 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305-2397
(518) 388-2892; (800) 624-4143
Web & E-mail

New York State Commission on Quality of Care and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities
Gary O'Brien, Commissioner
401 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305
(518) 388-2855
(800) 522-4369 (V/TTY/Spanish, in NY only)
Web & E-mail
 
Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Susan Slade, Director, Medical Home Unit
Children with Special Health Care Needs Program
New York State Department of Health
ESP-Corning Tower Building, Room 208
Albany, NY 12237-0618
(518) 474-2001
Web & E-mail

NICHCY

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

 
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