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1. State CHIP Program
Oregon SCHIP
Oregon Department of Human Services
Health Services: Office of Medical Assistance Programs
500 Summer Street, N.E. E49
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 945-5772; (800) 527-5772
(800) 375-2863

2. Early Intervention

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 5
Nancy Latini, Interim Director
Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Department
Office of Special Education
Department of Education
255 Capitol Street N.E.
Salem, OR 97310-0203
(503) 378-3600, ext. 2361

3. Education Support

State Department of Education: Special Education
Nancy J. Latini, Ph.D., Associate Superintendent
Office of Student Learning and Partnerships
Department of Education
255 Capitol Street N.E.
Salem, OR 97310-0203
(503) 378-3600, ext 2361; (503) 378-2892 (TTY)
Web & E-mail

State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
Helen Maguire, Director
Educational Improvement and Innovation
Department of Education
255 Capitol Street N.E.
Salem, OR 97310-1300
(503) 378-3600, ext 4504
Web & E-mail

4. Vocational Rehabilitation

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Stephaine Parrish-Taylor, Administrator
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Department of Human Services, Children, Adults & Families
500 Summer Street N.E., E87
Salem, OR 97301-1120
(503) 945-5880 (V); (503) 945-5894 (TTY)

Coordinator for Transition Services
Jackie Burr, Secondary Transition Specialist
Office of Student Learning & Partnerships
Special Education Unit
Department of Education
255 Capitol Street N.E.
Salem, OR 97310 
(503) 378-3600 x2335
Web & E-mail

5. Developmental Disabilities

Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Bill Lynch, Executive Director
Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities
540 24th Place N.E.
Salem, OR 97301-4517
(503) 945-9941; (800) 292-4154 (in OR)
Web & E-mail

6. Mental Health Agency

State Mental Health Agency
Bob Nikkel, Assistant Director
Addictions in Mental Health Division
500 Summer Street, N.E., E86
Salem, OR 97301-1118
(503) 945-9704

State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
Bill Bouska, MPA, Team Leader
Children's Treatment System
Office of Mental Health and Addiction Services
500 Summer Street, N.E., E86
Salem, OR 97301-1118
(503) 945-9717
Web & E-mail

7. Referral Centers

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Hill M. Walker, Co-Director
Jeff Sprague, Co-Director
Center on Human Development
University of Oregon
901 E. 18th Avenue, Room 350
Eugene, OR 97403
(541) 346-3591

Oregon Institute on Disability and Development
Oregon Health & Science University
Gloria L. Krahn, Director
P.O. Box 574
Portland, OR 97207-0574
(503) 494-8364; (800) 452-3563
(503) 494-8095 (TTY)
Web & E-mail

8. Links

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Robert Joondeph, Executive Director
Oregon Advocacy Center
620 S.W. 5th Avenue, Suite 500
Portland, OR 97204-1428
(503) 243-2081; (503) 323-9161 (TTY)
(800) 452-1694
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Brian Rogers, M.D., Director
Child Development and Rehabilitation Center
Oregon Health & Science University
P.O. Box 574
Portland, OR 97207-0574
(503) 494-8362


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

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