Resources Title

Vermont

1. State CHIP Program
Dr. Dynasaur
103 S. Main Street
Waterbury, VT 05671
(800) 250-8427

2. Early Intervention

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Helen Keith, Director
Family, Infant and Toddler Program
Department for Children and Families
Child Development Division
103 S. Main Street
Waterbury, VT 05671-2901
(802) 241-3622
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Special Education Unit
Department of Education
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05620-2501
(802) 828-5114
Web

3. Education Support

State Department of Education: Special Education
Karin Edwards, Director
Student Support Services
120 State Street, State Office Building
Montpelier, VT 05620-2501
(802) 828-2755
Web & E-mail

State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
Gail Taylor, Director
Standards & Assessment
Student Support Services
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05620-2501
(802) 828-5158
Web & E-mail

4. Vocational Rehabilitation

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Diane Dalmasse, Director
Vocational Rehabilitation Division
Department of Aging and Independent Living
Agency of Human Services
103 S. Main Street
Waterbury, VT 05671-2303
(802) 241-2186
Web & E-mail

Coordinator for Transition Services
K. Michael Ferguson, Special Education Consultant BEST Team
Vermont State Department of Education
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05620
(802) 828-5110
Web & E-mail

5. Developmental Disabilities

Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Karen Schwartz, Executive Director
Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council
103 S. Main Street, North 1
Waterbury, VT 05671-0206
(802) 241-2612 (V/TTY)
Web & E-mail

6. Mental Health Agency

State Developmental & Mental Health Services
Charles Biss, Director
Division of Mental Health
Department of Health
Agency of Human Services
P.O. Box 70
Burlington, VT 05402-0070
(802) 652-2000
Web & E-mail

State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
Charles Biss, Director of the Child, Adolescent and Family Unit
Division of Mental Health
Department of Health
108 Cherry Street
Burlington, VT 05402
(802) 652-2000
Web & E-mail

7. Referral Centers

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Susan Ryan, Executive Director
Center on Disability and Community Inclusion
University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service
University of Vermont
208 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT 05405-1757
(802) 656-4031 (V); (802) 656-8499 (TTY)
Web & E-mail

8. Links

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Nancy Breiden, Director
Disability Law Project
57 N. Main Street
Rutland, VT 05701
(802) 775-0021; (800) 769-7459 (V/TTY)
(800) 889-2047 (state office)
Web & E-mail

Vermont Protection and Advocacy, Inc.
Ed Paquin, Executive Director
141 Main Street, Suite 7
Montpelier, VT 05602
(802) 229-1355; (800) 834-7890 (In VT)
(802) 229-2603
Web & E-mail
 
Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Carol Hassler, M.D., Director
Children with Special Health Needs
Department of Health
108 Cherry Street
P.O. Box 70
Burlington, VT 05402
(802) 863-7338
Web & E-mail

NICHCY

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

 
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