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Washington

1. State CHIP Program
The CHIP Program
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
(877) 543-7669

2. Early Intervention

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Sandy Loerch Morris, Program Director
Infant Toddler Early Intervention Program
Division of Developmental Disabilities
Department of Social and Health Services
P.O. Box 45201
Olympia, WA 98504-5201
(360) 725-3500
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Early Childhood Services
Special Education Learning Improvement
Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
P.O. Box 47200
Olympia, WA 98504-7200
(360) 725-6075
Web

3. Education Support

State Department of Education: Special Education
Douglas Gill, Director
Special Education Operations
Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
P.O. Box 47200
Olympia, WA 98504-7200
(360) 725-6075
Web & E-mail

Special Education Learning Improvement
State Improvement Grant
Kathy Bartlett, Director
Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction
P.O. Box 47200
Olympia, WA 98504-7200
(360) 725-6088
Web & E-mail

State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
P.O. Box 47200
Olympia, WA 98504-7200
(360) 725-6000
Web

4. Vocational Rehabilitation

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Lynnae Ruttledge, Director
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Department of Social and Health Services
P.O. Box 45340
Olympia, WA 98504-5340
(360) 725-3610; (800) 637-5627 (V/TTY)
Web & E-mail

Coordinator for Transition Services
Dr. Cinda Johnson, Assistant Professor/Director
Center for Change in Transition Services
College of Education, Seattle University
P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA 98122-4340
(206) 296-5888
Web & E-mail

5. Developmental Disabilities

Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Ed Holen, Director
Developmental Disabilities Council
2600 Martin Way East, Suite F
P.O. Box 48314
Olympia, WA 98504-8314
(360) 586-3558; (800) 634-4473 (V/TTY)
Web & E-mail

6. Mental Health Agency

State Mental Health Agency
Richard Kellog, Director
Mental Health Division
Department of Social and Health Services
P.O. Box 45320
Olympia, WA 98504-5320
(360) 902-0790
E-mail

Programs for People with Developmental Disabilities
Linda Rolfe, Director
Division of Developmental Disabilities
Department of Social and Health Services
P.O. Box 45310
Olympia, WA 98504-5310
(360) 725-3413
Web

7. Referral Centers

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Michael Guralnick, Director
Center on Human Development and Disability
University of Washington
Box 357920
Seattle, WA 98195-7920
(206) 543-7701
Web & E-mail

8. Links

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Mark Stroh, Executive Director
Washington Protection and Advocacy System
315 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 850
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 324-1521; (800) 562-2702
Web & E-mail
 
Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Maria Nardella, Manager
Children with Special Health Care Needs
Community and Family Health
Department of Health
P.O. Box 47880
Olympia, WA 98504-7880
(360) 236-3573
E-mail

NICHCY

Updated: August, 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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