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Wisconsin

1. State CHIP Program
Wisconsin BadgerCare
P.O. Box 6678
Madison, WI 53716
(800) 362-3002

2. Early Intervention

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 3
Division of Disability and Elder Services
Department of Health and Family Services
P.O. Box 7851
Madison, WI 53707-7851
(608) 267-3270
Web

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Mary Peters, Early Childhood Consultant
Division for Learning Support: Equity and Advocacy
Department of Public Instruction
P.O. Box 7841
Madison, WI 53707-7841
(608) 267-9172; (800) 441-4563
Web & E-mail

3. Education Support

State Department of Education: Special Education
Carolyn Stanford Taylor, Assistant State Superintendent
Stephanie Petska, Director of Special Education
Division for Learning Support: Equity and Advocacy
125 S. Webster Street
P.O. Box 7841
Madison, WI 53707-7841
(608) 266-1781; (800) 441-4563
Web & E-mail

Wisconsin Statewide Parent-Educator Initiative (WSPEI)
Mary Skadahl, State Project Coordinator
800 Wisconsin Street, Building D-2
Suite 420-I, Mailbox 65
Eau Claire, WI 54703
(715) 833-0739; (877) 844-4925
Web & E-mail

State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
Michael J. Thompson, Federal Policy Advisor
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
125 S. Webster Street
P.O. Box 7841
Madison, WI 53707-7841
(608) 266-3584
Web & E-mail

4. Vocational Rehabilitation

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Charlene Dwyer, Administrator
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Department of Workforce Development
201 E. Washington Avenue, Room A100
P.O. Box 7852
Madison, WI 53707-7852
(608) 261-0050; (800) 442-3477
(608) 266-0283 (TTY)
Web

Coordinator for Transition Services
Linda Maitrejean, Project Director
Wisconsin Statewide Transition Initiative
225 Ostermann Drive
Turtle Lake, WI 54889
(715) 986-2020, ext. 2122
Web & E-mail

5. Developmental Disabilities

Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Jennifer Ondrejka, Executive Director
Wisconsin Council on Developmental Disabilities
201 W. Washington Street, Suite 110
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 266-7826; (608) 266-6660 (TTY)
Web & E-mail

6. Mental Health Agency

State Mental Health Agency
Joyce Bohn Allen, Director
Bureau of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Department of Health and Family Services
P.O. Box 7851
Madison, WI 53707-7851
(608) 266-2717
Web & E-mail

State Children's Services
William Fiss, Deputy Administrator
Division of Children and Family Services
Department of Health and Family Services
P.O. Box 8916
Madison, WI 53708-8916
(608) 267-3905
Web & E-mail

State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
Alice Mirk, Chief
Integrated Services Section
Bureau of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
DDES/DHFS
P.O. Box 7851
Madison, WI 53707-7851
(608) 261-8878
Web

7. Referral Centers

University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Daniel Bier, Associate Director
Waisman Center
University of Wisconsin - Madison
1500 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53705-2280
(608) 263-5254
Web & E-mail

8. Links

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Lynn Breedlove, Executive Director
Disability Rights Wisconsin
131 W. Wilson Street, Suite 700
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 267-0214; (800) 928-8778 (in WI only)
Web & E-mail
 
Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Peggy Helm-Quest, MSEd., MHA
Children's Special Health Care Needs Program
Bureau of Community Health and Promotion
Division of Public Health
1 W. Wilson Street, Room 351
P.O. Box 2659
Madison, WI 53701-2659
(608) 267-2945
E-mail

NICHCY

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

 
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