Resources Title

West Virginia

1. State CHIP Program
WV CHIP
(877) 982-2447

2. Early Intervention

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities under Part C of IDEA: Ages Birth To 3
Pamela Roush, Director
West Virginia Birth to Three
Office of Maternal, Child and Family Health
Bureau of Public Health
350 Capitol Street, Room 427
Charleston, WV 25301
(304) 558-5388; (800) 642-9704
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Ginger Huffman, Coordinator
Office of Special Programs, Extended and Early Learning
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Building 6, Room 304
Charleston, WV 25305-0330
(304) 558-2696
Web & E-mail

3. Education Support

State Department of Education: Special Education
Dr. Lynn Boyer, Executive Director
Office of Special Programs, Extended and Early Learning
Department of Education
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Building 6, Room 304
Charleston, WV 25305-0330
(304) 558-2696; (800) 642-8541
Web & E-mail

State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
West Virginia Department of Education
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, WV 25305
(304) 558-2699
Web

4. Vocational Rehabilitation

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Deborah Lovely, Director
Division of Rehabilitation Services
State Capitol Complex
P.O. Box 50890
Charleston, WV 25305-0890
(304) 766-4601
Web & E-mail

Coordinator for Transition Services
Karen Ruddle, Coordinator
Office of Special Programs, Extended and Early Learning
West Virginia Department of Education
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Building 6, Room 243
Charleston, WV 25305-0330
(304) 558-3075
Web & E-mail

5. Developmental Disabilities

Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Steven A. Wiseman, Executive Director
West Virginia Developmental Disabilities Council
110 Stockton Street
Charleston, WV 25312
(304) 558-0416; (304) 558-2376 (TTY)
Web & E-mail

6. Mental Health Agency

State Mental Health Agency
John E. Bianconi, Commissioner
Bureau for Behavioral Health and Health Facilities
Department of Health and Human Resources
350 Capitol Street, Room 350
Charleston, WV 25301-3702
(304) 558-0298
Web & E-mail

State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
David Majic, Office Director
Division for Childrens Services
Office of Behavioral Health Services
Bureau for Behavioral Health and Health Facilities
Department of Health and Human Resources
350 Capitol Street, Room 350
Charleston, WV 25301-3702
(304) 558-3633
E-mail:
Web:
Web & E-mail

7. Referral Centers

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Ashok S. Dey, Director
West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities
959 Hartman Run Road
Morgantown, WV 26505
(304) 293-4692
Web & E-mail

8. Links

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Clarice Hausch, Director
West Virginia Advocates
1207 Quarrier Street, 4th Floor
Charleston, WV 25301
(304) 346-0847 (V/TTY); (800) 950-5250 (in WV)
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Cathy Capps-Amburgey, Director
Children with Special Health Care Needs
Office of Maternal Child and Family Health
Bureau for Public Health
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources
350 Capitol Street, Room 427
Charleston, WV 25301-3714
(304) 558-5388
Web

NICHCY

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

 
Resources Section Photo
State Resources

Local support groups for families, advocacy organizations, treatment centers, and funding sources.

Resources Video Case Photo
Jeff, Age 35