District of Columbia Autism Resources

Each state sets eligibility ages for services to children and youth with disabilities.
For current information concerning this state, please contact the office listed under
STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: Special Education Services

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PUBLIC SCHOOLS  SPECIAL EDUCATION BRANCH:  Special Education Services STATE VOCATIONAL 
Rehabilitation Agency.
PARENT-TEACHER 
Association (PTA)
DISABILITY 
Organizations
EARLY 
Intervention System
STATE VOCATIONAL
Vocational Transition 
Services
DISABILITIES
Advocacy  Program
CLIENT ASSISTANCE
Program.
EVELOPMENTAL
DISABILITIES
Planning Council.
DEPARTMENT OF  MENTAL HEALTH  
for children and youth.
TATE MENTAL HEALTH
AGENCY Department of Human  Services
PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN with Special Health Care
Needs.
DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH /Retardation UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED
Programs


 

D.C. PUBLIC SCHOOLS
SPECIAL EDUCATION BRANCH, LEA

Jeff Myers, Director
Giddings School
315 G Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
            (202) 724-2477      

PROGRAMS FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES:
AGES BIRTH THROUGH 2

Joan Christopher, Program Manager
DC Early Intervention Program
609 H Street, NE, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
            (202) 727-5930      

D.C. VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AGENCY

Elizabeth Parker, Acting Administrator
Rehabilitation Services Administration
Department of Human Services
800 9th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024

OFFICE OF STATE COORDINATOR OF VOCATIONAL
EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

Carol Wallington, Director
Vocational Transition Services Unit
Walker Jones Elementary School
1st and K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
            (202) 724-3878      

STATE MENTAL HEALTH AGENCY

Commission on Mental Health Services
Department of Human Services/Bldg. A, Room 105
2700 Martin L. King, Jr. Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20032
            (202) 373-7166      

STATE MENTAL HEALTH REPRESENTATIVE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Clover Arthur Ellis, Acting Administrator
DC Commission on MH Services
Child Youth Services Administration
2700 Martin Luther King Avenue, SE
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, #L Bldg.
Washington, DC 20032
            (202) 373-7225      

STATE MENTAL RETARDATION PROGRAM

Francis A. Bowie, Administrator
Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities Administration
Commission on Social Services
Department of Human Services
429 O Street, N.W., #202
Washington, DC 20001
            (202) 673-7678      

STATE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PLANNING COUNCIL

Antonio Fisher, Executive Director
DC DD State Planning Council
2700 Martin L. King, Jr. Avenue, SE
Department of Human Services/801 East Building
Washington, DC 20032
            (202) 279-6086      

PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY AGENCY

University Legal Services: Protection and Advocacy
300 I Street, NE, Suite 202
Washington, DC 20002
            (202) 547-0198      ;             (202) 547-2657       (TTY)

CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Janice Williams, Acting Administrator
Client Assistance Program
300 I Street, NE, Suite 202
Washington, DC 20002
            (202) 547-0198       (V);             (202) 547-2657       (TTY)

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS

Jacqueline W. McMorris, Acting Chief Med. Officer
Health Services for Children with Special Needs Clinic
D.C. General Hospital, Bldg. 10
19th & Massachusetts Avenue, S.E.
Washington, DC 20003
            (202) 675-5214      

DISABILITY ORGANIZATIONS

Attention Deficit Disorder
To identify an ADD group in your state or locality, contact:
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
P.O. Box 972
Mentor, OH 44061
            (216) 350-9595      
            (800) 487-2282       (Voice mail to request information packet)
E-mail: NATLADDA@aol.com
URL: http://www.add.orgBrain Injury
Brain Injury Association
105 N. Alfred
Alexandria, VA 22314
            (703) 236-6000      

Cerebral Palsy
United Cerebral Palsy of Washington, D.C. & Northern VA
3135 8th Street, NE
Washington, DC 20017
            (202) 269-1500      

Epilepsy
LeAnn Kingham, Director
Epilepsy Foundation for the Mid-Atlantic Region
300 E. Joppa Road, Suite 1103
Towson, MD 21286
            (800) 492-2523      

Learning Disabilities
Karen Brock, President
Learning Disabilities Association of Washington, DC
1848 Columbia Road, NW, #45
Washington, DC 20009
            (202) 265-8869      ;             (410) 396-0518      

Mental Health
Francine M. Flood, Executive Director
Mental Health Association of DC
1628 l6th Street, NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20009
            (202) 265-6363      

Jean Harris, President
Alliance for the Mentally Ill of
Washington, DC — THRESHOLD
422 8th St., SE
Washington, DC 20003-2832
            (202) 546-0646      

Mental Retardation
Shirley Wade, Executive Director
District of Columbia Arc, Inc.
900 Varnum Street, NE
Washington, DC 20017
            (202) 636-2950      
E-mail: dcarc@aol.com

Richard C. Birkel, President & CEO
Lt. Joesph P. Kennedy Institute
801 Buchanan Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20017
            (202) 529-7600      , Ext. 203 (V/TTY)
E-mail: rcbirkel@kennedyinstitute.org

Speech and Hearing
Bonnie Bunting, President
D.C. Speech-Language-Hearing Association
P.O. Box 91016
Washington, DC 20090-1016
            (202) 877-1445      

Spina Bifida
Gill Hill, President
Spina Bifida Association of the National Capital Area
9079 Tiffany Park Court
Springfield, VA 22152
            (703) 912-4311      
 

OTHER DISABILITY ORGANIZATIONS

Jess Hall, President
Easter Seal Society for Disabled Children & Adults, Inc.
Programs for Infants & Children
Metro. DC, Northern VA, & MD
4041 Powder Mill Road
Calverton, MD 20705
            (301) 931-8700      

UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED PROGRAM

Phyllis R. Magrab, Director
Georgetown University Child Development Center
3307 M Street, NW, Suite 401
Washington, DC 20007
            (202) 687-8635      

PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION (PTA)

Thriftone Jones, President
D.C. Congress of Parents and Teachers
Washington-Dix St. Academy
6th Street & Brentwood Parkway, NE
Washington, DC 20002
            (202) 543-0333      

 

 


District of Columbia Web

 

Legal Assistance 
ayuda
Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts

Family and Parenting  
The Family Place
For Love of Children
Mary’s Center for Maternal and Child Care

Education  
Casa Del Pueblo
College Bound
Salud, Inc.Health 
andromeda
Washington Free Clinic
Consumer Protection  
Consumer Credit Counseling Service 
of Greater Washington, Inc.

Community Service (Volunteering)  
Greater D.C. Cares
Hands On DC
Single Volunteers of D.C.

Computers and Technology 
Columbia Heights Internet Project
Potomac KnowledgeWay Project
Washington DC Chapter of the Internet SocietyRecovery, Addiction, and Abuse  
Prototypes
Homelessness and Housing 
Mary House
Mi Casa Inc.
Prototypes
Salomon Zelaya Rehabilitation Center
Children and Youth  
Big Brothers of the National Capitol Area
For Love of Children
Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital
Hungry For Music
Latin American Youth Center (LAYC)


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