North Dakota 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.

See North Dakota Web Resources


STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION:  Special Education Services. STATE VOCATIONAL
Rehabilitation Agency.
DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
Planning Council.
DISABILITY 
Organizations
PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN ages 3 through 5.  STATE VOCATIONAL Special Needs Programs DISABILITIES
Advocacy  Program
UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED
Programs
 
EARLY 
Intervention System.
DEPARTMENT OF  MENTAL HEALTH
for children and youth.
CLIENT ASSISTANCE Program. TECHNOLOGY RELATED
Assistance.
PARENT Training and
Information Project.
DEPARTMENT OF  MENTAL
HEALTH /Retardation
PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN
with Special Health Care Needs.
PARENT-TEACHER
Association (PTA)

 

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: SPECIAL EDUCATION

Brenda K. Oas, Director
Special Education, Department of Public Instruction 
600 East Boulevard Avenue 
Bismarck, ND 58505-0440 
            (701) 328-2277      

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITES:
AGES 3 THROUGH 5

Jeanette Kolberg, Coordinator 
Special Education Div., Dept. of Public Instruction 
600 E. Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505-0440 
            (701) 328-2277      

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

Robert Graham, Assistant Director 
Developmental Disabilities Unit 
North Dakota Department of Human Services 
600 S. 2nd Street, Suite 1A
Bismarck, ND 58504-5729
            (701) 328-8930      ;             (800) 755-8529       (In ND) 

STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AGENCY

Gene Hysjulien, Director 
Vocational Rehabilitation 
600 S. 2nd Street, Suite 1B
Bismarck, ND 58504-5729
            (701) 328-8950      ;             (701) 328-8968       (TTY);             (800) 755-2745       (In ND)

OFFICE OF STATE COORDINATOR OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

Garry Freier 
Supervisor of Special Needs 
State Board for Vocational Education
15th Floor, Capitol Tower
600 East Boulevard 
Bismarck, ND 58505-0610 
            (701) 328-3178      
E-mail: GFreier@pioneer.state.nd.us

STATE MENTAL HEALTH AGENCY

Karen Larson, Director 
Division of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services
Department of Human Services 
600 S. 2nd Street, Suite 1D
Bismarck, ND 58504-5729 
            (701) 328-8940      ;             (800) 755-2719       (In ND) 
E-mail: karene.larson/dhs/NoDak@NoDak

STATE MENTAL RETARDATION PROGRAM

Gene Hysjulien, Director 
Developmental Disabilities Unit 
ND Department of Human Services 
600 S. 2nd Street, Suite 1A
Bismarck, ND 58504-5729 
            (701) 328-8930      ;             (800) 755-8529       (in ND)

STATE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PLANNING COUNCIL

Tom Wallner, Director 
North Dakota DD Council
Department of Human Services 
600 S. 2nd Street, Suite 1B 
Bismarck, ND 58504-5729
            (701) 328-8953      

PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY AGENCY

Teresa Larson, Executive Director
Protection & Advocacy Project 
400 East Broadway, Suite 616
Bismarck, ND 58501-4073 
            (701) 328-2950      ;             (800) 472-2670       (in ND);             (800) 642-6694       (ND Relay) 
E-mail: ndpanda@btigate.com

CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Dennis Lyon, Director 
Client Assistance Program
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Department of Human Services 
600 S. 2nd Street, Suite 1B
Bismarck, ND 58504-5729
            (701) 328-8947      ;             (800) 207-6122      
E-mail: Notes.solyod@ranch.state.nd.us

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS

Robert Nelson, Director 
Children’s Special Health Services 
Department of Human Services 
State Capitol, 600 East Blvd. Avenue
Bismack, ND 58505-0269
            (701) 328-2436      ;             (800) 755-2714       (In ND)
E-mail: Notes.sonelr@ranch.nd.us

STATE EDUCATION AGENCY RURAL REPRESENTATIVE

Patricia A. Laubach 
Programs Administrator
Department of Public Instruction 
State Capitol
600 East Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505-0440
            (701) 328-4525      
E-mail: plaubach@colas400.state.nd.us

DISABILITY ORGANIZATIONS

Attention Deficit Disorder
To identify an ADD group in your state or locality, contact either:Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CH.A.D.D.)
499 NW 70th Avenue, Suite 101
Plantation, FL 33317
            (954) 587-3700      
            (800) 233-4050       (Voice mail to request information packet)
URL: http://www.chadd.org

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.org

Brain Injury
Sandra Rielly, Executive Director
Brain Injury Association of North Dakota
2111 E. Main Avenue, Suite 14
West Fargo, ND 58078
            (701) 281-0527      ;             (800) 279-6344       (in ND)

Epilepsy
Epilepsy Foundation of MN
777 Raymond Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55114
            (612) 646-8675      ;             (800) 779-0777      

Mental Health 
Mary Tello, Executive Director
North Dakota Mental Health Association 
P.O. Box 160 
200 West Bowen 
Bismarck, ND 58504
            (701) 255-3692       
E-mail: mchand@btigate.com
URL: http://www.btigate.com/~mhand/mhand.htm

Janet Wentz, Executive Director
ND Alliance for the Mentally Ill
1809 S. Broadway, Unit H
Minot, ND 58701
            (701) 838-5324      ;             (800) 239-2472      

Mental Retardation 
Bev Warner, President
The Arc of North Dakota, Inc.
418 East Rosser
P.O. Box 2776 
Bismarck, ND 58502-2776
            (701) 223-5349       

Speech and Hearing 
ND Speech-Language-Hearing Association 
921 Reeves Drive
Grand Forks, ND 58202
            (701) 777-3232      , ext. 233

OTHER DISABILITY ORGANIZATIONS

Gordon Hauge, Chieg Executive Officer 
Easter Seal Society of ND
P. O. Box 1206
Mandan, ND 58554 
            (701) 663-6828       

UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED PROGRAM

Bryce Fifield, Director
North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707
            (701) 858-3580      
E-mail: ndcpd@farside.cc.misu.nodak.edu
URL: http://www.ndcd.org

TECHNOLOGY-RELATED ASSISTANCE

Judie Lee, Project Director
North Dakota Interagency Project for Assistive Technology
P.O. Box 743
Cavalier, ND 58220
            (701) 265-4807       (V/TTY);             (800) 265-4728       (V/TTY)
E-mail: lee@pioneer.state.nd.us
URL: http://www.ndipat.org 

PARENT TRAINING & INFORMATION PROJECTS

Kathryn Erickson, Director 
Native American Family Network System/
Pathfinder Family Center
1600 2nd Avenue, S.W.
Arrowhead Shopping Center
Minot, ND 58701-3459 
            (701) 852-9426      ;             (701) 852-9436       (TTY);             (800) 245-5840       (in ND)
E-mail: ndpath01@minot.ndak.net
URL: http://www.ndcd.org/pathfinder

PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION (PTA)

Diana Siek, President
North Dakota Congress of Parents and Teachers
810 Divide Avenue, East
Bismarck, ND 58501-1899
            (701) 223-3578      


North Dakota Web
 

North Dakota Center for  
Persons with Disabilities   Native American Family 
Network 
 
Disability Information  
Paulsen and Co. North Dakota Interagency Project for 
Assistive Technology
Recovery, Addiction, and Abuse  
Northern Plains Native American Chemical Dependency Association
Children and Youth  
North Force Drum and Bugle Corps 
 


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