Vermont 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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 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
DELAWARE DISABILITIES
Advocacy  Program
UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED
Programs
 
INFANTS EARLY 
Intervention System.
DELAWARE DEPT. OF  MENTAL HEALTH  
for children and youth.
CLIENT ASSISTANCE 
Program.
TECHNOLOGY RELATED
Assistance.
PARENTS Training and
 Information Project.
PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN with Special Health Care Needs.  MENTAL HEALTH 
Agency
PARENT-TEACHER Association (PTA)

STATE EPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: SPECIAL EDUCATION

Dennis Kane, Director 
Family & Educational Support Team
120 State Street, State Office Building 
Montpelier, VT 05620-2501
            (802) 828-3130      

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITES:
AGES 3 THROUGH 5

Kathleen Andrews, Preschool Coordinator 
Special Education Unit, Department of Education 
120 State Street 
Montpelier, VT 05620-2501
            (802) 828-5115      

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

Beverly MacCarty, Coordinator
Family, Infant and Toddlers Project
P.O. Box 70
Burlington, VT 05402
            (802) 863-7338      
E-mail: bmccart@vdrax.vdh.state.vt.us

STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AGENCY

Dianne Dalmasse, Director 
Vocational Rehabilitation Division 
Dept. of Aging & Disabilities, Agency of Human Services 
103 South Main Street
Waterbury, VT 05671-2303 
            (802) 241-2186      

OFFICE OF STATE COORDINATOR OF VOCATIONAL
EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES 

Tony Campbell, Special Needs Consultant
Vocational Education for Disadvantaged & Handicapped Programs
Department of Education 
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05620 
            (802) 828-3101      
E-mail: TCAMPBELL@doe.state.vt.us

STATE MENTAL HEALTH AGENCY

Rodney Copeland, Commissioner 
Department of Developmental & Mental Health Services
Agency of Human Services 
103 South Main Street, Weeks Building 
Waterbury, VT 05671-1601 
            (802) 241-2610       
URL: http://www.cit.state.vt.us/dmh/

STATE MENTAL HEALTH REPRESENTATIVE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Charles Biss, Director of the Child, Adolescent & Family Unit
Division of Mental Health
103 South Main Street, Weeks Building
Waterbury, VT 05671-1601
            (802) 241-2650      
E-mail: charlie@dmh.state.vt.us
URL: http://www.cit.state.vt.us/dmh/

STATE MENTAL RETARDATION PROGRAM

Charles Moseley, Director 
Division of Developmental Services 
Department of Developmental & Mental Health Services
103 South Main Street, Weeks Building
Waterbury, VT 05671-1601
            (802) 241-2614       
URL: http://www.cit.state.vt.us/dmh/

STATE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PLANNING COUNCIL

Thomas Pombar, Director 
Vermont DD Council 
103 South Main Street
Waterbury, VT 05671-0206 
            (802) 241-2612       (TTY)
E-mail: tomp@wpgate1.ahs.state.vt.us

PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY AGENCY

Judy Dickson, Director 
Disability Law Project 
264 North Winooski Avenue
P.O. Box 1367 
Burlington, VT 05402 -1367
            (802) 223-6377       (V/TTY)Judith Rex, Executive Director
VT Protection and Advocacy, Inc.
21 E. State Street, #101
Montpelier, VT 05602
            (802) 229-1355      ;             (800) 834-7890       (In VT)

CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Laura Philipps, Director 
Client Assistance Program 
264 North Winooski Avenue
P.O. Box 1367
Burlington, VT 05402-1367
            (802) 863-2881      ;             (800) 747-5022       (V/TTY) 

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS

Carol Hassler, Director 
Division for Children with Special Health Needs
Department of Health 
108 Cherry St, P.O. Box 70 
Burlington, VT 05402 
            (802) 863-7338      

STATE AGENCY FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Steven Stone, Director 
Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Dept. of Aging and Disabilities, Agency of Human Services 
103 South Main Street 
Waterbury, VT 05671-2304 
            (802) 241-2210       
URL: http://www.dad.state.vt.us/dbvi/

STATE EDUCATION AGENCY RURAL REPRESENTATIVE

Department of Education/Special Education Unit 
120 State Street 
Montpelier, VT 05602 
            (802) 828-3130      ;             (802) 229-4126      

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

Cerebral Palsy 
Susan Clark, Executive Director
Association for Cerebral Palsy 
73 Main Street, Room 402
Montpelier, VT 05602 
            (802) 223-5161       

Epilepsy 
Audrey Butler, Executive Director
Epilepsy Association of Vermont 
P.O. Box 6292 
Rutland, VT 05702
            (802) 775-1686      

Head Injury
Emmie Burke, Executive Director
Vermont Head Injury Foundation
P.O. Box 1837, Station A
Rutland, VT 05701
            (802) 446-3017      

Mental Health 
National Mental Health Association
1021 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2971
            (800) 969-6642      

Clare Munat, President 
Alliance for the Mentally Ill of VT 
230 Main Street, Room 203
Brattleboro, VT 05301-2840
            (802) 257-5546      ;             (800) 639-6480      

Mental Retardation 
Elizabeth Milizia, Executive Director 
Vermont Association for Retarded Citizens 
Chase Mill, A-12
1 Mill Street
Burlington, VT 05401
            (802) 658-2221      

Speech and Hearing
Amy Wagner, President
VT Speech-Language-Hearing Association
1163 New Boston Road
Norwich, VT 05055
            (802) 649-1676      

Spina Bifida
Spina Bifida Association of Vermont
RFD #1, Box 278
Castleton, VT 05735

OTHER DISABILITY ORGANIZATIONS 

Judy Sturtevant, Director
VT Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
P.O. Box 607
Montpelier, VT 05601-0607
            (802) 223-4917      

UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED PROGRAM

Wayne L. Fox, Director 
The University Affiliated Program of Vermont 
University of Vermont 
499C Waterman Building 
Burlington, VT 05405-0160 
            (802) 656-4031      

TECHNOLOGY-RELATED ASSISTANCE

Lynne Cleveland, Project Director
Vermont Assistive Technology Project
103 South Main Street, Weeks 1
Waterbury, VT 05671-2305
            (802) 241-2620       (V/TTY)
E-mail: lynnec@dad.state.vt.us

PARENT TRAINING AND INFORMATION PROJECT

Connie Curtin, Director 
VT Parent Information Center
Chace Mill
1 Mill St. 
Burlington, VT 05401
            (802) 658-5315       (V/TTY);             (800) 639-7170       (In VT)
E-mail: vpic@together.net
URL: http://www.together.net/~vpic

PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION (PTA) 

Carol Tank-Day, President
Vermont Congress of Parents and Teachers
P.O. Box 501
North Bennington, VT 05257
            (802) 447-0125      

PARENT-TO-PARENT

Nancy DiVenere, Director
Parent-to-Parent Program of Vermont
69 Champlain Mill
1 Main Street
Winooski, VT 05404
            (802) 655-5290      


Vermont Web
 

Civil Liberties and Human Rights 
ACLU of Vermont Community 
Vermont State Info and Services
Vermont State and Local Government 
Judiciary Home Page

Consumer Protection  
Better Business Bureau 

Family and Parenting  
Parents and Children for Justice in Vermont Family Court 
 

Disability Information  
Special Olympics Vermont 
Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports Education 
Education Info and Schools
GOVnet & K12net
Vermont Student Assistance Corporation 

Community Service (Volunteering)  
Single Volunteers of Vermont 
 
 
 


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