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Including Your Child - April 1997

Appendix B

Resources

Parent Training and Information Centers

ALABAMA

Special Education Action Committee, Inc. (SEAC)
3207 International Drive, Suite C
P.O. Box 161274
Mobile, AL 36616-2274
(334) 478-1208 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-222-7322 (Alabama only)
Fax: (334) 473-7877

ALASKA

Alaska P.A.R.E.N.T.S., Inc.
(Parents as Resources Engaged in Networking and Training
Statewide)
540 International Airport Road, Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99518
(907) 563-2246 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-478-7678 (Alaska only)
Fax: (907) 563-2257

ARIZONA

Pilot Parent Partnerships
2150 East Highland Avenue, Suite 105
Phoenix, AZ 85016
(602) 468-3001 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-237-3007 (Arizona only)
Fax: (602) 468-3001 (call first)

ARKANSAS

Arkansas Parent Support and Information Network
Arkansas Disability Coalition
10002 W. Markham, Suite B-7
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 221-1330 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-223-1330 (Arkansas only)
Fax: (501) 221-9067

CALIFORNIA

Northern California Coalition for Parent Training and Information (NCC), Region I

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)
2212 Sixth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 644-2555 (TDD available)
Fax: (510) 841-8645

Northern California Coalition for Parent Training and Information (NCC), Region II

Matrix, A Parent Network and Resource Center
555 Northgate Drive, Suite A
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 499-3877
Fax: (415) 507-9457

Northern California Coalition for Parent Training and Information (NCC), Region III

Parents Helping Parents
The Family Resource Center for Children with Special Needs
3041 Olcott Street
Santa Clara, CA 95054-3222
(408) 727-5775 (Voice/TDD)
Fax: (408) 727-0182

Northern California Coalition for Parent Training and Information (NCC), Region IV

Exceptional Parents Unlimited (EPU)
4120 North First Street
Fresno, CA 93726
(209) 229-2000
Fax: (209) 229-2956

Parents Helping Parents-San Francisco (PHP-SF)
1 Vincente Street
San Francisco, CA 94116
(415) 564-0722
Fax: (415) 681-1065

Team of Advocates for Special Kids, Inc. (TASK)
100 West Cerritos Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 533-8275
Fax: (714) 533-2533

COLORADO

PEAK Parent Center, Inc.
(Parent Education and Assistance for Kids)
6055 Lehman Drive, Suite 101
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
(719) 531-9400
1-800-284-0251
TDD: (719) 531-9403
Fax: (719) 531-9452

CONNECTICUT

Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center, Inc. (CPAC)
5 Church Lane, Suite 4
P.O. Box 579
East Lyme, CT 06333
(860) 739-3089 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-445-2722 (Connecticut parents only)
Fax: (860) 739-7460 (call first)

DELAWARE

Parent Information Center of Delaware, Inc. (PIC/DE)
700 Barksdale Road, Suite 3
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 366-0152
TYY: (302) 366-0178
Fax: (302) 366-0276

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

COPE Parent Training and Information Center
(Creating Opportunities for Parent Empowerment)
300 I Street NE, Suite 112
Washington, DC 20002
1-800-515-COPE or (202) 543-6482
Fax: (202) 543-6682

FLORIDA

Parent Education Network (PEN) Project
Family Network on Disabilities of Florida, Inc.
5510 W. Gray Street
Tampa, FL 33609
(813) 289-1122 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-285-5736 (Florida only)
Fax: (813) 286-8614

GEORGIA

Parents Educating Parents (PEP)
Georgia Arc Network
P.O. Box 43663
Atlanta, GA 30336
0) 732-1122
TDD: (404) 616-9287
Fax: (770) 732-6050

HAWAII

Assisting with Appropriate Rights in Education (AWARE)
Learning Disabilities Association of Hawaii
200 North Vineyard Boulevard, Suite 310
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 536-2280
TDD: (808) 536-9684
Fax: (808) 537-6780

IDAHO

Idaho Parents Unlimited, Inc. (IPUL)
Parents Education and Resource Center (PERC)
4696 Overland Road, Suite 478
Boise, ID 83705
(208) 342-5884 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-242-IPUL (4785) (Idaho only)
Fax: (208) 342-1408

ILLINOIS

Family Resource Center on Disabilities (FRCD)
20 East Jackson Boulevard, Room 900
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 939-3513
(312) 939-3519 (TDD/TDY)
Fax: (312) 939-7297

Designs for Change
6 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 857-9292
TDD: (312) 857-1013
Fax: (312) 857-9299

INDIANA

IN*SOURCE
(Indiana Resource Center for Families with Special Needs)
809 N. Michigan
South Bend, IN 46601-1036
(219) 234-7101
1-800-332-4433 (Voice/TDD) ( Indiana only)
Fax: (219) 234-7279
e-mail: insource@inspeced.ccmail.compuserve.com

IOWA

Iowa Pilot Parents
33 North 12th Street
P.O. Box 1151
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 576-5870
1-800-952-4777 (Iowa only)
Fax: (515) 576-8209

KANSAS

Families Together, Inc.
501 Jackson, Suite 400
Topeka, KS 66603
(913) 233-4777 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-264-6343 (Kansas parents only)
Fax: (913) 233-4787

KENTUCKY

Kentucky Special Parent Involvement Network (KY-SPIN)
2210 Goldsmith Lane, Suite 118
Louisville, KY 40218
(502) 456-0923 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-525-7746
Fax: (502) 456-0893

LOUISIANA

Project PROMPT
4323 Division Street, Suite 110
Metairie, LA 700023179
(504) 888-9111
1-800-766-7736 (Louisiana parents only)
Fax: (504) 888-0246

MAINE

Special-Needs Parent Information Network (SPIN)
P.O. Box 2067
Augusta, ME 04338-2067
(207) 582-2504
1-800-870-7746 (Voice/TDD) (Maine only)
Fax: (207) 582-3638

MARYLAND

The Parents' Place of Maryland, Inc.
7257 Parkway Drive, Suite 210
Hanover, MD 21076
(410) 712-0900 (Voice/TDD)
Fax: (410) 712-0902

MASSACHUSETTS

Federation for Children with Special Needs
95 Berkeley Street, Suite 104
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 482-2915 (Voice/TTY)
1-800-331-0688 (Massachusetts only)
Fax: (617) 695-2939

MICHIGAN

Citizens Alliance to Uphold Special Education (CAUSE)
3303 West Saginaw, Suite D 1
Lansing, MI 48917
(517) 886-9167 (Voice/TDD/TTY)
1-800-221-91O5 (Michigan only)
Fax: (517) 886-9775

Parents Are Experts/Parents Training Parents Project
23077 Greenfield Road, Suite 205
Southfield, MI 48075-3744
(810) 557-5070 (Voice/TDD)
Fax: (810) 557-4456

MINNESOTA

PACER Center, Inc.
(Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights)
4826 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55417-1098
(612) 827-2966 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-53PACER (Minnesota parents only)
Fax: (612) 827-3065

MISSISSIPPI

Parent Partners
3111 N. State Street
Jackson, MS 39216
(601) 366-5707 (Voice/TDD)
Fax: (601) 362-7361

MISSOURI

Missouri Parents Act (MPACT)
2100 S. Brentwood, Suite G
Springfield, MO 65804
(417) 882-7434 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-743-7634 (Missouri only)
Fax: (417) 882-8413

MONTANA

Parents Let's Unite for Kids (PLUK)
MSU-Billings, SPED
1500 North 30th Street, Room 267
Billings, MT 59101-0298
(406) 657-2055 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-222-7585 (Montana only)
Fax: (406) 657-2061

NEBRASKA

Nebraska Parents' Center
3610 Dodge Street, Suite 102
Omaha, NE 68131-3218
(402) 346-0525 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-284-8520
Fax: (402) 346-5253
e-mail: pwallert@nncf.unl.edu

NEVADA

Nevada Parents Encouraging Parents (PEP)
6910 Edna Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89114
(702) 248-6711 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-216-5188
Fax: (702) 367-9812

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Parent Information Center (PIC)
151 A Manchester Street
P.O. Box 2405
Concord, NH 03302-2405
(603) 224-7005 (Voice/TDD)
(603) 224-6299
Fax: (603) 224-4365

NEW JERSEY

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network, Inc. (SPAN)
35 Halsey Street, 4th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102
(201) 642-8100 (Voice/TDD)
Fax: (201) 642-8080

NEW MEXICO

Education for Parents of Indian Children with Special
Needs Project (EPICS Project)

Southwest Communication Resources, Inc.
P.O. Box 788
Bernalillo, NM 87004
(505) 867-3396 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-765-7320 (Voice/TDD) (New Mexico parents only)
Fax: (505) 867-3398

Parents Reaching Out (PRO) - Project ADOBE
1000A Main Street, NW
Los Lunas, NM 87031
(505) 865-3700 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-524-5176 (New Mexico only)
Fax: (505) 865-3737

NEW YORK

Advocates for Children of New York, Inc.
105 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 624-8450
Fax: (718) 624-1260

Parent Network Center (PNC)
250 Delaware Avenue, Suite 3
Buffalo, New York 14202
(716) 853-1570
1-800-724-7408 (New York only)
TDD: (716) 853-1573
Fax: (716) 853-1574

Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc.
200 Park Avenue South, Suite 816
New York, NY 10003
(212) 677-4650
Fax: (212) 254-4070

NORTH CAROLINA

ECAC, Inc.
(Exceptional Children's Assistance Center)
P.O. Box 16
Davidson, NC 28036
(704) 892-1321
1-800-962-6817 (North Carolina only)
Fax: (704) 892-5028

PARENTS Project
(Parents Assisting and Responding to Educators
Through Networking and Training in Schools)
300 Enola Road
Morganton, NC 28655
(704) 433-2662
Fax: (704) 438-6457

NORTH DAKOTA

Pathfinder Family Center (Pathfinder PTI)
Arrowhead Shopping Center
16th and 2nd Avenue SW
Minot, ND 58701-3459
(701) 852-9426
TDD: (701) 852-9436
Fax: (701) 838-9324

OHIO

Child Advocacy Center
1821 Summit Road, Suite 303
Cincinnati, OH 45237
(513) 821-2400 (Voice/TDD)
Fax: (513) 821-2442

Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children
with Disabilities (OCECD)

Training Center
933 High Street, Suite 106B
Worthington, OH 43085
(614) 431-1307 (Voice/TDD)
Fax: (614) 431-1504

OKLAHOMA

Parents Reaching Out in Oklahoma (PRO-Oklahoma)
1917 South Harvard Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73128
(405) 681-9710 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-PL94-142 (Parents only)
Fax: (405) 685-4006

OREGON

Coalition in Oregon for Parent Education Project, Inc.
(Oregon COPE Project, Inc.)
999 Locust Street, NE
Salem, OR 97303
(503) 373-7477 (Voice/TDD)

PENNSYLVANIA

Mentor Parent Program (MPP)
P.O. Box 718, Main Street
Seneca, PA 16346
(814) 676-8615
1-800-447-1431 (Pennsylvania only)
Fax: (814) 677-4465

Parent Education Network (PEN)
333 East 7th Avenue
York, PA 17404
(717) 845-9722 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-522-5827 (Voice/TDD) (Pennsylvania only)
1-800-441-5028 (Spanish, Pennsylvania only)
Fax: (717) 848-3654

Parents Union for Public Schools in Philadelphia, Inc.
AKA-Parents Union
311 South Juniper Street, Suite 602
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 546-1166
Fax: (215) 731-1688

PUERTO RICO

Asociacion de Padres Pro Bienestar de Niños con
Impedimentos de P.R., Inc.

P.O. Box 21301
San Juan, PR 00928
(809) 763-4665 (Voice/TDD)
Fax: (809) 765-0345

RHODE ISLAND

Rhode Island Parent Information Network, Inc. (RIPIN)
500 Prospect Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 727-4144
1-800-464-3399 (Rhode Island only)
TDD: (401) 727-4151
Fax: (401) 725-9960
(Shared fax#, please indicate "RIPIN")

SOUTH CAROLINA

Parents Reaching Out to Parents of South Carolina, Inc.
(PRO-Parents)
2712 Middleburg Drive, Suite 102
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 779-3859 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-759-4776 (South Carolina parents only)
Fax: (803) 252-4513

SOUTH DAKOTA

South Dakota Parent Connection
3701 W. 49th, Suite 200B
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 361-3171 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-640-4553 (South Dakota only)
Fax: (605) 361-2928

TENNESSEE

Support and Training for Exceptional Parents (STEP)
1104 Tusculum Boulevard, Suite 401
Greenville, TN 37745
(615) 639-0125
1-800-280-STEP (Tennessee only)
TDD: (615) 639-2464
Fax: (615) 636-8217
URL: tnstep@aol.com

TEXAS

Path Project
Partners Resource Network, Inc.
1090 Longfellow Drive, Suite B
Beaumont, TX 77706-4889
Phone: (409) 898-4684
1-800-866-4726
TDD: (409) 898-4816
Fax: (409) 898-4869

Project P.O.D.E.R. (Partnerships for Opportunity, Development,
Education, and Resources)

2300 West Commerce, Suite 205
San Antonio, TX 78207
(210) 222-2637 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-682-9747 (Voice/TDD) (Texas only)
Fax: (210) 222-2638

Special Kids, Inc. (SKI)
P.O. Box 61628
Houston, TX 77208-1638
Phone: (713) 643-9576
Fax: (713) 643-6291

UTAH

UTAH Parent Center (UPC)
2290 East 4500 South, Suite 110
Salt Lake City, UT 84117
(801) 272-1051
1-800-468-1160 (Utah only)
Fax: (801) 272-8907

VERMONT

Vermont Parent Information Center (VPIC)
The Chace Mill
1 Mill Street, Suite A7
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 658-5315 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-639-7170 (Vermont only)
Fax: (802) 658-5395

VIRGINIA

Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC)
10340 Democracy Lane, Suite 206
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 691-7826 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-869-6782 (Virginia parents only)
Fax: (703) 691-8148
e-mail: PEATCinc@aol.com

WASHINGTON

Washington PAVE (Parents Are Vital in Education)
6316 South 12th Street
Tacoma, WA 98465-1900
(206) 565-2266 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-572-7368 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-5-PARENT (Washington only)
Fax: (206) 566-8052

Specialized Training of Military Parents (STOMP)
12208 Pacific Highway SW
Tacoma, WA 98499
(206) 588-1741 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-298-3543 (Voice/TDD)
Fax: (206) 984-7520

TouchstonesMore Alike than Different
Parent Advocacy and Access Project
6721 51st Avenue, S
Seattle, WA 98118
(206) 721-0867
Fax: (206) 721-2422

WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia Parent Training and Information (WVPTI)
E. Main Street, Suite 3-B
Clarksburg, WV 26301
(304) 624-1436 (Voice/TTY)
Fax: (304) 624-1438

WISCONSIN

Parent Education Project of Wisconsin, Inc. (PEP-WI)
2192 South 60th Street
West Allis, WI 53219-1568
(414) 328-5520
TDD: (414) 328-5527
Fax: (414) 328-5520 (call first)

WYOMING

Parent Information Center (PIC)
5 North Lobban Avenue
Buffalo, WY 82834
(307) 684-2277 (Voice/TDD)
1-800-660-WPIC (9742) (Wyoming only)
Fax: (307) 684-5314

PALAU

Palau Parent Network (PNN)
P.O. Box 1583
Koror, Republic of Palau 76740
01-680-488-3513
Fax: 01-680-488-2830

VIRGIN ISLANDS

Virgin Island Family Information Network on Disabilities
(V.I.FIND)

#2, Nye Gade
St. Thomas, USVI 00802
(809) 775-3962 (Voice/Fax)


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