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Alabama State Disability Resources

— National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities
Updated on May 2, 2014
Official State Web Site
 
Connect with your state's official website to find all manner of state agencies and information, including how to contact your governor and/or your representatives in the Senate and House:

www.alabama.gov/portal/index.jsp

Governor's Office on Disabilities
 
Governor's Office on Disabilities 2129 East South Boulevard
Montgomery   AL   36111-0586
(334) 353-0353
(888) 879-3582
graham.sisson@good.alabama.gov
www.good.alabama.gov
State Department of Education: Special Education
 
Special Education Services Alabama Department of Education P.O. Box 302101
Montgomery   AL   36130-2101
(800) 392-8020 (in AL)
(334) 242-8114
mabreyw@alsde.edu
www.alsde.edu/
State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
 
Instructional Services Division Alabama State Department of Education 50 N. Ripley Street
Montgomery   AL   36104
(334) 242-8199
dstone@alsde.edu
www.alsde.edu
Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
 
Alabama's Early Intervention System Department of Rehabilitation Services Division of Early Intervention 2129 East South Boulevard
Montgomery   AL   36116
(800) 543-3098
(334) 215-5042
(800) 499-1816 (TTY)
betsy.prince@rehab.alabama.gov
www.rehab.alabama.gov/ei
Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
 
Contact State Department of Education: Special Education.
 
State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
 
Department of Rehabilitation Services 2129 East South Boulevard
Montgomery   AL   36116
(334) 281-8780
steve.shivers@rehab.alabama.gov
www.rehab.alabama.gov/vrs
Coordinator for Transition Services
 
Special Education Services Alabama State Department of Education P.O. Box 302101 
Montgomery   AL   36130
(334) 242-8114
droth@alsde.edu
www.alsde.edu
Office of State Career and Technical Education
 
Career and Technical Education Alabama State Department of Education P.O. Box 302101
Montgomery   AL   36130-2101
(334) 242-9111
skey@alsde.edu
www.alsde.edu/
State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
 
Office of Children's Services Alabama Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation P.O. Box 301410
Montgomery   AL   36130-1410
(334) 353-7110
steven.lafreniere@mh.alabama.gov
www.mh.alabama.gov
Programs for People with Developmental Disabilities
 
Alabama Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation RSA Union Building P.O. Box 301410
Montgomery   AL   36130-1410
(334) 242-3107 or (334) 242-3701
john.houston@mh.alabama.gov or pat.martin@mh.alabama.gov
www.mh.alabama.gov/
Councils on Developmental Disabilities
 
Alabama Council for Developmental Disabilities RSA Union Building 100 N. Union Street, Suite 498 P.O. Box 301410
Montgomery   AL   36130-1410
(800) 232-2158
(334) 242-3973
acdd@mh.state.al.us
http://acdd.org
Protection and Advocacy Agency
 
Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program (ADAP) The University of Alabama 500 Martha Parham West P.O. Box 870395
Tuscaloosa   AL   35487-0395
(800) 826-1675
(205) 348-4928 (V/TTY)
ADAP@adap.ua.edu
www.adap.net
Client Assistance Program
 
Department of Rehabilitation Services 2129 East South Boulevard
Montgomery   AL   36116
(334) 613-2265
rachel.hughes@rehab.alabama.gov
 
Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
 
Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services Children's Rehabilitation Service 2129 East South Boulevard P.O. Box 11586
Montgomery   AL   36111-0586
(800) 441-7607
(334) 281-8780
(800) 846-3697 (in AL)
melinda.davis@rehab.alabama.gov
www.rehab.alabama.gov/crs
State CHIP Program
 
(health care for low-income uninsured children) Children’s Health Insurance Program Alabama Department of Public Health 201 Monroe Street, Suite 250
Montgomery   AL   36104
(877) 774-9521
(334) 206-5568
www.adph.org/allkids/
Programs for Children and Youth who are Blind or Visually Impaired, Deaf or Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind
 
Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind 1050 Government Street
Mobile   AL   36604
(251) 432-7777 (V/TTY)
jones.michelle@aidb.state.al.us
www.AIDB.org
 
Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services 2129 East South Boulevard
Montgomery   AL   36116
(334) 281-8780
(334) 613-2200
steve.shivers@rehab.alabama.gov
www.rehab.alabama.gov
Telecommunications Relay Services
 
(800) 548-2547 (V)
(800) 548-2546 (TTY); 711 (TTY)
(888) 229-5746 (Speech to Speech-English)
(866) 260-9470 (Speech to Speech-Spanish)
 
Regional ADA Technical Assistance Center
 
DBTAC - Southeast ADA Center 1419 Mayson Street
Atlanta   GA   30324
(800) 949-4232 (V/TTY)
(404) 541-9001
sedbtacproject@law.syr.edu
www.sedbtac.org
 
Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services 2129 East South Boulevard
Montgomery   AL   36111
(334) 613-3471 (Montgomery office)
(205) 290-4540 (Birmingham office)
(888) 574-2257 (TTY)
(800) 205-9986 (Alabama's Toll Free Hotline for ADA Information)
graham.sisson@rehab.alabama.gov
www.rehab.state.al.us/ada
University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
 
Civitan International Research Center University of Alabama at Birmingham 1719 6th Avenue South
Birmingham   AL   35294-0021
(800) 822-2472
(205) 934-8900
www.circ.uab.edu
Technology-Related Assistance
 
STAR (Statewide Technology Access and Response for Alabamians with Disabilities) 2125 East South Boulevard P.O. Box 20752
Montgomery   AL   36120-0752
(800) 782-7656 (In AL)
(334) 613-3480
(334) 613-3519 (TTY)
www.rehab.alabama.gov/star
 
Technology Assistance for Special Consumers (T.A.S.C.) United Cerebral Palsy of the Tennessee Valley 1856 Keats Drive
Huntsville   AL   35810
(256) 859-8300
tasc@hiwaay.net
http://tasc.ataccess.org
State Mediation System
 
Alabama Department of Education Gordon Persons Building P.O. Box 302101
Montgomery   AL   36130-2101
(800) 392-8020 (in AL)
(334) 242-8114
dorismc@alsde.edu
www.alsde.edu
Respite Care
 
Alabama Lifespan Respite Resource Network 1521 E. 9th Street
Anniston   AL   36207
(866) 737-8252
(256) 237-3683
alabamarespite@aol.com
http://alabamarespite.org
Special Format Library
 
Alabama Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped 6030 Monticello Drive
Montgomery   AL   36130-6000
(800) 392-5671
(334) 213-3906, ext. 921
fara.zaleski@apls.alabama.gov
http://statelibrary.alabama.gov/
 
 Disability-Specific Organizations
Attention Deficit Disorder
 
To identify an ADD group in your state or locality, contact either: Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) 8181 Professional Place, Suite 150
Landover   MD   20785
(301) 306-7070
(800) 233-4050 (Voice mail to request information packet)
www.chadd.org
 
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) P.O. Box 543
Pottstown   PA   19464-0543
(484) 945-2101
www.add.org
Autism
 
Autism Society of Alabama 4778 Overton Road
Birmingham   AL   35210
(877) 4AUTISM
(205) 951-1364
contact@autism-alabama.gov
www.autism-alabama.org
Blind/Visual Impairments
 
American Foundation for the Blind 11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300
New York   NY   10001
(800) 232-5463
(212) 502-7600
afbinfo@afb.net
www.afb.org
Cerebral Palsy
 
United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham 120 Oslo Circle
Birmingham   AL   35211
(800) 654-4483
(205) 944-3900
gedwards@ucpbham.com
www.ucpbham.com
 
 United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile, Inc. 3058 Dauphin Square Connector
Mobile   AL   36607
(888) 630-7102
(251) 479-4900
info@ucpmobile.org
www.ucp.org/ucp_local.cfm/160
Epilepsy
 
Epilepsy Foundation of Alabama Office Park 3 273 Azalea Road, Suite 310
Mobile   AL   36609
(800) 626-1582 (In AL)
(251) 341-0170
mgarrett@efala.org
www.epilepsyfoundation.org/
Head Injury
 
Alabama Head Injury Foundation 3100 Lorna Road, Suite 200
Hoover   AL   35216
(800) 433-8002
(205) 823-3818
charlespriest@bellsouth.net
www.ahif.org
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
 
The Arc of Alabama, Inc. P.O. Box 1206
Montgomery   AL   36102-1206
(866) 243-9557
(334) 262-7688
info@thearcofalabama.com
www.thearcofalabama.com
Learning Disabilities
 
Learning Disabilities Association of Alabama P.O. Box 11588
Montgomery   AL   36111
(334) 277-9151
www.ldaal.org
Mental Health
 
NAMI Alabama 4122 Wall Street
Montgomery   AL   36106
(800) 626-4199 (In AL)
(334) 396-4797
terri@namialabama.org
www.namialabama.org
Special Health Care Needs
 
Family Voices c/o Children's Rehabilitation Service 2129 E. South Boulevard
Montgomery   AL   36116
(334) 613-2284
susan.colburn@rehab.alabama.gov
http://www.familyvoices.org/states.php?state=AL
 
Family Voices 9800 Cascade Drive
Mobile   AL   36695
(251) 438-1609
oveson@bellsouth.net
http://www.familyvoices.org/states.php?state=AL
Speech and Hearing
 
Speech and Hearing Association of Alabama P.O. Box 357
Normal   AL   35762
(256) 325-8885
Info@AlabamaSHAA.org
www.alabamashaa.org
Spina Bifida
 
Spina Bifida Association of Alabama 140 Lansdowne Drive
Madison   AL   35758
(256) 325-8600
AL_spina_bifida_support@hotmail.com
www.sbaofal.org
Tourette Syndrome
 
Tourette Syndrome Association Mid-South Regional Office 423 Summertrees Drive
Auburn   AL   36832
(334) 502-0055
tsamidsouth@bellsouth.net
http://tsa-usa.org/TSANatlLocal/Chapters/Midsouth.htm
 
Organizations for Parents
Parent Training and Information Center (PTI)
 
Alabama Parent Education Center (APEC) 10520 US Highway 231
Wetumpka   AL   36092
(866) 532-7660
(334) 567-2252
jwinter@alabamaparentcenter.com
www.alabamaparentcenter.com
Partners in Policymaking
 
Partners in Policymaking of Alabama 100 N. Union Street, Suite 498 P.O. Box 301410
Montgomery   AL   36130-1410
(800) 846-3735
(256) 765-3895
jchase1040@aol.com
http://acdd.org
Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
 
Alabama PTA 470 S. Union Street
Montgomery   AL   36104-4330
(800) 328-1897
(334) 834-2501
al_office@pta.org
www.alabamapta.org
 
Other Disability Organizations
 
Alabama APSE, The Network on Employment P.O. Box 11586
Montgomery   AL   36116
(334) 613-3527
byron.white@rehab.alabama.gov
www.al-apse.org
 
Alabama Disability Action Coalition 3801 Cabana Club Blvd., #108
Mobile   AL   36609
(251) 414-5364
jridgeway11@bellsouth.net
www.accessalabama.org
 
Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind P.O. Box 698
Talladega   AL   35161
(256) 761-3200
graham.terry@aidb.state.al.us
www.aidb.org
 
Easter Seals Alabama 5960 E. Shirley Lane
Montgomery   AL   36117-1935
(800) 388-7325
(334) 395-4489
info@al.easterseals.com
http://www.alabama.easterseals.com
 
Lakeshore Foundation 4000 Ridgeway Drive
Birmingham   AL   35209
(888) 868-2303 (In AL)
(205) 313-7400
www.lakeshore.org
 
VSA arts of Alabama 1600 7th Avenue South
Birmingham   AL   35233
(205) 212-7051
info@vsartsalabama.org
www.vsartsalabama.org
Independent Living
 
To find out the contact information for the Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) in your state, contact: Independent Living Research Utilization Project The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research 2323 South Sheppard, Suite 1000
Houston   TX   77019
(713) 520-0232 (V)
713) 520-5136 (TTY)
ilru@ilru.org
www.ilru.org
 
To find out the contact information for centers for independent living (CILs) in your state, contact: National Council on Independent Living 1710 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, 5th Floor
Washington   DC   20036
(202) 207-0334 (V)
(202) 207-0340 (TTY)
ncil@ncil.org
www.ncil.org
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