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