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North Carolina State Disability Resources

— National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities
Updated on May 2, 2014

 

State Agencies
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.ncgov.com/
State Department of Education: Special Education
 
Exceptional Children Division Department of Public Instruction 6356 Mail Service Center
Raleigh   NC   27699-6356
(919) 807-3969/3971
 
mwatson@dpi.state.nc.us
www.ncpublicschools.org/ec
State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
 
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction 6307 Mail Service Center
Raleigh   NC   27699-6307
(919) 807-3827
 
bblack@dpi.state.nc.us
www.ncpublicschools.org/nclb
Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 3
 
Women's and Children's Health Section Division of Public Health North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services 1916 Mail Service Center
Raleigh   NC   27699-1916
(919) 707-5520
 
deborah.carroll@ncmail.net
www.ncei.org/ei/index.html
Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
 
Contact Department of Education: Special Education.
 
State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
 
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services Department of Health and Human Services 2801 Mail Service Center 
Raleigh   NC   27699-2801
(919) 855-3500
(919) 855-3579 (TTY)
 
linda.harrington@ncmail.net
http://dvr.dhhs.state.nc.us
Coordinator for Transition Services
 
Education and Transition Services Exceptional Children Division North Carolina Department of Public Instruction 6356 Mail Service Center
Raleigh   NC   27699-6356
(919) 807-3989
 
flee@dpi.state.nc.us
www.ncpublicschools.org/ec/
Office of State Coordinator of Vocational Education for Students with Disabilities
 
Career and Technical Education Department of Public Instruction 6359 Mail Service Center
Raleigh   NC   27699-6359
(919) 807-3872
 
whatch@dpi.state.nc.us
www.ncpublicschools.org
State Mental Health Agency
 
Division of Mental Health Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services Department of Health and Human Services MSC: 3001
Raleigh   NC   27699-3001
(919) 733-7011
 
mike.moseley@ncmail.net
www.ncdhhs.gov/mhddsas/index.htm
State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
 
Community Policy Management Division of Mental Health Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services Department of Health and Human Services 3007 Mail Service Center
Raleigh   NC   27699-3007
(919) 733-4670
 
flo.stein@ncmail.net
www.ncdhhs.gov
Programs for People with Developmental Disabilities
 
Developmental Disability Services Team Division of Mental Health Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services Department of Health and Human Services 3005 Mail Service Center
Raleigh   NC   27699-3005
(919) 715-2774
 
vivian.leon@ncmail.net
www.ncdhhs.gov
Councils on Developmental Disabilities
 
North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities 3801 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 250
Raleigh   NC   27607
(800) 357-6916
(919) 420-7901 (V/TTY)
 
holly.riddle@ncmail.net
www.nccdd.org
Protection and Advocacy Agency
 
Disability Rights North Carolina 2626 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh   NC   27608
(800) 235-4210
(919) 856-2195
 
vicki.smith@disabilityrightsnc.org
http://disabilityrightsnc.org/
Client Assistance Program
 
Client Assistance Program 2806 Mail Service Center
Raleigh   NC   27699-2806
(919) 855-3600 (V/TTY)
 
Kathy.Brack@ncmail.net
http://cap.state.nc.us
Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
 
Children and Youth Branch Women’s and Children’s Health Section Division of Public Health Department of Health and Human Services 1928 Mail Service Center
Raleigh   NC   27699-1928
(800) 737-3028 (CSHCN Helpline)
(919) 707-5610
 
carol.tant@ncmail.net
www.ncdhhs.gov
State CHIP Program
 
(health care for low-income uninsured children) North Carolina Health Choice P.O. Box 30111
Durham   NC   27702-3111
(800) 422- 4658
 
www.dhhs.state.nc.us/dma/cpcont.htm
Programs for Children and Youth who are Blind or Visually Impaired, Deaf or Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind
 
Office of Education Services Department of Health and Human Services 2302 Mail Service Center
Raleigh   NC   27699-2302
(919) 855-4430
 
dwight.pearson@ncmail.net
Programs for Children and Youth who are Blind or Visually Impaired
 

Division of Services for the Blind Department of Health and Human Services 2601 Mail Service Center

Raleigh   NC   27699-2601
(919) 733-9822
 
debbie.jackson@ncmail.net
 
www.ncdhhs.gov/dsb
Programs for Children and Youth who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
 
Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Department of Health and Human Services 2301 Mail Service Center
Raleigh   NC   27699-2301
(800) 851-6099
(919) 874-2212
 
jan.withers@ncmail.net
http://dsdhh.dhhs.state.nc.us/
Telecommunications Relay Services
   
(800) 735-8262 (V)
(800) 735-2962 (TTY); 711 (TTY)
(877) 735-8261 (Speech to Speech)
 
Programs for Children and Youth who are Deaf-Blind
 
Deaf-Blind Multihandicapped Association of North Carolina 2435 Thomashire Court
Charlotte   NC   28262
(704) 549-5775
 
mar444mar@aol.com
 
Regional ADA Technical Assistance Center
 
Burton Blatt Institute Syracuse University 1419 Mayson Street
Atlanta   GA   30324
(800) 949-4232 (V/TTY)
(404) 541-9001
 
sedbtacproject@law.syr.edu
www.sedbtac.org
University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
 
Clinical Center for the Study of Development and Learning CB# 7255 University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill   NC   27599-7255
(919) 966-5171
 
greg.olley@cdl.unc.edu
www.cdl.unc.edu
Technology-Related Assistance
 
North Carolina Assistive Technology Program Department of Health and Human Services Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services 1110 Navaho Drive, Suite 101
Raleigh   NC   27609-7322
(919) 850-2787 (V/TTY)
 
tkoger@ncatp.org
www.ncatp.org
State Mediation System
 
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Exceptional Children Division 6356 Mail Service Center
Raleigh   NC   27699-6356
(919) 807-3979
 
kneale@dpi.state.nc.us
www.ncpublicschools.org/ec/
Special Format Library
 
North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped State Library of North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources 1811 Capital Boulevard
Raleigh   NC   27635
(888) 388-2460
(919) 733-4376
(919) 733-1462 (TTY)
 
nclbph@ncmail.net
http://statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us/lbph/lbph.htm
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
(800) 233-4050 (Voice mail to request information packet)
(301) 306-7070
 

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 North Carolina 505 Oberlin Road, Suite 230
Raleigh   NC   27605-1345
(800) 442-2762 (in NC)
(919) 743-0204
 
jhkeel@autismsociety-nc.org
www.autismsociety-nc.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
Brain Injury
 
Brain Injury Association of North Carolina P.O. Box 10912 
Raleigh   NC   27605
(800) 377-1464 (in NC)
(919) 833-9634
 
bianc@bianc.net
www.bianc.net
Epilepsy
 
Epilepsy Foundation of North Carolina, Inc. Wake Forest University Health Sciences Mead's Hall, Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem   NC   27157-1078
(800) 451-0694
(336) 716-2320
 
pgibson@wfubmc.edu
www.efa.org
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
 
The Arc of North Carolina 343 E. Six Forks Road, Suite 320
Raleigh   NC   27609
(800) 662-8706
(919) 782-4632
 
drichard@arcnc.org
www.arcnc.org
Learning Disabilities
 
Learning Disabilities Association of North Carolina 9650 Strickland Road, Suite 103-224 
Raleigh   NC   27615-1937
(919) 493-5362
 
ldanc@mindspring.com
www.ldanc.org
Mental Health
 
Mental Health Association in North Carolina 1331 Sunday Drive
Raleigh   NC   27607
(919) 981-0740
 
johntote3@aol.com
www.mha-nc.org
NAMI - North Carolina 309 W. Millbrook Road, Suite 121
Raleigh   NC   27609
(800) 451-9682 (in NC)
(919) 788-0801
 
mail@naminc.org
www.naminc.org
Speech, Language, and Hearing
 
North Carolina Speech, Hearing and Language Association P.O. Box 28359
Raleigh   NC   27611-8359
(919) 833-3984
 
ncshla@bellsouth.net
www.ncshla.org
Spina Bifida
 
Spina Bifida Association of North Carolina 3915 Grace Court
Indian Trail   NC   28079
(800) 847-2262
 
sbanc@mindspring.com
www.sbanc.org
Tourette Syndrome
 
Tourette Syndrome Association Mid-South Regional Office (Serving Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia) 423 Summertrees Drive 
Auburn   AL   36832
(334) 502-0055
 
tsamidsouth@bellsouth.net
http://tsa-usa.org/TSANatlLocal/Chapters/Midsouth.htm
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Organizations for Parents
Parent Training and Information Center (PTI)
 
ECAC, Inc. (Exceptional Children's Assistance Center) 907 Barra Row, Suite 102/103
Davidson   NC   28036
(800) 962-6817 (In NC only)
(704) 892-1321(V/TTY);
 
ecac@ecacmail.org
www.ECAC-parentcenter.org
Community Parent Resource Centers
 
(Serving Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, McDowell and Alexander Counties) HOPE Parent Resource Center 300 Enola Road
Morganton   NC   28655
(828) 438-6540
 
vbdieter@charter.net
www.fsnhope.org/prc.php
 
(Serving Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, Polk, Rutherford, Transylvania and Yancey Counties) F.I.R.S.T. P.O. Box 802
Asheville   NC   28802
(828) 277-1315
(877) 633-3178 (in NC)
 
 
first@firstwnc.org
www.FIRSTwnc.org
Parent-To-Parent
 
Family Support Network of North Carolina Central Directory of Resources, CB #7340 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill   NC   27599-7340
(800) 852-0042
(919) 966-2841
 
 
cdr@med.unc.edu
www.fsnnc.org
Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
 
North Carolina Congress of Parents and Teachers 3501 Glenwood Avenue 
Raleigh   NC   27612-4934
(800) 255-0417
(919) 787-0534
 
 
office@ncpta.org
www.ncpta.org
Other Parent Organizations
 
First in Families of North Carolina 3803 Computer Drive, Building B, Suite 205
Raleigh   NC   27609
(866) 740-4135
(919) 571-8092, ext. 18
 
 
amber@fifnc.org
www.fifnc.org
 
 
NAMI NC Young Families 309 W. Millbrook Road, Suite 121
Raleigh   NC   27609
(800) 451-9682
(919) 788-0801, ext. 2
 
 
 
jrothman@naminc.org
 
 
North Carolina Families United, Inc. Federation of Families Children's Mental Health c/o The Center for Youth, Family and Community Partnerships University of North Carolina at Greensboro Foundation Place 3305 Green Street, Suite 200
Greensboro   NC   27401
(336) 217-9712
 
 
 
 
www.ncfamiliesunited.org
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collapse   Other Disability Organizations
 
 
Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic (RFB&D) (recorded textbooks for students who are visually impaired or have dyslexia or other learning disabilities. "Learning Through Listening") 25 Birnham Lane
Durham   NC   27707
(919) 599-4104
 
 
 
eboyd@rfbdvanc.org
www.rfbd.org
 
 
(For medical information, telehealth and community resources for children with special needs in North Carolina) TelAbility 1101 Weaver Dairy Road, Suite 202
Chapel Hill   NC   27514
(919) 843-0427
 
 
 
jsimpvos@med.unc.edu
www.TelAbility.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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