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Puerto Rico Disability Resources

— National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities
Updated on Feb 15, 2011
Official 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.gobierno.pr/gprportal/inicio
Department of Education: Special Education
 
Assistant Secretary of Special Education
Department of Education
P.O. Box 190759
San Juan   PR   00919-0759
(787) 759-2000
(787) 753-0015 (Fax)
rosario_so@de.gobierno.pr
http://de.gobierno.pr/dePortal/Inicio/Inicio.aspx
Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
 
Infants and Toddlers Program
Department of Health
P. O. Box 70184
San Juan   PR   00936-8184
(787) 274-5660
(787) 274-5661
(787) 274-3301 (Fax)
nperez@salud.gov.pr
www.salud.gov.pr/Pages/default.aspx
Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
 
Special Education Programs
Department of Education
P.O. Box 190759
San Juan   PR   00919
(787) 759-2000
(787) 773-8906 (Fax)
reyes_myr@de.gobierno.pr
http://de.gobierno.pr/dePortal/Inicio/Inicio.aspx
Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
 
Vocational Rehabilitation Administration
P.O. Box 191118 
San Juan   PR   00919-1118
(787) 729-0160, ext. 2301
(787) 728-8070 (Fax)
dorcas@vra.gobierno.pr
 
Office of Coordinator of Vocational Education for Students with Disabilities
 
Technical Education Programs
P.O. Box 190759 
Hato Rey   PR   00919
(787) 758-4132
torres_l@de.gobierno.pr
http://de.gobierno.pr/dePortal/Inicio/Inicio.aspx
Mental Health Agency
 
Mental Health and Anti-Addiction Services Administration
Ave Barbosa 414
P.O. Box 21414 
San Juan   PR   00928-1414
(787) 764-3670
(787) 764-3795
(787) 765-5888 (Fax)
jgalarza@assmca.gobierno.pr
 
Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
 
Treatment of Children and Adolescents
Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
Ave Barbosa 414
P.O. Box 21414
San Juan   PR   00928-1414
(787) 763-7575, ext. 2393/2371/2310
pmorales@assmca.gobierno.pr
 
Programs for People with Developmental Disabilities
 
Mental Retardation Program
Department of Health
P.O. Box 70184
San Juan   PR   00936
(787) 721-3374
(787) 721-3377 (Fax)
www.salud.gov.pr/Pages/default.aspx
Councils on Developmental Disabilities
 
Puerto Rico Developmental Disabilities Council
P.O. Box 9543
San Juan   PR   00908
(787) 722-0595
(787) 722-0590
prced@prtc.net
 
Protection and Advocacy Agency
 
Office of the Ombudsman for Persons with Disabilities
P.O. Box 41309
San Juan   PR   00940-1309
(787) 729-4299
(787) 725-2333, ext. 2004/2005
(787) 725-4012 (TTY)
(787) 721-2455 (Fax)
jrocasio@oppi.gobierno.pr
www.oppi.gobierno.pr/
Client Assistance Program
 
Office of the Ombudsman for Persons with Disabilities
P.O. Box 41309
San Juan   PR   00940-1309
(787) 725-2333, ext. 2049, 2050
(787) 725-4012 (TTY)
mrosa@oppi.gobierno.pr
www.oppi.gobierno.pr/
Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
 
Maternal and Child Health
Crippled Children's Programs
Department of Health
P. O. Box 70184
San Juan   PR   00936-8184
(787) 274-5659 or 5660
(787) 274-3301
nperez@salud.gov.pr
www.salud.gov.pr/Pages/default.aspx
Telecommunications Relay Services
 
(800) 229-5746 (Speech to Speech English)
(866) 260-9470 (Speech to Speech Spanish)
 
Regional ADA Technical Assistance Center
 
DBTAC - Northeast ADA Center
Cornell University
201 Dolgen Hall
Ithaca   NY   14853-3901
(800) 949-4232 (V/TTY/Spanish)
(607) 255-6686 (V/TTY/Spanish)
dbtacnortheast@cornell.edu
www.dbtacnortheast.org
 
University of Puerto Rico
FILI US Institute - Assistive Technology Project at Puerto Rico
Jardin Botanico Sur #1187 calle Flamboyan
San Juan   PR   00926-1117
(800) 981-6033 (in PR)
(787) 764-6035
(787) 764-6042
http://pratp.upr.edu
Mediation System
 
Puerto Rico Department of Education
P.O. Box 190759
San Juan   PR   00919-0759
(787) 759-8313
(787) 759-6806
(787) 773-8900/8905
http://de.gobierno.pr/dePortal/Inicio/Inicio.aspx
Special Format Library
 
Puerto Rico Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
520 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Suite 2
San Juan   PR   00901
(800) 981-8008
(787) 723-2519
(787) 721-8177 (Fax)
bibciego@tld.net
 

Disability-Specific Organizations
Attention Deficit Disorder
 
To identify an ADD group in your locality, contact:

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
Autism
 

Parents Society for Children and Adults with Autism in Puerto Rico
Autism Society of America Puerto Rico Chapter
P.O. Box 190594

San Juan   PR   00919-0594
(787) 723-0822
(787) 723-4566
socpadres@yahoo.com
 
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
Epilepsy
 
Sociedad Puertorriqueña De Epilepsia
1100 Calle Marginal Ruiz Soler
Bayamon   PR   00959-7365
(787) 782-6200
(787) 782-6464
(787) 782-3991 (Fax)
info@sociedadepilepsiapr.org
www.sociedadepilepsiapr.org
Learning Disabilities
 
Learning Disabilities Association of Puerto Rico
Calle Loiza 1750, esquina Taft, Box #003
San Juan   PR   00911
ElisaBlum@yahoo.com
 
Speech and Hearing
 
Organización Puertorriqueña de Patologia del Habla, Lenguaje y Audiología, Inc.
P.O. Box 20147
San Juan   PR   00928-0147
(787) 268-0273
opphla@gmailcom
http://opphla.org/
Spina Bifida
 
Asociación de Espina Bifida e Hydrocefalia
P.O. Box 8262
Bayamon   PR   00960-8032
(787) 740-6695
(787) 740-0033
(787) 787-1377 (Fax)
espinabifidapr@gmail.com
www.espinabifidapr.com/espina.html

Organizations for Parents
Parent Training and Information Center (PTI)
 
APNI, Inc. (Asociación de Padres Pro Bienestar de Niños con Impedidos de Puerto Rico, Inc.)
P.O. Box 21280 
San Juan   PR   00928-1280
(800) 981-8492; (800) 981-8393
(787) 763-4665
(787) 753-7185 (TTY)
(787) 765-0345 (Fax)
centroinfo@apnipr.org
www.apnipr.org

Other Disability Organizations
 
Easter Seals Puerto Rico
P.O. Box 360325
San Juan   PR   00936-0325
(787) 767-6710
info@serpr.org
www.serpr.org
 

Instituto Puertorriqueño de Natacion Adaptada (IPNA)
P.O Box 367070

San Juan   PR   00936-7070
(787)602-2437
ipnapr@gmail.com
www.oppi.gobierno.pr/IPNA.htm
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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