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West Virginia 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.wv.gov/
State Department of Education: Special Education
 
Office of Special Programs, Extended and Early Learning Department of Education 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East Building 6, Room 304
Charleston   WV   25305-0330
(800) 642-8541
(304) 558-2696
lboyer@access.k12.wv.us
http://wvde.state.wv.us/ose
State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
 
West Virginia Department of Education 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston   WV   25305
(304) 558-2699
http://wvachieves.k12.wv.us/
Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities under Part C of IDEA: Ages Birth To 3
 
West Virginia Birth to Three Office of Maternal, Child and Family Health Bureau of Public Health 350 Capitol Street, Room 427 
Charleston   WV   25301
(800) 642-9704
(304) 558-5388
pamroush@wvdhhr.org
www.wvdhhr.org/birth23
Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
 
Office of Special Programs, Extended and Early Learning 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East Building 6, Room 304
Charleston   WV   25305-0330
(304) 558-2696
vhuffman@access.k12.wv.us
http://wvde.state.wv.us
State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
 
Division of Rehabilitation Services State Capitol Complex P.O. Box 50890
Charleston   WV   25305-0890
(304) 766-4601
debbie.lovely@wvdrs.org
www.wvdrs.org
Coordinator for Transition Services
 
Office of Special Programs, Extended and Early Learning West Virginia Department of Education 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East Building 6, Room 304
Charleston   WV   25305-0330
(304) 558-2696
kruddle@access.k12.wv.us
http://wvde.state.wv.us/ose/
Office of State Coordinator of Vocational Education for Students with Disabilities
 
Division of Technical and Adult Education Services West Virginia Department of Education 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East Building 6, Room B-221
Charleston   WV   25305-0330
(304) 558-2696
shopkins@access.k12.wv.us
http://wvde.state.wv.us
State Mental Health Agency
 
Bureau for Behavioral Health and Health Facilities Department of Health and Human Resources 350 Capitol Street, Room 350
Charleston   WV   25301-3702
(304) 558-0298
jbianconi@wvdhhr.org
www.wvdhhr.org/bhhf
State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
 
Division for Childrens Services Office of Behavioral Health Services Bureau for Behavioral Health and Health Facilities Department of Health and Human Resources 350 Capitol Street, Room 350
Charleston   WV   25301-3702
(304) 558-3633
davidmajic@wvdhhr.org
www.wvdhhr.org
Programs for People with Developmental Disabilities
 
Division of Developmental Disabilities Bureau for Behavioral Health and Health Facilities Department of Health and Human Resources 350 Capitol Street, Room 350
Charleston   WV   25301-3702
(304) 558-0627
www.wvdhhr.org
Councils on Developmental Disabilities
 
West Virginia Developmental Disabilities Council 110 Stockton Street
Charleston   WV   25312
(304) 558-0416
(304) 558-2376 (TTY)
swiseman@wvdhhr.org
www.wvddc.org
Protection and Advocacy Agency
 
West Virginia Advocates 1207 Quarrier Street, 4th Floor
Charleston   WV   25301
(800) 950-5250 (in WV)
(304) 346-0847 (V/TTY)
WVAinfo@wvadvocates.org
www.wvadvocates.org
Client Assistance Program
 
Client Assistance Program West Virginia Advocates 1207 Quarrier Street, 4th Floor
Charleston   WV   25301
(800) 950-5250 (in WV)
(304) 346-0847 (V/TTY)
WVAinfo@wvadvocates.org
www.wvadvocates.org
Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
 
Children with Special Health Care Needs Office of Maternal Child and Family Health Bureau for Public Health West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources 350 Capitol Street, Room 427
Charleston   WV   25301-3714
(304) 558-5388
www.wvdhhr.org
State CHIP Program
 
(health care for low-income uninsured children) WV CHIP
   
(877) 982-2447
www.wvchip.org
Programs for Children and Youth who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing or Deaf-Blind
 
West Virginia Department of Education State Capitol Complex 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East Building 6, Room 304
Charleston   WV   25305-0330
(800) 642-8541
(304) 558-2696
acarey@access.k12.wv.us
raking@access.k12.wv.us
 
Telecommunications Relay Services for Individuals who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or with Speech Impairments
 
(800) 982-8772 (V)
(800) 982-8771 (TTY); 711 (TTY)
(800) 229-5746 (Speech to Speech - English)
(866) 260-9470 (Speech to Speech - Spanish)
 
Programs for Children and Youth who are Blind or Visually Impaired
 
Office of Special Programs, Extended and Early Learning Department of Education 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East Building 6, Room 304
Charleston   WV   25305-0330
(800) 642-8541
(304) 558-2696
acarey@access.k12.wv.us
http://wvde.state.wv.us/ose/
Regional ADA Technical Assistance Center
 
DBTAC: Mid-Atlantic ADA Center TransCen, Inc. 451 Hungerford Drive, Suite 700
Rockville   MD   20850
(800) 949-4232 (V/TTY - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV)
(301) 217-0124 (V/TTY)
adainfo@transcen.org
www.adainfo.org
University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
 
West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities 959 Hartman Run Road
Morgantown   WV   26505
(304) 293-4692
wvuced@hsc.wvu.edu
www.cedwvu.org/
Technology-Related Assistance
 
Rehab Technology Department Division of Rehabilitation Services P.O. Box 1004
Institute   WV   (304) 766-4600
25112
www.wvdrs.org
State Mediation System
 
West Virginia Department of Education Office of Assessment and Accountability 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East Building 6, Room 304
Charleston   WV   25305-0330
(304) 558-7805
glee@access.k12.wv.us
http://wvde.state.wv.us/ose/
Special Format Library
 
West Virginia Library Commission Special Libraries-Blind and Physically Handicapped Cultural Center 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston   WV   25305-0330
(800) 642-8674
(304) 558-4061
talkbks@wvlc.lib.wv.us
http://librarycommission.lib.wv.us/
 
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
 
West Virginia Autism Training Center Marshall University One John Marshall Drive
Huntington   WV   25755-2430
(800) 344-5115 (in WV)
(304) 696-2332
www.marshall.edu/coe/atc
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
 
American Foundation for the Blind Technology 949 Third Avenue, Suite 200
Huntington   WV   25701
(304) 523-8651
techctr@afb.net
www.afb.org
Brain Injury
 
Brain Injury Association of West Virginia, Inc. P.O. Box 574
Institute   WV   25112
(800) 356-6443 (in WV)
(304) 766-4892
www.BIAUSA.org/WVirginia
Learning Disabilities
 
Learning Disabilities Association of West Virginia 908 Highland Road
Charleston   WV   25302
(866) 985-3211 (in WV)
jcarriger@citynet.net
www.wvlda.org
Mental Health
 
Mental Health Association in the Greater Kanawha Valley, Inc. One United Way Square
Charleston   WV   25301-1098
(304) 340-3512
mha@wvinter.net
http://mha-kanawha.org
 
NAMI WV P.O. Box 2706
Charleston   WV   25330-2706
(304) 342-0497
NAMIWV@aol.com
http://namiwv.org
 
Mountain State Parents-CAN 1201 Garfield Street 
McMechen   WV   26040
(800) 244-5385
(304) 233-5399
tisaly@mspcan.org
www.mspcan.org
 
West Virginia Health Consumers Association 910 Quarrier Street, Suite 414
Charleston   WV   25301
(800) 598-8847
(304) 345-7312
lorieroberts@wvmhca.org
www.wvmhca.org
Speech, Language, and Hearing
 
West Virginia Speech-Language-Hearing Association 325 Jones Avenue
Oak Hill   WV   25901
(304) 465-3058
president@wvsha.org
www.wvsha.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
 
Organizations for Parents
Parent Training and Information Center (PTI)
 
West Virginia Parent Training and Information Project (WVPTI) 1701 Hamill Avenue
Clarksburg   WV   26301
(800) 281-1436 (In WV)
(304) 624-1436 (V/TTY)
wvpti@aol.com
www.wvpti.org
Parent-To-Parent
 
West Virginia Parent-Educator Resource Center (PERC) Project 509 W. Martin Street
Martinsburg   WV   25401
(304) 263-5717
bcperc@yahoo.com
 
Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
 
West Virginia Congress of Parents and Teachers P.O. Box 3557 
Parkersburg   WV   26103-3557
(304) 420-9576
wv_office@pta.org
www.wvpta.net/
Parent-Educator Resource Center
 
West Virginia Department of Education Office of Special Programs, Extended and Early Learning 1900 Kanawha Boulevard E, Building 6, Room 304
Charleston   WV   25305
(800) 642-8541 (in WV)
(304) 558-2696
bpeterso@access.k12.wv.us
http://wvde.state.wv.us
 
 Other Disability Organizations
 
Easter Seals West Virginia 1305 National Road
Wheeling   WV   26003-5780
(800) 677-1390
(304) 242-1390 (V/TTY)
www.wv.easterseals.com
 
Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic (RFB&D) Regional Unit of the Virginias and Carolinas 3500 Remson Court
Charlottesville   VA   22901
(866) 877-7323
(434) 293-4797
www.rfbd.org/ruvc
 
SOPHIA'S PLACE 50 Fenwick Drive
Martinsburg   WV   25401
wifeof1motherof3@cs.com
 
 
West Virginia Family Support Program West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau of Behavioral Health and Health Facilities Division of Developmental Disabilities 350 Capitol Street, Room 350
Charleston   WV   25301-3702
(304) 558-3616
cassandratoliver@wvdhhr.org
www.wvdhhr.org/bhhf/famsup1.asp
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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