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Services for Children with Special Needs

Area Schools Superintendent Offices for Special Education Administrator

Dresden (Hanover & Norwich) School District
(603) 643-6050

Hartford - Special Education Office
(802) 295-8605

Lebanon School District
(603) 448-1634

Lyme School District
(603) 795-2214

Mascoma Valley Regional School District
(603) 632-4003

Rivendell Interstate School District
(603) 353-2170

Thetford Elementary School
(802) 785-2426

Windsor School Superintendent Office
(802) 674-2310

Woodstock Superintendent of Schools
(802) 457-1213

ARCH
(802) 649-2720
email: kirsten.murphy@valley.net
ARCH, a resource organization individuals with autism and those who support them, will offer specialized after-school programming for children with autism spectrum disorder; parent education and support group; and individualized resource consultation for families.

ARRO
Autism Respite Resource Outreach (ARRO) provides quality in-home care for children with autism. ARRO is a parent-founded, non-profit organization designed to meet the urgent need for trained, reliable caregivers to support children with autism and their families.

ATECH
(800) 932-5837 or (603) 528-3060
The Alliance for Assistive Technology, Education and Community Health Services provides assistive technical services to individuals and families affected by physical, sensory or cognitive limitations.

Bureau of Special Medical Services in New Hampshire
(800) 852-3345 x4488
Broad range of health programs for children who are at risk for disabilities or have a handicapping condition or chronic illness.

Children With Special Health Needs in Vermont
(802) 295-8820: White River Jct. Office
Specialty medical and equipment clinics; medical and developmental diagnosis and treatment; referrals and assistance in obtaining services; care coordination; referral to parent to parent support; assistance in finding financial resources to help pay for care; respite; nutrition; and prescription programs

Connections
(603) 448-1268
Big Brother/Big Sister Program at Special Needs Support Center for children with special needs.

Crotched Mountain
(603) 547-3311
Crotched Mountain offers a full range of education, clinical, rehabilitation and residential support services for children and adults with disabilities from NH the rest of New England and NY at its rehabilitation center in Greenfield, NH and in many community locations.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Family HIV Program
(603) 653-1492
Primary care, perinatal outreach, case management, peer support advocacy, educational programs, HIV specialty care for women, children, youth and families infected, affected or at risk for HIV in Vermont and New Hampshire.

DEAF
Deaf/Hard of Hearing Empowerment & Advocacy for Families in the Upper Valley
email: kirsten.elin@valley.net
Education, information and advocacy for families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

The Family Infant Toddler Program at the Family Place
(802) 649-3268 - Norwich, VT
Early intervention services for children 0-3 in Vermont, free play groups, parent education, parent support, child advocacy center, home visiting, clinical services, child care subsidies, information & referral, community development.

Family Voices in New Hampshire
(800) 852-3345 x 4525
Family Voices has a free, quarterly newsletter "Pass It On" which highlights information and resources for families with special needs children and a lending library.

Family Voices in Vermont
(800) 800-4005
A program of Parent to Parent of Vermont. Family voices is a national organization for family to family help, information and resources.

Granite State Independent Living Foundation
(603) 228-9680
Services for disabled children and adults in New Hampshire including personal care attendant program, transportation, social and recreational programs and services for the deaf and hard of hearing.

HEAR In New Hampshire
(603) 624-4464
An auditory-oral educational program for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Happenings
(603) 448-6311
Recreation activities for teens and young adults with disabilities.

High Horses Therapeutic Riding Program
(802) 356-3386
Horseback riding lessons for people with disabilities

Institute on Disability
(603) 862-4320
Programs, services, policy and advocacy for children and adults with disabilities

Madi's Fund
(802) 773-6168
Research about and support for families with children with hydrocephalus

M.I.C.E Program
(603) 228-1028
email: MICE@juno.com
MICE is a statewide program providing educational and developmental services to sensory impaired infants birth to age three.

Mitrochondrial Disorder Support Paula Raymond
(603) 487-2770
Meetings at different locations in NH. Guest speakers and parent to parent support.

New England Handicapped Sports Association
(800) 628-4484
Adaptive equipment, instruction, lessons

NH Family Ties
(800) 698-5465 or (603) 448-6393
Connects families to a network of support, information and education.

NH Library Services for People with Disabilities
(800) 491-4200 or (603) 271-2397
Books on tape for New Hampshire residents with visual, physical or learning disabilities.

NH Vocational Rehabilitation
(603) 448-5793 - Lebanon office
Assists eligible New Hampshire citizens with disabilities secure suitable employment and financial and personal independence by providing rehabilitation services.

Parent to Parent of VT
(800) 800-4005, (802) 764-5290
Connects families to a network of support, information and education. Offices in Williston and Randolph

Parent Information Center in New Hampshire
(603) 224-7005
Information, referral, support, resources and education for families with children who have special needs in New Hampshire

Parent Information Center in Vermont
(800) 639-7170 or (802) 658-5315
Statewide program for parents helping parents with children having special needs

Partners in Health
(800) 656-3333 in NH or (603) 448-7108 for the Lebanon, NH site
Support for families with children who have chronic health conditions in southwest Grafton County including information, assistance, advocacy and links to resources.

Pathways of the River Valley
(603) 542-8706 Claremont
(603) 448-2077 Lebanon
Developmental services, home visits, family support, respite, advocacy, financial assistance for children 0-3 in New Hampshire with developmental delays and disabilities.

Respite Child Care Program
(603) 448-1268
Assists parents in securing quality respite child care - a temporary break for families living in southwest Grafton County.

Sibshops of the Upper Valley
(603) 653-9899
Saturday activities for children 6-12 with brothers and sisters who have any kind of special need. 5-6 meetings/year. Collaboration of the Boyle Community Pediatrics Program, Parent to Parent of NH and United Developmental Services.

Special Needs Support Center
(603) 448-6311
Support groups, education and advocacy for families with children who have special needs. Home of Kids on the Block, Parent to Parent of NH, Partners In Health-Lebanon, Respite Child Care Program, DEAF, Happenings, Buddies, Connections

Special Olympics - NH
(800) 639-2608

Special Olympics - VT
(800) 639-1603

STAR (Steps Toward Adult Responsibility) Program
(603) 448-2688
Services to teens with chronic health conditions including assessments, consultation, counseling, mentoring, and referrals

Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports
(802) 484-3525
Variety of recreational programs for children with special health needs

Vermont Center for Independent Living
(802) 229-0501
Services include information, advocacy, referrals, community outreach telecommunication equipment distribution, deaf independence program and others.

Vermont Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
(802) 258-9500
Comprehensive educational and support services to deaf and hard of hearing children, adults, and families throughout Vermont and surrounding states.

Vermont Disability Law Project
(800) 769-7459 or (802) 775-0021

Vermont Center for Disability and Community Inclusion (CDCI)
(802) 656-4031
CDCI, in collaboration and coordination with individuals with developmental disabilities, their families and communities, will promote opportunities for these valued life outcomes for individuals with disabilities of all ages in all facets of community life.

Vermont I-Team
(802) 656-1143
Assists local teams of Vermont families, educators and others to deliver quality education to children with severe/multiple disabilities.

Vermont Department of Developmental and Mental Health Services
A complete list of Vermont's developmental and mental health services.

Vermont Vision Program
(800) 639-5861
Association for the blind and visually impaired

Vermont Vocational Rehabilitation
(802) 295-8850 - White River Junction office
Assists Vermonters with disabilities to be employed and live successfully in their communities.

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