State and National Resources

Connecticut


BESB (Board of Educational Services for the Blind)

Catherine Summ, Education Supervisor
184 Windsor Avenue Windsor, CT 06095
Phone: 860.602.4233
Fax: 860.602.4020
Alt Phone: 203.494.4856 
catherin.summ@ct.gov


Birth to Three System Part C

Department of Developmental Services
460 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106-1308
Phone: 860.418.6147
Fax: 860.418.6003
Alt Phone: 800.505.7000


Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center (CPAC)

338 Main Street Niantic, CT 06357
Phone: 800.445.2722 
Alt Phone: 860.739.3089 
http://www.cpacinc.org
cpac@cpacinc.org


Department of Education

Connecticut Department of Education
165 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: 860.713.6543


Commission for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired

67 Prospect Avenue, 3rd Floor West Hartford, CT 06106, P.O. box 330730
Phone: 800.708.6796
CDHI@ct.gov


Bureau of Rehabilitation Services

25 Sigourney Street, 11th Floor Hartford, CT 0610
Phone: 860.424.4844 
brs.dss@ct.gov


PATH Parent to Parent/Family Voices of Connecticut Nanfi Lubogo & Carmina Cirioli

60B Weston Street 
Hartford, CT 06120-1551 860.297.4300 
Phone 203.234.9554
nanfi@aol.com


State Education Resource Center

25 Industrial Park Road Middletown, CT  06457-1516
Phone: 860.632.1485 


Center for Parent Information and Resources 


Connecticut CPRC

AFCAMP, Hartford-New Haven CPRC
60 Weston St., Ste B Hartford, CT 06120
Phone: 860-548-9959 
info@afcamp.org


Children's Hospital Ophthalmology
Phone: 617-735-5746


Connecticut Association of Optometrists

35 Cold Spring Road Suite 211 Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Phone: 860.529.1900
LSedlak@cteyes.org


Connecticut Braille Association

44 Imperial Avenue West Hartford , CT 06110
Phone: 203.227.5243
Micki1@juno.com


Connecticut Institute for the Blind (Oak Hill)

120 Holcomb Street Hartford , CT 06112
Phone: 860. 242.2274


Connecticut Radio Information Systems

184 Windsor Avenue | Suite C | Windsor , CT 06095
Phone: 860.527.8000


Connecticut State Library: Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

198 West Street | Rocky Hill , CT 06067
Phone: 860.566.2151


CPAC's State Department of Education Complaint Project Continues


Maine


The Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MECDHH)

Early Childhood Ed & Family Services (Birth - 5)
1 Machworth Island Falmouth, ME 04105
Karen Hopkins, Program Director: karen.hopkins@mecdhh.org
Public School Outreach (K-12)
Angela Bruno, Program Director: angela.bruno@mecdhh.org


Maine Parent Federation Parent Information Center

484 Maine Ave, #1 Farmingdale, ME 04344
Phone: 207.588.1933


Child Development Services Part C Agency (Birth to Age Three) Department of Education

Phone: 800.355.8611


Maine Department of Education Office of Special Services

23 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333-0023
Phone: 207.624.6650 
Fax: 207.624.6651 


Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired (DBVI)

150 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0150
Phone: 1 800.698.4440 
Fax: 207.624.5980


DBVI

45A Oak Street, Suite 1, Bangor, ME 04401
Phone: 207.624.5145
Alt Phone: 207.561.4021


Maine Bureau of Rehabilitation Services

150 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0150
Phone: 1 800.698.4440
TTY: 1 888.755.0023
Fax: 207.287.5292


Maine CITE Coordinating Center University College 

46 University Drive, Augusta, ME 04333
Phone: 207.621.3195
TTY: 207.621.3482
Fax: 207.621.3193


Maine Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

30 Association Drive, Manchester, ME 04358
Phone: 207.622.3374


Maine Optometric Association

RR #1 Box 2675 Pleasant Pond Lane Litchfield, ME 04350-9730
Phone: 207.582.9910 


Massachusetts


State Department of Public Health Part C Agency (Birth to Age Three)

250 Washington Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02108-4619
Phone: 617.624.5901 
Fax: 617.624.5927  
TTY: 800.905.8437
ron.benham@state.ma.us


Massachusetts Department of Education Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Phone: 781.338.3000
Fax: 781.338.3770


Massachusetts Commision for the Blind (MCB)

Boston Office:
48 Boylston Street, Boston Ma 02116-4718
Phone: 617.727.5550 
Alt phone: 800.392.6450
TDD: 800.392.6556
Fax: 617.626.7685

Worcester Office:
390 Main Street, Suite 620, Worcester, Ma 01608-2111
Phone: 508.754.1148
Voice only: 800.263.6944
Fax: 508.752.8322

Springfield Office:
436 Dwight Street, Room 109, Springfield, Ma 01103
Phone: 413.781.1290
Voice only: 800.332.2772
Fax: 413.746.8570

New Bedford Office:
800 Purchase Street, Suite 290, New Bedford, MA 02740-6344
Phone: 508.993.6140
Voice only: 800.989.4411
Fax: 508.992.4147


Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission Administrative Offices

27 Wormwood Street, Boston, MA 02210-1616
TDD: 800.245.6543
Phone: 617.204.3600
Fax: 617.727.1354


Massachusetts Deafblind Resources:


Federation for Children with Special Needs

1135 Tremont Street, Suite 420 Boston, MA 02120
Phone: 800.331.0688
fcsninfo@fcsn.org 


New Hampshire


NEC New Hampshire Contacts

Terry LeMaire, Education Consultant
terry1lemaire@gmail.com

Susan Hollis, Family Specialist
snbhollis@yahoo.com


New Hampshire Parent Information Center

151A Manchester Street | PO Box 2405 | Concord, NH 03302-2405
Email: Info@nhspecialed.org
Phone: 603.224.7005
Toll free: 800.947.7005 
Fax: 603.224.4365


Bureau of Developmental Services Department of health and Human Services
105 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301
Email: cstiles@dhhs.state.nh.us
Phone: 603.271.5122
Fax: 603.281.5166
Toll free: 800.852.3345 x5122


Department of Education New Hampshire Department of Education

101 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301-3860
Emai: ltemple@ed.state.nh.us
Phone: 603.271.3494
Fax: 603.271.1953 


Department of Education - Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Rehabilitation Provider

21 S Fruit Street, Suite 20 Concord NH 03301-9686
Phone: 603.271.3806
Alt phone: 603.271.7095


NH Connections Funded by the NH Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education

151A Manchester St. PO Box 2405 Concord, NH 03302-2405
Email: Info@nhspecialed.org
Phone: 603.224.7005
Toll free: 800.947.7005


SSECT (Supporting Successful Early Childhood Transitions)

P.O. Box 2405, Concord, NH 03302-2405
TDD/phone: 603.224.7005
NH only: 800.947.7005 
Fax: 603.224.4365 


NH Family Voices 129 Pleasant Street, Thayer Bldg, Concord, NH 03301

Email: nhfv@yahoo.com
Phone: 800.852.3345 x4525
NH phone only: 603.271.4525 


YEAH: Youth Educating Adults on Healthcare Advisory Council

129 Pleasant Street, Thayer Bldg, Concord, NH 03301
Email: yeahcouncil@yahoo.com
Phone: 603.271.4525


Able NH

21 South Fruit Street, Suite 22 Concord, NH 03302
Email: info@ablenh.org
Phone: 603.271.2336


AFC (Advocates for Families of Children with Disabilities)

Phone: 603.224.7005
Toll free: 1.800.947.7005


Prevention Makes Cents

PO Box 2405 Concord, NH 03302 
Phone: 603.224.7005 x. 121 
New Hampshire Phone: 800.947.7005 x. 121


Educational Law Resource Center

PO Box 549, Warner, NH 03278
Phone: 888.474.3137


KASA: Kids As Self Advocates

Phone: 785.273.3398


Disabilities Rights Center 18 Low Avenue, Concord, NH 03301-4971

Email: advocacy@drcnh.org
Phone: 603.228.0432
TTY: 800.834.1721
Fax: 603.225.2077


National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET)

Phone: 612.624.2097


Social Security/Ticket To Work

Phone: 800.772.1213


Federal


Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind

184 Windsor Avenue, Windsor, Connecticut  06095
Phone: 860.602.4000
Toll-Free: 800.842.4510
Fax: 860.602.4020
TDD:  860.602.4221
Email: catherine.summ@ct.gov


Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults

Mary Ellen Barbiasz, Director
Email: HKNC1meb@comcast.net
Alt Email: hkncinfo@hknc.org
Phone: 781.259.7100
TTY: 516.944.8637
Alt phone: 866.596.8748
Videophone: 516.570.3614
Fax: 516.944.7302


National Family Association for Deafblind (NFADB)

141 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point, NY 11050
Email: NFADB@aol.com
Phone: 800.255.0411
Fax: 516.883.9060 


New England INDEX

Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center
John Rochford, Director of Technology
University of Massachusetts Medical School
200 Trapelo Road, Waltham, MA 02452-6319
Email: techinfo@neindex.org
Phone: 781.642.0255
Fax: 781.642.0122
TTY: 800.764.0200 


Institute for Patient and Family-Centered Care

6917 Arlington Road, Suite 309, Bethesda, MD 20814
Email: institute@ipfcc.org
Phone: 301-652-0281
Fax: 301-652-0186 


The Estate Office 

Old Stockbridge Road, Sutton Scotney, Hampshire SO21 3JW 
Email: web@hearingdirect.com
+ (00) 44 1962 761317 | Phone
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