Alabama Family Trust
(Advertiser & Expo Participant)
(205) 313-3915; www.alabamafamilytrust.com
A nonprofit special needs trust that holds and administers money for the disabled so they are able to become eligible and maintain government benefits for which they would otherwise be financially ineligible.
Alabama’s Early Intervention System and Department of Rehabilitation Services
Birth-3 years. (334) 293.7500. Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities, 602 South Lawrence Street, Montgomery. Please visit us at www.rehab.alabama.gov.
Alabama Parent Education Center
10520 US Highway 231, Wetumpka, AL
(334) 567-2252 or visit alabamaparentcenter.com.
A non-profit 501c3, organized in 2002 by Alabama parents, educators, and professionals serving families. APEC provides services and supports to assist families particularly those underserved including minority, low-income, and those with children with disabilities. APEC provides parents with training, information, and support to help them become meaningful participants in their children’s education and lives.
Family Voices of Alabama
1050 Government Street, Mobile, AL
Aims to achieve family-centered care for all children and youth with special health care needs and/or disabilities. Through our national network, we provide families tools to make informed decisions, advocate for improved public and private policies, build partnerships among professionals and families, and serve as a trusted resource on health care. Visit www.familyvoicesal.org.
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Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
(334) 293.7500 or (800) 441.7607 (Montgomery office); (800) 205.9986 (Alabama’s Toll Free Hotline for ADA Information); www.rehab.state.al.us/ada
396.4797, 1401 I-85 Parkway Suite A,
470 S. Union St. Montgomery
(334) 834.2501 or visit www.alabamapta.org
American Foundation for the Blind
100 Peachtree Street, Suite 620, Atlanta, Ga. 1(404) 525.2303. www.afb.org
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
(800) 638.8255. Committed to ensuring that all people with speech, language, and hearing disorders receive services to help them communicate effectively. http://www.asha.org/public/
Arc of Alabama
557 S Lawrence St, Montgomery (334) 262.7688. Advocates for people with disabilities. Please visit us at www.thearcofal.org.
Blind or Visually Impaired, Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Deaf-Blind
www.AIDB.org Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind- Mobile, AL; (251) 432.7777
Career & Technical Education
Alabama State Department of Education- Montgomery, AL; (334) 242.9111; www.alsde.edu/
Client Assistance Program
Department of Rehabilitation Services,
Montgomery (800) 228.3231
Alabama Dept of Mental Health-Montgomery, Al. (334) 242.3454; www.mh.alabama.gov/
Developmental Disabilities Council
Alabama Council for Developmental Disabilities -Montgomery, AL (800) 232.2158;
Governor’s Office on Disabilities
Montgomery; (888) 879.3582, Provide information on Disabilities. www.good.alabama.gov
These waivers help those families who make too much money for Medicaid but “fall through the cracks” of their insurance.
Alabama Department of Public Services,
(334) 293-7160, Ask for sail waiver program.
State of Alabama of Independent living waiver – (800) 441.7607
Mental Health Rep. for Children/Youth
Office of Children’s Services/ Alabama Department of Mental Health-Montgomery, AL.
(334) 242.3454; www.mh.alabama.gov
Montgomery Scottish Rite Learning Center
(334) 277.8109, 565 Eastern Blvd., Montgomery. Testing for children up to 9th grade with dyslexia.
Programs for Children with Disabilities
Ages 3-5, P.O. Box 302101, Montgomery,
(334) 242.8114 or (800) 392.8020
Protection and Advocacy
Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program (ADAP)-The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL. (800) 826.1675; www.adap.net
Temporary short-term relief for caregivers of individuals with special needs such as: developmental and physical disabilities or other chronic illnesses that are related to health concerns, medical fragility, or for those at risk of abuse and neglect. Please visit us at http://alabamarespite.org. Birmingham, Al.; 1(866).RESTALA; firstname.lastname@example.org
Southeast ADA Center
1419 Mayson Street, Atlanta, GA 30324;
(800) 949.4232; www.facebook.com/southeastadacenter or www.adasoutheast.org
Special Education Services
Alabama Department of Education- Montgomery, Al. (800) 392.8020; www.alsde.edu/
Special Format Library
Alabama Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. 6030 Monticello Drive , Montgomery, AL 36130-6000; (800) 392.5671; www.afb.org
Special Health Care Needs
Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services/ Children’s Rehabilitation Service- Montgomery, AL; (800) 441.7607; www.rehab.alabama.gov/crs
State Department of Education: Special Education
P.O. Box 302101, Montgomery, (334) 242.8114 or (800) 392.8020.
State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
(334) 293.7500. 602 South Lawrence Street, Montgomery. Please visit us at www.rehab.alabama.gov
(Statewide Technology Access and Response for Alabamians with Disabilities)-Montgomery, AL; (800) 782.7656 ; www.rehab.alabama.gov/star
University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Civitan International Research Center-University of Alabama at Birmingham; Birmingham, AL 35294-0021; (800) 822.2472; www.circ.uab.edu