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Accessibility & Recreation

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Education

Advocacy Agencies

  • Disability Rights Center
    1100 N. University, Suite 201
    Little Rock, AR 72207
    501-296-1775 (V/TTY)
    800-482-1174
    Website
    E-Mail: webform

  • Yellow Pages for Kids -Arkansas Resources
    Provides extensive resources to learn about and navigate special education, including state listings of Parent Training and Information Centers. 
    http://www.yellowpagesforkids.com/help/ar.htm

 

Department of Education

 

  • Arkansas Department of Education
    Special Education
    Marcia Harding, Associate Director
    1401 W. Capitol, Victory Building Suite 450
    Little Rock, AR 72201
    501-682-4221
    501-682-4222 TTY
    Website
    E-Mail:  spedsupport@arkansas.gov

 

Early Intervention Services (Infant and toddler)

 

  • Division of Developmental Disabilities Services
    Department of Human Services
    Sherrill Archer, Part C Coordinator
    P.O. Box 1437, Donaghey Plaza, North-5th Floor, Slot N503
    Little Rock, AR 72203-1437
    501-682-8676
    501-682-8890 FAX
    Website
    E-mail: Sherrill.Archer@mail.state.ar.us

 

Early Intervention Services (Ages 3 to 5)

 

  • Department of Education
    Lisa Haley, Associate Director
    1401 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 450
    Little Rock, AR 72201-1071
    501-682-4221
    501-682-5168 FAX
    Website
    E-mail lisa.haley@arkansas.gov

 

PTI (Parent Training and Information Centers)

 

  • Arkansas Disability Coalition
    1123 S. University Avenue, Suite 225
    Little Rock, AR 72204-1605
    501-614-7020 Voice & TDD
    501-614-9082 FAX
    800-223-1330
    Website
    E-mail:  adcwstovall@earthlink.net 

 

(Serving; NE Arkansas)

 

Health & Well-Being

  • ARKids First Children's Health Insurance Program
    Provides Medicaid health coverage for children based on household income.   There are two options based on income. 
    Eligibility information
    ARKids First homepage
  • Alternatives for Adults with Physical Disabilities waiver
    This program provides Home and Community Based Services and supports to qualifying adults who meet Nursing Facility Level of care criteria, age 21-64, to remain in their home.  Services include case management, attendant care and adaptive equipment and modifications to the living environment to increase independence and accessibility. 
    Alternative for Adults information (PDF)
  • TEFRA (Katie Beckett option) Medicaid Waiver
    Program provides Medicaid coverage to children under age 19 who meet the Social Security definition of "disabled".  Children's income and assets are considered.
    Social Security definition of disability
    TEFRA homepage and information
  • Title V Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) and Family Support/Respite Program
    CSHCN program provides case management services to qualifying families The Family Support/Respite program provides limited respite funds for families of children covered by TEFRA.   Program offered on a first come, first served basis based on need and financial eligibility.
    Program information
    CSHCN and Title V application

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