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Accessibility & Recreation
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Advocacy Agencies

  • Rhode Island Disability Law Center
    349 Eddy Street
    Providence, RI 02903
    401-831-5335 (TTY)
    E-Mail: icdri@icdri.org


Department of Education

  • Office of Special Needs
    Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

    255 Westminster Street, Room 400, Shepard Building
    Providence, RI 02903-3400
    E-Mail: Karen.Lovett@ride.ri.gov

Early Intervention Services (Infant and toddler)


Early Intervention Services (Ages 3 to 5)

  • Office of Integrated Social Services
    Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

    Amy B. Cohen, Preschool Grant Coordinator
    255 Westminster Street, Shepard Building
    Providence, RI 02903-3414
    401-222-4600, ext. 2408
    E-Mail: Allison.Comport@ride.ri.gov


PTI (Parent Training and Information Centers)

  • RI Parent Info Network, Inc. (RIPIN)
    175 Main Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02860-4101
    401-724-0867 FAX
    E-Mail: collins@ripin.org

Health & Well-Being

  • RIte Care Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program
    RIte Care provides health insurance to eligible children under age 18 based on family income and size.

    RIte Care information
  • Katie Beckett Medicaid WaiverThis program provides health insurance to eligible children under age 19 with a qualifying disability as defined by the Social Security Administration and meets Nursing Facility or Hospital Level of Care criteria.  The child must live at home and only their income and resources are considered for eligibility.
    Social Security definition of disability for children
    Katie Beckett information

  • Medicaid for Adults with disabilities
    Health insurance and long term services and supports are provided to adults with disabilities based on an eligible person's income and resources. 
    Program information


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