Contacts

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National/Federal Organizations and Resources

 

Access Center:  Improving Outcomes for All Students K-8 - 202-403-5000

 

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) - 800-424-3688

 

American Educational Research Association (AERA) - 202-238-3200

 

American Psychological Association (APA) - 800-374-2721

 

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) - 301-296-5700

          Convention - convention@asha.org

          CE Registry - continuinged@asha.org

          Action Center - actioncenter@asha.org

          Audiology - audiology@asha.org

          SLP Clinical Issues - slpinfo@asha.org

          SLP Health Services - healthservices@asha.org

          SLP School Services - schools@asha.org

         

Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) - 877-OUR-ATIA

 

Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST) - 781-245-2212

 

Center on Personnel Studies in Special Education (COPSSE) - 352-392-0701 (ext. 283)

 

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) - 888-232-7733

 

Federal Register (FR) - The official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.

 

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE)

 

International Dyslexia Association (IDA) - 410-296-0232

 

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) - 800-336-5191

 

Language, Speech, and Hearing Contacts in State Education Agencies

 

National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE) - 703-519-3800

 

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) - 202-502-7300

 

National Center on Low Incidence Disabilities (NCLID) - 800-395-2693 V/TTY

 

National Center on Student Progress Monitoring (NCSPM)- 866-770-6111

 

National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME)- 608-443-2487

 

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) - 800-370-2943

 

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders - 800-241-1044 or TTY at 800-241-1055

 

National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS) - 781-245-2212

 

National Resource Center on AD/HD - 800-233-4050

 

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf - 703-838-0030 or TTY at 703-838-0459

 

Regulations.gov - U.S. Government Web site where you can find, view, and comment on regulations and other actions for all Federal agencies.

 

Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) - 703-524-6686

 

Southeast Regional Resource Center (SERRC) - 334-244-3100

 

TASH (formerly The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps) - 202-263-5500

 

United States Department of Education

          Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) - 202-245-7100

          Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) - 800-USA-LEARN

 

United States Department of Labor - 866-4-USA-DOL

          Bureau of Labor Statistics - 202-691-5700

          Occupational Outlook Handbook - Speech-Language Pathologists

 

 

State Organizations and Resources

 

Arch Ford Education Service Cooperative (Plumerville) - 501-354-2269

 

Arkansas Association for Hearing Impaired Children (AAHIC) - 501-316-2442

 

Arkansas Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (AASCD)

 

Arkansas Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (ABESLPA)

          Betty Bass - 501-682-9180

 

Arkansas Children’s Hospital – Audiology Services -  501-364-6694

         Coordinator:  Patti Martin - 501-364-6686

         APD Evaluations:  Sue Faulkner – 501-364-6685

         APD Screenings:  Beth Nutt - 501-364-6654

         Cochlear Implants:  Tracy Pate – 501-364-6688

         Educational Audiology Resource Services (EARS):  Donna Smiley - 501-733-4875

Arkansas Children’s Hospital – Speech Pathology Services – 501-364-6914

          Cleft, VPI, Voice:   Karen Bright – 501-364-6914

          Inpatient SLP - Rehab:  Krisi Gable - 501-364-5238

          Outpatient SLP:  Elizabeth Clayton - 501-364-6671

          Outpatient SLP:  Beth Nutt - 501-364-6654

          Outpatient SLP:  Ashley O’Neill - 501-364-1954

          Outpatient SLP:  Brooke Polk - 501-364-1619

          Outpatient SLP:  Allison Thornton - 501-364-6690

 

Arkansas Council for Exceptional Children (AR-CEC)

 

Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) -  501-682-4475

          Alphabetical Staff Directory

          Arkansas Education Directory (2011-2012)

          Coordinator for No Child Left Behind:  Janinne Riggs - 501-682-4219

          English Language Learners:  Andre Guerrero – 501-682-5014

          504:  Oliver Dillingham - 501-682-4212

          Professional Licensure:  Ron Tolson – 501-683-3126

          Reading First:  Carol Massey – 501-682-7998

Arkansas Department of Education, Special Education Unit (ADE-SEU)

          Administration:  Martha Kay Asti – 501-682-4222

          Arkansas Local Education Agency Resource Network (ARLEARN) - 870-246-3077

          CIR/CUIT Referrals:  Susan Chapman - 501-757-0373

                    Behavior Intervention Consultants (BICs) - 501-329-7400

                    Easter Seals Outreach Program (see below)

                    Educational Services for the Visually Impaired (ESVI) - 501-835-5448

          Early Childhood Supervisor:  Sandra Reifeiss - 501-682-4225

          Early Childhood Supervisor:  Rhonda Saunders - 501-682-4225

          Education Service Cooperatives

          Medicaid in the Schools:  Tony Boaz866-280-8300, option 2, or 501-375-MITS (6487)

          Monitoring:  vacant – 501-682-4225

          State Personnel Development Grant:  Howie Knoff -  501-835-3330, ext. 108

 

Arkansas Department of Health & Human Services (DHS) - 501-682-1001 or 800-482-8988

          Assistant Director for Children's Services (0-2):  Mike McMillan - 501-682-8668

          DDS Children's Services Administrator:  Nancy Holder - 501-682-1464

          DDS Therapy Consultant:  Judy Eddington - 479-521-1270

 

Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care (AFMC)

          MMCS Provider Relations Representatives

          Retrospective Therapy Review  Manager:  Jarrod McClain - 479-649-8501, ext. 7780

 

Arkansas Medicaid

          Assistant Director, Medical Services:  Marilyn Strickland - 501-682-8330

          EDS Provider Representatives

 

Arkansas Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (ARID)

 

Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative (Pine Bluff) - 870-534-6129

         

Arkansas School for the Deaf - 501-324-9506 (V/TDD)

          Director of Student Services:  Dr. Marcia Opauski - 501-324-9510         

          Cochlear Implant Consultant - RuthAnn Barrington - 501-324-9598

 

Arkansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ArkSHA) -  877-4ARKSHA (877-427-5742)

          SEAL:  Kay Hall – 501-329-1429

          STAR:  Cheri Stevenson – 501-217-8600

 

Arkansas State Outreach and Technical Assistance Center (Arkansas SOTAC)

 

Arkansas State University Communication Disorders Program - 870-972-3106

 

Centers for Youth and Families Dyslexia Center -  501-666-8686 or 501-660-6886, ext. 1129

 

Certified Academic Language Therapy (CALT) - 972-233-9107, ext. 208

          Qualified Instructor:  Vicki King - 501-605-2102

 

Crowley's Ridge Education Cooperative (Harrisburg) - 870-578-5426

 

Dawson Education Service Cooperative (Arkadelphia) - 870-246-3077

          Dawson ESC Liaison Group (Sherwood) - 501-835-3330

               Consultant for School-Based SLP Services:  Shelly Wier - ext. 112

               Consultant for Students with TBI:  Aleecia Starkey - ext. 113

               Education Consultant/Co-Teaching:  Rose Merry Kirkpatrick - ext. 114

               Consultant for School Psychology Services:  Loretta Wallace - ext. 115

 

DeQueen/Mena Educational Cooperative (Gillham) - 870-386-2251

 

Disability Rights Center - 800-482-1174 or 501-296-1775

          Executive Director:  Nan Ellen East

 

Easter Seals Arkansas – 877-533-3600

          Outreach Program (ESO) -  501-227-3770

          Technology and Curriculum Access Center (TCC) -  501-227-3611

 

Governor's Developmental Disabilities Council - 501-661-2589

          Council Coordinator:  Mary Edwards

 

Great Rivers  Cooperative (Helena) - 870-338-6461

 

Harding University Communication Science and Disorders Program -  501-279-4445

 

Harrison Early Childhood Special Services (HECSS) - 870-741-2337

 

Increasing Capabilities Access Network (ICAN) - 800-828-2799

 

James L. Dennis Developmental Center -  501-364-1830

 

Learning Disabilities Association of Arkansas (LDAA) - 501-666-8777

 

Members of the Arkansas House of Representatives - 501-682-6211 (in session); 501-682-7771 (out of session)

 

Members of the Arkansas Senate - 501-682-2902 (in session); 501-682-6107 (out of session)

 

Northcentral Arkansas Education Service Center (Melbourne) - 870-368-7955

 

Northeast Arkansas Educational Cooperative (Walnut Ridge) - 870-886-7717

 

Northwest Arkansas Education Service Cooperative (Farmington) - 479-267-7450

 

Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing - 501-686-9433 (V/TDD)

 

Ouachita Baptist University Communication Sciences and Disorders Department - 870-245-5303

 

Ozarks Unlimited Resources Cooperative (Harrison) - 870-429-9100

          Harrison Early Childhood Special Services (HECSS) - 870-741-2337

 

Postsecondary Education Programs Network (PEPNet) - 865-974-0607

 

QSource - 800-528-2655

          Executive Director:  Nancy Archer - 501-206-4131

 

South Central Service Cooperative (Camden) - 870-836-2213

 

Southeast Arkansas Education Service Cooperative (Monticello) - 870-367-6848

 

Southwest Arkansas Educational Cooperative (Hope) - 870-777-3076

 

UALR/UAMS Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology - 501-569-3155

          APD Evaluations:  Pat Highley - 501-569-8911

          Literacy:  Stacey Mahurin - 501-569-8914

 

University of Arkansas Speech and Hearing Clinic – 479-575-4509

          APD Evaluations scheduled by appointment

 

University of Central Arkansas Speech-Language Pathology – 501-450-3176

 

Western Arkansas Cooperative (Branch) - 479-965-2191

 

Wilbur D. Mills Education Service Cooperative (Beebe) - 501-882-5467

 

 

Publishers, Vendors, and Manufacturers

 

Animated Speech Representative:  Steve Puzyn - 800-701-9025

 

Blink Twice Sales Representative:  Kim Hull - 877-254-6511, opt. 1, ext. 0818

 

Brookes Publishing Sales Representative:  Sarah Paruolo - 800-638-3775

 

Caselite Software, Inc. Director of Sales:  Jason Russin - 704-573-3937

 

DynaVox Sales Consultant:  Chris Wren - 800-344-1778, ext. 7986

 

Educators Publishing Services:  Yancy Toney - 800-435-7728, ext. 113

 

Pearson Measurement Consultant & Pediatric Psychologist:  Anise Flowers - 866-305-3216

 

Plural Publishing Marketing Assistant:  Madaline Woodard - 858-492-1555, ext. 19

 

Prentke-Romich Representative:  John Halloran - 800-848-8008

 

Riverside Publishing Assessment Consultant:  Michael Ward - 501-804-8378

 

Sammons Preston Rehab Sales Consultant:  Jason Williams - 501-472-2424

 

Slater Software Sales and Professional Development Director:  Roxanne Butterfield - 501-525-4893

 

Super Duper Publication:  Clint Johnson - 864-284-4545

 

 

 

 

 

 

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