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State Protection and Advocacy Agencies (P&As) for persons with developmental disabilities developmental disabilities (DD),
n.pl the pathologic conditions that have their origin in the embryology and growth and development of an individual. DDs usually appear clinically before 18 years of age.
 and mental illness, and the client assistance program NAPAS NAPAS National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems  (National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems). State Protection and Advocacy offices are federally mandated to provide legally-based advocacy services to people with disabilities in each state and territory. P&As primarily advocate on behalf of special education students through funds from two federal programs: Protection and Advocacy for People with Developmental Disabilities (PADD PADD Personal Access Display Device (Star Trek)
PADD Person Authorized to Direct Disposition (of human remains)
PADD Parallel and Distributed Databases
PADD Protection and Advocacy for Developmental Disabilities
), and Protection and Advocacy for Individual Rights (PAIR). These two programs join four other programs-Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI PAIMI Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness ), Protection and Advocacy for Assistive Technology Hardware and software that help people who are physically impaired. Often called "accessibility options" when referring to enhancements for using the computer, the entire field of assistive technology is quite vast and even includes ramp and doorway construction in buildings to support  (PAAT PAAT Programme Against African Trypanosomiasis
PAAT Protection and Advocacy for Assistive Technology
PAAT Personnel Administrative Assistance Team
), Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security (PABSS PABSS Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security
PABSS parallel agent based social simulation
), and the Client Assistance Program (CAP)-to complete the entire P&A system. P&As all over the country work on a variety of cases with common themes for people with disabilities, one of which is ensuring that children in special education are receiving the services to which they are entitled en·ti·tle  
tr.v. en·ti·tled, en·ti·tling, en·ti·tles
1. To give a name or title to.

2. To furnish with a right or claim to something:
 under IDEA. The P&A system provides a unique and effective resource for disability rights' advocacy and education. People with disabilities, their family members, and representatives are encouraged to make use of these services. Consistent with available resources and priorities established by the community, P&As will make every effort to provide appropriate assistance to remedy the situation. For additional information about the P&A system, including the location of all P&As nationwide, contact the National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems (NAPAS), telephone (202) 408-9514 (voice) or (202) 408-9521 (TDD (Time Division Duplexing) A transmission method that uses only one channel for transmitting and receiving, separating them by different time slots. No guard band is used. Contrast with FDD. See also TDD/TTY.

TDD - Telecommunications Device for the Deaf
);or visit their web site: http://www.protectionandadvocacy. com. For information about an individual case or local resources, see the following directory of state listings.

USING THIS DIRECTORY

When available, web sites and email addresses See Internet address.  have been included. Email addresses are indicated by the symbol [e-mail] , and unless otherwise indicated, all telephone numbers are for voice only.

Current as of December 2006.

ALABAMA

Rachel Hughes Rachel Hughes (previously Tate) was a fictional character in ITV's Emmerdale. She was played by Glenda McKay. She was killed by Graham Clark, who threw her off a cliff. , CAP Director

Division of Rehabilitation rehabilitation: see physical therapy.  Services and Children's Rehabilitation Services

2125 East South Blvd.

Montgomery, AL 36116

(800) 228-3231 (voice/TDD in-state only)

(800) 441-7607 (out of state)

Fax: (334) 288-1104

[e-mail] rhughes@rehab.state.al.us.

Ellen Gillespie, Executive Director

Disabilities Advocacy Program

The University of Alabama The University of Alabama (also known as Alabama, UA or colloquially as 'Bama) is a public coeducational university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA. Founded in 1831, UA is the flagship campus of the University of Alabama System.  

Box 870395

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0395

(205) 348-4928

(800) 826-1675 (in state only)

(2050 348-9484 (TDD)

Fax: (205) 348-3909

[e-mail] adap@adap.ua.edu

egillespie@adap.ua.edu

http://www.adap.net

ALASKA

Pam Stratton, CAP Director ASIST ASIST Cardiology A clinical trial–Atenolol Silent Ischemia Study that evaluated the effect of atenolol on M&M in Pts with CAD and/or silent myocardial ischemia. See Atenolol, Coronary artery disease, Silent ischemia. , Inc.

2900 Boniface Boniface (bŏn`əfās), d. 432, Roman general. He defended (413) Marseilles against the Visigoths under Ataulf. Having supported Galla Placidia in her struggle with her brother, Emperor Honorius, Boniface fled to Africa in 422.  Parkway, #100

Anchorage Anchorage (ăng`kərĭj), city (1990 pop. 226,338), Anchorage census div., S central Alaska, a port at the head of Cook Inlet; inc. 1920. , AK 99504-3195

(907) 333-2211

(800) 478-0047

Fax: (907) 333-1186

[e-mail] akcap@alaska.com

http://http://home.gci.net/~alaskacap/

Dave Fleurant, Executive Director

Disability Law Center of Alaska

3330 Arctic Blvd., Suite 103

Anchorage, AK 99503

(907) 565-1002

(800) 478-1234 (voice/tdd)

(in state only)

Fax: (907) 565-1000

[e-mail] dfleurant@dlcak.org

http://www.dlcak.org

AMERICAN SAMOA American Samoa, officially Territory of American Samoa, unincorporated territory of the United States (2000 pop. 57,291), comprising the eastern half of the Samoa island chain in the South Pacific.  

Fa'afiti Pita "Pain in the ass." See digispeak.

PITA - Pain in the arse/ass.
 Tauanu'u, Executive Director

Client Assistance Program and Protection & Advocacy

P. O. Box 3937

Pago Pago, American Samoa Pago Pago (pronounced /ˈpɑŋo ˈpɑŋo/ by native Samoan-speakers and sometimes /ˈpɑŋgoʊ ˈpɑŋgoʊ/  96799

(684) 633-2441

Fax: (684) 633-7286

[e-mail] pt_tauanuu@yahoo.com

ARIZONA

Henry G. Watkins, Executive Director

Arizona Center Arizona Center is a shopping center and office complex located in downtown Phoenix, Arizona.

Arizona Center was designed by the Rouse Company (on its festival marketplace model, which worked to great success in other cities) and opened in the fall of 1990 to great fanfare
 for Disability Law

3839 N. Third Street, Suite 209

Phoenix, AZ 85012

(602) 274-6287 (800) 927-2260

(voice/tty) (nationwide)

Fax: (602) 274-6779

[e-mail] hwatkins@azdisabilitylaw.org

http://www.azdisabilitylaw.org

ARKANSAS

Nan Ellen East, Executive Director

Disability Rights Center

1100 North University Avenue, Suite 201

Little Rock, AR 72207

(501) 296-1775 (voice/ttd)

(800) 482-1174 (nationwide)

Fax: 501-296-1779

[e-mail] panda panda, name for two nocturnal Asian mammals of the order Carnivora: the red panda, Ailurus fulgens, and the giant panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca. @arkdisabilityrights.org

nanelleneast@arkdisabilityrights.org

http://www.arkdisabilityrights.org

CALIFORNIA

Sheila Conlon-Mentkowski, Chief

Client Assistance Program

Department of Rehabilitation

2000 Evergreen evergreen, term commonly used as synonymous with conifer and applied also to all those broad-leaved plants that bear green leaves throughout the year. Of the latter, most are plants of the tropics, subtropics, and other areas where the growing season is prolonged (e.  Street

Sacramento, CA 95815

(916) 263-7372 (800) 952-5544

(916) 263-7465 (tty)

(866) 712-1085

Fax: 916-263-7464

[e-mail] smentkow@dor.ca.gov

http://www.rehab.cahwnet.gov

Catherine Blakemore, Executive Director

Protection & Advocacy, Inc.

100 Howe Avenue, Suite 185N

Sacramento, CA 95825

(916) 488-9955 (916) 488-9950 (800)

776-5746 (nationwide)

Fax: (916) 488-2635 or 9962

[e-mail] legalmail@pai-ca.org

catherine.blakemore@pai-ca.org

http://www.pai-ca.org

COLORADO

Mary Anne Harvey, Executive Director

The Legal Center

455 Sherman Street, Suite 130

Denver, CO 80203

(303) 722-0300 (voice/tdd)

(800) 288-1376 (nationwide)

Fax: (303) 722-0720

[e-mail] tlcmail@thelegalcenter.org

maharvey@thelegalcenter.org

Website www.thelegalcenter.org

CONNECTICUT

Jim McGaughey, Executive Director

Office of P&A for Persons with Disabilities

60 B Weston Street

Hartford, CT 06120-1551

(860) 297-4300

(800) 842-7303 (in state only)

(860) 566-2102 (tdd)

Fax: (860) 566-8714

[e-mail] james.mcgaughey@po.state.ct.us

http://www.state.ct.us/opapd/

DELAWARE

Melissa H. Shahan, CAP Director

Client Assistance Program

United Cerebral Palsy United Cerebral Palsy (UCP), sometimes known as United Cerebral Palsy Associations, is a network of affiliated groups in the United States which works to "advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities" (from UCP's mission statement), , Inc.

254 East Camden-Wyoming Avenue

Camden, DE 19934

(302) 698-9336

(800) 640-9336

Fax: (302) 698-9338

[e-mail] capdir@magpage.com

Christopher White Christopher White is Child ballad 108. Synopsis
A maid bemoans the absence of her lover, Christopher White. A merchant offers to marry her instead. She tells him that if she was false to her lover, she'd be false to him. He offers more and more until he persuades her.
, Executive

Director

Brian Hartman, Administrator

Community Legal Aid Society, Inc.

Community Services Building, Suite 801

100 W. 10th Street

Wilmington, DE 19801

(302) 575-0660 (voice/tdd)

Fax: (302) 575-0840

[e-mail] cwhite@declasi.org/

bhartman@declasi.org

http://www.declasi.org

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA District of Columbia, federal district (2000 pop. 572,059, a 5.7% decrease in population since the 1990 census), 69 sq mi (179 sq km), on the east bank of the Potomac River, coextensive with the city of Washington, D.C. (the capital of the United States).  

Jane Brown, Executive Director

University Legal Services legal services n. the work performed by a lawyer for a client.  

220 I Street, NE

Suite 130

Washington, DC 20002

(202) 547-0198

Fax: (202) 547-2083

[e-mail] jbrown@uls-dc.org

http://www.uls-dc.org

FLORIDA

Gary Weston, Executive Director

Advocacy Center for Persons w/Disabilities

2671 Executive Center Circle West Suite 100

Tallahassee, FL 32301

(850) 488-9071

(800) 342-0823

(866) 346-4127 (tdd)

Fax: (850) 488-8640

[e-mail] info@advocacycenter.org

garyw@advocacycenter.org

http://www.advocacycenter.org

GEORGIA

Charles L. Martin, CAP Director

Georgia Client Assistance Program

123 N. McDonough Street

Decatur, GA 30030

(404) 373-3116

Fax: (404) 373-4110

[e-mail] GaCAPDirector@georgiacap.com

http://www.theOmbudsman.com/CAP

Ruby ruby, precious stone, the transparent red variety of corundum, found chiefly in Myanmar, Thailand, and Sri Lanka and classified among the most valuable of gems. The Myanmarese stones are blood red, the most valued tint being the "pigeon's blood.  Moore, Executive Director

Georgia Advocacy Office, Inc.

One Decatur Town Center

150 E. Ponce de Leon Ponce de Le·ón   , Juan 1460-1521.

Spanish explorer who sailed with Columbus on his second voyage (1493-1494) and discovered Florida (1513) while looking for the legendary Fountain of Youth.

Noun 1.
 Avenue, Ste 430

Decatur, GA 30030

(404) 885-1234 (voice/tdd)

(800) 537-2329 (nationwide)

Fax: (404) 378-0031

[e-mail] info@thegao.org

http://www.thegao.org

GUAM

Edmund Cruz, Executive Director

Parent-Agencies Network, CAP

J. Madarang Dental Bldg.

2238 Route 16, Suite 1-B

P.O. Box 23474

GMF GMF Graphical Modeling Framework
GMF German Marshall Fund
GMF Groupes de Médecine de Famille (French; Quebec, Canada)
GMF Genetically Modified Food
GMF Gulf of Mexico Foundation
, Guam 96921

(671) 637-4227

Fax: (671) 637-4211

[e-mail] capguam@ite.net

Daniel Somerfleck, Executive Director

Guam Legal Services

113 Bradley Place

Hagatna, Guam 96910

(671) 477-9811

Fax: (671) 477-1320

[e-mail] glsc@netpci.com

HAWAII

Gary Smith Gary Smith may refer to:
  • Gary Smith (Realtor Albuquerque NM)
  • Gary Smith (CEO of Ciena corporation)
  • Gary Smith (Irish Bassist)
  • Gary Smith (singer with Emencity)
  • Gary Smith (sportswriter)
  • Gary Smith (record producer)
  • Gary Smith (guitarist)
, Executive Director

Hawaii Disability Rights Center

900 Fort Street Mall, Suite 1040

Honolulu, HI 96813

(808) 949-2922 (voice/tdd)

Fax: (808) 949-2928

[e-mail] info@hawaiidisabilityrights.org

gary@hawaiidisabilityrights.org

http:// www.hawaiidisabilityrights.org

IDAHO

Jim Baugh, Executive Director Co-Ad, Inc.

4477 Emerald Street, Suite B-100

Boise, ID 83706-2066

(208) 336-5353 (voice/tdd)

(866) 262-3462 (nationwide)

Fax: (208) 336-5396

[e-mail] coadinc@cableone.net

jbaugh@cableone.net

http://users.moscow.com/co-ad

ILLINOIS

Cathy Meadows, CAP Director

Illinois Client Assistance Program

Richland Community College

One College Park

Decatur, IL 62521

(217) 785-9106

Fax: (217) 875-9797

[e-mail] cathy.meadows@illinois.gov

http:// www.dhs.state.Il.us/ors/cap

Zena Naiditch, Executive Director

Equip for Equality, Inc.

20 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 300

Chicago, IL 60602

(312) 341-0022 (800) 537-2632

(nationwide)

(800) 610-2779 (tty)

Fax: (312) 341-0295

[e-mail] contactus@equipforequality.org

http:// www.equipforequality.org

INDIANA

Tom Gallagher
For other individuals with the same or similar names go to Thomas Gallagher (disambiguation)


Tom Gallagher (born February 3 1944) is an American politician from the U.S. state of Florida.
, Executive Director

Indiana Protection and Advocacy

Services

4701 N. Keystone key·stone  
n.
1. Architecture The central wedge-shaped stone of an arch that locks its parts together. Also called headstone.

2. The central supporting element of a whole.
 Ave., Suite 222

Indianapolis, IN 46204

(317) 722-5555 (voice/tdd)

(800) 622-4845 (nationwide)

Fax: (317) 722-5564

[e-mail] tgallagher@ipas.state.in.us

http://www.IN.gov/ipas

IOWA Iowa, state, United States
Iowa (ī`əwə), midwestern state in the N central United States. It is bounded by the Mississippi R.
 

Harlietta Helland, CAP Director

Client Assistance Program

Division on Persons w/Disabilities

Lucas State Office Building

Des Moines Des Moines, city, United States
Des Moines (dĭ moin`), city (1990 pop. 193,187), state capital and seat of Polk co., S central Iowa, at the junction of the Des Moines and Raccoon rivers; inc.
, IA 50310

(515) 281-3957

(800) 652-4298

Fax: (515) 242-6119

[e-mail] harlietta.helland@iowa.gov

http://www.state.ia.us/government/

dhr/pd/client_assist_program/

Sylvia Piper, Executive Director

Iowa P&A Services, Inc.

950 Office Park Road

Suite 221

West Des Moines West Des Moines (də moin`), city (1990 pop. 31,702), Polk co., S central Iowa, a growing suburb W of Des Moines; inc. 1893 as Valley Junction, renamed 1938. Products manufactured there include cement, metal items, and pumps. , IA 50265

(515) 278-2502

(800) 779-2502 (nationwide)

(515) 278-0571 (tty)

(866) 483-3342

Fax: (515) 278-0539

[e-mail] info@ipna.org

[e-mail] spiper@ipna.org

http://www.ipna.org

KANSAS

Rocky Nichols, Executive Director

Disability Rights Center of Kansas

635 SW Harrison

Suite100

Topeka, KS 66603

(785) 273-9661

Fax: (785) 273-9414

[e-mail] rocky@drckansas.org

http://www.drckansas.org

KENTUCKY

Client Assistance Program

209 St. Clair

5th Floor

Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 564-8035

(800) 633-6283

Fax: (502) 564-2951

[e-mail] VickiL.Staggs@ky.gov

http://kycap.ky.gov

Maureen Fitzgerald, Executive Director

Kentucky Protection and Advocacy

100 Fair Oaks Fair Oaks, town, United States
Fair Oaks, uninc. residential town (1990 pop. 26,867), Sacramento co., N central Calif., on the American River, in a growing citrus fruit and farm area.
 Lane, 3rd Floor

Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 564-2967

(800) 372-2988 (tdd) (nationwide)

Fax: (502) 564-0848

[e-mail] Maureen.Fitzgerald@ky.gov

http://www.kypa.net

LOUISIANA

Lois Simpson, Executive Director

Advocacy Center

1010 Common Street

Suite 2600

New Orleans New Orleans (ôr`lēənz –lənz, ôrlēnz`), city (2006 pop. 187,525), coextensive with Orleans parish, SE La., between the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain, 107 mi (172 km) by water from the river mouth; founded , LA 70112-2429

(504) 522-2337 (voice/tdd)

(800) 960-7705 (nationwide)

Fax: (504) 522-5507 or (504) 200-5707

[e-mail] lsimpson@advocacyla.org

http://www.advocacyla.org

MAINE

Steve Beam, Program Director

CARES, Inc.

47 Water Street, Suite 104

Hallowell, ME 04347

(207) 622-7055 (800) 773-7055

Fax: (207) 621-1869

[e-mail] capsite@aol.com

http://www.caresinc.org

Kim Moody, Executive Director

Disability Rights Center

24 Stone Street

P.O. Box 2007

Augusta, ME 04338

(207) 626-2774

(800) 452-1948 (tdd) (in state only)

Fax: (207) 621-1419

[e-mail] advocate@drcme.org

[e-mail] kim@drcme.org

http://www.drcme.org

MARYLAND

Beth Lash, CAP Director

Client Assistance Program

Maryland State Department of Education

Division of Rehabilitation Services/MD

Rehabilitation Center

2301 Argonne Drive

Baltimore, MD 21218-1696

(410) 554-9359

(800) 638-6243

Fax: (410) 554-9362

[e-mail] cap@dors.state.md.us

http://www.dors.state.md.us

Virginia Knowlton, Executive Director

Maryland Disability Law Center

The Walbert Building, Suite 400

1800 North Charles Street Charles Street is the name of a north-south street in the city center of Boston, Massachusetts. It begins in the north at Leverett Circle, where it intersects Cambridge Street and Storrow Drive, and gives its name to the Charles/MGH station of the MBTA.  

Baltimore, MD 21201

(410) 727-6352

(800) 233-7201 (in state only)

(410) 727-6387 (tdd)

Fax: (410) 727-6389

(410) 234-2711

[e-mail] virginiak@mdlcbalto.org

http://www.mdlcbalto.org

MASSACHUSETTS

Barbara Lybarger, CAP Director

MA Office on Disability

Client Assistance Program

One Ashburton Place, Room 1305

Boston, MA 02108

(617) 727-7440

Fax: (617) 727-0965

[e-mail] Barbara.Lybarger@modi.state.ma.us

http://www.state.ma.us/mod/

MSCAPBRO.html

Stan Eichner, Executive Director

Disability Law Center, Inc.

11 Beacon Street Beacon Street is a major thoroughfare in Boston, Massachusetts and several of its western suburbs. Beacon Street in Boston, Brookline, Brighton, and Newton is not to be confused with Beacon Street in nearby Somerville. , Suite 925

Boston, MA 02108

(617) 723-8455

(800) 872-9992

(617) 227-9464 (tty)

(800) 381-0577

Fax: (617) 723-9125

[e-mail] seichner@dlc-ma.org

http://www.dlc-ma.org/

MICHIGAN

Elmer Cerano, Executive Director

Michigan P&A Services

4095 Legacy Parkway, Suite 500

Lansing, MI 48911-4263

517) 487-1755 (voice/tdd)

800) 288-5923 (in state only)

800) 292-5896 (CAP only)

Fax: (517) 487-0827

[e-mail] ecerano@mpas.org

http://www.mpas.org

MINNESOTA

Brenda Jursik, Administrator

Minnesota Disability Law Center

430 First Avenue North, Suite 300

Minneapolis, MN 55401-1780

612) 332-1441

800) 292-4150 (in state only)

Fax: (612) 334-5755

[e-mail] bjursik@midmnlegal.org

http://www.mndlc.org

MISSISSIPPI

Presley Posey A posey can be a flower bouquet. As a surname it is of French and English origins, originating and or derived from the greek word Desposyni. People whose surname is or was Posey include:
  • John Posey -an actor
  • Buford Posey - Civil rights worker
  • Francis B.
, CAP Director

Client Assistance Program

Easter Seal Society

3226 N. State Street

Jackson, MS 39216

601) 982-7051

Fax: (601) 982-1951

[e-mail] pposey8803@aol.com

http://www.mississippicap.com

Rebecca Floyd, Executive Director

Mississippi P&A System for DD, Inc.

5305 Executive Place

Jackson, MS 39206

601) 981-8207 (voice/tdd)

800) 772-4057

Fax: (601) 981-8313

[e-mail] info@mspas.com

http://www.mspas.com-ms

MISSOURI

Shawn de Loyola, Executive Director

Missouri P&A Services

925 S. Country Club Drive, Unit B-1

Jefferson City Jefferson City, city (1990 pop. 35,481), state capital and seat of Cole co., central Mo., on the south bank of the Missouri River, near the mouth of the Osage; inc. 1825. , MO 65109

573) 893-3333

800) 392-8667 (nationwide)

800) 735-2966 (MO relay tdd)

Fax: (573) 893-4231

[e-mail] mopasjc@earthlink.net

http://www.moadvocacy.org

MONTANA

Bernadette Franks-Ongoy, Executive Director

Montana Advocacy Program

400 North Park, 2nd Floor

O. Box 1681

Helena, MT 59624

406) 449-2344 (voice/tdd)

800) 245-4743 (nationwide)

Fax: (406) 449-2418

[e-mail] bernie@mtadv.org

http://www.mtadv.org

NATIVE AMERICAN

Therese Yanan, Executive Director

Native American Disability Law Center

3535 East 30th Street, Suite 201

Farmington, NM 87402

(505) 566-5880

(800) 862-7271

(intakes and clients only)

Fax: (505) 566-5889

[e-mail] tyanan@nadlc.org

NEBRASKA

Victoria Rasmussen, CAP Director

Client Assistance Program

P.O. Box 94987

Lincoln, NE 68509

(402) 471-3656

(800) 742-7594

Fax: (402) 471-0117

[e-mail] victoria.rasmussen@cap.ne.gov

http://www.cap.state.ne.us

Timothy Shaw, Executive Director

Nebraska Advocacy Services, Inc.

134 South 13th Street, Suite 600

Lincoln, NE 68508

(402) 474-3183 (voice/tdd)

(800) 422-6691

Fax: (402) 474-3274

[e-mail] nas@nas-pa.org

http://www.nebraskaadvocacyservices.org

NEVADA

Margaret Moroun, CAP Director

Client Assistance Program

1820 E. Sahara Avenue, Suite 109

Las Vegas Las Vegas (läs vā`gəs), city (1990 pop. 258,295), seat of Clark co., S Nev.; inc. 1911. It is the largest city in Nevada and the center of one of the fastest-growing urban areas in the United States. , NV 89104

(702) 486-6688

Fax: (702) 486-6691

[e-mail] mjmoroun@nvdetr.org

http://detr.state.nv.us/rehab/reh_cap.htm

Jack Mayes, Executive Director

Nevada Advocacy & Law Center, Inc.

6039 Eldora Avenue, Ste C-3

Las Vegas, NV 89146

(702) 257-8150

(888) 349-3843

(702) 257-8160 (tty)

Fax: (702) 257-8170

[e-mail] ndalc@earthlink.net (LV Office)

[e-mail] reno@ndalc.org (Reno office)

http://www.ndalc.org

NEW HAMPSHIRE New Hampshire, one of the New England states of the NE United States. It is bordered by Massachusetts (S), Vermont, with the Connecticut R. forming the boundary (W), the Canadian province of Quebec (NW), and Maine and a short strip of the Atlantic Ocean (E).  

Bill Hagy, Ombudsman ombudsman (äm`bədzmən) [Swed.,=agent or representative], public official appointed to deal with individual complaints against government acts.  

Client Assistance Program

Governor's Commission on Disability

57 Regional Drive

Concord Concord, cities, United States
Concord (kŏng`kərd, kŏn`kôrd').

1 city (1990 pop. 111,348), Contra Costa co., W central Calif.; settled c.1852, inc. 1906.
, NH 03301-9686

(603) 271-2773

Fax: (603) 271-2837

[e-mail] bhagy@gov.state.nh.us

http://www.state.nh.us/disability/caphomepage.html

Richard Cohen Several people are named Richard Cohen:
  • Richard Cohen (Washington Post columnist), syndicated columnist for the Washington Post
  • Richard Cohen (politician), legislator in the Minnesota Senate
  • Richard A. Cohen, advocate of reparative therapy
  • Richard E.
, Executive Director

Disabilities Rights Center

18 Low Avenue

Concord, NH 03302-4971

(603) 228-0432

(800) 834-1721 (tdd)

Fax: (603) 225-2077

[e-mail] advocacy@drcnh.org

[e-mail] Richard C@drcnh.org

http://www.drcnh.org

NEW JERSEY

Sarah Wiggins-Mitchell, Executive Director

New Jersey P&A, Inc.

210 S. Broad Street, 3rd Floor

Trenton, NJ 08608

(609) 292-9742

(800) 922-7233 (in state only)

(609) 633-7106 (tty)

Fax: (609) 777-0187

[e-mail] advocate@njpanda.org

[e-mail] smitchell@njpanda.org

http://www.njpanda.org

NEW MEXICO New Mexico, state in the SW United States. At its northwestern corner are the so-called Four Corners, where Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah meet at right angles; New Mexico is also bordered by Oklahoma (NE), Texas (E, S), and Mexico (S).  

James Jackson James Jackson may refer to:
  • James Jackson (politician) (1757–1806), Revolutionary War soldier, Georgia Congressman, Senator and Governor
  • James Jackson (congressman) (1819–1887), Georgia Congressman, grandson of Senator James Jackson
, Executive Director

Protection & Advocacy, Inc

1720 Louisiana Blvd., NE, Suite 204

Albuquerque, NM 87110

(505) 256-3100 (voice/tdd)

(800) 432-4682 (in state only)

Fax: (505) 256-3184

[e-mail] nmpalonjose@yahoo.com

http://www.nmpanda.org

NEW YORK New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of
 

Gary O'Brien, Executive Director

NYS 1. Is not. See Nis.  Commission on Quality of Care &

Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities

401 State Street

Schenectady, NY 12305-2397

(518) 388-2892

(800) 624-4143 (tdd) (nationwide)

Fax: (518) 388-2890

[e-mail] Marcel Marcel

the fast ebbing of time impels him to devote his life to recording it. [Fr. Lit.: Proust Remembrance of Things Past]

See : Time
.Chaine@cqcad.state.ny.us /

[e-mail] Gary.O'Brien@cqcad.state.ny.us

http://www.cqcapd.state.ny.us

NORTH CAROLINA North Carolina, state in the SE United States. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean (E), South Carolina and Georgia (S), Tennessee (W), and Virginia (N). Facts and Figures


Area, 52,586 sq mi (136,198 sq km). Pop.
 

Kathy Brack n. 1. An opening caused by the parting of any solid body; a crack or breach; a flaw.
Stain or brack in her sweet reputation.
- J. Fletcher.

1. Salt or brackish water.
, CAP Director

North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services

Client Assistance Program

2806 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699-2806

(919) 855-3600

(800) 215-7227

Fax: (919) 715-2456

[e-mail] Kathy.Brack@ncmail.net

http://cap.state.nc.us

Allison Breedlove, Acting

Executive Director

Governor's Advocacy Council for Persons with Disabilities

1314 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699-1314

(919) 733-9250 (voice/tdd)

(800) 821-6922 (in state only)

Fax: (919) 733-9173

[e-mail] allison.breedlove@ncmail.net

http://www.Gacpd.com

NORTH DAKOTA North Dakota, state in the N central United States. It is bordered by Minnesota, across the Red River of the North (E), South Dakota (S), Montana (W), and the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba (N).  

Dennis Lyon, CAP Director

North Dakota Client Assistance Program

1237 West Divide Avenue, Ste 3

Bismarck, ND 58501-1208

(701) 328-8947

(800) 207-6122

Fax: (701) 328-8969

[e-mail] CAP@nd.gov

http://www.nd.gov/cap/

Teresa Larsen, Executive Director

North Dakota Protection

& Advocacy Project

400 E. Broadway, Suite 409

Bismarck, ND 58501

(701) 328-2950

(800) 472-2670

(800) 642-6694 (24 hours)

(in state only)

(800) 366-6888 (tdd)

Fax: (701) 328-3934

[e-mail] tlarsen@state.nd.us

http://www.ndpanda.org

N. MARIANAS ISLANDS

Juanita S Juanita is a female given name. It is most common in Spanish, where it is the diminutive form of Juana (the feminine version of Juan). . Malone, Executive Director

Northern Marianas

Protection and Advocacy System, Inc.

P.O. Box 503529

Saipan, MP 96950-3529

(670) 235-7274/3

Fax: (670) 235-7275

[e-mail] nmpasi@vzpacifica.net

http://www.NMPASI.com

OHIO Ohio, state, United States
Ohio, midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States. It is bordered by Pennsylvania (NE) West Virginia (SE), Kentucky (S), Indiana (W), and Michigan and Lake Erie (N).
 

Carolyn Knight, Executive Director

Ohio Legal Rights Service

8 East Long Street, 5th Floor

Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 466-7264

(800) 282-9181 (in state only) (tty)

(614) 728-2553

(800) 858-3542

Fax: (614) 644-1888

[e-mail] CKnight@olrs.state.oh.us

http://www.state.oh.us/olrs/

OKLAHOMA

Marilyn Burr burr (bur) bur.

burr
n.
Variant of bur.



burr

1. a plant seed capsule carrying many hooked structures which catch in animal coats thus promoting dissemination of the plant.
 CAP Director

Client Assistance Program

Oklahoma Office of Handicapped Concerns

2401 NW 23rd, Suite 90

Oklahoma City Oklahoma City (1990 pop. 444,719), state capital, and seat of Oklahoma co., central Okla., on the North Canadian River; inc. 1890. The state's largest city, it is an important livestock market, a wholesale, distribution, industrial, and financial center, and a farm , OK 73107

(405) 521-3756 (800) 522-8224

Fax: (405) 522-6695

[e-mail] Marilyn.Burr@ohc.state.ok.us

http://www.ohc.state.ok.us/~ohc/caphtm

Kayla Bower, Executive Director

Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc.

2915 Classen Blvd., Suite 300

Oklahoma City, OK 73106

(405) 525-7755

(800) 880-7755 (in state only)

Fax: (405) 525-7759

[e-mail] odlcokc@flash.net

[e-mail] kayla@okdlc.org

http://www.oklahomadisabilitylaw.org

OREGON

Robert Joondeph, Executive Director

Oregon Advocacy Center

620 SW Fifth Avenue, 5th Floor

Portland, OR 97204-1428

(503) 243-2081

(800) 452-1694 (nationwide)

(800) 556-5351 (tdd)

Fax: (503) 243-1738

[e-mail] welcome@oradvocacy.org /

[e-mail] bob@oradvocacy.org

http://www.oradvocacy.org

PENNSYLVANIA

Stephen Pennington CAP Director

Center for Disability Law & Policy

1617 JFK Blvd.

Suite 800

Philadelphia, PA 19103

(215) 557-7112

(888) 745-2357

Fax: (215) 557-7602

[e-mail] info@equalemployment.org

http://www.equalemployment.org

Ilene Shane, Executive Director

Pennsylvania P&A, Inc.

1414 N. Cameron Street

Suite C

Harrisburg, PA 17103

(717) 236-8110

(800) 692-7443 (nationwide)

(717) 346-0293 (tty)

(877) 375-7139

Fax: (717) 236-0192

[e-mail] ppa@ppainc.org

http://www.ppainc.org

PUERTO RICO Puerto Rico (pwār`tō rē`kō), island (2005 est. pop. 3,917,000), 3,508 sq mi (9,086 sq km), West Indies, c.1,000 mi (1,610 km) SE of Miami, Fla.  

Jose Raul Ocasio, Executive Director

Office of the Governor--Ombudsman for the Disabled

P.O. Box 41309

San Juan San Juan, city, Argentina
San Juan (săn wän, Span. sän hwän), city (1991 pop. 353,476), capital of San Juan prov., W Argentina. It is a commercial and industrial center in an agricultural region.
, PR 00940-1309

(787) 721-4299

(787) 725-2333

(800) 981-4125

(in state only)

Fax: (787) 721-2455

[e-mail] eramos@oppi.gobierno.pr

[e-mail] jrocasio@oppi.gobierno.pr

http://www.oppi.gobierno.pr

RHODE ISLAND Rhode Island, island, United States
Rhode Island, island, 15 mi (24 km) long and 5 mi (8 km) wide, S R.I., at the entrance to Narragansett Bay. It is the largest island in the state, with steep cliffs and excellent beaches.
 

Ray Bandusky, Executive Director

Rhode Island Disability Law Center Inc.

349 Eddy Street

Providence, RI 02903

(401) 831-3150

(800) 733-5332 (in state only)

(401) 831-5335 (tdd)

Fax: (401) 274-5568

[e-mail] rbandusky@ridlc.org

http:// www.ridlc.org

SOUTH CAROLINA South Carolina, state of the SE United States. It is bordered by North Carolina (N), the Atlantic Ocean (SE), and Georgia (SW). Facts and Figures


Area, 31,055 sq mi (80,432 sq km). Pop. (2000) 4,012,012, a 15.
 

Larry Barker barker

a term for an animal that does not usually bark which makes a violent respiratory effort, often during a convulsion, accompanied by a sound which roughly resembles a dog's bark.
, CAP Director

Office of the Governor

Division of Ombudsman & Citizen

Services

1205 Pendleton Street

Columbia, SC 29211

(803) 734-0285

(800) 868-0040

Fax: (803) 734-0546

[e-mail] mbutler@govoepp.state.sc.us

lbarker@govoepp.state.sc.us

http://www.govoepp.state.sc.us/cap/

Gloria Prevost, Executive Director

Protection & Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc.

3710 Landmark Drive, Suite 208

Columbia, SC 29204

(803) 782-0639 (voice/tdd)

(866) 275-7273 (in state only)

Fax: (803) 790-1946

[e-mail] info@protectionandadvocacy-sc.org

http:// www.protectionandadvocacysc.org

SOUTH DAKOTA South Dakota (dəkō`tə), state in the N central United States. It is bordered by North Dakota (N), Minnesota and Iowa (E), Nebraska (S), and Wyoming and Montana (W).  

Robert Kean Robert Winthrop Kean (September 28 1893; Elberon, New Jersey – September 21 1980; Livingston, New Jersey) was a Republican politician who represented New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives for twenty years. , Executive Director

South Dakota Advocacy Services

221 South Central Avenue

Pierre, SD 57501

(605) 224-8294 (voice/tdd)

(800) 658-4782 (in state only)

Fax: (605) 224-5125

[e-mail] keanr@sdadvocacy.com

http://www.sdadvocacy.com

TENNESSEE

Shirley Shea, Executive Director

Disability Law & Advocacy Center of Tennessee

P.O. Box 121257

Nashville, TN 37212

(615) 298-1080 (voice)

(800) 287-9636 (nationwide)

(615) 298-2471 (tty)

Intake Unit:

(901) 458-6013

(901) 343-4241 (tty)

(800) 342-1660 (nationwide)

(888) 852-2852 (tty) (nationwide)

Fax: (615) 298-2046

[e-mail] gethelp@dlactn.org

[e-mail] shirleys@dlactn.org

http://www.DLACTN.org

TEXAS

Mary S. Faithfull, Executive Director

Advocacy, Inc.

7800 Shoal Creek Shoal Creek Golf and Country Club, located in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, is an invitation-only private golf club which opened in 1976. The course was designed by professional golfer Jack Nicklaus and is rated as the top golf course in the state[1].  Blvd.

Suite 171-E

Austin, TX 78757

(512) 454-4816 (voice/tdd)

Intake: (800) 315-3876

(800) 252-9108 (nationwide)

Fax: (512) 323-0902

[e-mail] nfoai@advocacyinc.org

[e-mail] mfaithfull@advocacyinc.org

http://www.advocacyinc.org

UTAH Utah, state, United States
Utah (y`tä'), Rocky Mt. state of the W United States.
 

Fraser Nelson Fraser Nelson is a conservative Scottish political journalist, educated at Dollar Academy, Glasgow University and City University. He is the political editor of The Spectator magazine and political columnist for the News of the World. , Executive Director

Disability Law Center

The Community Legal Center

205 North 400 West

Salt Lake City, UT 84103

(801) 363-1347

(800) 662-9080 (nationwide)

(801) 924-3185 (tty)

Fax: (801) 363-1437

[e-mail] fnelson@disabilitylawcenter.org

http://www.disabilitylawcenter.org

VERMONT

Nancy Breiden, CAP Director

Vermont Disability Law Project

57 North Main Street

Suite 2

Rutland, VT 05701

(802) 775-0021

(800) 769-7459

Fax: (802) 775-0022

[e-mail] nbreiden@vtlegalaid.org

http://www.vtlegalaid.org

Edward Paquin, Executive Director

Vermont Protection & Advocacy, Inc.

141 Main Street, Suite 7

Montpelier, VT 05602

(802) 229-1355

(800) 834-7890 (nationwide)

Fax: (802) 229-1359

[e-mail] info@vtpa.org

[e-mail] epaquin@vtpa.org

http://www.vtpa.org

VIRGIN ISLANDS

Amelia Headley LaMont, Executive Director

Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands

63 Estate Cane Carlton

Frederiksted, VI 00840

(340) 772-1200

(340) 772-4641 (tdd)

Fax: (340) 772-0609

[e-mail] info@drcvi.org

[e-mail] amelia@drcvi.org

http://www.drcvi.org

VIRGINIA

V. Colleen col·leen  
n.
An Irish girl.



[Irish Gaelic cailín, diminutive of caile, girl, from Old Irish.
 Miller, Executive Director

Virginia Office for Protection & Advocacy

1910 Byrd Avenue

Suite 5

Richmond, VA 23230

(804) 225-2042 (voice/tdd)

(800) 552-3962 (southern VA only)

Fax: (804) 662-7057

[e-mail] colleen.miller@vopa.virginia.gov

http://www.vopa.state.va.us

WASHINGTON

Jerry Johnsen, CAP Director

Client Assistance Program

2531 Rainier Rai·nier   , Mount

A volcanic peak, 4,395.1 m (14,410 ft) high, of the Cascade Range in west-central Washington. It is the highest point in the range and the highest elevation in the state.
 Avenue South

Seattle, WA 98144

(206) 721-5999

(800) 544-2121

Fax: (206) 721-4537

[e-mail] caprogram@qwest.net

http://www.capseattle.org

Mark Stroh, Executive Director

Washington P&A System

315 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 850

Seattle, WA 98104

(206) 324-1521

(800) 562-2702

(206) 957-0728 (tty)

(800) 905-0209

Fax: (206) 957-0729

[e-mail] wpas@wpas-rights.org

[e-mail] Mstroh@wpas-rights.org

http://www.wpas-rights.org

WEST VIRGINIA West Virginia, E central state of the United States. It is bordered by Pennsylvania and Maryland (N), Virginia (E and S), and Kentucky and, across the Ohio R., Ohio (W). Facts and Figures


Area, 24,181 sq mi (62,629 sq km). Pop.
 

Clarice Hausch, Executive Director

West Virginia Advocates, Inc.

Litton Bldg, 4th Floor

1207 Quarrier quar·ry 1  
n. pl. quar·ries
1.
a. A hunted animal; prey.

b. Hunted animals considered as a group; game.

2.
 Street

Charleston, WV 25301

(304) 346-0847 (voice/tdd)

(800) 950-5250 (nationwide)

Fax: (304) 346-0867

[e-mail] wvainfo@wvadvocates.org/

[e-mail] chausch@wvadvocates.org

http://www.wvadvocates.org

WISCONSIN

Linda Vegoe, CAP Director

Department of Agriculture Trade & Consumer Protection

2811 Agriculture Drive

P.O. Box 8911

Madison, WI 53708-8911

(608) 224-5070

(800) 392-1290

Fax: (608) 224-5069

[e-mail] linda.vegoe@datcp.state.wi.us

Lynn Breedlove Lynn Breedlove (also known as Lynnee Breedlove) (born in Oakland, California) is an American musician, writer, and performer.

Breedlove was a founding member and lead singer of the San Francisco queercore punk band Tribe 8.
, Executive Director

Disability Rights Wisconsin

131 W. Wilson Street

Suite 700

Madison, WI 53703

(608) 267-0214 (voice/tty)

(888) 758-6049

Fax: (608) 267-0368

(Madison): [e-mail] wcamsn@drwi.org

(Milwaukee): E:mail: wcamke@drwi.org

http:// www.disabilityrightswi.org

WYOMING

Jeanne Thobro, Executive Director

CAP/PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/

PABSS/TBI/PAVA

Wyoming Protection &

Advocacy System, Inc.

320 West 25th Street

2nd Floor

Cheyenne, WY 82001

(307) 632-3496

(800) 624-7648 (in state only)

Fax: (307) 638-0815

[e-mail] wypanda@vcn.com

http://hwypanda.vcn.com
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