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State of Arkansas

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 General links

  Contact your State Legislator or Members of Congress - click here.

 Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program- A comprehensive community-based Suicide Prevention Program.

CALL: 800-273-TALK(8255) or TEXT 'Help' to 741741.

Find your weather forecast by zip code - click here.

Parents as Teachers (PAT) is an international early childhood parent education and family support program serving families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten.

Parent Reviews Give an Inside View - How does your school do in meeting the needs of its students? Just click on Parent Reviews on any school profile to see personal, up-close comments about schools.

 Children and Politics in Your State - click here.

  Homework Help for Kids & Teens - click here.

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids - Law Enforcement support for programs preventing juvenile crime and violence.

For the substance abuse treatment facility nearest you, click here.

  For the mental health treatment center nearest you, click here.

Find K-12 school information for your state School and District Rankings - NicheSchoolMatch or RateMyTeacher.

  How to volunteer to help a child - click here.

  Reading & Literacy Help for Children -click here.

  Reading & Literacy Help for Adults - click here.

 Find help in your state or region for children with chronic, life-threatening illnesses or disabilities - click here.  For resources in Spanish, click here.

  U.S. Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)

 U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)

 Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)

 Visit School Websites - links to over 70,000 school websites from around the country.

 Covering Kids & Families works to reduce the number of uninsured children and adults who are eligible for public health care coverage programs but not enrolled. To find low-cost and free health care for children call 1-877-KIDS-NOW.

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  • Agencies & Organizations for Children with Disabilities - click here.

  • Agencies, Organizations, and State Government Contacts for Children At-Risk - click here.

  • Education Resources & Information - click here.

  • Literacy Resources - click here.

  • Articles of Interest - click here.

  • Miscellaneous Information & Resources - click here.

  • Things To Do & Places To See - click here.

  • Support Group Information - click here.

 
School house and school bell

Education Resources & Information

  

Download your state's educational profile - (click on State Profiles)
 
Special Education Mediation Services - http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/state/

 

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People working together

Agencies, Organizations, and State Government Contacts for Children At-Risk

 

Agencies & Organizations for Children with Disabilities - click here.

stack of books

Literacy Resources

 
Find State & Local Literacy Hotlines - http://www.literacydirectory.org/hotlines.asp

 

Arkansas Literacy Councils
Hotline Number: (800) 264 READ
Website: http://www.work-ed.state.ar.us/

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newspaper

Articles of Interest

  

AR 5 teens charged in taped assault - Group beat special education student at bus stop, police say.

 

AR Bill Would Offer School Vouchers to Disabled Children - Legislation proposed for the upcoming session would give Arkansas, for the first time, a limited form of school vouchers.

 

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puzzle pieces

Miscellaneous Information & Resources

 

National Centers for Independent Living - Map of U.S. leads to a listing of Centers for Independent Living by state.

 

Arkansas Disability Coalition
1123 S. University Avenue, Suite 225
Little Rock, AR 72204-1605
(501) 614-7020 (V/TTY); (800) 223-1330 (V/TTY)
E-mail: adcwstovall@earthlink.net
Web: www.arkansaspti.org

FOCUS, Inc.
2809 Forrest Home Road
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 935-2750; (888) 247-3843
E-mail: focusinc@ipa.net

Partners in Policymaking
Arkansas Governor's Developmental Disabilities Council
Freeway Medical Tower
5800 W. 10th Street, Suite 805
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 661-2519; (501) 661-2736 (TTY)
E-mail: medwards@healthyarkansas.com
Web: www.ddcouncil.org

The Arc Arkansas
2004 S. Main Street
Little Rock, AR 72206-1597
(501) 375-7770
E-mail: arentz@arcark.org
Web: www.arcark.org

Children's Medical Services
Parent Advisory Council, Inc.
P.O. Box 1437, S380
Little Rock, AR 72203-1437
(501) 682-1461
E-mail: Refarley@juno.com

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child playing in water

Things To Do & Places To See

 

U.S. National Parks - http://www.nps.gov/parks.html

 

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This page last updated on 09/08/2018

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