Puerto Rico

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 Island of Puerto Rico

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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 hereFor resources in Spanish, click here


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


U.S. Department of Education


National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)


No Child Left Behind


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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Education Resources & Information


Department of Education: Special Education
Dra. Sonia Rosario
Assistant Secretary of Special Education
Department of Education
P.O. Box 190759
San Juan, PR 00919-0759
(787) 753-7981; (787) 753-0015 (Fax)

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Dr. Naydamar Perez de Otero, Director
Infants and Toddlers Program
Department of Health
P. O. Box 70184
San Juan, PR 00936-8184
(787) 274-5659 or 5660; (787) 274-3301

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Professor María Yolanda Vázquez

Director of Preschool Programs
Special Education Programs
Department of Education
P.O. Box 190759
San Juan, PR 00919
(787) 753-7981; (787) 753-0015


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Literacy Resources


Puerto Rico Department of Education
Adult Education and Literacy
P.O. Box 190759
San Juan, Puerto Rico  00919-0759


Puerto Rico Literacy and Adult Education Resource Center
Phone Number: 787-281-0271


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Articles of Interest


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puzzle pieces

Miscellaneous Information & Resources


Parent Training and Information Center (PTI)
Carmen Sélles de Vilá, Executive Director
APNI, Inc. (Asociación de Padres Pro Bienestar de Niños con Impedidos de Puerto Rico, Inc.)
P.O. Box 21280
San Juan, PR 00928-1280
(787) 763-4665, (787) 753-7185 (TTY)
(800) 981-8492; (800) 981-8393


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Things To Do & Places To See


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