Puerto Rico

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 Island of Puerto Rico

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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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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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Miscellaneous Information & Resources


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Things To Do & Places To See


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