National and Local Information Resources

National

National Information Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY)
National and state-based compendiums of disability services, supports and organizations
Email: nichcy@aed.org
Phone: (800) 695-0285 (Voice/TTY)
In Nebraska
In Iowa

National Organization of Rare Disorders
National information on services, supports and organizations regarding low-incidence disabilities and chronic illnesses

Genetic Alliance
A national information and resource center regarding genetic disorders and conditions
(202) 966-5557

Family Voices of Nebraska
(888) 835-5669
Support and information regarding chronic healthcare issues

Local

Nebraska Resource and Referral Services
A compendium of information sponsored by Answers4Families, Nebraska Health and Human Services and the Nebraska Center for Children, Families and the Law

Nebraska 211 Directory of Community Services or dial 211 to speak to an information coordinator
A generic resource for disability information and other human services and supports

Answers4Families
A disability-related website with list-serves and web-based forums
(800) 746-8420

Hot Line for Disability Services and click on "Search the Hotline for Disability Services"
Nebraska state-based website and phone service regarding individuals in state services
(800) 742-7594 or (402) 471-0801

PTI-Nebraska
Information for individuals with disabilities and families regarding Special Education
(800) 284-8520

Nebraska Family to Family Health Information Center
(402) 346-9233
Information for individuals with chronic healthcare issues and their families

Iowa COMPASS
Information on Iowa state-based disability resources and services
E-Mail: iowa-compass@uiowa.edu
(800) 779-2001

For more information
Mark A. Smith, MS

Phone: (402) 559-5744
Toll: (800) 656-3937 ext 95744
Fax: (402) 559-5747

Sarah Swanson, BA

Phone: (402) 559-5744
Toll: (800) 656-3937 ext 95744
Fax: (402) 559-5747

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