Helpful Links

Links

The Arc of Mississippi

The Arc of Mississippi works to include all children and adults with cognitive, intellectual, and developmental disabilities in every community. We focus on Abilities, respect, choice for all and encourage active citizenship and inclusion in every community.

7 Lakeland Circle,
Suite 600
Jackson, MS 39216
(601) 982-1180
(800) 717-1180
www.arcms.org


Mississippi Department of Education

Office of Special Education
P. O. Box 771 – Central High School Building
Jackson, MS 39205-0771
(601) 359-3498

 

MS Dept of Education, Office of Special Education Procedural Standard Download
MS Dept of Education, Office of Special Education IEP Form Download
Index to Mississippi Policies and Procedures Regarding Children with Disabilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 2004 Download
Mississippi Policies and Procedures Regarding Children with Disabilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 2004 Download
Extended School Year Handbook (Regression is not the only qualification for a student to receive ESY services) Link
Mississippi Department of Education Compliant Form Download
It is the mission of the Mississippi Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities (MSCCD) to expand opportunities and enhance the quality of life for children, adolescents and adults with disabilities and their families and empower these individuals to reach for their full potential in every aspect of life and to be a voice for families, advocates, consumers and professional representing the interests and needs of people with disabilities.
2 Old River Place Suite A
Jackson, MS 39202
601.969.0601
Fax:601.709.0250
http://www.msccd.org/
Mary Troupe Executive Director mary@msccd.org

Project Start

Project Start provides on a loan-basis appropriate technology-related services for Mississippians with disabilities.

P. O. Box 1698
Jackson, MS 39215
(800) 852-8328
www.msprojectstart.org


Special Olympics of Mississippi

15 Olympic Way
Madison, MS 39110
(601) 856-7748
Email: SpOlyMiss@aol.com


MSU – T. K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability

The Mission of the T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability is to ensure that persons with disabilities are able to continually benefit from technological solutions and advances in the field of assistive technology.

T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability
Mississippi State University
P.O. Box 9736
Mississippi State, MS 39762
(662) 325-1028
www.tkmartin.msstate.edu


University of Alabama – Birmingham Down Syndrome Clinic

UAB DS Clinic provides comprehensive health and developmental evaluations and recommendations for therapies for children with Down syndrome.


Children’s Hospital of Alabama

1600 7th Avenue
South Birmingham, AL
(205) 939-5151


University of Southern Mississippi

The Institute for Disability Studies provides disability services to all segments of the disabled or disadvantaged population and their families.

The University of Southern Mississippi
Institute for Disability Studies
118 College Drive, # 5163
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
(601) 266-5728


Willowood Developmental Center

Willowood provides a daycare setting where children with or without disabilities can learn in an inclusive environment with developmentally appropriate learning centers.

1635 Boling Street
Jackson, MS 39213
(601) 366-0123


Down’s Heart Group, UK
A charity located in Great Britain offering support and information relating to heart conditions associated with Down’s Syndrome.