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The New Hampshire Council on Developmental Disabilities compiled this resource guide to provide helpful links for self-advocates and families of people with disabilities.

 

The New Hampshire Council on Developmental Disabilities maintains this resource guide as a reference tool. Every effort is made to ensure listings are up-to-date. The Council does not endorse or claim to have personal knowledge of the abilities of those listed. The resources listed on this site are not intended as a recommendation, referral, or endorsement of any resource or as a tool for verifying the credentials, qualifications, or abilities of any organization, product or professional. Users are urged to use independent judgment and request references when considering any resource listed on this site. This site is not all-inclusive.

 

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Not sure where to start? The links below will help to provide you with some general information to get you started. If you are looking for something more specific you can click through the tabs at the top of this website.

 

Maneuvering Through the Maze.  A comprehensive resource guide of state health and human services agencies, educational resources, private associations and organizations that serve people in New Hampshire with physical, developmental, mental health and chronic illnesses and their families, from birth to adulthood. Produced by NH Family Voices.

http://www.nhfv.org/Publications.html

 

NH Family Voices.  A “Family To Family Health and Education Center” assisting families of children/youth and young adults with chronic  health, physical, developmental and mental health challenges.  Provides one to one phone assistance, educational materials, online resources, a lending library and quarterly newsletter.  (603) 271-4525 or NH only (800) 852-3345 x. 4525. Funded by state and federal grants, as well as donations from community partners and supporters.

http://www.nhfv.org

 

Parent Information Center on Special Education (PIC)

Telephone/email support to families with questions about early supports and services, special education, and other disability related concerns, interactive workshops for parents, volunteer advocate training and informational materials (online and printed).  54 Old Suncook Road, Concord, NH 03301.  603-224-7005 or (800) 947-7005. Funded in part or whole by the U.S. Department of Education.  http://nhspecialed.org

 

ServiceLink Aging & Disability Resource Centers. All ServiceLink Resource Centers Can Help You:

• Access and make connections to resources you need to make informed
choices and live independently in your community;
• Access family caregiver information and supports;
• Explore your future care, evaluate pros and cons of specific choices
and develop an action plan based on what is important to you; and
• Understand and access Medicare and Medicaid.
ServiceLink serves people of all ages, income levels and abilities and staff are available during normal business hours Monday to Friday. After hours appointments are available as needed. Offices are located throughout the state. Callers are automatically connected to the ServiceLink office in their area. Funded by the State of New Hampshire and federal government.
Call 1-866-634-9412 or visit www.servicelink.org for more information.

 

What are developmental disabilities?

Developmental disabilities are significant disabilities originating any time from birth through age 21 that are expected to last a lifetime. Developmental disabilities may be cognitive, physical, or a combination of both.

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For additional information, click on the “Information & Referral” tab at the top of the page.

 

 

To print the complete resource guide, click here: resource guide 11-2015 pdf

 

 

This guide was last updated on May 29, 2015.