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Nevada - Where to Find State Disability Assistance in Nevada

State Disability Resources for Nevada


Updated January 21, 2013

If your child has a disability, and you do not know where to find help, check out this list of essential resources available in your state. These essential contacts offer the most commonly needed services and can provide you with referrals to other appropriate services as well. If you have difficulty contacting any of these resources, please feel free to email me at: learningdisabilities@aboutguide.com.

Department of Education - Special Education - Ages 3 - 21

States' departments of education oversee disability education services to children. It monitors school districts for compliance with IDEA and state special education regulations. The Department of Education handles formal complaints, due process hearings, and mediation on special education issues.

Office of Special Education
Elementary and Secondary Education

700 E. Fifth Street, Suite 113
Carson City NV 89701-5096
Telephone: (775) 687-9142

Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers with Disabilities

Services to children with disabilities include instruction, speech, physical, and occupational therapies.

Birth - 2:
Part C IDEA Coordinator
Department of Human Resources

Health Division Bureau of Early Intervention Services
3427 Goni Road, Suite 108
Carson City NV 89706
Telephone: (775) 684-3460
Toll Free: (800) 522-0066
Website: Early Childhood Services

3 - 5
Office of Special Education

Elementary and Secondary Education
Nevada Department of Education
700 E. Fifth Street, Suite 113
Carson City, NV 89701
Telephone: (775) 687-9170
Website: Special Education

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency

Vocational rehabilitation helps people with disabilities live independently. The department works with middle schools, high schools, and higher education to help students with disabilities access appropriate supports for employment and independence.

Rehabilitation Division
Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation

1370 S. Curry Street
P. O. Box 94987
Carson City NV 89703
Telephone: (775) 684-4040
Website: Vocational Rehabilitation

Mental Health Services Agency

State mental health agencies provide services to individuals and families dealing with mental illness, mental retardation, and substance abuse. Services include advocacy, nursing home screening, psychiatric services, intervention, coordination of treatment, case management, and more.

Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services
Department of Health and Human Services

4126 Technology Way, Suite 201
Carson City NV 89706
Telephone: (775) 684-5943

Disability Advocacy Services

Protection and advocacy offices offer information and referrals relating to disability issues, a resource database for self-advocacy, education and training in disability rights, and individual case advocacy.

Nevada Disability Advocacy and Law Center
6039 Eldora Avenue, Suite C - Box 3
Las Vegas NV 89146
Telephone: (702) 257-8150
Toll Free: (888) 349-3843
TTY: (702) 257-8160 Website: Disability Advocacy

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