National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
P.O. Box 1492
NICHCY stands for the National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities.
NICHCY is an information and referral center that provides free information on disabilities and disability-related issues.
Children and youth with disabilities (birth to age 22) are NICHCY's special focus.
NICHCY's services include:
NICHCY can send you a variety of free and low-cost materials, including fact sheets on specific disabilities, state resources sheets, parent guides, bibliographies, and issue papers, News Digest and Transition Summary.
NICHCY can put you in touch with disability organizations, parent groups, and professional associations at the state and national level.
NICHCY can tailor an information search to your unique needs and concerns.
NICHCY can provide technical assistance to parent and professional groups through workshops, presentations, consultations, or NICHCY's Technical Assistance Guide.
Materials in Spanish and Alternative Formats are available as well.
Call or write NICHCY when you need information or referrals related to...
Anyone may contact NICHCY for information. NICHCY's services and materials are provided free of charge.
NICHCY is one of four clearinghouses established by Congress to provide specialized information on disabilities.
NICHCY is a project of the Academy for Educational Development, operated through Cooperative Agreement #H030A30003 with the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education.