Arkansas Parent Advisory Council, Inc.

Who We Are

The Parent Advisory Council, Inc. (PAC) is a diverse group of parents and guardians of children with special health care needs (CSHCN). We are committed to advocacy and educating other families, government agencies and healthcare professionals on issues that affect children with special health care needs. The PAC has representatives from across the state of Arkansas who meet quarterly along with service providers and agencies for collaboration.

Mission Statement

The mission of the PAC is to serve as a liaison between the families of children with special health care needs (CSHCN) and existing resources.

Purpose

Goals

For more information or to learn who represents your area call:

Rodney Farley
Parent Consultant Title V Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)
1-800-482-5850 ext 22277
CountyContact personPhone numberEmail Address
ArkansasCindy Ball870-238-3076wynneball@sbcglobal.net
Ashley*
BaxterAlicia Barnett870-404-1404Abarnett74@yahoo.com
BentonMelanie Higgins479-790-2421farfromsleepin@cox.net
BooneMichelle Siemiller870-754-0339michellesiemiller@gmail.com
BradleyAngela Roberson870-862-0523aroberson9405@sbcglobal.net
Carroll Michelle Siemiller870-754-0339michellesiemiller@gmail.com
CalhounAngela Roberson870-862-0523aroberson9405@sbcglobal.net
Chicot*
Clark*
ClayTeresa Cunningham870-573-2101teresacunningham1963@yahoo.com
Cleburne C.W. Gardenhire501-551-6717cwgardenhire@juno.com
Cleveland*
ColumbiaAngela Roberson870-862-0523aroberson9405@sbcglobal.net
ConwayAngie Lassiter501-428-2218Angie.lassiter@ymail.com
Craighead*
Crawford Deborah Kee479-650-2659debkee@gmail.com
CrittendenDeAnna & Mike Hardin901-674-6773deanna_hardin@yahoo.com
CrossCindy Ball870-238-3076wynneball@sbcglobal.net
Dallas*
Desha*
DrewAngela Roberson870-862-0523aroberson9405@sbcglobal.net
FaulknerAngie Lassiter501-428-2218Angie.lassiter@ymail.com
FranklinDeborah Kee479-650-2659debkee@gmail.com
FultonAlicia Barnett870-404-1404Abarnett74@yahoo.com
Garland*
Grant*
GreeneTeresa Cunningham870-573-2101teresacunningham1963@yahoo.com
Hempstead*
Hot Spring*
Howard*
IndependenceC.W. Gardenhire501-551-6717cwgardenhire@juno.com
Izard*
Jackson*
Jefferson*
JohnsonKristi BartlettKtorress@hotmail.com
Lafayette*
Lawrence*
LeeDeAnna & Mike Hardin901-674-6773deanna_hardin@yahoo.com
Lincoln*
Little River*
LoganTrish Kupillas479-719-1152tkup66@gmail.com
LonokeCindy Ball870-238-3076wynneball@sbcglobal.net
MadisonMichelle Siemiller870-754-0339michellesiemiller@gmail.com
MarionAlicia Barnett870-404-1404Abarnett74@yahoo.com
Miller*
MississippiDeAnna & Mike Hardin901-674-6773deanna_hardin@yahoo.com
MonroeDeAnna & Mike Hardin901-674-6773deanna_hardin@yahoo.com
Montgomery*
Nevada*
NewtonMichelle Siemiller870-754-0339michellesiemiller@gmail.com
Ouachita*
PerryAngie Lassiter501-428-2218Angie.lassiter@ymail.com
PhillipsDeAnna & Mike Hardin901-674-6773deanna_hardin@yahoo.com
Pike*
Poinsett*
PolkTrish Kupillas479-719-1152tkup66@gmail.com
PopeKristi BartlettKtorress@hotmail.com
PrairieCindy Ball870-238-3076wynneball@sbcglobal.net
PulaskiCindy Fong501-803-6944fongfam5@att.net
PulaskiNatilie & Shawn Wooldridge870-818-7424natilie73@att.net
Randolph*
SalineGinger Allinson501-776-8393gwallinson@gmail.com
ScottTrish Kupillas479-719-1152tkup66@gmail.com
SebastianTrish Kupillas479-719-1152tkup66@gmail.com
SearcyKristi BartlettKtorress@hotmail.com
Sevier*
Sharp*
St. FrancisDeAnna & Mike Hardin901-674-6773deanna_hardin@yahoo.com
StoneC.W. Gardenhire501-551-6717cwgardenhire@juno.com
UnionAngela Roberson870-862-0523aroberson9405@sbcglobal.net
Van BurenLacey Monroe501-253-4187lacey.monroe@gmail.com
WashingtonMelanie Higgins479-790-2421farfromsleepin@cox.net
WhiteC.W. Gardenhire501-551-6717cwgardenhire@juno.com
WoodruffCindy Ball870-238-3076wynneball@sbcglobal.net
YellKristi BartlettKtorress@hotmail.com

* Counties in need of a volunteer representative. Contact Rodney Farley for more information.

What is Project DOCC?

Project DOCC (Delivery of Chronic Care) is a medical education program that trains parents as teachers to educate pediatric residents (doctors-in-training) about their childrens' special needs at home and in the community. For details about Project DOCC click HERE

Parents Needed!

Parents can participate in three ways:

You are not Alone Parent Packet
A guide for parents including planning, strategies, services and support
No, esta solo Paquete para Padres (Parent packet Spanish)


Vital Records Guide
A record-keeping and Personal Care Guide for families of Children with Disabilities
and Chronic Medical Conditions
Guia de registros (Vital records Spanish)


Title V Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)
Services available, How to apply, and Contact Information for CSHCN

Arkansas Guide to Services for Children with Disabilities


Arkansas Adult Services Guide


Transition Services
Preparing for life after High School

Guardianship
Tutela (Guardianship Spanish)
Una guia para las familias, defensores y amigos de personas con discapacidades

Alphabet Soup
Learning the terms or acronyms related to developmental disabilities
Aprender el ABC (Alphabet Soup Spanish)


Watch Your Words
Arkansas Developmental Disabilities Council's Guide to People First Language
Cuide Sus Palabras (Words Spanish)