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Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)

What is The New Hampshire Challenge? 
The New Hampshire Challenge is a quarterly newspaper for families who have members with disabilities, addressing disability issues through a family perspective.

The Challenge provides information about and in-depth analysis of public policy, legislation, services, best practices and other pertinent issues.

The Challenge is delivered four times a year by the US Postal Service, and it is also published online at
Who publishes The New Hampshire Challenge? 
The New Hampshire Challenge, Inc. is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which serves the state of New Hampshire. Our primary work is the publication of a statewide newspaper, The New Hampshire Challenge, for families who have members with disabilities.

The founder of our organization and editor of the newspaper is Janet M. Krumm. Janet founded the organization over 14 years ago. She is a parent of a child with a disability who knows first-hand the importance of reliable, in-depth information in making good decisions for her son and family. 
Does The Challenge address all disabilities? 
The focus of The Challenge is on developmental disabilities, but much of the information we publish is pertinent to anyone with any disability. 
How much does it cost to receive The New Hampshire Challenge? 
The Challenge is free. We believe that families who have members with disabilities have enough added costs without having to pay for information. 
If you don't charge for the newspaper, where does your organization get the money to publish it? 
The New Hampshire Challenge, Inc. is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our funding comes from grants, donations, other contributions and advertising.

Please help us continue to publish The Challenge. Give a generous donation to help us make sure every family in the state who has a member with a disability receives this important publication. 
How do I subscribe to The New Hampshire Challenge? 
Please send us your name, postal address and phone number. Use our subscription form, e-mail us at, call 603-742-0500 or 800-758-6430 (toll-free), or mail your information to:

The New Hampshire Challenge
P.O. Box 579
Dover, NH 03821-0579

You may also send a gift subscription to someone who could use this important source of information. 
How is The New Hampshire Challenge delivered? 
The Challenge is delivered four times a year by the US Postal Service. Subscriptions may be cancelled at any time. 
If I subscribe to The Challenge, will my personal information be released or sold to anyone?
No. We do not sell or rent our mailing list to any organization. 
What is the newspaper's circulation? 
The Challenge is mailed to 7,000 households, 90% of which are in the New England area, with the remaining distributed nationally and internationally. In addition, 4,000 copies are mailed to organizations that serve these families. Every library in the state of New Hampshire receives five copies for distribution. The Challenge also reaches thousands of readers world-wide through its online edition at
How do I submit an article or letter to the editor? 
Articles and letters to the editor are welcome on topics of relevance and interest to families who have members with disabilities.

Copy must be typed and may be mailed, faxed or e-mailed. Pictures are welcome. Please include your full name, address, and day and evening phone numbers for verification. We cannot publish articles or letters without verification.

The Challenge reserves the right to exercise editorial judgment in the selection and publication of materials. 
How do I advertise in The Challenge? 
Our advertising rates are:
Full page with color (back page only) - $700.00
Strip Ads (bottom of page) 2" high, 5 columns wide - $100.00

Discounts available for ads run more than once. For more information, contact Janet Krumm, Editor.