Disability Specific Organizations Page 2

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Resource Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder – ADD/ADHD
Topic or Specialty Support Groups
Short Desc. To identify an ADD/ADHD group in your state or locally, contact this resource.
Area Served National
Address Line 1 8181 Professional Place, Suite 150
City Landover State MD Zip 20785
County Out of State CFPC Region n/a
Website 1 Description main
Website 1 URL http://www.chadd.org
Phone 1 Description main Phone 1 Number 301-306-7070
Phone 2 Description voice mail for info pkt Phone 2 Number 800-233-4050
Resource Community Center For The Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Deaf-Blind
Topic or Specialty Advocacy
Short Desc. Promote and ensure equal rights and accessibility for all deaf and hard of hearing children and adults in both Manatee and Sarasota Counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Manatee
Long Description General Services: Sign Language Classes,Support Groups , FTRI – Specialized Equipment, Document Translation, Peer Mentor Program, Assistive Hearing Devices, and Advocacy.
Address Line 1 628 Cypress Avenue
City Venice State Fl Zip 34285
County Manatee CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://www.ccdhh.org/
Phone 1 Description Voice Phone 1 Number 941-488-5709
Phone 2 Description Video Phone Phone 2 Number 941-209-1108
Resource Community Center For The Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Deaf-Blind
Topic or Specialty Advocacy
Short Desc. Promote and ensure equal rights and accessibility for all deaf and hard of hearing children and adults in both Manatee and Sarasota Counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Sarasota
Long Description General Services: Sign Language Classes,Support Groups , FTRI – Specialized Equipment, Document Translation, Peer Mentor Program, Assistive Hearing Devices, and Advocacy.
Address Line 1 1750 17th Street Buliding- F
Address Line 2 Human Services Center
City Sarasota State Fl
County Sarasota CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://www.ccdhh.org/
Phone 1 Description Voice Phone 1 Number 941-366-0260
Phone 2 Description Video Phone Phone 2 Number 941-209-1108
Resource D.A.D.S. – Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Down Syndrome
Topic or Specialty Support Groups
Area Served National
Long Description National organization of fathers of children who happen to have Down syndrome. They do not yet have a Florida chapter, however they do offer a blog and an “Ask A D.A.D.” service where fathers can ask questions and get support from other Dads who have “been there.”
Website 1 URL http://www.dadsnational.org
Resource Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services of Florida
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Hearing Impairments
Topic or Specialty Advocacy
Short Desc. Serves Hernando and Pasco counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Pasco
Long Description Dedicated to the provision of the highest quality services and programs to promote empowerment, equal access, education, independence, and integrity to the deaf, hard of hearing, and speech impaired community.
Address Line 1 8610 Galen Wilson Blvd., Building B, Suite 100
City Port Richey State FL Zip 34668
County Pasco CFPC Region West Central
Website 1 URL http://deafhhsfla.org/
Phone 1 Description Toll Free Phone 1 Number 1-866-685-9477
Phone 2 Description TTY Phone 2 Number (727)-853-1014
Fax Number (727)-853-1015
Email info@deafhhsfla.org
Resource Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services of Florida
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Hearing Impairments
Topic or Specialty Advocacy
Short Desc. Serves Hernando and Pasco counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Hernando
Long Description Dedicated to the provision of the highest quality services and programs to promote empowerment, equal access, education, independence, and integrity to the deaf, hard of hearing, and speech impaired community.
Address Line 1 8610 Galen Wilson Blvd., Building B, Suite 100
City Port Richey State FL Zip 34668
County Pasco CFPC Region West Central
Website 1 URL http://deafhhsfla.org/
Phone 1 Description Toll Free Phone 1 Number 1-866-685-9477
Phone 2 Description TTY Phone 2 Number (727)-853-1014
Fax Number (727)-853-1015
Email info@deafhhsfla.org
Resource Deaf Service Center Association of Florida
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Hearing Impairments
Topic or Specialty * General Information
Short Desc. Established to advocate and support consistent services for Florida�s deaf and hard of hearing citizens.
Area Served Florida
Long Description Deaf and hard of hearing populations are assisted individually by local agencies, a list of these agencies are listed here on our website.
Website 1 URL http://www.fldsca.org/
Resource Deafblindness: Educational Service Guidelines
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Deaf-Blind
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Area Served National
Long Description Deafblindness: Educational Service Guidelines offers state and local education agencies a framework from which meaningful, appropriate programming for students who are deafblind can be developed. These guidelines identify the knowledge and skills educators need to assist their students who are deafblind reach their full potential and become successful, contributing members of our society. To download the guidelines or for more information go to:
Website 1 URL http://www.perkins.org/resources/educational-publications/deafblindness-educational-service-guidelines/
Resource Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Down Syndrome
Topic or Specialty Support Groups
Area Served Florida
Long Description The Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida is a not-for-profit association, founded in 1991, by parents of children with Down syndrome. It has grown from a few families to over 1100+ individuals with DS and their families. We serve families in a 10+-county area, with more than 15,000 friends, professionals, volunteers and other supporters. We are governed by a volunteer board of directors (more than 50% have a family member with Down syndrome.)DSACF is the leading voice for individuals with Down syndrome and their families. We offer hope, encouragement and acceptance through advocacy, education and awareness so that each may realize their potential as members of our community.
Address Line 1 204 N. Wymore Rd.
City Winter Park State FL Zip 32789
County Orange CFPC Region Central Florida
Website 1 URL http://www.dsacf.org/
Phone 1 Description Main Phone 1 Number 407-478-5621
Fax Number 407-478-5698 (FAX)
Resource Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida — Lake County Community
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Down Syndrome
Topic or Specialty Support Groups
Short Desc. Support group for families who have a member born with Down syndrome in Lake County — ‘sub-chapter’ of main group DSACF (Down Syndrome of Central Florida)
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Lake
Long Description The Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida is a not-for-profit association, founded in 1991, by parents of children with Down syndrome. It has grown from a few families to over 1100+ individuals with DS and their families. We serve families in a 10+-county area, with more than 15,000 friends, professionals, volunteers and other supporters. We are governed by a volunteer board of directors (more than 50% have a family member with Down syndrome.)DSACF is the leading voice for individuals with Down syndrome and their families. We offer hope, encouragement and acceptance through advocacy, education and awareness so that each may realize their potential as members of our community.
Address Line 1 204 N. Wymore Rd.
City Winter Park State FL Zip 32789
County Orange CFPC Region Central Florida
Website 1 URL http://www.dsacf.org/
Contact Person Lynn Cyr Contact Person Title Lake County Community Leader
Phone 1 Description Main office Phone 1 Number (407) 478-5621
Fax Number (407) 478-5698
Email info@dsacf.org
Resource Down Syndrome Association of Jacksonville (DSAJ)
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Down Syndrome
Topic or Specialty Advocacy
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Duval
Long Description The Down Syndrome Association is a voluntary organization providing support, information, advocacy, and information to parents and others. DSA sponsors a wide range of projects and activities including a newsletter, social and educational opportunities, quarterly meetings, conferences, and a parent networking system. The Down Syndrome Association is the local sponsor of the Northeast Florida Partners for Inclusion, a parent advocacy group.
Address Line 1 c/o ARC Jacksonville
Address Line 2 1050 N. Davis Street
City Jacksonville State FL Zip 32209
County Duval CFPC Region Northeast
Website 1 URL http://www.dsaj.org
Phone 1 Number (904) 353-6300
Fax Number (904) 353-6322
Resource Epilepsy Foundation of Florida – Jacksonville
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Epilepsy
Topic or Specialty Advocacy
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Duval
Long Description The Epilepsy Foundation of Northeast Florida provides many programs and services including the following: referral to other resources by staff familiar with the challenges of living with epilepsy; holiday parties and other recreational activities; parent network; resource and lending library; summer camp for children with epilepsy; support groups. Fees: Sliding scale; camp fees based on ability to pay and/or available funding.
Address Line 1 5209 San Jose Blvd., Suite 101
City Jacksonville State FL Zip 32207
County Duval CFPC Region Northeast
Website 1 URL http://www.efof.org/index.php/locations/jacksonville-office
Phone 1 Number (904) 731-3752
Fax Number (904) 730-2329
Resource Epilepsy Services of Southwest Florida
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Epilepsy
Topic or Specialty Adult Services
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Sarasota
Long Description We are dedicated to the prevention and control of Epilepsy and its consequences and to assisting people with Epilepsy as well as their families and other concerned individuals in overcoming the problems associated with the disorder. We help our clients work toward independence and self-sufficiency so that they may achieve their maximum potential. We provide critical medical attention, including medication, to uninsured individuals over the age of 18. Additionally, we offer case management, referrals to other community services, and prevention and educational programs to the community at large.
Address Line 1 1900 Main Street, Suite 212
City Sarasota State FL Zip 34236
County Sarasota CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://epilepsy-services.org/index.php
Phone 1 Number 941-953-5988
Resource Epilepsy Services of Southwest Florida
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Epilepsy
Topic or Specialty Adult Services
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Manatee
Long Description We are dedicated to the prevention and control of Epilepsy and its consequences and to assisting people with Epilepsy as well as their families and other concerned individuals in overcoming the problems associated with the disorder. We help our clients work toward independence and self-sufficiency so that they may achieve their maximum potential. We provide critical medical attention, including medication, to uninsured individuals over the age of 18. Additionally, we offer case management, referrals to other community services, and prevention and educational programs to the community at large.
Address Line 1 4910 14th Street West, Suite 302
City Bradenton State FL Zip 34207
County Sarasota CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://epilepsy-services.org/index.php
Phone 1 Number 941-752-6226
Resource Families Exploring Down Syndrome of Brevard, Inc (FEDS)
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Down Syndrome
Topic or Specialty Support Groups
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Brevard
Long Description We are a group of individuals who support each other as we travel down this road together.This website was created to help parents and friends to find information about Down syndrome in Brevard County Florida.
County Brevard CFPC Region Southeast
Website 1 URL http://www.fedsofbrevard.org
Contact Person Theresa Mitchell
Phone 1 Number 321-480-4796
Resource FAU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD)
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Autism
Topic or Specialty Service Providers
Short Desc. Counties serviced include: Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin, Okeechobee, and Palm Beach.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served St. Lucie
Long Description The FAU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) provides expert consulting, training and support, at no charge, for people with autism and related disabilities, their families and the professionals serving them
Address Line 1 500 NW California Blvd
City Port Saint Lucie State FL Zip 34986
County St. Lucie CFPC Region Southeast
Website 1 URL http://www.coe.fau.edu/centersandprograms/card/default.aspx
Contact Person Cathy Allore
Phone 1 Number 772-873-3367
Email CAllore@fau.edu
Resource FAU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD)
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Autism
Topic or Specialty Service Providers
Short Desc. Counties serviced include: Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin, Okeechobee, and Palm Beach.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Indian River
Long Description The FAU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) provides expert consulting, training and support, at no charge, for people with autism and related disabilities, their families and the professionals serving them.
Address Line 1 500 NW California Blvd
City Port Saint Lucie State FL Zip 34986
County Indian River CFPC Region Southeast
Website 1 URL http://www.coe.fau.edu/centersandprograms/card/default.aspx
Contact Person Cathy Allore
Phone 1 Number 772-873-3367
Email CAllore@fau.edu
Resource FAU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD)
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Autism
Topic or Specialty Service Providers
Short Desc. Counties serviced include: Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin, Okeechobee, and Palm Beach.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Okeechobee
Long Description The FAU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) provides expert consulting, training and support, at no charge, for people with autism and related disabilities, their families and the professionals serving them.
Address Line 1 500 NW California Blvd
City Port Saint Lucie State FL Zip 34986
County Okeechobee CFPC Region Southeast
Website 1 URL http://www.coe.fau.edu/centersandprograms/card/about.aspx
Contact Person Cathy Allore
Phone 1 Number 772-873-3367
Email CAllore@fau.edu
Resource FAVI Deaf-Blind Collaborative
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Deaf-Blind
Topic or Specialty Service Providers
Short Desc. Provides training and consultation services to the families and educational teams of FL with concurrent hearing loss and vision loss.
Area Served Florida
Long Description The FAVI Deaf-Blind Collaborative is committed to promoting the full inclusion and participation of persons with deaf-blindness as active members of their communities. FAVI strives to build the capacity of families, schools, districts, and teams by providing training and disseminating information on sensory loss, multiple disabilities, and best practices. FAVI supports individuals, families, teams, and communities affected by deaf-blindness. FAVI engages in collaboration and consultation with key stakeholders.
Address Line 1 PO Box 100234
City Gainesville State FL Zip 32610
County Alachua CFPC Region North
Website 1 URL http://deafblind.ufl.edu/welcome/
Contact Person Pam Kissoondyal Contact Person Title Family Specialist
Phone 1 Description office Phone 1 Number 352-273-7530
Phone 2 Description toll free Phone 2 Number 800-667-4052
Email pamsk@ufl.edu
Resource FL State University – Visual Disabilities Program
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Blind / Visual Impairments
Topic or Specialty * General Information
Area Served National
Long Description The objective of the Visual Disabilities program is to prepare individuals to work with children who are blind or have low vision. Following graduation, the teacher may be employed in a variety of settings, such as a resource room or as an itinerant teacher in a public school, at a school for the blind, or at an agency serving children who have visual impairments. Most graduates find immediate employment in this field and lead satisfying professional lives facilitating the development of skills of children with visual impairments. A non-certification track, Visual Disability Studies, is also available to individuals who are not interested in a teaching career.
Contact Person Dr Sandra Lewis
Phone 1 Description office Phone 1 Number 850-644-8409
Email slewis@fsu.edu
Resource Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (FLASHA)
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Speech
Topic or Specialty * Disabilities – General
Area Served Florida
Address Line 1 222 S. Westmonte Drive #101
City Altamonte Springs State FL Zip 32714
County Seminole CFPC Region Central Florida
Phone 1 Description main Phone 1 Number 407-774-7880
Phone 2 Description toll-free Phone 2 Number 800-243-3574
Email tkautter@kmgnet.com
Resource Florida Center for the Blind
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Blind / Visual Impairments
Topic or Specialty Service Providers
Short Desc. Serves Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Levy, Marion and Union counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Levy
Long Description The mission of the Florida Center for the Blind is to instruct individuals with visual impairments in the use of those compensatory skills and aids that will enable them to live safely, productively, independently and interdependently. The Florida Center for the Blind (FCB) offers its services FREE to any individual who is legally blind or has significant field of vision loss.
Address Line 1 7634 SW 60th Avenue
City Ocala State FL Zip 34476
County Marion CFPC Region Central Florida
Website 1 URL http://www.flblind.org/index.html
Phone 1 Number 352-873-4700
Email fcbassist@flblind.org
Resource Florida Center for the Blind
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Blind / Visual Impairments
Topic or Specialty Service Providers
Short Desc. Serves Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Levy, Marion and Union counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Marion
Long Description The mission of the Florida Center for the Blind is to instruct individuals with visual impairments in the use of those compensatory skills and aids that will enable them to live safely, productively, independently and interdependently. The Florida Center for the Blind (FCB) offers its services FREE to any individual who is legally blind or has significant field of vision loss.
Address Line 1 7634 SW 60th Avenue
City Ocala State FL Zip 34476
County Marion CFPC Region Central Florida
Website 1 URL http://www.flblind.org/index.html
Phone 1 Number 352-873-4700
Email fcbassist@flblind.org
Resource Florida Council of the Blind
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Blind / Visual Impairments
Topic or Specialty * Disabilities – General
Area Served Florida
Website 1 Description main
Website 1 URL http://www.fcb.org
Phone 1 Description main Phone 1 Number 800-267-4448
Resource Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc.
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Developmental / Intellectual Disabilities
Topic or Specialty Advocacy
Area Served Florida
Address Line 1 124 Marriot Drive, Suite 203
City Tallahassee State FL Zip 32301-2981
County In Florida / Out of Catchment Area CFPC Region n/a
Website 1 Description main
Website 1 URL http://www.fddc.org
Contact Person Debra Dowds Contact Person Title Executive Director
Phone 1 Description main Phone 1 Number 850-488-4180
Phone 2 Description toll-free in Florida Phone 2 Number 800-580-7801
Resource Florida Lions Conklin Center for the Blind
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Blind / Visual Impairments
Topic or Specialty Service Providers
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Volusia
Long Description At the Conklin Center we teach daily living and vocational skills that our adult students need to live on their own and offer lifelong supported employment and supported living services to ensure long-term success.The Center�s Early Intervention �Blind Babies� Program helps blind and visually impaired infants and toddlers develop the skills they will need to successfully enter pre-school, kindergarten and elementary school ready to learn alongside our non-disabled children. The Center works directly with the families of these children in their homes so they can provide an enriching learning environment that encourages independence early on.
Address Line 1 405 White Street
City Daytona Beach State FL Zip 32114
County Volusia CFPC Region Central Florida
Website 1 URL http://www.conklincenter.org/
Phone 1 Number 386-258-3441
Email info@conklincenter.org
Resource Florida Outreach Project for Children and Adults Who Are Deaf-Blind
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Deaf-Blind
Topic or Specialty * Disabilities – General
Area Served Florida
Address Line 1 University of Florida
Address Line 2 P.O. Box 100234
City Gainesville State FL Zip 32610-0234
County In Florida / Out of Catchment Area CFPC Region n/a
Website 1 Description main
Website 1 URL http://www.deafblind.ufl.edu
Phone 1 Description main Phone 1 Number 352-846-2757
Phone 2 Description toll-free Phone 2 Number 800-667-405
Fax Number 352-846-0941 TTY 352-846-2759
Email shelly.voelker@mbi.ufl.edu
Resource Florida Peer Network
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Mental Health
Topic or Specialty * Disabilities – General
Area Served Florida
Address Line 1 13301 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
City Tampa State FL Zip 33612
County Hillsborough CFPC Region West Central
Website 1 Description main
Website 1 URL http://www.floridapeernetwork.org
Phone 1 Description main Phone 1 Number 813-974-2851
Phone 2 Description toll-free Phone 2 Number 877-FLA-PEER 877-352-7337
Email info@floridapeernetwork.org
Resource Florida School for the Deaf & Blind (St. Johns County)
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Deaf-Blind
Topic or Specialty Summer Camps
Short Desc. Offering four different programs this summer (2013) for students and families
Area Served Florida
Long Description The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) offers three camp programs for students who are deaf/hard of hearing or blind/visually impaired, free of cost to Florida residents � proof of residency is required.
Website 1 URL http://www.fsdb.k12.fl.us/index.php/outreach/summer-programs/
Resource Florida School for the Deaf and Blind
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Blind / Visual Impairments
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Area Served Florida
Education Publication Topic Other
Address Line 1 207 N. San Marco Ave.
City St. Augustine State FL Zip 32084
County St. Johns CFPC Region Northeast
Website 1 Description main
Website 1 URL http://www.fsdb.k12.fl.us
Phone 1 Description main Phone 1 Number 904-827-2200
Resource Florida’s Voice on Developmental Disabilities (FVDD)
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Developmental / Intellectual Disabilities
Topic or Specialty Advocacy
Area Served Florida
Long Description Florida�s Voice on Developmental Disabilities (FVDD) is a statewide independent advocacy and networking non-profit organization comprised of families and friends of persons with developmental disabilities. Founded in 1995 in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, FVDD was created to be a statewide voice for families and friends of persons with developmental disabilities throughout Florida.
Website 1 URL http://www.floridasvoice.org/
Resource FRIENDS Support, Inc. Down Syndrome Support Group
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Down Syndrome
Topic or Specialty Support Groups
Short Desc. Down Syndrome family support group serving the Tampa Bay area.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Hillsborough
Long Description F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Support, Inc., mission is to lend support, encouragement, and give educational resources to families while promoting understanding and acceptance of Down Syndrome within our community.See website for information on monthly support group meetings.
City Seffner State FL
County Hillsborough CFPC Region West Central
Website 1 URL http://www.friendssupport.org/
Phone 1 Number 813-245-2782
Email info@friendssupport.org
Resource Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Autism
Topic or Specialty * Disabilities – General
Area Served National
Website 1 Description main
Website 1 URL http://www.grasp.org
Phone 1 Number 888-474-7277
Resource Global Down Syndrome Foundation
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Down Syndrome
Topic or Specialty Advocacy
Area Served International
Long Description The Global Down Syndrome Foundation is a public non-profit 501(c)(3) dedicated to significantly improving the lives of people with Down syndrome through Research, Medical care, Education and Advocacy.
Website 1 URL http://www.globaldownsyndrome.org/
Resource Gold Coast Down Syndrome Organization
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Down Syndrome
Topic or Specialty Support Groups
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served In Florida / Out of Catchment Area
Address Line 1 One Boca Place
Address Line 2 2255 Glades Road, Suite 342-W
City Boca Raton State FL Zip 33431
County In Florida / Out of Catchment Area CFPC Region n/a
Website 1 Description main
Website 1 URL http://www.goldcoastdownsyndrome.org
Phone 1 Description main Phone 1 Number 561-912-1231
Email acdso@bellsouth.net
Resource Hands & Voices
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Hearing Impairments
Topic or Specialty * Disabilities – General
Area Served National
Address Line 1 P.O. Box 371926
City Denver State CO Zip 80237
County Out of State CFPC Region n/a
Website 1 Description main
Website 1 URL http://www.handsandvoices.org
Phone 1 Description main Phone 1 Number 303-300-9763
Phone 2 Description toll-free Phone 2 Number 866-422-0422
Email parentadvocate@handsandvoices.org
Resource HEAL (Healing Autism Now)
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Autism
Topic or Specialty Summer Camps
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served St. Johns
Long Description The HEAL Foundation is a local non-profit organization in Northeast Florida. HEAL serves individuals and families living with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The Foundation serves as an outreach organization providing, educational programs and camps tailored to the needs of our Autism Community.
Address Line 1 P.O. Box 140
City Ponte Vedra Beach State FL Zip 32004
County St. Johns
Website 1 URL http://www.healautismnow.org/index.html
Phone 1 Number 904.716.4198
Resource Independence for the Blind of West Florida
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Blind / Visual Impairments
Topic or Specialty Service Providers
Short Desc. Facilitating Independence for the Visually Impaired (panhandle area)
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served In Florida / Out of Catchment Area
Long Description Our mission is to teach independent living skills, computer and adaptive technology, and to provide vocational training, and employment-related services to people who are blind or visually impaired so they can achieve maximum independence.
Address Line 1 3107 North Davis Highway
City Pensacola State FL Zip 32503
County In Florida / Out of Catchment Area CFPC Region n/a
Website 1 URL http://www.ibwest.org/about
Contact Person Becky Kirsch
Phone 1 Number 850-477-2663
Fax Number 850-479-4025
Email becky.kirsch@ibwest.org
Resource Interactive Autism Network
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Autism
Topic or Specialty * Disabilities – General
Short Desc. Online community designed to connect families and researchers and provide information.
Area Served National
Website 1 Description main
Website 1 URL http://www.iancommunity.org
Resource Interventions Unlimited INC.
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Autism
Topic or Specialty Summer Camps
Short Desc. Social Skills Summer Camp and Summer Reading Clinic
Area Served Florida
Long Description Social Skills Camp:
If your child is having a difficult time making friends, we can help! Using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), this program will focus on improving your child’s social communication by teaching core strategies that will allow him or her to develop and maintain friendships with peers. We utilize a variety of social skills curricula to teach language skills and promote social interaction. Our activities are fun, creative, and designed specifically to target your child’s social challenges. Through cooperative games and team building activities, the children practice perspecitive-taking and emotional self-control, learn to recognize verbal and non-verbal social cues, as well as practice conversational skills and good sportsmanship. Most importantly, they learn how to make friends and have FUN in a low student to teacher ratio environment. We also have in-house field trips and other fun activities such as visits from the Kona Ice truck incorporated into the camp!Summer Reading Clinic:
Whether your child is just beginning to read or is currently struggling with reading at school, our reading clinic is designed to help! Alpine Academy makes reading fun and east to learn and you will see improvement through our 6-week summer reading clinic.
Address Line 1 848 Executive Drive
City Oviedo State FL Zip 32765
County Seminole CFPC Region Central Florida
Website 1 URL www.interventionsunlimited.com
Contact Person Rebecca Kerr Contact Person Title Client Care Coordinator
Phone 1 Description Camp Phone Phone 1 Number 407-678-8889
Phone 2 Description Camp Toll Free Phone Phone 2 Number 1-866-569-7395
Fax Number 407-678-6665
Email rebeccak@interventionsunlimited.com
Resource K.I.D.D.s. (Keys for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities)
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Developmental / Intellectual Disabilities
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Hillsborough
Long Description A Free Parent Enrichment Program from FDLRS Parent Services and Hillsborough County Public Schools.
County Hillsborough CFPC Region West Central
Contact Person Phyllis Guthman
Phone 1 Number 813-837-7732
Email Phyllis.Guthman@sdhc.k12.fl.us
Resource Lawyers Autism Awareness Foundation
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Autism
Topic or Specialty Advocacy
Area Served Unknown
Long Description LAAF’s Mission:
To assist and empower the families of the Tampa Bay area
who have a child on the Autism Spectrum. We will provide the children who have Autism Spectrum Disorders with sensory friendly events, support their families with information on public and private educational resources and fund need-based grants to assist families with approved autism therapies.
Address Line 1 P.O. Box 260931
City Tampa State FL Zip 33685-0931
County Hillsborough CFPC Region West Central
Email info@theLAAF.org
Resource Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind, Inc.
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Blind / Visual Impairments
Topic or Specialty Service Providers
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Hernando
Long Description Our free programs and services include: Independent Living Skills Classes; Adaptive daily living skills to maximize home and personal management Orientation and Mobility; Fall prevention, sighted guide technique, use of the white cane, use of public transportation Assistive Technology/Computer Training; Using screen magnification or screen reader software Braille Counseling and Referral Job Readiness, training and job placement.
Address Line 1 6492 California St.
City Brooksville State FL Zip 34604-8403
County Hernando CFPC Region West Central
Website 1 URL http://www1.lvib.org/
Phone 1 Number (352) 754-1132
Fax Number (352) 754-5118
Email lighthouse@lvib.org
Resource Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind, Inc.
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Blind / Visual Impairments
Topic or Specialty Service Providers
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Pasco
Long Description Our free programs and services include: Independent Living Skills Classes; Adaptive daily living skills to maximize home and personal management Orientation and Mobility; Fall prevention, sighted guide technique, use of the white cane, use of public transportation Assistive Technology/Computer Training; Using screen magnification or screen reader software Braille Counseling and Referral Job Readiness, training and job placement.
Address Line 1 8610 Galen Wilson Blvd.
City Port Richey State FL Zip 34668-5974
County Pasco CFPC Region West Central
Website 1 URL http://www1.lvib.org/
Phone 1 Number (727) 815-0303
Fax Number (727) 815-0203
Email lighthouse@lvib.org
Resource Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind, Inc.
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Blind / Visual Impairments
Topic or Specialty Service Providers
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Citrus
Long Description Our free programs and services include: Independent Living Skills Classes; Adaptive daily living skills to maximize home and personal management Orientation and Mobility; Fall prevention, sighted guide technique, use of the white cane, use of public transportation Assistive Technology/Computer Training; Using screen magnification or screen reader software Braille Counseling and Referral Job Readiness, training and job placement
County Citrus CFPC Region West Central
Website 1 URL http://www1.lvib.org/
Phone 1 Description Toll Free Phone 1 Number 1-866-962-5254
Email lighthouse@lvib.org
Resource Lighthouse International
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Blind / Visual Impairments
Topic or Specialty Advocacy
Area Served National
Long Description Since 1905, Lighthouse International has led the charge in the fight against vision loss through prevention, treatment and empowerment. Our founders, Winifred and Edith Holt, blazed a trail of firsts and opened up new doors of opportunity for people without sight. Today, we�re proud to continue the Holt legacy on behalf of all those who look to the Lighthouse as a beacon of hope today � and will for many years to come.
Website 1 URL http://www.lighthouse.org/
Phone 1 Description toll free Phone 1 Number 800-284-4422
Email info@lighthouseguild.org
Resource Lighthouse of Broward County
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Blind / Visual Impairments
Topic or Specialty * Disabilities – General
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served In Florida / Out of Catchment Area
Address Line 1 650 N. Andrews Ave.
City Ft. Lauderdale State FL Zip 33311
County In Florida / Out of Catchment Area CFPC Region n/a
Website 1 Description main
Website 1 URL http://www.lhob.org
Resource Lighthouse of Central Florida
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Blind / Visual Impairments
Topic or Specialty * Disabilities – General
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Orange
Address Line 1 215 E. New Hampshire Street
City Orlando State FL Zip 32804
County Orange CFPC Region Central Florida
Website 1 Description main
Website 1 URL http://www.lcf-fl.org
Phone 1 Description main Phone 1 Number 404-898-2483
Resource Manasota BUDS
Resource Type Disability-Specific Organization
Disability Category Down Syndrome
Topic or Specialty Support Groups
Short Desc. Serves Manatee and Sarasota counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Manatee
Long Description Manasota BUDS is an all-volunteer organization. Our Mission is to provide families with a neutral and supportive forum for sharing and networking, and to promote understanding and acceptance of Down syndrome.
Address Line 1 8374 Market Street, Box 113
City Lakewood Ranch State FL Zip 34202
County Manatee CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://www.manasotabuds.org
Phone 1 Number 941.907.0499
Email info@manasotabuds.org