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Resource Division of Blind Services Palmetto (Satellite Office)
Resource Type State Agency
Disability Category Blind / Visual Impairments
Topic or Specialty Service Providers
Short Desc. A program of the Florida Department of Education.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Manatee
Long Description Services to individuals who are blind or visually impaired residing in Florida. Programs include: Blind Babies Program; Business Enterprise; Children’s Program; Employer Services; Independent Living; Transition Services; Talking Books Library; Rehabilitation Center; Vocational Rehabilitation. Serves: DeSoto; Highlands; Manatee; and Sarasota Counties.
Address Line 1 600 8th Avenue, W., Suite 302
City Palmetto State FL Zip 34221
County Manatee CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://dbs.myflorida.com/About%20Blind%20Services/contact-blind-services.html#BR
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number 941-721-2914
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number 800-500-6412
Resource Division of Blind Services Palmetto (Satellite Office)
Resource Type State Agency
Disability Category Blind / Visual Impairments
Topic or Specialty Service Providers
Short Desc. A program of the Florida Department of Education.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served DeSoto
Long Description Services to individuals who are blind or visually impaired residing in Florida. Programs include: Blind Babies Program; Business Enterprise; Children’s Program; Employer Services; Independent Living; Transition Services; Talking Books Library; Rehabilitation Center; Vocational Rehabilitation. Serves: DeSoto; Highlands; Manatee; and Sarasota Counties.
Address Line 1 600 8th Avenue, W., Suite 302
City Palmetto State FL Zip 34221
County Manatee CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://dbs.myflorida.com/About%20Blind%20Services/contact-blind-services.html#BR
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number 941-721-2914
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number 800-500-6412
Resource Division of Blind Services Palmetto (Satellite Office)
Resource Type State Agency
Disability Category Blind / Visual Impairments
Topic or Specialty Service Providers
Short Desc. A program of the Florida Department of Education.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Highlands
Long Description Services to individuals who are blind or visually impaired residing in Florida. Programs include: Blind Babies Program; Business Enterprise; Children’s Program; Employer Services; Independent Living; Transition Services; Talking Books Library; Rehabilitation Center; Vocational Rehabilitation. Serves: DeSoto; Highlands; Manatee; and Sarasota Counties.
Address Line 1 600 8th Avenue, W., Suite 302
City Palmetto State FL Zip 34221
County Manatee CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://dbs.myflorida.com/About%20Blind%20Services/contact-blind-services.html#BR
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number 941-721-2914
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number 800-500-6412
Resource Division of Blind Services Palmetto (Satellite Office)
Resource Type State Agency
Disability Category Blind / Visual Impairments
Topic or Specialty Service Providers
Short Desc. A program of the Florida Department of Education.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Sarasota
Long Description Services to individuals who are blind or visually impaired residing in Florida. Programs include: Blind Babies Program; Business Enterprise; Children’s Program; Employer Services; Independent Living; Transition Services; Talking Books Library; Rehabilitation Center; Vocational Rehabilitation. Serves: DeSoto; Highlands; Manatee; and Sarasota Counties.
Address Line 1 600 8th Avenue, W., Suite 302
City Palmetto State FL Zip 34221
County Manatee CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://dbs.myflorida.com/About%20Blind%20Services/contact-blind-services.html#BR
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number 941-721-2914
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number 800-500-6412
Resource Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Employment
Area Served Florida
Long Description The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) is a state agency that provides job training and employment services for eligible persons with disabilities. If you are receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for your disability, you are presumed eligible for VR services if you intend to secure employment. See Florida’s DVR website below for a variety of information and handbooks related to VR services.
Address Line 1 2002 Old St. Augustine Road, Building A
City Tallahassee State FL Zip 32301-4862
County In Florida / Out of Catchment Area CFPC Region n/a
Website 1 Description main
Website 1 URL http://www.rehabworks.org
Contact Person Bill Palmer Contact Person Title Director
Phone 1 Description main Phone 1 Number 850-488-6210
Phone 2 Description toll-free Phone 2 Number 800-451-4327
Resource Early Steps
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Area Served Florida
Long Description Early Steps is administered by Children’s Medical Services (CMS) in accordance with IDEA, Part C. Early Steps offers early intervention services for families with infants and toddlers (birth to thirty-six months) who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Sixteen contracted local Early Steps across the state coordinate with community agencies and other contracted providers for the delivery of needed supports and services.
Website 1 URL http://www.cms-kids.com/families/early_steps/early_steps.html
Phone 1 Number (850) 245-4218
Phone 2 Number (800) 654-4440
Resource Early Steps – Central Florida
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Orange
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 601 West Michigan St.
City Orlando State FL Zip 32805
County Orange CFPC Region Central Florida
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/orlando.html
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number (407) 317-7430 Ext. 2121
Fax Number (407) 648-4150
Resource Early Steps – Central Florida
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Osceola
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 601 West Michigan St.
City Orlando State FL Zip 32805
County Orange CFPC Region Central Florida
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/orlando.html
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number (407) 317-7430 Ext. 2121
Fax Number (407) 648-4150
Resource Early Steps – Central Florida
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Seminole
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 601 West Michigan St.
City Orlando State FL Zip 32805
County Orange CFPC Region Central Florida
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/orlando.html
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number (407) 317-7430 Ext. 2121
Fax Number (407) 648-4150
Resource Early Steps – Daytona Area
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Flagler, Lake, and Volusia counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Volusia
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 The Children’s Advocacy Center
Address Line 2 421 South Keech Street
City Daytona Beach State FL Zip 32114
County Volusia CFPC Region Central Florida
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/daytona.html
Phone 1 Number (386) 258-7434
Fax Number (386) 258-2283
Resource Early Steps – Daytona Area
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Flagler, Lake, and Volusia counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Flagler
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 The Children’s Advocacy Center
Address Line 2 421 South Keech Street
City Daytona Beach State FL Zip 32114
County Volusia CFPC Region Central Florida
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/daytona.html
Phone 1 Number (386) 258-7434
Fax Number (386) 258-2283
Resource Early Steps – Daytona Area
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Flagler, Lake, and Volusia counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Lake
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 The Children’s Advocacy Center
Address Line 2 421 South Keech Street
City Daytona Beach State FL Zip 32114
County Volusia CFPC Region Central Florida
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/daytona.html
Phone 1 Number (386) 258-7434
Fax Number (386) 258-2283
Resource Early Steps – Gainesville Area
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Alachua, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Marion, Putnum, Suwannee, and Union counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Levy
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 University of FL, Department of Pediatrics
Address Line 2 1329 Southwest 16th St, Rm 4160
City Gainesville State FL Zip 32610
County In Florida / Out of Catchment Area CFPC Region n/a
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/gainesville.html
Phone 1 Description Toll Free Phone 1 Number (800) 334-1447
Fax Number (352) 279-8588
Resource Early Steps – Gainesville Area
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Alachua, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Marion, Putnum, Suwannee, and Union counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Marion
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 University of FL, Department of Pediatrics
Address Line 2 1329 Southwest 16th St, Rm 4160
City Gainesville State FL Zip 32610
County In Florida / Out of Catchment Area CFPC Region n/a
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/gainesville.html
Phone 1 Description Toll Free Phone 1 Number (800) 334-1447
Fax Number (352) 279-8588
Resource Early Steps – Gulf Central
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Charlotte, DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee, and Sarasota counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Sarasota
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 4630 17th Street
City Sarasota State FL Zip 34239
County Sarasota CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://www.hpcswf.com/early-steps-program/gulf-central/for-families/
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number (941) 487-5400
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number (866) 510-5594
Fax Number (941) 487-5430
Email ceo@hpcswf.com
Resource Early Steps – Gulf Central
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Charlotte, DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee, and Sarasota counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Manatee
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 4630 17th Street
City Sarasota State FL Zip 34239
County Sarasota CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://www.hpcswf.com/early-steps-program/gulf-central/for-families/
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number (941) 487-5400
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number (866) 510-5594
Fax Number (941) 487-5430
Email ceo@hpcswf.com
Resource Early Steps – Gulf Central
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Charlotte, DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee, and Sarasota counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Highlands
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 4630 17th Street
City Sarasota State FL Zip 34239
County Sarasota CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://www.hpcswf.com/early-steps-program/gulf-central/for-families/
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number (941) 487-5400
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number (866) 510-5594
Fax Number (941) 487-5430
Email ceo@hpcswf.com
Resource Early Steps – Gulf Central
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Charlotte, DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee, and Sarasota counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Hardee
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 4630 17th Street
City Sarasota State FL Zip 34239
County Sarasota CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://www.hpcswf.com/early-steps-program/gulf-central/for-families/
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number (941) 487-5400
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number (866) 510-5594
Fax Number (941) 487-5430
Email ceo@hpcswf.com
Resource Early Steps – Gulf Central
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Charlotte, DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee, and Sarasota counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served DeSoto
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 4630 17th Street
City Sarasota State FL Zip 34239
County Sarasota CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://www.hpcswf.com/early-steps-program/gulf-central/for-families/
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number (941) 487-5400
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number (866) 510-5594
Fax Number (941) 487-5430
Email ceo@hpcswf.com
Resource Early Steps – Gulf Central
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Charlotte, DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee, and Sarasota counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Charlotte
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 4630 17th Street
City Sarasota State FL Zip 34239
County Sarasota CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://www.hpcswf.com/early-steps-program/gulf-central/for-families/
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number (941) 487-5400
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number (866) 510-5594
Fax Number (941) 487-5430
Email ceo@hpcswf.com
Resource Early Steps – North Beaches
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Flagler, Lake, Putnam, Sumter, and Volusia counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Lake
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 The Children’s Advocacy Center
Address Line 2 1011 W. International Speedway Blvd
City Daytona Beach State FL Zip 32114
County Volusia CFPC Region Central Florida
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/daytona.html
Phone 1 Number (386) 258-7434 ext. 307
Email gclark@childrensadvocacy.org
Resource Early Steps – North Beaches
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Flagler, Lake, Putnam, Sumter, and Volusia counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Flagler
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 The Children’s Advocacy Center
Address Line 2 1011 W. International Speedway Blvd
City Daytona Beach State FL Zip 32114
County Volusia CFPC Region Central Florida
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/daytona.html
Phone 1 Number (386) 258-7434 ext. 307
Email gclark@childrensadvocacy.org
Resource Early Steps – North Beaches
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Flagler, Lake, Putnam, Sumter, and Volusia counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Putnam
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 The Children’s Advocacy Center
Address Line 2 1011 W. International Speedway Blvd
City Daytona Beach State FL Zip 32114
County Volusia CFPC Region Central Florida
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/daytona.html
Phone 1 Number (386) 258-7434 ext. 307
Email gclark@childrensadvocacy.org
Resource Early Steps – North Beaches
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Flagler, Lake, Putnam, Sumter, and Volusia counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Sumter
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 The Children’s Advocacy Center
Address Line 2 1011 W. International Speedway Blvd
City Daytona Beach State FL Zip 32114
County Volusia CFPC Region Central Florida
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/daytona.html
Phone 1 Number (386) 258-7434 ext. 307
Email gclark@childrensadvocacy.org
Resource Early Steps – North Beaches
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Flagler, Lake, Putnam, Sumter, and Volusia counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Volusia
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 The Children’s Advocacy Center
Address Line 2 1011 W. International Speedway Blvd
City Daytona Beach State FL Zip 32114
County Volusia CFPC Region Central Florida
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/daytona.html
Phone 1 Number (386) 258-7434 ext. 307
Email gclark@childrensadvocacy.org
Resource Early Steps – Sarasota
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Charlotte, DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee and Sarasota counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Sarasota
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 Sarasota Memorial Health Care System
Address Line 2 1700 South Tamiami Trail
City Sarasota State FL Zip 34239
County Sarasota CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/sarasota.html
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number 941-487-5403
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number (866) 510-5594
Fax Number 941-487-5430
Resource Early Steps – Sarasota
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Charlotte, DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee and Sarasota counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Charlotte
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 Sarasota Memorial Health Care System
Address Line 2 1700 South Tamiami Trail
City Sarasota State FL Zip 34239
County Sarasota CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/sarasota.html
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number 941-487-5403
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number (866) 510-5594
Fax Number 941-487-5430
Resource Early Steps – Sarasota
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Charlotte, DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee and Sarasota counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served DeSoto
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 Sarasota Memorial Health Care System
Address Line 2 1700 South Tamiami Trail
City Sarasota State FL Zip 34239
County Sarasota CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/sarasota.html
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number 941-487-5403
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number (866) 510-5594
Fax Number 941-487-5430
Resource Early Steps – Sarasota
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Charlotte, DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee and Sarasota counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Manatee
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 Sarasota Memorial Health Care System
Address Line 2 1700 South Tamiami Trail
City Sarasota State FL Zip 34239
County Sarasota CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/sarasota.html
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number 941-487-5403
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number (866) 510-5594
Fax Number 941-487-5430
Resource Early Steps – Sarasota
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Charlotte, DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee and Sarasota counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Hardee
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 Sarasota Memorial Health Care System
Address Line 2 1700 South Tamiami Trail
City Sarasota State FL Zip 34239
County Sarasota CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/sarasota.html
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number 941-487-5403
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number (866) 510-5594
Fax Number 941-487-5430
Resource Early Steps – Sarasota
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Charlotte, DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee and Sarasota counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Highlands
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 Sarasota Memorial Health Care System
Address Line 2 1700 South Tamiami Trail
City Sarasota State FL Zip 34239
County Sarasota CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/sarasota.html
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number 941-487-5403
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number (866) 510-5594
Fax Number 941-487-5430
Resource Early Steps – Treasure Coast
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served St. Lucie
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 10570 S Federal Highway, Suite 200
City Port St. Lucie State FL Zip 34952
County St. Lucie CFPC Region Southeast
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/ftpierce.html
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number (772) 380-9601
Fax Number (772) 380-9976
Resource Early Steps – Treasure Coast
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Indian River
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 10570 S Federal Highway, Suite 200
City Port St. Lucie State FL Zip 34952
County St. Lucie CFPC Region Southeast
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/ftpierce.html
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number (772) 380-9601
Fax Number (772) 380-9976
Resource Early Steps – Treasure Coast
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Okeechobee
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 10570 S Federal Highway, Suite 200
City Port St. Lucie State FL Zip 34952
County St. Lucie CFPC Region Southeast
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/ftpierce.html
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number (772) 380-9601
Fax Number (772) 380-9976
Resource Early Steps at All Children’s Hospital
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Citrus, Hernando, Pinellas, and Pasco counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Citrus
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 500 7th Ave South, Dept 7470
City St. Petersburg State FL Zip 33701
County Pinellas CFPC Region West Central
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/tampa.html
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number (727) 767-4403
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number 1-800-374-4334
Fax Number (727) 727-6727 or 4715
Resource Early Steps at All Children’s Hospital
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, and Pinellas counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Hernando
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 500 7th Ave South, Dept 7470
City St. Petersburg State FL Zip 33701
County Pinellas CFPC Region West Central
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/tampa.html
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number (727) 767-4403
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number 1-800-374-4334
Fax Number (727) 727-6727 or 4715
Resource Early Steps at All Children’s Hospital
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, and Pinellas counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Pasco
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 500 7th Ave South, Dept 7470
City St. Petersburg State FL Zip 33701
County Pinellas CFPC Region West Central
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/tampa.html
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number (727) 767-4403
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number 1-800-374-4334
Fax Number (727) 727-6727 or 4715
Resource Early Steps at All Children’s Hospital
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, and Pinellas counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Pinellas
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 500 7th Ave South, Dept 7470
City St. Petersburg State FL Zip 33701
County Pinellas CFPC Region West Central
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/tampa.html
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number (727) 767-4403
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number 1-800-374-4334
Fax Number (727) 727-6727 or 4715
Resource Early Steps at the University of South Florida
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Hillsborough county.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Hillsborough
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 13101 North Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
City Tampa State FL Zip 33612
County Hillsborough CFPC Region West Central
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/tampa.html
Phone 1 Number (813) 974-0601
Fax Number (813) 558-1343
Resource Early Steps Lakeland
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Hillsborough and Polk counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Polk
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 4718 Old Highway 37, Suite 1002
City Lakeland State FL Zip 33813
County Polk CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/tampa.html
Resource Early Steps Lakeland
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Serves Hillsborough and Polk counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Hillsborough
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 4718 Old Highway 37, Suite 1002
City Lakeland State FL Zip 33813
County Polk CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/tampa.html
Resource Early Steps South Tampa
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Infants & Young Children West Central Florida, Inc.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Hillsborough
Long Description Early Steps, within Children’s Medical Services, serves families with infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age, who have developmental delays or an established condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Each child receives an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) that meets his or her needs. Families and caregivers also receive support to develop the skills and confidence they need to help their children learn and develop.
Address Line 1 3825 W. Henderson Blvd., Suite 504
City Tampa State FL
County Hillsborough CFPC Region West Central
Website 1 URL http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/home/contact/tampa.html
Phone 1 Number (813) 356-1632 ext 26
Fax Number (813) 356-1636
Resource Exceptional Student Education (ESE), Broward County Schools
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Short Desc. Contact information and resources for parents of children with disabilities attending public school in Broward county.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Broward
Address Line 1 1701 NW 23rd Avenue
City Fort Lauderdale State FL Zip 33311
County Broward CFPC Region South
Website 1 URL http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/studentsupport/ese/
Phone 1 Number (754) 321-3400
Resource FAAST Atlantic Regional Demo Center
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Assistive Technology
Short Desc. Regional Assistive Technology Demonstration Center
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Orange
Long Description Assistive Technology can unleash the potential of children and adults with disabilities. Devices such as switch-operated toys, communication tools and voice-activated computers give motion to those who cannot move and voices to those who cannot speak, enabling more independent living skill development for satisfying lives and careers. Assistive Technology Information and Referral; Adaptive Equipment Lending Library; Adapted Toy Lending Library; Demonstrations, Tours and Presentations; and Assistive Technology Evaluations and Training.
Address Line 1 University of Central Florida Communication Disorders Clinic
Address Line 2 12424 Research Parkway, Suite 155 (Research Pavilion)
City Orlando State FL Zip 32826
County Orange CFPC Region Central Florida
Website 1 Description Atlantic Regional
Website 1 URL http://www.faast.org/programs/regional-demo/atlantic
Website 2 Description Main/Statewide
Website 2 URL http://www.faast.org/
Phone 1 Number 407.882.0468
Resource FAAST Northeast Regional Demo Center
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Assistive Technology
Short Desc. Regional Assistive Technology Demonstration Center
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Duval
Long Description Assistive Technology can unleash the potential of children and adults with disabilities. Devices such as switch-operated toys, communication tools and voice-activated computers give motion to those who cannot move and voices to those who cannot speak, enabling more independent living skill development for satisfying lives and careers. Assistive Technology Information and Referral; Adaptive Equipment Lending Library; Adapted Toy Lending Library; Demonstrations, Tours and Presentations; and Assistive Technology Evaluations and Training.
Address Line 1 Hope Haven Children’s Clinic And Family Center
Address Line 2 4600 Beach Boulevard
City Jacksonville State FL Zip 32207
County Duval CFPC Region Northeast
Website 1 Description Northeast Regional
Website 1 URL http://www.hope-haven.org/assistive-technology/
Website 2 Description Main/Statewide
Website 2 URL http://www.faast.org/
Phone 1 Number (904) 346-5100
Fax Number (904) 346-5111
Resource FAAST Regional Demo Center Central Florida
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty Assistive Technology
Short Desc. Regional Assistive Technology Demonstration Center
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Hillsborough
Long Description Assistive Technology can unleash the potential of children and adults with disabilities. Devices such as switch-operated toys, communication tools and voice-activated computers give motion to those who cannot move and voices to those who cannot speak, enabling more independent living skill development for satisfying lives and careers. Assistive Technology Information and Referral; Adaptive Equipment Lending Library; Adapted Toy Lending Library; Demonstrations, Tours and Presentations; and Assistive Technology Evaluations and Training.
Address Line 1 Tampa General Rehabilitation Center
Address Line 2 6 Tampa General Circle Room 214
City Tampa State FL Zip 33606
County Hillsborough CFPC Region West Central
Website 1 Description Atlantic Regional
Website 1 URL http://www.faast.org/programs/regional-demo/central
Website 2 Description Main/Statewide
Website 2 URL http://www.faast.org/
Contact Person Nancy Mashberg
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number (813) 844-7591
Phone 2 Description TDD Phone 2 Number (813) 844-7767
Email faastcen@tgh.org
Resource Family Care Council
Resource Type State Agency
Disability Category Developmental / Intellectual Disabilities
Topic or Specialty Advocacy
Short Desc. Go to website and click on map to find your local Family Care Council.
Area Served Florida
Long Description In 1993 the Florida State Legislature established the Family Care Council (Section 393.502). The Family care Council (FCC) advises the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) on the needs of self-advocates and their families. FCC Primary Functions: Assist in providing information and outreach to self-advocates and families; Review the effectiveness of the Developmental Disabilities Program and make recommendations with respect to implementation; Advise the Developmental Disabilities Program administrators on the community and family support systems in their area; Meet and share information.
Website 1 URL http://www.fccflorida.org/
Email chairperson@fccflorida.org
Resource FAU Lab School
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Short Desc. An elementary-middle school (K-8) on the campus of Florida Atlantic University.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Palm Beach
Long Description A.D. Henderson University School (ADHUS) is organized as a public school within a unique and separate school district; it is not part of the Palm Beach County School System. Henderson School is recognized as a unit of Florida Atlantic University under the College of Education’s administrative oversight.

University schools in Florida are authorized to provide excellent instruction for grades K-12 and university students, support university research efforts, and test educational reforms for Florida schools. Students and teachers at ADHUS are expected to participate in observation, research, demonstration and similar activities.
Address Line 1 A.D. Henderson University School, Florida Atlantic University
Address Line 2 777 Glades Road – P.O. Box 3091
City Boca Raton State FL Zip 33431-0991
County Palm Beach
Website 1 URL http://adhus.fau.edu/
Phone 1 Number (561) 297-3970
Fax Number (561) 297-3939

Resource FDLRS Action
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Short Desc. Serves Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Sumter counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Orange
Long Description The Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources System (FDLRS – pronounced Fiddlers) provides diagnostic, instructional, and technology support services to district exceptional education programs and families of students with disabilities. Service centers include 19 centers that directly serve school districts in the areas of Child Find, Parent Services, Human Resource Development (HRD), and Technology. In addition, the FDLRS Network also includes 5 Multi-disciplinary Centers who focus on in-depth evaluations and several statewide projects offering specialized services.
Address Line 1 3130 Edgewater Drive
City Orlando State FL Zip 32804
County Orange CFPC Region Central Florida
Website 1 Description Statewide
Website 1 URL http://www.fdlrs.org/
Website 2 Description Regional
Website 2 URL http://fdlrsaction.org/
Phone 1 Description Main Phone 1 Number (407) 317-3660
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number (800) 262-1596
Resource FDLRS Action
Resource Type State Agency
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Short Desc. Serves Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Sumter counties.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Lake
Long Description The Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources System (FDLRS – pronounced Fiddlers) provides diagnostic, instructional, and technology support services to district exceptional education programs and families of students with disabilities. Service centers include 19 centers that directly serve school districts in the areas of Child Find, Parent Services, Human Resource Development (HRD), and Technology. In addition, the FDLRS Network also includes 5 Multi-disciplinary Centers who focus on in-depth evaluations and several statewide projects offering specialized services.
Address Line 1 3130 Edgewater Drive
City Orlando State FL Zip 32804
County Orange CFPC Region Central Florida
Website 1 Description Statewide
Website 1 URL http://www.fdlrs.org/
Website 2 Description Regional
Website 2 URL http://fdlrsaction.org/
Phone 1 Description Main Phone 1 Number (407) 317-3660
Phone 2 Description Toll Free Phone 2 Number (800) 262-1596