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Florida Web Links for Family Support

  • Family Network on Disabilities of Florida (FND)
    A statewide alliance, with offices throughout the state, of individuals with disabilities, special needs, or at-risk and their families. Their mission is to provide family-driven support, education, information, and advocacy.

  • Florida Association for Persons in Supported Employment
    The local chapter of the national association for supported employment, known as APSE: The Network on Employment.

  • The Able Trust>
    The Able Trust, also known as the Florida Governor's Alliance for the Employment of Citizens with Disabilities, is a public-private partnership foundation. Its mission is to be the leader in providing Floridians with disabilities fair employment opportunities through fundraising, grant programs, public awareness and education.

  • Project 10: Transition Education Network

  • Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities
    The is a state program that assists people who have developmental disabilities and their families. It also provides assistance to identify the needs of people with developmental disabilities and funding to purchase supports and services. 4030 Esplanade Way, Suite 380, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0950; 850-488-4257 or 888-633-2301

  • Florida Vocational Rehabilitation Services
    Vocational Rehabilitation provides services for eligible persons with physical or mental impairments. These services are designed to enable the consumer to prepare for, secure, retain or regain employment. 2002 Old St. Augustine Rd, Bldg A, Tallahassee, FL 32301-4862; 800-451-4327 or 800-955-8770 (TTD)

  • Florida Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services, Dept. of Education
    The Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services administers programs for students with disabilities and for gifted students. Additionally, the bureau coordinates student services throughout the state and participates in multiple inter-agency efforts designed to strengthen the quality and variety of services available to students with special needs.

  • Florida Developmental Disabilities Council
    The Council was established to help plan individual and family-centered supports for those with disabilities in Florida. They also guide the development and administration of services for people with developmental disabilities by planning and funding research, innovations, and programs.

  • The TILES Project: Transition / Independent Living / Employment / Support
    The purpose of the TILES Project is to provide training and information to enable individuals with disabilities, and the parents, family members, guardians, advocates, or other authorized representatives of individuals, to participate more effectively with professionals in meeting the vocational, independent living and rehabilitation needs of individuals with disabilities in Florida.

  • Workforce Innovation: One Stops
    Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

  • FAAST - Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology
    FAAST's mission is to improve the quality of life for all Floridians with disabilities through advocacy and awareness activities that increase access to and acquisition of assistive services and technology.


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