Florida Regional Resources Directory

General
See also Developmental Disabilities, Multi-Service Agencies
Florida Alliance of Information and Referral Services (FLAIRS)
Friends of the Disabled
Friends of the Disabled (Okaloosa County)
Project Interlink

Advocacy and Legal Rights
Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities
Marco Advocacy Network
Southeast Disability & Business Technical Assistance Center
National Resources

Aging
AARP in Florida
Aging with Dignity
Area Agencies on Aging
Broward County
Mid-Florida Area Agency on Aging
Palm Beach / Treasure Coast
Senior Resource Alliance (Central Florida)
Senior Solutions of Southwest Florida
Tampa Bay Area Agency on Aging [link not working 3/3/02]
West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging (WCFAAA)
ElderWeb – Florida
Florida Department of Elder Affairs
Florida Seniors Sites
Neighborly Senior Services
National Resources

AIDS/HIV
Florida Department of Health – AIDS/HIV

Allergy and Asthma
National Resources

Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s Association – Chapters in Florida
Greater Orlando
Manatee/Sarasota Counties
Southeast Florida
Tampa Bay
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Online
Alzheimer’s Community Care Association of Palm Beach and Martin Counties
Alzheimer’s Support Network (Collier County)
National Resources

Arthritis
Florida Department of Health – Arthritis
National Resources

Arts
VSA Arts of Florida
National Resources

Asperger Syndrome
See also Autism
O.A.S.I.S. (Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support) – Florida Support Groups
National Resources

Assistive Technology
Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST)
Florida Department of Education, Bureau of Educational Technology [link not working 3/3/02]
National Resources

Attention Deficit Disorder
See also Learning Disabilities
Heartland CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder)
National Resources

Autism
See also Aspergers Syndrome
Autism Society of Florida
Greater Orlando
Gulf Coast
Manasota
Volusia
Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Family Network on Disabilities of Florida – Autism Societies
National Resources

Blindness and Visual Impairments
Bureau of Braille and Talking Book Library Services
Collier County Association for the Blind
Conklin Centers for the Blind
Florida Division of Blind Services
Florida Families of Children with Visual Impairments (FFCVI)
Florida Instructional Materials Center for the Visually Impaired
Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind
National Resources

Brain Injury
Brain Injury Association of Florida, Inc. (BIAF)
Community Access, Support, and Linkages Systems (CASALS)
Florida Department of Health – Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program
National Resources

Cancer
National Resources

Cerebral Palsy
United Cerebral Palsy of Florida
Northwest Florida
South Florida
Tallahassee
National Resources

Children
See also Developmental Disabilities, Education, specific disorders
Family Network on Disabilities of Florida
Family Voices Florida
Father To Father of Collier County
Florida Birth Defects Registry
Florida Directory of Early Childhood Services
Florida Department of Health, Children’s Medical Services [link not working 3/17/02]
Naples Alliance for Children (Collier County)
NICHCY State Contact Sheet
Parent to Parent of the Capital Area
Step by Step Child Development Center (Collier County)
Webb Center
National Resources

Communication Disorders
See also Deafness and Hearing Impairments, Speech Disorders
Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists
Florida Telecommunications Relay
National Resources

Cystic Fibrosis
National Resources

Deaf-Blindness
See Communication Disorders
National Resources

Deafness and Hearing Impairments
Central Florida Deaf/ASL Web
Deaf Florida Web
Deaf and Hearing Services of Lake & Sumter Counties
Deaf Service Center of Pasco/Hernando Counties
Florida Association for the Deaf
Florida Dog Guides For The Deaf
Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind [link not working 3/17/02]
Palm Beach County Association of the Deaf
Postsecondary Education Consortium – Florida’s State Outreach and Technical Assistance Center (PEC-FLA SOTAC)
National Resources

Developmental Disabilities
See also Children, General, Multi-Service Agencies
ARC Florida
Alachua County
Charlotte County
Gateway (Pensacola)
Palm Beach County [link not working 3/17/02]
South Florida
Upper Pinellas (UPARC)
Florida’s Voice on Mental Retardation
Hope Center
Florida Developmental Disabilities Council
Key Training Center
University of Miami – Mailman Center for Child Development
National Resources

Diabetes
American Diabetes Association – Florida Chapter
Florida Diabetes Control Program
Florida Diabetes Camp
National Resources

Down Syndrome
Broward Gold Coast Down Syndrome Organization
Miami Valley Down Syndrome Association
National Resources

Education
See also Children, Higher Education, specific disabilities
Collier County Public Schools – Exceptional Student Education [link not working 3/17/02]
Florida Department of Education
Clearinghouse Information Center
For Parents of Florida’s Infants and Toddlers…
Students with Disabilities
Florida Partnership for School Readiness
Florida Inclusion Network
National Resources

Education, Higher
St. Petersburg Junior College / Sign Language Interpretation
University of Florida, Americans With Disabilities Act Compliance Office
National Resources

Employment
See also Vocational Rehabilitation
The Able Trust (Florida Governor’s Alliance for the Employment of Citizens with Disabilities)
Triumph Industries [link not working 3/17/02]
National Resources

Epilepsy
Epilepsy Association of Central Florida
Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern Florida
Epilepsy Service of Northeast Florida
Epilepsy Services of North Central Florida
Epilepsy Services of West Central Florida, Inc. (ESWCF)
Epilepsy Society of Northwest Florida
Florida Epilepsy Services Providers Association (FESPA)
Suncoast Epilepsy Association (SEA)
National Resources

Financial Information
Florida Department of Insurance
Florida KidCare
Florida Medicaid
Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE)
National Resources

Fragile X Syndrome
National Resources

Head Injury
See Brain Injury

Health (General)
Florida Department of Health and Human Services
National Resources

Heart Disorders
American Heart Association – Florida Chapters
Mended Hearts (Fort Lauderdale)
Mended Hearts (Jacksonville)
Mended Hearts of Naples [link not working 3/17/02]
National Resources

Hemophilia
National Hemophilia Foundation – Florida Chapter
National Resources

Housing
Florida Department of Health and Human Services – Assisted Living Facilities
Grove House
National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification – Florida
National Resources

Huntington’s Disease
National Resources

Independent Living
General:
Florida Independent Living Council
Specific:
Caring & Sharing Center for Independent Living (CASCIL)
Center for Independent Living in Central Florida
Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida
Center for Independent Living of North Florida
Independent Living Resource Center of Northeast Florida
Center for Independent Living of Northwest Florida [link not working 3/22/02]
Center for Independent Living of Southwest Florida
Coalition for Independent Living Options (West Palm Beach / Royal Palm Beach)
Self-Reliance (Tampa)
National Resources

Learning Disabilities
See also Attention Deficit Disorder
Florida State Resources (NALLD)
Florida State Resources (LD OnLine)
Learning Disabilities Association of Florida
National Resources

Lupus
Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) – Greater Florida Chapter
National Resources

Mental Illness
Act Corporation (Volusia and Flagler counties)
Florida Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health (FFFCMH)
KEN Mental Health Services Databases – Florida
Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute (Univ. of South Florida)
Mental Health Association of Collier County
NAMI Florida
Tampa Bay Depressive and Manic Depressive Association (TBDMDA)
National Resources

Mental Retardation
See Developmental Disabilities

Multi-Service Agencies
See also Children, Developmental Disabilities, General
Abilities of Florida
Easter Seals Services – Florida
Broward County
Central Florida Region
Southwest Florida
Tallahassee

Multiple Sclerosis
National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Florida Chapters
North Florida Chapter
National Resources

Parkinson’s Disease
National Resources

Phenyleketonuria (PKU)
PKU of Florida

Prader-Willi Syndrome
Prader-Willi Florida Association (PWSA)
National Resources

Recreation
See Sports and Recreation

Respite Services
National Respite Locator Service – Florida Respite Programs
National Resources

Shaken Baby Syndrome
Family Source Clearinghouse on Shaken Baby Syndrome
National Resources

Speech Impairments
See also Communication Disorders
Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists (FLSHA)
National Resources

Spina Bifida
National Resources

Spinal Cord Injury
Florida Department of Health – Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program
Florida Spinal Cord Injury Resource Center
National Resources

Sports and Recreation
Florida Diabetes Camp
Florida Disabled Outdoors Association
Special Olympics
Brevard County
Duval County [link not working 3/22/02]
Pinellas County
Shake-A-Leg Miami
Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center
National Resources

Stroke
National Resources

Tourette Syndrome
Tourette Syndrome Association of Florida
National Resources

Transportation
Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged [link not working 3/22/02]
Project ACTION Accessible Traveler’s Database – Florida Cities
National Resources

Turners Syndrome
National Resources

Veterans
Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs
National Resources

Vocational Rehabilitation
See also Employment
Florida Department of Education, Division of Workplace Development, Students with Disabilities
Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Florida Occupational Access and Opportunity Commission (OAOC)
Seagull Industries for the Disabled
National Resources

Other Subjects
National Resources