Florida Disability Resources

The following Resources were featured at Make ‘m Smile . . .

Abilities Unlimited, LLC  Provide early intervention, specialized education and applied behavior analysis
Academy of Ability  School for children with disabilities
Academy for Autism  Putting the pieces together, one child at a time.
Achieve Pediatric Therapy  Occupational, Physical, Speech & Language Therapy
Alternative Outcomes  Behavior Therapy, Consulting & Services
Angel Flight Southeast  Medical Transport by Air Ambulance
Applied Behavior Center for Autism  ABA Therapy & School
Arbor School of Central Florida  Special Needs School Grades K-12
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children  A sanctuary of hope and healing for children
Attain, Inc.  Supporting people with developmental disabilities for over 20 years in the Central Florida community
Autism Gym & Related Disabilities Program  recreational programs for individuals with autism and related disorders where innovative ideas come together to enhance the lives of individuals and their families
Audio Bibles for the Blind  We continue to serve the Lord by making His Word available to those who are blind, visually impaired & print handicapped
Aust Law Firm  Estate, probate, business, guardianship, or Medicaid matter, we are here to help
Autism Society of Greater Orlando  Volunteer organization that assists families of children and adults with autism and related disorders
Autism Speaks Central Florida  Research, advocacy, awareness and family services
Be an Angel Therapy Dogs Ministry Inc.  Therapy Dogs
Beards for Autism  Group dedicated to growing beards and facial hair in support of helping find a definite cause of autism
Best Buddies of Central Florida  Volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Boardwalk Kids Theater  an interest-driven, kinaesthetic learning experience for the entire family
Bright Feats  Free community resource directory for parents/caregivers with children that have medical, educational and special needs
Bright Start Pediatrics  A PPEC center (Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care) – a nursing and therapy center for medically fragile infants and children up to five years of age
Bright Learning  School for kids with special needs and learning difficulties
Buddy Cruise  Provide educational opportunities and resources for families, while promoting awareness, acceptance, and inclusion for individuals with Down syndrome and Developmental Delay through unique venues.
Bureau of Braille and Talking Books  Provide Braille and recorded books and magazines, as well as, described movies in VHS and DVD formats to people with visual, physical and reading disabilities.
Butterfly Effects  ABA Therapy
Calvary Assembly  Offer Buddy Break Program and Special Needs Church Services
Canine Companions  Enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships
Capernaum  Young Life Capernaum gives young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities the chance to experience fun and adventure, to develop fulfilling friendships and to challenge their limits while building self-esteem through club, camp and other exciting activities
Caring First, Inc.  Quality homecare medical and non-medical service provided to seniors, developmentally challenged and the injured
Celebration Church  Outreach for children and teens with special needs.
Central Florida Boy Scouts of America  Serving the youth of Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Volusia Counties, with headquarters in Apopka
Central Florida Dreamplex  Alternative therapy and recreational/fitness services to individuals with special needs
Central Florida Parent Center  Providing parents of children with disabilities
Central Florida Pediatric Therapy   Physical, occupational, speech therapies and early intervention services provide habilitation for children/youth with special needs
ChildrenFirst Health Care System  Central Florida’s Most Trusted Name In Caring For Medically Fragile Infants And Children
Children’s Medical Services  Healthcare for children with special health needs
Church in the Son  Offer Buddy Break Program
Conductive Education Center of Orlando  School for children with motor disabilities
Council for Exceptional Children  The voice and vision of special education
Creatre’ – Alternative Outcomes  Arts training and behavior analysis service
CSI Special Care Orlando  Offer nursing intervention and medical supervision to children with special health care needs in a non-residential setting
Devereux  Offer a full range of human services to children, adults, and families with special needs which derive from behavioral, psychological, intellectual or neurological
Disability Rights of Florida  Free Legal, Informational, Referral, and Advocacy Services for Floridian’s with disabilities
Discovery Church  Offer Buddy Break Program
Down Syndrome of Central Florida  For parents of children with Down Syndrome
Dr. Mark Sherman Developmental Optometrist  Optometry and Vision Therapy
Epilepsy Association of Central Florida  Dedicated to improving the quality of life for children and adults with epilepsy and seizure disorders throughout Central Florida
Faith Assembly of God – Kids Way  Offer Buddy Break Program and Special Blessings Ministry
Felice Center for Pediatric Rehab  Provide Pediatric Speech & Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Physical herapy .
First Hope At the First Academy  Private Christian School for children with special needs
First Presbyterian Church of Eustice  Offer Buddy Break Program, Friday Night Friends, Sunday Buddies & Camp Barnabas Mission
Florida Atlantic Region Assistive Technology (FAAST)  Leaders in facilitating public private partnerships to provide assistive technology devices and services that will enable persons with disabilities full participation in all aspects of life
Florida Autism Center  Early intervention program to help children with deficits and needs
Florida Council for Exceptional Education  an international community of professionals who are the voice and vision of special and gifted education  
Florida Crossroads Magazine  A parenting magazine for special needs  
Florida Hospital – Center for Child Development  Specialize in developmental behavior evaluations for children and adolescents  
 Florida Hospital for Children We sets the standard for innovation, quality and comprehensive care for children. 
Foundation for Wellness Professionals  An association of professional healthcare motivational and keynote speakers  
Freedom Ride  Provide therapeutic horseback riding to the special needs community  
Harvest Ministries  English-speaking congregation of the Korean Presbyterian Church of Orlando.  
Healing the Children  Provide critical medical care to children all around the world  
Healing Touch Therapeutic Riding Center  Equine Therapeutic Riding Center working with special needs children and adults  
Hearing Loss Association of America  Florida’s Voice for People with Hearing Loss  
Herman and Associates Pediatric Specialists  Speech, Occupational & Physical Therapy  
Hunter Vision Vision correction  
I Can Kids Camp C.O.G.O.P. The place where kids learn to believe in themselves  
Joyful Music Therapy  Provide superior music therapy interventions which support therapeutic goals and improves the lives of our clients, their caregivers and our community  
Key Network at Nature’s Place  educate and empower individuals of all abilities to discover and meet their own greatest potential  
Kid’s Therapy Zone  comprehensive sensory-based services for clients and their families living with Sensory Processing Disorder, attention deficit disorders (ADD and ADHD), autistic spectrum disorders, anxiety disorders, emotional and behavioral disorders, sensory-based learning disorders, and other developmental issues  
Learning Leaps Behavioral Services, Inc.  Applied Behavioral Analysis  
Lift Disability Network  Provide support for families living with disabilities, camps, community events & awareness  
Lighthouse Central Florida  Provide early intervention services to children ages Birth – 6 years with severe vision impairment and blindness  
Little Linksters  G.O.A.L.S. program (GolfOutreach Advances Life Skills) which is for children with special needs ages 3-12+  
Living By the Bible Community Church  Christian Outreach to special needs individuals and families  
Lodestone Academy  Our goal is to provide the best possible education in the functional, daily living, developmental, and academic domains  
Mothers’ Milk Bank  Promote health and healing by collecting, processing and distributing donor human milk by physician prescription  
Nature’s Place  Speech Therapy, Hippo Therapy, and Therapeutic Riding services & Key Network  
Noah’s Landing  A full service, mobile Petting Zoo  
Nemours Children’s Health System  Our team of specialists, nurses and therapists came to Nemours from around the globe to provide exceptional care for kids  
New Hope For Kids  Provide support to children and families grieving the death of a loved one and to grant wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses in Central Florida  
New Life Christian Fellowship  Offer Buddy Break Program & Special Needs classrooms  
None Less, Inc.  Provide programs and services to individuals with special needs in Central Florida  
OCPS ESE Parent Support Team  Provides IEP Training and support to parents of OCPS students with disabilities at no cost  
OPD Crime Prevention  Neighborhood Crime Watch and Crime Prevention  
OCA: Opportunity, Community, Ability  A Special Place for Special Needs  
Orange County Library System  Public Library System  
Oviedo – Winter Springs Optimist Club  Bringing out the best in kids.  
 Prosperitas Leadership Academy  Charter High School in Orange County  
PSA Healthcare  Private Duty Nursing Services  
Putting the Pieces Together  Support and learning groups for parents of children with special needs.  
Rapid Programs, Inc.  Offer After-School Programs, Early Intervention, AVT (Adult Vocational Training), Day Camps, Social Skills Events, Special Olympics Training, Respite, Behavior Therapy and other services for the Special Needs Community  
Russell Home  The only private, non-profit facility of its kind for severely disabled children in Central Florida  
Santiago and Friends Family Center for Autism  Autism Center that offer ABA, speech, art and music therapies  
Scuba Gym Weekly Scuba Classes and Spring Break & Summer Camps  
 Special Olympics Florida  Healthy Athletes screenings, sports activities and leadership skills  
Specialty Brace & Limb/Hanger Clinic  Orthotic Braces & Prosthetic Limbs  
Spina Bifida Association of Central Florida  Promote prevention and enhance the lives of those of have it  
The Arc of Volusia  Provide education and training for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities  
The Colton Society   Dedicated to helping families ease the burdens associated with these disorders, and helping the children affected by these abnormalities live a better quality of life.  
The Village Academy   a bilingual, therapeutic school committed to meeting the needs of children with Autism, Sensory Processing Disorders, Speech Language Disorders and their families through education, support, resources and advocacy  
Threshold Center for Autism   Provides a continuum of services for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities  
The Village Academy   a bilingual, therapeutic school committed to meeting the needs of children with Autism, Sensory Processing Disorders, Speech Language Disorders and their families through education, support, resources and advocacy  
True Help Services  For home care services you can trust  
Translife Organ & Tissue Donation Services  Educate the community about organ and tissue donation  
UCF CARD/PALS  Support individuals with autism spectrum disorders  
UCP of Central Florida  Help children with cerebral palsy  
Visual Health & Learning Center  We are a specialty optometric practice dedicated to diagnosing and treating vision problems that interfere with reading, learning and activities of daily living  
Waiver Provider  More than a directory of medicaid waiver providers, but also bring you the latest news and information to help people that are Developmentally Disabled & Senior Citizens as well
Whole-Sum Therapies  Speech, occupational and physical therapy

* For another great source for Disability Resources in Florida, we highly recommend that you visit BrightFeats.com.