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Florida Disability Resources

The following Resources were featured at our 2017 Make ‘m Smile.

This is not an extensive or complete list of Florida Disability Resources.

For a great reference for Disability Resources in Florida, we recommend you visit

Access Life
Free community outreach events for individuals and families living with disabilities

Academy of Ability
School for children with disabilities

Achieve Pediatric Therapy & Florida Speech
Occupational, Physical, Speech & Language Therapy

Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Work in partnership with local communities & private providers to assist people with developmental disabilities and their families

AmeriDisability Services Magazine
Florida’s leading publication for individuals, businesses and non-profits who support people with disabilities

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

ASK US Florida
Creates tailored and inclusive social events for members of the Autistic community

Attain, Inc.
Supporting people with developmental disabilities for over 20 years in the Central Florida community

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

Be an Angel Therapy Dogs Ministry Inc.
Therapy Dogs

Believe Pediatric Physical Therapy
Intensive Physical Therapy

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

Bright Feats
Free community resource directory for parents/caregivers with children that have medical, educational and special needs

Bright Learning Cyber High School
A technology based school to meet special needs

Bright Threads Ministries
Help church leadership transform relationships and practices with people who have developmental disabilities

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

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

Celadine Life Preparatory Academy, Inc.
Private school for students with special needs

Celebration Church
Outreach for children and teens with special needs

Central Florida Dreamplex
Alternative therapy and recreational/fitness services to individuals with special needs

Central Florida Miracle League
A baseball league for kids with special needs

Chance 2 Dance
Provides inclusive and accommodating dance classes for people of all ages with special needs

CHAPS Center for Horsemanship & Personal Success
Therapeutic riding programs

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

Community Coordinated Care for Children, Inc.
Coordinative agency for a variety of high-quality services to improve the lives of children and families in Central Florida

Community Legal Services of Mid Florida, Inc.
Free legal aid for low to moderate income residents in Central Florida

Conductive Education Center of Orlando
School for children with motor disabilities

Council for Exceptional Children
The voice and vision of special education

CSI Special Care Orlando
Offer nursing intervention and medical supervision to children with special health care needs in a non-residential setting

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

Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida
For parents of children with Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome Foundation of Florida
Promotes inclusion, understanding and acceptance by expanding opportunities for individuals, families & communities touched by Down Syndrome

Dr. Mark Sherman Developmental Optometrist
Optometry and Vision Therapy

EasterSeals Florida
Provides exceptional services, education, outreach, and advocacy to the special needs community

Employment service that provides job preparation, employment and transition services

Faith Assembly of God – Kids Way
Offer Buddy Break Program and Special Blessings Ministry

Family Care Council of Central Florida
Advocates, educates and empowers individuals with developmental disabilities and their families

Family Network on Disabilities
Helps organize events, delivers free workshops, and provides one on one assistance to families who have children with special needs

Felice Center for Pediatric Rehab
Provide Pediatric Speech & Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy

First Hope At the First Academy
Private Christian School for children with special needs

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
A leader in center-based ABA therapy throughout the state of Florida

Florida Council for Exceptional Education
An international community of professionals who are the voice and vision of special and gifted education

Florida Department of Health in Orange County – WIC
Federally funded nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children

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

Freedom Ride
Provide therapeutic horseback riding to the special needs community

Fuzzy Therapy Miniature Horses
Provides animal assisted therapy

Give Kids the World
Provides weeklong, cost-free vacations to children with life-threatening illnesses

Hanger Clinic
Orthotic Braces & Prosthetic Limbs

Harvest Ministries
English-speaking congregation of the Korean Presbyterian Church of Orlando.

Herman and Associates Pediatric Specialists
Speech, Occupational & Physical Therapy

Hunter Vision
Vision correction

Is Able Children’s Foundation
Focuses on bringing families together to meet some of the needs of their special children

Joyful Music Therapy
Provide superior music therapy interventions which support therapeutic goals and improves the lives of our clients, their caregivers and our community

Kartzinel Wellness Center
Medical Treatment, Education and Support for Autism and other Neurodegenerative Disorders

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 (Golf Outreach 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
A family resource for Orlando Kids Events and Family Fun in Central Florida

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

No Limits Academy
A not-for-profit Christian school for physically disabled children ages 6 to 21 years

OCA: Opportunity, Community, Ability
A Special Place for Special Needs

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

Orange County Library System
Public Library System

Orlando Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics
Comprehensive dentistry for children (age 1 and above), teens, and special needs

Orlando Shakespeare Theater
Summer camps for middle & high school students with and without special needs

Oviedo – Winter Springs Optimist Club
Bringing out the best in kids

Pediatric Health Choice
Medical daycare for children with special needs

Pediatric Therapy Foundation of Orlando
Speech, Occupational & Physical Therapy

Positive Behavioral Solutions, LLC
Behavioral Health Counseling and Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services

Potter’s House Academy
Private Christian Academy for students with various learning disabilities

Primrose Center, Inc.
Adult Day Training, Residential, Supported Employment, Supported Living & Transportation Services

Private Eye, Romeo Riley The Series
Book series that features characters with special needs

Prosperitas Leadership Academy
Charter High School in Orange County

PSA Healthcare
Private Duty Nursing Services

Santiago and Friends Family Center for Autism
Autism Center that offer ABA, speech, art and music therapies

Silent Hope
Provides free conversational sign-language classes

The Paragon School
School for students with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome

Weekly SCUBA Classes and Spring Break & Summer Camps

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

Translife Organ & Tissue Donation Services
Educate the community about organ and tissue donation

Two-6 Resources, Inc.
Vocational evaluations and job placement services designed to assist individuals with disabilities

UCP of Central Florida
Help children with cerebral palsy

Day Programs, Learning Center, Respite, Life Skills, Spiritual Development

We Speak for Them: Lake County Parent Advocate
Parents of Children with Autism Advocacy Group

Welcoming Hearts
Provide information and support to individuals with special needs, their families, professionals and the community through education and social activities

Williams Syndrome Association
The comprehensive resource for individuals with Williams syndrome, their families and professionals

Our programs are FREE to VIP kids and their families BECAUSE OF the generosity of people like YOU.

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