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Florida Yellow Pages for Kids With Disabilities

We designed the Florida Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities so people who love and work with our children can get reliable information, support -- and connect with one another. The Mocking Bird , Florida State Bird

You will find different kinds of resources on this page, including state government programs, grassroots organizations, and support groups. We wanted to make it easy for you to find the information you need, so we organized these resources alphabetically, as you find in the "real" Yellow Pages.

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Note: Groups with a star (*) next to their name sponsored an advocacy training program by Pete and Pam Wright.

Advocacy, Consulting, Children's Exceptional Learning (ACCEL)
Catherine Whitcher, M.Ed
Jacksonville, FL
(904) 744-5419
E-mail: president@accel-ed.com
Web: http://www.accel-ed.com

Assistive Technology Educational Network of Florida (ATEN)
1207 Mellonville Avenue
Sanford, FL 32771
(800) 558-6500 (Florida only) | (407) 688-2201 Fax (407) 688-4593
Web:http://fdlrs.brevard.k12.fl.us/fdlrs/ATEN.html
Web: http://www.aten.scps.k12.fl.us/

Association for Retarded Citizens/Florida
411 E. College Avenue
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 921-0460
E-mail: arcfl@supernet.net
Web: http://www.arcflorida.org/

Autism Society of Florida, Inc.
P.O. Box 266823
Weston, FL 33326
(954) 349-2820
Web: http://www.autismfl.com/

Brain Injury Association of Florida (BIAF)
North Broward Medical Center
201 E. Sample Road
Pompano Beach, FL 33064
(954) 786-2400; (800) 992-3442 (in FL)
E-mail: info@biaf.org
Web: http://www.biaf.org/

CITE, Inc. - Center for Independence, Technology & Education
215 E. New Hampshiire St.
Orlando, FL 32804
(407) 898-2482
E-mail:comcite@aol.com

Epilepsy Program
Florida Department of Health, HSFCD
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A-18
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1744
(850) 245-4330
E-mail: Susan_Ladd@doh.state.fl.us
Web: www.doh.state.fl.us/

Epilepsy Services of Southwest Florida
1900 Main Street, Suite 212
Sarasota, FL 34236-8545
(941) 953-5988
E-mail: epilepsy@gte.net

Easter Seals Florida
1040 Woodcock Road, Suite 215
Orlando, FL 32803
(407) 896-7881
E-mail: rgriggs@fl.easter-seals.org
E-mail: info@fl.easter-seals.org

Education Recovery, Inc.
Deborah L. Kern,BSW, Director and Founder
(850)-651-2671 (home/office) - (850) 496-2677 (cell)
E-mail: skern@nwfl.net
Kent Scebbi, (850) 830-6903
E-mail: kscebbi@earthlink.net

Family Network on Disabilities of Florida, Inc.
2735 Whitney Road
Clearwater, FL 33760-1610
(727) 523-1130; (800) 825-5736 (In Fl only)
E-mail: mikesmom3@aol.com
Web: http://fndfl.org/

Florida Alliance for Assistive Service and Technology (FAAST, Inc.) (1992)
1020 E. Lafayette St., Suite 110
Tallahassee, FL 32301-4546
Phone: (850) 487-3278 (V/TDD)
TDD: (850) 922-5951
FAX/TDD: (850) 487-2805
E-mail: faast@faast.org
Web: http://faast.org/

Florida Association of Rehabilitation Facilities, Inc.
2475 Apalachee Parkway, Suite 205
Tallahassee, FL 32301-4946
(850) 877-4816
E-mail: tfarmer@floridaarf.org
Web: http://www.respectofflorida.org/

Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (FLASHA)
P.O. Box 150127
Altamonte Springs, FL 32715-0127
(407) 774-7880; (800) 243-3574
E-mail: mailto:kng-assn@worldnet.att.net

Florida Department of Education
Room PL 08, Capitol Building
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
(850) 487-1785
FAX: (850) 413-0378
http://www.firn.edu/doe/index.html

Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System
http://fdlrs.brevard.k12.fl.us/fdlrs/index.html

Florida's Rules Addressing Special Education, Accommodations, and Modifications
http://cpt.fsu.edu/ese/accomm/edrules.html

Florida State Board of Education Administrative Rules
http://www.firn.edu/doe/rules/rules.htm

Florida Teacher Resources Accommodations Database
http://cpt.fsu.edu:591/accomms.html

Florida Independent Living Council
Web: http://flailc.org/

For Parents of Florida's Exceptional Students. . .
http://www.firn.edu/doe/cgi-bin/doehome/menu.pl

International Dyslexia Association
5005 Laurel, Suite 100
Tampa, FL 33607
(W) (813) 874-3918

International Fibrodysplaisa Ossificans Progressiva Association (IFOPA)
P.O.Box 196217
Winter Springs, FL 32719-6217
Note: This organization is based in FL but has members around the world.
407-365-4194
E-mail: Ifopa@vol.com
Web: www.ifopa.org

John M. McKay Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities
A school choice program of the Florida Department of Education for students with special needs.
Toll Free Parent Hotline: 1.800.447.1636

http://www.opportunityschools.org/

Learning Disabilities Association of Florida (LDAF)
331 E. Henry Street
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
(941) 637-8957
E-mail: lda00@sunline.net

NAMI-Florida
1020 E. Lafayette, Suite 102
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 671-4445
E-mail: namifl@unr.net
E-mail: faye@namifl.org
Web: http://www.nami.org/

Office of State Coordinator of Vocational Education for Students with Disabilities
Department of Education, Turlington Building
325 W. Gaines Street, Room 701
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
(850) 487-3164
E-mail: adamsj@mail.doe.state.fl.us
Web: www.firn.edu/doe/workforce

Parents Empowering Parents (PEP)
Deborah L. Kern
(850) 651-2617
E-mail: skern@nwfl.net

Parent to Parent of Miami, Inc.
Community Parent Resource Center
c/o Sunrise Community
9040 Sunset Drive, Suite G
Miami, FL 33173
(305) 271-9797; (800) 527-9552
E-mail: PtoP1086@aol.com
Web: http://www.ptopmiami.org/

Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
Florida Congress of Parents and Teachers, Inc.
1747 Orlando Central Parkway
Orlando, FL 32809-5757
(407) 855-7604
E-mail: janice@floridapta.org
Web: http://www.floridapta.org/

Parent Training and Information Center (PTI)
Family Network on Disabilities of Florida, Inc.
2735 Whitney Road
Clearwater, FL 33760-1610
(727) 523-1130; (800) 825-5736 (In Fl only)
E-mail: fnd@fndfl.org
Web: http://fndfl.org/

Parents Offering Wisdom, Enrichment and Resources (POWER)
Mental Health Association of Northeast Florida
(904) 399-5468
Newsletter: www.nami.org/jacksonville

Programs for Children and Youth who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services and School-to-Work Transition Programs
2002 Old St. Augustine Road, Building A
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 488-8380 (V); (850) 413-9629 (TTY)
E-mail: bradlec@vr.fdles.state.fl.us

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Office of Early Intervention & School Readiness
Division of Public Schools/Department of Education
325 West Gaines Street, Suite 325
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
(850) 488-6830

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Florida Partnership for School Readiness
600 S. Calhoun Street
Holland Building, Room 251
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0001
(850) 488-0337
Web: http://www.schoolreadiness.org/

Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Children’s Medical Services
Department of Health
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A-06
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1707
(850) 245-4200

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Children's Medical Services
2020 Capital Circle, S.E.
Mail Bin A-06
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0700
(850) 487-2690
E-mail: Fran_Wilber@doh.state.fl.us

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Prevention and Interventions Unit
Children's Medical Services
Department of Health
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A-06
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1707
(850) 245-4200
E-mail: Mike_Haney@doh.state.fl.us

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities
2671 Executive Center Circle West, Suite 100
Tallahassee, FL 32301-5029
(850) 488-9071; (800) 346-4127 (TTY)
(800) 342-0823; (800) 350-4566 (Spanish and Creole Speaking Clients)
E-mail: advocacyn@aol.com
Web: http://www.advocacycenter.org/

Regional ADA Technical Assistance Agency
Southeast Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center
(SEDBTAC), Region 4
490 10th Street
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 385-0636 (V/TTY); (800) 949-4232
E-mail: se-dbtac@mindspring.com
Web: http://www.sedbtac.org/

Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders*
All Children’s Specialty Care of Fort Myers
4550 Colonial Blvd.
Ft. Myers, FL 33912
(941) 931-5700

Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders
Wolfson’s Children’s Hospital at Baptist Medical Center
807 Nira Street, Third Floor
Jacksonville, FL 32207
(904) 390-3768

Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders*
All Children’s Specialty Care of Lakeland
3310 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
Lakeland, FL 33805
(863) 802-6600 ext. 6615

Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders*
All Children’s Specialty Care of Pasco
5640 W. Main Street
New Port Richey, FL 34652
(727) 846-9900

Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders
Center for Speech and Language, Inc.
5020 Goddard Ave.
Orlando, FL 32804
(407) 299-1533

Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders
Rehabilitation Center for Children & Adults, Inc.
300 Royal Palm Way
Palm Beach, FL 33480
(561) 655-7266

Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders
Speechcare, Inc.
1034 Jenks Ave.
Panama City, FL 32401
(850) 769-5971

Scottish Rite Clinic at Baptist Hospital
1717 North E. Street
Pensacola, FL 32501
(850) 434-4957

Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders*
Speech Language Pathology at All Children’s Hospital
33 Sixth Street, South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
(727) 892-4141 or: (800) 888-9794

Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders*
All Children’s Specialty Care of Sarasota
5881 Rand Boulevard
Sarasota, FL 34238
(941) 927-8805

Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders*
All Children’s Specialty Care of Tampa
12220 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33612
(813) 631-5014

Note: *These clinics are operated by the All Children’s Hospital of St.
Petersburg and supported by the Scottish Rite Foundation of Florida, Inc.

Speech and Hearing
Florida Language, Speech & Hearing Association

Spina Bifida Association of Florida, Inc.
24 Beach Walker Road
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034-6600
(904) 261-6639; (800) 722-6355 (in FL only)
E-mail: psabadie@net-magic.net

State Agency for Visual Impairments
Division of Blind Services
Department of Education
2551 Executive Center Circle West, Suite 200, Lafayette Building
Tallahassee, FL 32399
(850) 488-1330
E-mail: david_newton@fdles.state.us

State Department of Education: Special Education
Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services
Division of Public Schools and Community Education
325 W. Gaines Street, Suite 614
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
(850) 488-1570
E-mail: goffs@mail.doe.state.fl.us
Web: www.firn.edu/doe/commhome

State Developmental Services
Florida Department of Children and Families
Developmental Disabilities Program Office
1317 Winewood Boulevard, Building 3, Room 325
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0700
(850) 488-4257
E-mail: darlene_golden@dcf.state.fl.us

State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council
Florida Developmental Disabilities Council
124 Marriott Drive, Suite 203
Tallahassee, FL 32301-2981
(850) 488-4180
E-mail: joek.fddc@nettally.com
Web: http://www.fddc.org/

State Education Agency Rural Representative
Instructional Programs
Division of Public Schools and Community Education
Department of Education
Florida Education Center, Room 514
Tallahassee, FL 32399
(850) 488-2601

State Mediation System
Florida Department of Education
Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services
325 W. Gaines Street, Suite 614
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
(850) 488-1216
E-mail: Palazem@mail.doe.state.fl.us

State Mental Health Agency
Mental Health Programs Office
Department of Children and Families
1317 Winewood Boulevard, Building 6
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0700
(850) 488-8304

State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
Children's Mental Health Program
Mental Health Programs Office
1317 Winewood Boulevard, Building 6, Room 290
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0700
(850) 488-8304
E-mail: sue_ross@dcf.state.fl.us
Web: www.state.fl.us/cf_web/

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Department of Education
2002 Old St. Augustine Road, Building A
Tallahassee, FL 32301-4862
(850) 488-6210
Web: www2.myflorida.com/doe/vr

Statewide Advocacy Network on Disabilities, Inc. (STAND)
P.O. Box 1845
Brandon, Florida 33509
(813) 258-5700

Technology-Related Assistance
Florida Alliance for Assistive Service and Technology
1020 E. Lafayette Street, Suite 110
Tallahassee, FL 32301-4546
(850) 487-3278
E-mail: faast@faast.org
Web: http://faast.org/

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
Web: http://www.cec.sped.org/

The EDLAW Center
P.O. Box 81-7327
Hollywood, FL 33081-1327
954-966-4489
E-mail: edcenter@edlaw.net
Web: www.edlaw.net

United Cerebral Palsy of Florida
1830 Buford Court
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 922-5630

University Affiliated Program
Mailman Center for Child Development /University of Miami School of Medicine

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Mailman Center for Child Development
University of Miami School of Medicine
1601 N.W. 12th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136
E-mail: darmstrong@miami.edu
Web: http://pediatrics.med.miami.edu/

VSA arts of Florida
3500 E. Fletcher Avenue, Suite 225
Tampa, FL 33613
(813) 975-6962
E-mail: drennon@earthlink.net
Web: http://www.vsafl.org/

Addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses change often. If you learn that an organization has new contact information, please send an email with the correct information.

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