Resources

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The Arc

The Arc of the United States – http://www.thearc.org


Advocacy

Florida Council for Community Mental Health – http://www.fccmh.org

Florida Developmental Disabilities Counsel (FDDC) – http://www.fddc.org


Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD)

CARD @ Florida State University – http://fsucard.com

CARD @ University of Central Florida – http://cfl.ucf-card.org

CARD @ University of Florida – http://card.ufl.edu

CARD @ University of South Florida – http://card-usf.fmhi.usf.edu


Rehabilitation

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation – http://www.rehabworks.org


Resources

Disability Rights Florida – http://www.disabilityrightsflorida.org

Autism Society of Florida – http://www.autismfl.com

Brain Injury Association of Florida – http://www.biaf.org

Birth Injury Guide – http://www.birthinjuryguide.org

Family Network on Disabilities – http://www.fndfl.org

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology – http://www.faast.org

Florida Alliance of Information and Referral Services – http://www.flairs.org

Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) – http://www.fdlrs.com

Florida Housing Coalition – http://www.flhousing.org

FYI Transition – http://www.fyitransition.org

Social Security and Disability Resource Center – http://www.ssdrc.com

Nursing Home Abuse Guide – http://www.NursingHomeAbuseGuide.org

Disability.gov – http://www.disability.gov

Cerebral Palsy Symptoms – http://www.cerebralpalsysymptoms.com

Cerebral Palsy Guidance – http://www.cerebralpalsyguidance.com

The Simple Dollar – http://www.thesimpledollar.com/disability-benefits-guide

Cerebral Palsy Guide – https://www.cerebralpalsyguide.com

Patch Media: Critical dates for medicare disability benefits for seniors in Florida – http://patch.com/resources/medicare-enrollment-dates-states

Coupon Chief – “Retail Savings Guide for People with Disabilities” – https://www.couponchief.com/guides/savings_guide_for_those_with_disability


State of Florida

Agency for Health Care Administration – http://ahca.myflorida.com

Agency for Persons with Disabilities – http://apd.myflorida.com

Children’s Medical Services (CMS) – http://www.cms-kids.com

Department of Education – http://www.fldoe.org

Department of Elder Affairs – http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us

Department of Health – http://www.floridahealth.gov

Division of Blind Services – http://dbs.myflorida.com

Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged – http://www.dot.state.fl.us/ctd

Florida Commission on Human Relations – http://fchr.state.fl.us

Florida School for the Deaf and Blind – https://www.facebook.com/FloridaDeafandBlind

Online Sunshine (Florida Legislature) – http://www.leg.state.fl.us

State of Florida – http://www.myflorida.com

Substance Abuse & Mental Health – http://www.myflfamilies.com/service-programs/mental-health

Statewide Public Guardianship Office (SPGO) – http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us/doea/spgo.php

Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) – Provider Search – http://www.flddresources.org/ProviderSearch.aspx


Family Care Council – Area 7 – Transition Planning Resources

Family Care Council – Area 7 – http://fcc7.org

Florida HATS (Health care transition resources) – http://www.floridahats.org

FL Dept. of Education – Transition Planning – A Guide for Families – http://www.fldoe.org/academics/exceptional-student-edu/secondary-transition.stml

Planning Ahead: A Handbook for Parents, Family Members and Guardians of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities – http://www.fddc.org/sites/default/files/file/publications/PlanningAheadFinal.pdf

Lighting the Way to Guardianship and Other Decision-Making Alternatives – http://www.fddc.org/sites/default/files/file/publications/Guardianship%20Family%20Manual.pdf

Disability Rights Florida – Transition: the Passage from Youth to Adulthood – http://www.disabilityrightsflorida.org/resources/disability_topic_info/transition_the_passage_from_youth_to_adulthood

Autism Speaks Transition Tool Kit – http://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/tool-kits/transition-tool-kit

FL Dept. of Education Career Resources (Career Cruiser) – http://www.fldoe.org/policy/pubs/workforce-pubs.stml

Florida Choices Planner – http://www.flchoices.org

JobTIPS (Career Exploration Tools) – http://www.do2learn.com/JobTIPS

Partners in Employment (Learn about Supported Employment & Job Coaching) – http://mn.gov/mnddc/pipm//employment-ez/index.html

Project 10 (School Transition Resources from FLDOE) – http://project10.info

Florida Dept. of Education – Accommodations & Modifications: What Parents Need to Know – http://www.fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/7690/urlt/0070070-ac-mod-parents.pdf

Accommodations & Modifications for Students with Disabilities in Career Education and Adult General Education – http://www.fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/7690/urlt/0070067-310907_accomm.pdf

Disability Mentoring Day – http://www.abletrust.org

Central Florida Parent Center – http://centralfloridaparentcenter.org

Health Care Transitions (UF ICHP) – http://www.hscj.ufl.edu/jaxhats/docs/envisioning_my_future_gray.pdf

Got Transition? – http://gottransition.org

Access Lynx Travel Training – Orlando, Florida – http://www.golynx.com

Risk and Safety Life Skills – http://www.autismriskmanagement.com

Southeast Technical Assistance & Continuing Education Center – http://tacesoutheast.org

Social Security Work Incentives – http://www.ssa.gov/disabilityresearch/workincentives.htm