The Arc of Florida Resources and Partners
ABLE United encourages and assists the saving of private funds to help persons with disabilities cover costs that support their health, independence and quality of life.
Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) works with local organizations and private providers to support people who have developmental disabilities and their families in living, learning, and working in their communities. APD identifies the service needs of people with developmental disabilities, and those individuals may receive social, medical, behavioral, residential, and/or therapeutic services.
Disability Rights Florida was founded in 1977 as the statewide designated protection and advocacy system for individuals with disabilities in the State of Florida
The Family Café exists to provide individuals with disabilities and their families with an opportunity for collaboration, advocacy, friendship and empowerment by serving as a facilitator of communication, a space for dialogue and a source of information.
Family Care Councils of Florida (FCCF) educate and empower individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, partnering with the Agency for Persons with Disabilities, to bring quality services to individuals with dignity and choice.
Florida Developmental Disabilities Council (FDDC) affects policy and services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families and their supports through education, advocacy and partnerships.
IntellectAbility provides person-centered services to those who support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, helping them replace risk with health and wellness.
Miami Lighthouse provides hope, confidence, and independence to people of all ages through education, training, research and vision enhancement.
Special Olympics Florida’s mission is to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for people with intellectual disabilities who wish to participate, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.
The Arc US promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities by actively supporting their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.
Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is a federal-state program that works with people who have physical or mental disabilities to prepare for, gain or retain employment. VR is committed to helping people with disabilities find meaningful careers.
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