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The Arc

The Arc of the United States –


Florida Council for Community Mental Health –

Florida Developmental Disabilities Counsel (FDDC) –

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD)

CARD @ Florida State University –

CARD @ University of Central Florida –

CARD @ University of Florida –

CARD @ University of South Florida –

Autism Resources

Autistic Home Decorating: Make Your Home Autism Friendly

12 Ways to Prevent, and Respond to, ASD Wandering

How to Help Your Child with ASD Overcome Her Fear of the Dentist and Establish Lifelong Healthy Oral Hygiene Habits

10 Tips for Getting Your Autistic Child Through a Haircut

The Top 3 Challenges to Finding a Babysitter for Your Special Needs Child — and How to Overcome Them

The Best Strategies for Calming Autistic Tantrums and Meltdowns

Do Sensory Processing Issues Get Better Over Time?

Autism Society of Florida –


Division of Vocational Rehabilitation –

Additional Resources

Start-to-Finish Guide for Entrepreneurs and Business Owners with Disabilities – This guide contains information on self-directed employment, business plans, marketing strategies, funding, training, networking and more – all tailored specifically for entrepreneurs with developmental and other common disabilities

Disability Rights Florida – 

Brain Injury Association of Florida –

Birth Injury Guide –

Birth Injury Justice Center –

Family Network on Disabilities –

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology –

Florida Alliance of Information and Referral Services –

Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) –

Florida Housing Coalition –

FYI Transition –

Social Security and Disability Resource Center –

Nursing Home Abuse Guide – –

Cerebral Palsy Symptoms –

Cerebral Palsy Guidance –

The Simple Dollar –

Cerebral Palsy Guide –

Patch Media: Critical dates for medicare disability benefits for seniors in Florida –

Coupon Chief – “Retail Savings Guide for People with Disabilities” –

Cerebral Palsy Group –

State of Florida

Agency for Health Care Administration –

Agency for Persons with Disabilities –

Children’s Medical Services (CMS) –

Department of Education –

Department of Elder Affairs –

Department of Health –

Division of Blind Services –

Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged –

Florida Commission on Human Relations –

Florida School for the Deaf and Blind –

Online Sunshine (Florida Legislature) –

State of Florida –

Substance Abuse & Mental Health –

Statewide Public Guardianship Office (SPGO) –

Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) – Provider Search –

Family Care Council – Area 7 – Transition Planning Resources

Family Care Council – Area 7 –

Florida HATS (Health care transition resources) –

FL Dept. of Education – Transition Planning – A Guide for Families –

Planning Ahead: A Handbook for Parents, Family Members and Guardians of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities –

Lighting the Way to Guardianship and Other Decision-Making Alternatives –

Disability Rights Florida – Transition: the Passage from Youth to Adulthood –

Autism Speaks Transition Tool Kit –

FL Dept. of Education Career Resources (Career Cruiser) –

Florida Choices Planner –

JobTIPS (Career Exploration Tools) –

Partners in Employment (Learn about Supported Employment & Job Coaching) –

Project 10 (School Transition Resources from FLDOE) –

Florida Dept. of Education – Accommodations & Modifications: What Parents Need to Know –

Accommodations & Modifications for Students with Disabilities in Career Education and Adult General Education –

Disability Mentoring Day –

Central Florida Parent Center –

Health Care Transitions (UF ICHP) –

Got Transition? –

Access Lynx Travel Training – Orlando, Florida –

Risk and Safety Life Skills –

Southeast Technical Assistance & Continuing Education Center –

Social Security Work Incentives –