Florida Disability Resources

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

Abilities Unlimited, LLC Provide early intervention, specialized education and applied behavior analysis

Academy of Ability School for children with disabilities

Academy for Autism Putting the pieces together, one child at a time.

Achieve Pediatric Therapy Occupational, Physical, Speech & Language Therapy

Alternative Outcomes Behavior Therapy, Consulting & Services

Angel Flight Southeast Medical Transport by Air Ambulance

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

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

Autism Gym & Related Disabilities Program recreational programs for individuals with autism and related disorders where innovative ideas come together to enhance the lives of individuals and their families

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

Autism Speaks Central Florida Research, advocacy, awareness and family services

Be an Angel Therapy Dogs Ministry Inc. Therapy Dogs

Beards for Autism Group dedicated to growing beards and facial hair in support of helping find a definite cause of autism

Beards for Autism Group dedicated to growing beards and facial hair in support of helping find a definite cause of autism

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

Boardwalk Kids Theater an interest-driven, kinaesthetic learning experience for the entire family

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

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

Bright Learning School for kids with special needs and learning difficulties

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.

Butterfly Effects ABA Therapy

Calvary Assembly Offer Buddy Break Program and Special Needs Church Services

Canine Companions Enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships

Capernaum Young Life Capernaum gives young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities the chance to experience fun and adventure, to develop fulfilling friendships and to challenge their limits while building self-esteem through club, camp and other exciting activities

Caring First, Inc. Quality homecare medical and non-medical service provided to seniors, developmentally challenged and the injured

Celebration Church Outreach for children and teens with special needs.

Central Florida Boy Scouts of America Serving the youth of Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Volusia Counties, with headquarters in Apopka

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

Central Florida Parent Center Providing parents of children with disabilities

Central Florida Pediatric Therapy Physical, occupational, speech therapies and early intervention services provide habilitation for children/youth with special needs

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

Church in the Son Offer Buddy Break Program

Conductive Education Center of Orlando School for children with motor disabilities

Council for Exceptional Children The voice and vision of special education

Creatre’ – Alternative Outcomes Arts training and behavior analysis service

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

Devereux 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

Discovery Church Offer Buddy Break Program

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

Dr. Mark Sherman Developmental Optometrist Optometry and Vision Therapy

Epilepsy Association of Central Florida Dedicated to improving the quality of life for children and adults with epilepsy and seizure disorders throughout Central Florida

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

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

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

First Presbyterian Church of Eustice Offer Buddy Break Program, Friday Night Friends, Sunday Buddies & Camp Barnabas Mission

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 Early intervention program to help children with deficits and needs

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

Florida Crossroads Magazine A parenting magazine for special needs

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.

Foundation for Wellness Professionals An association of professional healthcare motivational and keynote speakers

Freedom Ride Provide therapeutic horseback riding to the special needs community

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

Healing the Children Provide critical medical care to children all around the world

Healing Touch Therapeutic Riding Center Equine Therapeutic Riding Center working with special needs children and adults

Hearing Loss Association of America Florida’s Voice for People with Hearing Loss

Herman and Associates Pediatric Specialists Speech, Occupational & Physical Therapy

Hunter Vision Vision correction

I Can Kids Camp C.O.G.O.P. The place where kids learn to believe in themselves

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

Key Network at Nature’s Place educate and empower individuals of all abilities to discover and meet their own greatest potential

Kid’s Therapy Zone comprehensive sensory-based services for clients and their families living with Sensory Processing Disorder, attention deficit disorders (ADD and ADHD), autistic spectrum disorders, anxiety disorders, emotional and behavioral disorders, sensory-based learning disorders, and other developmental issues

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 (GolfOutreach 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

Mothers’ Milk Bank Promote health and healing by collecting, processing and distributing donor human milk by physician prescription

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

New Life Christian Fellowship Offer Buddy Break Program & Special Needs classrooms

None Less, Inc. Provide programs and services to individuals with special needs in Central Florida

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

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

Orange County Library System Public Library System

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

Prosperitas Leadership Academy Charter High School in Orange County

PSA Healthcare Private Duty Nursing Services

Putting the Pieces Together Support and learning groups for parents of children with special needs.

Rapid Programs, Inc. Offer After-School Programs, Early Intervention, AVT (Adult Vocational Training), Day Camps, Social Skills Events, Special Olympics Training, Respite, Behavior Therapy and other services for the Special Needs Community

Russell Home The only private, non-profit facility of its kind for severely disabled children in Central Florida

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

Scuba Gym Weekly Scuba Classes and Spring Break & Summer Camps

Special Olympics Florida Healthy Athletes screenings, sports activities and leadership skills

Specialty Brace & Limb/Hanger Clinic Orthotic Braces & Prosthetic Limbs

Spina Bifida Association of Central Florida Promote prevention and enhance the lives of those of have it

The Arc of Volusia Provide education and training for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities

The Colton Society Dedicated to helping families ease the burdens associated with these disorders, and helping the children affected by these abnormalities live a better quality of life.

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

Threshold Center for Autism Provides a continuum of services for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities

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

True Help Services For home care services you can trust

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

UCF CARD/PALS Support individuals with autism spectrum disorders

UCP of Central Florida Help children with cerebral palsy

Visual Health & Learning Center We are a specialty optometric practice dedicated to diagnosing and treating vision problems that interfere with reading, learning and activities of daily living

Waiver Provider More than a directory of medicaid waiver providers, but also bring you the latest news and information to help people that are Developmentally Disabled & Senior Citizens as well

Whole-Sum Therapies Speech, occupational and physical therapy

* For another great source for Disability Resources in Florida, we highly recommend that you visit BrightFeats.com.