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Connect with Families in FL
Connect with Florida Duchenne Families on Facebook through our FACES Program.  You will need to request to be added to the group first. 

Accessibility & Recreation
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Education

Advocacy Agencies

  • Disabilities Rights Florida
    2473 Care Drive, Suite 200
    Tallahassee, Florida 32308

    850-488-9071
    800-346-4127 TTY
    800-342-0823
    Website
    Contact webpage

  • Yellow Pages for Kids -Florida Resources
    Provides extensive resources to learn about and navigate special education, including state listings of Parent Training and Information Centers.  
    http://www.yellowpagesforkids.com/help/fl.htm

Department of Education

 

 

Early Intervention Services (Infant and toddler)

 

 

Early Intervention Services (Ages 3 to 5)

 

  • Office of Early Intervention & School Readiness
    Division of Public Schools/Department of Education
    250 Marriott Drive
    Tallahassee, FL 32399
    866-357-3239
    Website
    Contact information

 

PTI (Parent Training and Information Centers)

 

  • Family Network on Disabilities of Florida, Inc.
    2735 Whitney Road
    Clearwater, FL 33760-1610
    727-523-1130
    727-523-8687 FAX
    800-825-5736
    Website
    E-Mail: pen@fndfl.org

  • Family Network on Disabilities
    1002 Miccosukee Road
    Tallahassee, FL 32308
    850-980-1103
    800-825-5736
    850-727-0873 FAX
    Website  
    E-mail:
    fnd@fndusa.org

 

 

Serving: Dade and Monroe Counties

  • Parent to Parent of Miami, Inc. (CPRC)
    7990 SW 117th Ave, Suite 201
    Miami, FL 33183
    305-271-9797
    305-271-6628 FAX
    800-527-9552
    Website
    E-Mail: info@ptopmiami.org

 

Health & Well-Being

  • Florida Kid Care children's health insurance program
    Uninsured children under age 19 may qualify for Kid Care health care based on household size and income limits.  Children who are insured may qualify for other Medicaid insurance. 

    Kid Care information
  • Medicaid
    Adults over age 18 who are disabled may qualify for Medicaid based on income and assets.   Florida residents who qualify for Social Security Income are automatically eligible for Medicaid.  
    Medicaid information
  • Statewide Medicaid Managed Long Term-Care Program (SMMC LTC)
    This Home and Community Based Services program provides supports and services for adults over 18 who are eligible for Medicaid due to disability and meet Nursing Facility Level of Care criteria.  Services include Home Accessibility Adaptation, Medical Equipment and Supplies, Personal and Attendant Care, Respite Services, and OT, PT and Respiratory Therapy.

    SMMC LTC information

 

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