See also Developmental Disabilities, Multi-Service Agencies

Advocacy and Legal Rights


  • AARP in Florida
  • Aging with Dignity
  • Area Agencies on Aging
  • Broward County
  • Mid-Florida Area Agency on Aging
  • Palm Beach / Treasure Coast
  • Senior Resource Alliance (Central Florida)
  • Senior Solutions of Southwest Florida
  • Tampa Bay Area Agency on Aging [link not working 3/3/02]
  • West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging (WCFAAA)
  • ElderWeb – Florida
  • Florida Department of Elder Affairs
  • Florida Seniors Sites
  • Senior Housing
  • Neighborly Senior Services
  • National Resources


Allergy and Asthma

  • National Resources

Alzheimer’s Disease

  • Alzheimer’s Association – Chapters in Florida
  • Greater Orlando
  • Manatee/Sarasota Counties
  • Southeast Florida
  • Tampa Bay
  • Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Online
  • Alzheimer’s Community Care Association of Palm Beach and Martin Counties
  • Alzheimer’s Support Network (Collier County)
  • National Resources


  • Florida Department of Health – Arthritis
  • National Resources


  • VSA Arts of Florida
  • National Resources

Asperger Syndrome

See also Autism

Assistive Technology

Attention Deficit Disorder

See also Learning Disabilities

  • Heartland CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder)
  • National Resources


See also Aspergers Syndrome

Blindness and Visual Impairments

Brain Injury


  • National Resources

Cerebral Palsy

  • United Cerebral Palsy of Florida
  • Northwest Florida
  • South Florida
  • Tallahassee
  • National Resources


See also Developmental Disabilities, Education, specific disorders

  • Family Network on Disabilities of Florida
  • Family Voices Florida
  • Father To Father of Collier County
  • Florida Birth Defects Registry
  • Florida Directory of Early Childhood Services
  • Florida Department of Health, Children’s Medical Services [link not working 3/17/02]
  • Naples Alliance for Children (Collier County)
  • NICHCY State Contact Sheet
  • Parent to Parent of the Capital Area
  • Step by Step Child Development Center (Collier County)
  • Webb Center
  • National Resources

Communication Disorders

See also Deafness and Hearing Impairments, Speech Disorders

Cystic Fibrosis

  • National Resources


See Communication Disorders

  • National Resources

Deafness and Hearing Impairments

  • Central Florida Deaf/ASL Web
  • Deaf Florida Web
  • Deaf and Hearing Services of Lake & Sumter Counties
  • Deaf Service Center of Pasco/Hernando Counties
  • Florida Association for the Deaf
  • Florida Dog Guides For The Deaf
  • Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind
  • Palm Beach County Association of the Deaf
  • Postsecondary Education Consortium – Florida’s State Outreach and Technical Assistance Center (PEC-FLA SOTAC)
  • National Resources

Developmental Disabilities

See also Children, General, Multi-Service Agencies


Down Syndrome


See also Children, Higher Education, specific disabilities

  • Collier County Public Schools – Exceptional Student Education [link not working 3/17/02]
  • Florida Department of Education
  • Clearinghouse Information Center
  • For Parents of Florida’s Infants and Toddlers…
  • Students with Disabilities
  • Florida Partnership for School Readiness
  • Florida Inclusion Network
  • National Resources

Education, Higher


See also Vocational Rehabilitation


Financial Information

Fragile X Syndrome

  • National Resources

Head Injury

  • See Brain Injury

Health (General)

Florida Department of Health and Human Services
National Resources

Heart Disorders


  • National Hemophilia Foundation – Florida Chapter
  • National Resources


  • Florida Department of Health and Human Services – Assisted Living Facilities
  • Grove House
  • National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification – Florida
  • National Resources

Huntington’s Disease

  • National Resources

Independent Living


  • Florida Independent Living Council


Learning Disabilities

See also Attention Deficit Disorder


Mental Illness

  • Act Corporation (Volusia and Flagler counties)
  • Florida Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health (FFFCMH)
  • KEN Mental Health Services Databases – Florida
  • Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute (Univ. of South Florida)
  • Mental Health Association of Collier County
  • NAMI Florida
  • Tampa Bay Depressive and Manic Depressive Association (TBDMDA)
  • National Resources

Mental Retardation

See Developmental Disabilities

Multi-Service Agencies

See also Children, Developmental Disabilities, General

  • Abilities of Florida
  • Easter Seals Services – Florida
  • Broward County
  • Central Florida Region
  • Southwest Florida
  • Tallahassee

Multiple Sclerosis

Parkinson’s Disease

  • National Resources

Phenyleketonuria (PKU)

  • PKU of Florida

Prader-Willi Syndrome

  • Prader-Willi Florida Association (PWSA)
  • National Resources


See Sports and Recreation

  • Respite Services
  • National Respite Locator Service – Florida Respite Programs
  • National Resources

Shaken Baby Syndrome

  • Family Source Clearinghouse on Shaken Baby Syndrome
  • National Resources

Speech Impairments

See also Communication Disorders

Spina Bifida

  • National Resources

Spinal Cord Injury

Sports and Recreation

  • Florida Diabetes Camp
  • Florida Disabled Outdoors Association
  • Special Olympics
  • Brevard County
  • Duval County [link not working 3/22/02]
  • Pinellas County
  • Shake-A-Leg Miami
  • Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center
  • National Resources


  • National Resources
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Tourette Syndrome Association of Florida
  • National Resources


Turners Syndrome

  • National Resources


Vocational Rehabilitation

See also Employment

  • Florida Department of Eduction, Division of Workplace Development, Students with Disabilities
  • Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Florida Occupational Access and Opportunity Commission (OAOC)
  • Seagull Industries for the Disabled
  • National Resources

Other Subjects

  • National Resources