Resources

Local and State Resources

Autism Society of Florida

The mission of the Autism Society of Florida (ASF) is to assure full participation and self-determination in every aspect of life for each individual. 

Address: Autism Society of Florida, P.O. Box 677055, Orlando, Florida 32867

Phone: 407.207.3388

http://www.autismfl.com


The Arc Jacksonville

Our Mission is to serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve their full potential to participate in community life.

Our Vision is a community where disability is a distinction without a difference, where individuals will have choices on how they live, learn, work, worship, and play.

1050 North Davis Street
Jacksonville, FL 32209-6808
(904) 355-0155
info@arcjacksonville.org 

www.arcjacksonville.org


Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD)

Mission Statement

To educate and empower individuals and families throughout the lifespan by providing support, assistance, and awareness within the community; with the goal of optimizing the potential of all individuals with autism and related disabilities.

Vision Statement

To be regionally recognized as the leading provider of services optimizing the developmental and behavioral health of individuals with autism and related disabilities.

Center for Autism & Related Disabilities Jacksonville (CARD)
6271 St. Augustine Rd., Suite 1
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Phone: (904) 633-0760 or 1-800-9-AUTISM
Fax: (904) 633-0751

https://hscj.ufl.edu/pediatrics/autism/


Down Syndrome Association

Our Mission

The Down Syndrome Association of Jacksonville (DSAJ) is a non-profit organization committed to helping people with Down syndrome achieve their full potential and to helping create a community that is educated, supportive, and inclusive of individuals with Down syndrome.

Vision Statement

We envision a community where all people with Down syndrome are actively included, given opportunities to participate and contribute as valued citizens, and have the choice to create their own path to fulfillment and success.

 (904) 353-6300

info@dsaj.org 

https://dsaj.org


Family Network on Disabilities (FND)

FND was founded by a group of parents of children with disabilities who came together for mutual support and information-sharing.  FND is a grassroots organization for persons with disabilities and their families that is family-centered and family-driven. 

(727) 523-1130  

(800) 825-5736  

https://fndusa.org/  


HEAL Foundation

MISSION: Inspiring, educating, and funding services for those affected by autism in our community.

VISION: Make our community the best place to live for those affected by autism.

The HEAL Foundation is a local nonprofit organization in Northeast Florida. HEAL supports organizations, programs, camps, and schools which serve those with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Northeast Florida. 

5150 Palm Valley Rd Suite 210, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082

(904) 716-4198 

http://www.healautismnow.org/


Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD)

This is the state program that assists people who have developmental disabilities and their families. It also provides assistance to identify the needs of people with developmental disabilities and funding to purchase supports and services.
4030 Esplanade Way, Suite 380
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0950
850-488-4257 or 888-633-2301
http://apd.myflorida.com

 

Department of Education / Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational Rehabilitation provides services for eligible persons with physical or mental impairments. These services are designed to enable the consumer to prepare for, secure, retain or regain employment.
2002 Old St. Augustine Rd, Bldg A
Tallahassee, FL 32301-4862
800-451-4327 or 800-955-8770 (TTD)
http://www.rehabworks.org

 

Disability Rights Florida

Disability Rights Florida is a non-profit organization providing protection and advocacy services in the State of Florida. With offices throughout the state, their mission is to advance the dignity, equality, self-determination and expressed choices of individuals with disabilities.
2728 Center View Drive #102
Tallahassee, FL 32301
800-342-0823
http://www.disabilityrightsflorida.org/
E-mail: info@advocacycenter.org


Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services

The Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services administers programs for students with disabilities and for gifted students. Additionally, the bureau coordinates student services throughout the state and participates in multiple inter-agency efforts designed to strengthen the quality and variety of services available to students with special needs.
325 West Gaines Street
614 Turlington Building
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400
Phone: (850) 245-0475
Suncom: 205-0475
http://www.fldoe.org/ese/


Hope Haven

OUR MISSION

HOPE HAVEN’S MISSION IS TO ENSURE THAT CHILDREN AND FAMILIES REALIZE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL BY PROVIDING SPECIALIZED SERVICES AND INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES.

OUR VISION

INDIVIDUALS SERVED BY HOPE HAVEN WILL BE MORE INDEPENDENT, EDUCATED AND ENGAGED IN COMMUNITY LIFE

Phone: 904.346.5100
Email: info@hope-haven.org
Address: 4600 Beach Blvd Jacksonville, FL 32207 

www.hope-haven.org


Special Olympics Florida - Duval County

Offers athletic opportunities to special need individuals. Sports include basketball, soccer, tennis, surfing,bowling and many more.

Address:
PO Box 49008
Jacksonville Beach, Fl 32240Phone:
904-307-4221

https://specialolympicsflorida.org/duval/




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