Disability Rights Florida (Formerly the Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities)
Disability Rights Florida is the official, Governor-designated protection and advocacy system for the State of Florida. Our mission is to advance the dignity, equality, self-determination and expressed choices of individuals with disabilities.
The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc., advocates and promotes meaningful participation in all aspects of life for Floridians with developmental disabilities.
The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) coordinates national resources, offers technical assistance, and disseminates information related to secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities in order to create opportunities for youth to achieve successful futures.
The Blue Ribbon Task Force worked to provide the fullest testing participation by students with disabilities and the greatest possible accommodations, without jeopardizing the validity or reliability of the FCAT.
This national project provides training, information and materials to parent center staff across the country who are helping the families of youth with disabilities learn about transition, independent living and vocational rehabilitation services.
The Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (CARD) provides support and assistance with the goal of optimizing the potential of people with autism and related disabilities.
Disability Achievement Center (formerly Caring and Sharing Center for Independent Living)
Disability Achievement Center is a disability resource center serving all persons of all ages in Pasco and Pinellas Counties, Florida who have disabilities. Advocacy is one of the core services provided. This service will include assisting persons with understanding the community and state services available and helping individuals determine how to gain access to such services that may be needed to help them gain or maintain community independence.
Family Network on Disabilities of Florida is a statewide alliance of individuals with disabilities, special needs, or at-risk and their families. Our mission is to provide family-driven support, education, information and advocacy.
The mission of our organization is to strengthen communities through volunteer service. In carrying out our mission we partner with community based organizations, non-profits, businesses, communities of faith, government entities, and colleges and universities.
The Florida Division of Blind Services works to ensure blind and visually impaired Floridians have the tools, support and opportunity to achieve success. In partnership with others, they create a barrier free environment in the lives of Floridians with visual disabilities.
The Florida Independent Living Council is a statewide council established by federal mandate and Florida Statute.
The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) provides leadership and support for a comprehensive program of research related to the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities.
The United States Access Board is a federal agency committed to accessible design.
Vendor of various disability assistive technologies.
FAAST envisions a seamless supportive partnership between Florida businesses and government to provide assistive technology products and services which will enable persons with disabilities to participate in independent living, education, work and recreation from birth to death.
We are an independent commission housed within the Florida Department of Transportation. Our Mission - To insure the availability of efficient, cost-effective, and quality transportation services for transportation disadvantaged persons.
This service is offered to VR consumers after approval by a VR counselor. The services offered are: Adaptive Computer Modifications, Driver Evaluations, Driver Training Specialist, Home Modifications, Vehicle Modifications, Wheelchairs, or Worksite Assistive Technology and/or Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers (including web-based vendors).