Connect with Families in FL
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Accessibility & Recreation
- Shake-A-Leg Miami
South Florida’s premier adaptive watersports community serving people of all abilities.
- Island Dolphin Care
An organization that provides unique, therapeutic, motivational and educational dolphin assisted therapy programs for children and adults with special needs and their families.
- Disabilities Rights Florida
2473 Care Drive, Suite 200
Tallahassee, Florida 32308
- 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.
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
PTI (Parent Training and Information Centers)
- Family Network on Disabilities of Florida, Inc.
2735 Whitney Road
Clearwater, FL 33760-1610
- Family Network on Disabilities
1002 Miccosukee Road
Tallahassee, FL 32308
Serving: Dade and Monroe Counties
- Parent to Parent of Miami, Inc. (CPRC)
7990 SW 117th Ave, Suite 201
Miami, FL 33183
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
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.
- 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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