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List of State Resources - Florida

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Autism SpeaksAutism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout life, to the needs of people with autism and their families.
The Florida Department of
Health
Autism Resources
The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts. Their website has a list of resources from entities and organizations that work on behalf of autistic people.
Florida Autism CenterFlorida Autism Center was founded in 2005 by Chryssy Moor, and serving the autism community with ABA therapy throughout the state of Florida, the organization employs a diverse and talented team of behavior analysts at each of its locations.
Autism AwarenessThe platform works as an information resource designed to provide the necessary information to all those who potentially need it: families of people with autism, specialists in the field, representatives of organizations that deal with this issue, etc. In addition, the purpose of the resource is to focus public and government attention on the problems of people with autism.
The Florida Autism Center of Excellence (FACE)The Florida Center of Excellence for Autism (FACE) offers successful educational programs for children and young adults with ASD. Specialized educational programs like FACE provide quality and essential services to this growing population of children. FACE offers parents and students more options than the traditional school setting.
Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (CARD)USF's Center for Autism and Related Disabilities is a community project that provides information and consultation to people diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders and related disabilities. CARD-USF offers instruction and coaching to families and professionals through a training and assistance model.
Outreach Autism Services
Network (OASN)
OASN is a non-profit organization founded to provide low-cost academic and social programs, referrals, and no-cost (non-financial) support to individuals on the autism spectrum and related neuroimmune disorders (their families and caregivers) who reside in the state. of FL. Academic
and social programs are offered in Ocala, FL.
Helping Enrich Autistic Lives (HEAL)They offer inspiring, educational and funding services for people affected by autism in our community. THE TEAM HEAL is a group of passionate young professionals promoting autism awareness and advocacy in Northeast Florida. TEAM HEAL helps raise funds and spread the good work of HEAL in the community. They are a growing group of young professionals who want to serve the local autism community.
Autism Society of Greater Orlando (ASGO)The non-profit organization ASGO aims to provide all people on the autism spectrum with a network of lifelong opportunities to become fully accepted, inclusive and actively involved members of our community, through family support, education, advocacy and public awareness.
Florida Autism Support
Groups
Autism Committee for ESE
ACE is a parent-driven group that meets regularly with school administrators to support autism programming in Broward County schools. By working collaboratively at the school and county level, they are
committed to promoting reasonable student-teacher ratios and proven teaching techniques so that every child on the autism spectrum can reach their potential.
The Scott Center for Autism Treatment.The Scott Center for Autism Treatment at the Florida Institute of Technology is a non-profit health care clinic. They are an integrated component of Florida Tech's graduate program in Behavioral Analysis, specializing in training, research, and treatment in the field of ABA. The clinic is dedicated to improving the quality of life for children with ASD and related disabilities in Central Florida.
Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (CARD)
FSU Autism Institute
The FSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) is dedicated to providing individuals with autism or related disabilities, their families, and the professionals who work with them free consultation, resources, and educational support to build knowledge, infrastructure, sustainability, and capacity. within the community.
Autism Society FloridaIt is a non-profit corporation that seeks to ensure participation and self-determination by providing special sections on autism and the resources they offer in this regard.
Center for Autism and Related Disabilities
University of Central Florida
The center's primary goal is to provide individualized and directive advisory assistance to individuals with autism and related disabilities in Central Florida and their families. Other services include technical assistance and consultation, professional training programs, and public education activities.
EastersealsIt is the leading non-profit provider of services for people with autism, developmental disabilities, physical and mental disabilities, and other special needs. Through therapy, training, education and support services, Easterseals creates life-changing solutions for people with disabilities to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
Autism NavigatorIt is a unique collection of web-based tools and courses that uses extensive video footage to bring science to communities.
Florida - Applied ABCApplied ABC provides ABA and autism therapy services for individuals with autism. Applied Behavioral Counseling provides behavioral therapy in the home. The organization offers evaluations, treatment plan, behavior analyst, parenting trainings and much more.
Breakthrough BehaviorBreakthrough Behavior provides Applied Behavior Analysis therapy, speech therapy, and psychological testing services for children with autism and related disabilities. The team of behavior analysts, clinical psychologists, and speech pathologists work collaboratively at school, home, and clinic to provide the best possible treatment outcomes.
Autism Learning PartnersProvides services to children with autism and other developmental disabilities including center-based, home-based ABA therapy, early intervention, diagnostic services, social skills program, parent involvement and training, speech, occupational and physical therapy , telehealth services, comprehensive ABA therapy, and focused ABA therapy.
Temple Grandin SchoolThe school serves exceptional emerging young adults by tailoring for neurodiverse students and their families. Offers educational programming and transition services in grades 6-12 whose needs are not met by typical special education programs.
Blue SprigThey are leading ABA therapy providers nationwide. The team includes highly-skilled board-certified behavior analysts and registered behavior technicians dedicated to offering personalized care. Services include home and center services, family counseling assistance, and ABA therapy. Accept most major insurance policies
HopebridgeProvides individualized and personalized therapy for children and their families affected by behavioral, physical, social, communication and sensory challenges providing all the tools for a full life.
InBloom Autism ServicesWorking in 8 states around the country, Inbloom offers ABA therapy services, in-depth services, diagnostic evaluations, speech and language therapy, and finally occupational therapy. It also has resources for parents such as private insurance, health insurance, grants and scholarships, among others.
We Rock the SpectrumRobert and Danielle, parents of a child with ASD, know that there is a deep need for a place where children of ALL abilities can play, learn and grow together in an inclusive environment. The gym includes Suspended equipment with swings, Protective mats and pillows, Zip line: to release stress and relax the joints and body, Trampoline, Indoor play structure, Sensory toys, Fine motor area and arts and crafts
Beyond ExpectationBeyond Expectation provides ABA therapy in the Fort Walton Beach, Navarre, Crestview, Destin, Gulf Breeze, and Pensacola areas. Services include applied behavior analysis and mental health counseling for toddlers, children, adolescents, and adults. They serve people with autism, Asperger syndrome, PDD-NOS, ADHD, conduct disorder, as well as other behavioral or communication difficulties. These services are provided in the home, community, school, or clinic.
INVOInvo is a leading provider of behavioral, mental health and therapy services for children with autism and other developmental delays providing individualized services. Services offered are ABA Therapy, iSHINE program for under 5s that supports transition to school environment, social skills groups, life skills, potty training and feeding programs.
Home and Community Positive Behavior Support Network (HCPBS)HCPBS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding and improving the application of PBS principles in home and community settings and lifespans for people with behavioral problems including intellectual and developmental disabilities, diagnoses mental health and the elderly who require attention for memory and other related problems.
Outreach Autism Services Network (OASN)It is a nonprofit organization that provides free or low-cost autism services to people with autism and related neuroimmune disorders. It has a wide range of programs that include academic programs, autism support group, support meetings, Best Outcomes adult resource guide, Community Resource Fair, summer camp and more.
Autism Services of FLIt is a company dedicated to providing personalized applied behavior analysis services. Also offers community outings, homeschooling, and tutoring.
Florida Department of Education'sThe department administers programs that help people who are blind, visually impaired, or disabled succeed in school or professional settings, fostering independence and self-sufficiency.
North Florida PediatricsProvides the best pediatric medical care offering a wide variety of services that include newborn care, lactation consultations, sports physicals, ADHD management and much more.
The Jericho SchoolThe Jericho School is a nonprofit corporation that provides comprehensive and individualized education to children with autism and other disabilities or developmental delays through treatment and education programs based on applied behavior analysis and verbal behavior. The school also has clinical, summer and extension programs.
South Florida Autism Charter SchoolThe school provides education and therapeutic services to individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders residing in Miami-Dade/Broward counties, focusing on students with communication deficits and/or behavioral problems, and who may require skills training. self-help through applied behavior analysis to provide individualized educational programs as effective as possible.
Autism PensacolaIt is a Florida nonprofit organization serving individuals and families affected by autism as the premier connector and resource for support, advocacy, education, and networking opportunities for autism in the Florida Area. Pensacola Bay. Its main commitments are Educating the general public about autism, Serving as a support group and network for parents and professionals, Providing information to parents and professionals about the diagnosis, education and treatment of people with autism, Advocating for and obtaining better services for Pensacola-area citizens affected by autism, Provide social opportunities for individuals with autism through camps, enrichment activities and programs, and much more.
My Autism ConnectionIt is a non-profit organization that provides services for autistic adults from 18 to 50 years old, offering activities that promote social participation, skills development and professional development. These activities include game nights, theme parties, trivia nights, ice cream socials, and more.
Alpine AcademyProvides exceptional educational opportunities for students with unique learning needs, such as autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, specific learning disabilities, or children with other emotional or behavioral needs. Accepting students from Orlando, Oviedo, Winter Springs, Winter Park, Maitland, Longwood, Casselberry, Lake Mary, Sanford, Kissimmee, Hunters Creek, the Disney area, Melbourne, Merritt Island, Cocoa Beach, Titusville and all other Space areas Coast, throughout Orange County, Seminole County, Brevard County, Volusia County, and Osceola County, Florida, USA.
Making Strides For Autism, IncWith the goal of lessening the emotional and financial impact of autism on families and individuals living in Northeast Florida with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) they provide support, training, and advocacy. They are associated with a coalition of agencies, organizations, municipalities, schools, and businesses that work together to provide quality services, products, resources, and solutions to the autism community.
Champion For Children FoundationIt is a charitable organization that provides child abuse prevention and services programs as well as early intervention services through community awareness and resources, family education, support and comprehensive programs for at-risk children and their families. caregivers.
Bright FeatsBright Feats helps families with children with special needs find medical, educational, and community resources to help their children be their best. gutter with a search engine to facilitate your search throughout florida.
Autism ShiftsThe organization provides specialized training, resources, and networking opportunities with the goal of empowering the autism community. Their courses cover self-paced live sessions, autism launch pad, autism ready to take off, 8-week training group, and individual parent training program.
The Dan Marino FoundationThe foundation as a nonprofit organization serves and empowers people with autism and other developmental disabilities. Among its programs and services is Marino Campus which is an accredited school that prepares young adults with autism for paid employment, social competence and independent living. EduEx offers valuable online courses on financial literacy, social competency, career development, and an employer diversity film series. Q-Tech Works is a hands-on learning program that introduces students with autism to the amazing world of STEAM and many other services.
Florida Autism Support GroupsIt is an unbiased source of information on the entire spectrum of autism, educational and medical treatment modalities This platform provides information to families on all aspects of family life affected by autism, such as education, therapies, community inclusion, support groups to empower them to make informed decisions.
The Carrie Brazer Center for AutismProvides services for children with autism and other developmental delays. Programs consist of highly structured, consistent, cognitive, and community-based instruction. The center joins its fundraising efforts with national and community organizations in support of autism research and awareness.
Discovery CoveDiscovery Cove offers specialized services to guests with autism and other special needs. It features the Discovery Cove Parks Accessibility Program that was designed to allow visitors to fully participate and enjoy the parks while keeping in mind the safety requirements of interactive experiences. It has a lot of open and clear space; this makes attractions and services more accessible and reduces "sensory overload" for guests with cognitive disorders such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Proud MomentsProvides care for children diagnosed with autism at home, at school or on the premises. Therapists work directly on what matters most to your child's progress, including cognition, expression, self-help, self-control and social skills with a comprehensive and individualized treatment plan.
OCAOCA's Certified Applied Behavior Analysis team works with each family to create personal and individual learning goals and programs with a special focus on developing skills and reducing problem behaviors for children 18 months to the age of adult. OCA has therapy for all ages, preschool and school age programs including after school recreation programs, summer camps, social skills events, Special Olympics, relay, and The Running Man Theater Club. It also has an exclusive program for adults including an Adult Vocational Training Program.
Center AcademyThe school has experience with a variety of learning difficulties and challenges, including dyslexia, ADHD, and autism/Asperger spectrum. They offer dual enrollment and summer programs for maximum enrichment and accept McKay, Gardiner, FES, FTC, Step Up, and AAA scholarships. Center Academy's mission is to provide students with a learning environment that facilitates the development of self-confidence, motivation, and academic skills, and gives them the opportunity to achieve success in life.
The Arc North FloridaIt is a membership organization that provides advocacy, job training, and housing services for people with disabilities in Suwannee, Hamilton, Lafayette, Columbia, and Baker counties.
Autism Spectrum on the Emerald Coast (ASEC)ASEC is a nonprofit, educational organization that is the primary voice and resource for the local autism community. Provides support to individuals with autism and their families through outreach opportunities, educational programming, and inclusion opportunities within schools and the community
The Arc of the Emerald Coast. HorizonsHorizons offers a variety of opportunities for people with developmental disabilities and/or behavioral challenges to live as independently as possible. Their programs include our programs include: Accounting, Adult Day Training, Behavior Analysis Assistant, Foster & Group Homes, In-Home Support, Residential Habilitation, Support Services, Supported Employment, Supported Living, Transportation, Aquatic Center and Educational.
Behavior ChangesBehavior Changes, LLC is a provider of applied behavior analysis (ABA) services for children and young adults on the autism spectrum and related disorders, such as Asperger syndrome and other developmental delays. Provides ABA services in home, one on one and school consultation. Most of the staff have master's degrees or better in behavioral analysis courses.
BTEC Behavioral Therapy, IncBTEC Behavioral Therapy is dedicated to working with children affected by autism spectrum disorder. BTEC is a clinical program that focuses on Reducing Problem Behaviors, Verbal Behavior and Language Development, Acquiring Appropriate Social Skills, Safety and Independent Living Skills, and Empowering Parents.
Family Network on DisabilitiesIt is a family-driven grassroots organization for people with disabilities and their families. FND serves all people with all disabilities. The programs are designed to ensure that parents of children with the full range of disabilities and mental health issues have the training and information they need. These programs offer free help and information to families of students with disabilities and the professionals who serve them.
Panhandle Area Educational Consortium (PAEC)PAEC is the first Legislatively Created Education Consortium to help small districts with limited resources better serve children, teachers, and administrators. It features a wide variety of shared services that raise student achievement across all of the consortium's school districts.
Great GainsProvides cutting-edge therapy services by implementing the most scientifically validated and evidence-based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy programs. It has School-Based Behavioral Services covering Functional Behavioral Assessment, Program Design and Evaluation, Individual Treatment Plans, IEP Development and Support, Teacher Training and Support. And On the other hand Services for parents and families include Education and training for parents and Outreach services to remote areas
Magnolia Pediatric TherapyIs a professional clinic specializing in the treatment of pediatric speech, language, feeding/swallowing, and fluency disorders. Their qualified therapists are licensed to work with children with developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, joint disorders, apraxia, and myofascial anomalies, among others.
Pediatric Therapy CenterProvides quality, evidence-based, multidisciplinary therapy services in conjunction with the child's family. They serve children in clinical, daycare, home, and school settings in Santa Rosa, Escambia, and Okaloosa counties. PTC's team of pediatric specialists includes speech pathologists, physical and occupational therapists who work closely to create individualized treatment plans. Therapy takes place in an environment focused on creativity and fun, where every child can succeed.
Turning Point Center for Psychological & Family GrowthProvides psychological services to individuals and families along the Emerald Coast in Northwest Florida. Turning Point is a telehealth-based clinical psychology private practice, providing psychotherapy to adolescents, adults, couples, and families.
Acorn HealthAcorn Health is an ABA treatment provider that works with children of all ages and from 18 months. Each therapy plan includes practical goals for families. For early intervention programs, you will have the opportunity to meet with one of the clinical team members for a free consultation within 10 days of your intake call.
Eglin Air Force BaseThis base-by-base resource directory provides information and increased access to information about autism and autism interventions. Provides information and navigation tools to identify and find resources and support on or near military installations setting policies related to national defense, health care, and education.
Nathaniel's HopeNathaniel's Hope celebrates children with special needs (referred to as VIPs) who may include children with any physical, cognitive, medical, or hidden disabilities, chronic or life-threatening illnesses, or those who are medically fragile, as well as educates and equips communities and churches to provide FREE respite care and programs to enrich the lives of VIP families. The programs are designed to provide hope and practical assistance to VIP children of all ages and their families.
ICT’s clinicThey use a game-based therapy that motivates the child and maximizes learning Speak clearly and intelligibly, Understand, express and manage emotions, Express thoughts, ideas and concepts in a clear and organized way, Participate in rich and meaningful interactions with others. They offer comprehensive services that include speech and language therapy, community services, social groups, community social, and camps.
Southlake AutismOffers a variety of intensive and focused treatments for individuals with behavioral, developmental, educational, or emotional needs. They provide treatment for a variety of needs and diagnoses including autism spectrum disorders (ASD), ADHD, learning challenges, ODD, as well as services to develop social skills, parenting skills, teaching, and classroom management skills.
SkyCare ABAAs a leading Florida ABA treatment provider, he is dedicated to helping children with ASDs. Provides high-quality, patient-centered ABA therapy services for children and their families in their homes, schools, and communities with personalized treatment plans to meet the needs of each child.
Florida Family SupportProvides personalized Applied Behavior Analysis services to children ages 18 months and older with autism, ADHD, Prader Willi syndrome, and other developmental disabilities and their families in Palm Beach and North Broward counties. They also provide training and support groups for caregivers, siblings, and family members to help them deal with difficult times and the pressures that may arise. Most individual counseling sessions take place in the patient's home and/or in the community.
Orange County Public SchoolsThis is the Orange County Public School District's Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) web page. The goals of this site are to provide current information about OCPS educational services for students on the spectrum, Links to helpful school district, community, state, and national resources for parents and educators, and Answers to frequently asked questions about ASD and OCPS. .
Gulf Coast School for AutismGulf Coast School for Autism was founded as a school to serve children with autism, Asperger syndrome, Down syndrome, and related disabilities. The school has a strong focus on social, cognitive, sensory and motor development. They use total communication to achieve student communication. This communication includes verbal language, sign language, and technology, such as computers and iPads. They also use the principle of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). They offer different academic programs that adapt to the level and learning style of each student. The main programs we use are A Beka, ABLLS and VB-MAPPS. They also offer a complementary program known as "Visualization and Verbalization".
Thomasville Autism CenterThe center provides a variety of social skills and support groups designed to create the most effective and comprehensive treatment possible. It has sensory, accessible and inclusive events for families of people affected by disabilities and special needs.

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