Partnerships

Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida

DSACF is the leading voice for individuals with Down syndrome and their families. We offer hope, encouragement and acceptance through advocacy, education and awareness so that each may realize their potential as members of our community.

Education Family & Community

407-478-5621
dsacf.org

Early Learning Coalition
of Orange County

Our mission’s focus is to support parents and childcare providers to ensure Orange County children are ready for school.

Education

407-841-6607
elcoc.org

Early Learning Coalition
of Seminole County

Our vision is for every Seminole County child to enter school ready and eager to learn. Our mission is to be the recognized authority in Seminole County for information regarding high quality school readiness and child care services. This information will help parents make informed choices when selecting childcare providers.

Education

Family Café

The Family Café exists to provide individuals with disabilities and their families with an opportunity for collaboration, advocacy, friendship and empowerment by serving as a facilitator of communication, a space for dialogue and a source of information.

Health Education Family & Community

888-309-2233
familycafe.net

Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System, Technology State Loan Library

FDLRS provides support services to exceptional student education programs and families of students with exceptionalities statewide. FDLRS TSLL is the statewide center that loans assistive technology (AT) equipment through a short-term loan program. It also serves as an instructional and assistive technology resource center disseminating information and resources as requested from local assistive technology teams, district personnel, and other stakeholders.

Education Family & Community

Florida Developmental Disabilities Council

The mission of the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc. is to advocate and promote meaningful participation in all aspects of life for Floridians with developmental disabilities.

Family & Community

Florida Inclusion Network (FIN)

The Florida Inclusion Network provides learning opportunities, consultation, information and support to educators, family members, and community members resulting in the inclusion of all students.

Education Family & Community

Marriage and Family Research Institute

Since 2003 the UCF Marriage and Family Research Institute (MFRI) has been providing individual, couples, and family counseling services and relationship education workshops at no cost. In October 2011, the MFRI received funding to provide relationship education for individuals and couples within central Florida community including members of the UCF community. Participants learn skills to strengthen skills in communication, conflict resolution, coping with stressful situations and improving personal and professional relationships.

Family & Community

407-823-1748
mfri.ucf.edu

Nathaniel’s Hope

Nathaniel’s Hope is dedicated to sharing hope with kids with special needs (VIP kids) and their families.

Family & Community

407-857-8224
nathanielshope.org

Nemours

The Nemours Mission is “To provide leadership, institutions, and services to restore and improve the health of children through care and programs not readily available, with one high standard of quality and distinction regardless of the recipient’s financial status.” Our Vision, “Freedom from Disabling Conditions,” is pursued through a strategic direction based on Core Values of Serve, Honor, Respect, Learn and Excel.

Health

Orange County Healthy Start Coalition

The mission of the Coalition is to improve maternal child health in Orange County through community partnerships.

Education Family & Community

407-741-5240
healthystartorange.org

UCF CARD

CARD seeks to provide support and assistance with the goal of optimizing the potential of people with autism, dual sensory impairment, and related disabilities.

Family & Community

407-737-2566
ucf-card.org

UCP of Central Florida

We are the experts for children with special needs. By providing the best support, education and therapy, we offer hope to everyone touched by a disability.

Education Family & Community

407-852-3300
ucpcfl.org