https://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/all-disorders/asperger-syndrome-information-page Website contains information on the disorder, answers to frequently asked questions, and a fact sheet. This site also has a list of national organizations devoted to aspergers syndrome and helping the families.
Attention Deficit Disorder:
http://www.chadd.org Website contains information on the disorder, links to resources in the community including support groups, professional help, and your rights within the school system.
http://www.florida-card.org/index.htm Phone: 850-245-0475
http://card-usf.fmhi.usf.edu/index.html CARD- Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at USF Address: 13301 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. MHC 2113A Tampa, FL 33612-3899 Phone: 813-974-2532
https://cfl.ucf-card.org/ Center for Autism and Related Disabilities- University of Central Florida
Address: UCF CARD 12424 Research Parkway, Suite 365 Orlando, FL 32826 Phone: 407-823-6011
Blind or Visually Impaired:
http://www.tampalighthouse.org/ The Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind provides rehabilitation services, and programs. Services are offered in Tampa and Winter Haven. Address: 1106 West Platt Street Tampa, Florida 33606 Phone: 813-251-2407 Address: 206 Avenue D N.W.
Winter Haven, Florida 33881 Phone: 863-299-3633
https://www.cerebralpalsyguide.com/cerebral-palsy/ The Community Outreach team at Cerebral Palsy Guide is a national organization that helps families and individuals affected by cerebral palsy. The site shares information about therapies and treatment, the causes of CP and support for those with this disorder. Phone: 866-605-9961
http://www.cff.org/Chapters/tampa/ Website contains information on CF and care centers in the Tampa Bay area. Address: 5100 W. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 195 Tampa, FL 33609 Phone: 813-374-9041
http://www.deaflinx.com/Children/family.html This site contains articles from professionals, families, and parents regarding how to deal with a deaf child.
http://www.dsacf.org/ The Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida site offers information about groups, parent-to-parent interaction, and local programs and resources for Down syndrome children and their parents. Address: 204 N Wymore Road Winter Park, FL, 32789 Phone: 407-478-5621
http://www.ds-health.com/ This site offers information about the health related side of Down Syndrome.
http://www.pwsausa.org/ Site offers resources, support and information on Prader-Willi. Address: 8588 Potter Park Drive, Suite 500
Sarasota, FL 34238 Phone: (941) 312-0400
https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/Patient-Caregiver-Education/Fact-Sheets/Rett-Syndrome-Fact-Sheet This site offers information on Rett’s and has a detailed fact sheet.
http://www.flasha.org/ The Florida Speech and Hearing Association offers a discussion forum, information and activities all around Florida to aid in the success of your child. Phone: 844-427-8461
United Way of Central Florida
https://www.fdlrs-sunrise.com/child-find FDLRS Child Find, in coordination with the school districts, locates children who are potentially eligible for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) and links them with needed services. Address: 1860 E. Gibbons Street Bartow, FL 33830 Phone: 863-535-6486
Salvation Army (Winter Haven)- Provides school supplies and clothing to those in need. Address: 320 Ave. T. NW Winter Haven, FL 33881 Phone: 863-291-5107
Psychiatric & Psychological Services (PPS)- Offers play therapy and ADHD and Autism therapies. Address: 930 Alicia Rd. Lakeland, FL 33801 Phone: 863-680-1950
WIC (Bartow)- Offers nutrition and supplemental foods. http://polk.floridahealth.gov/locations/bartow-wic.html Address: 1275 Brice Blvd. Bartow, FL 33830 Phone: 863-519-7542
Lakeland Clinic- Offers family support through Child Health Care, Dental Care, Family Planning, Healthy Start, and Food Stamps. http://polk.floridahealth.gov/locations/lakeland-clinic.html Address: 3241 Lakeland hills Blvd. Lakeland, FL 33805 Phone: 862-413-2620, Dental Clinic: 863-413-2636, WIC Phone: 863-413-2638
Florida Diagnostic Learning Resource System – FDLRS www.fdlrs.com
Discipline Help www.disciplinehelp.com
Brave Kids www.bravekids.org
Heartland and Horses www.heartlandhorses.org Address: 4305 Independence Street Avon Park, FL 33825 Phone: 863-452-0006