2-1-1 First Call For Help of Broward


Provides a “No Wrong Door” approach of entry into the Broward County System of Special Education and related services.  24/7/365 Helpline. The program offers more than basic information and referral services, including: providing an overview of the special needs system in Broward County, explaining how to access varying levels of services, identifying the caller’s primary and additional needs, matching the caller’s needs to existing community resources, Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Autism Navigator Website


Autism Navigator is a unique collection of web-based tools and courses that uses extensive video footage to bridge the gap between science and community practice. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD)


Provides / monitors a variety of case management-related services for individuals with specific developmental disabilities through the Medicaid-Waiver service. Services include day training, supported employment, therapies, and residential services. Agency also assists in enrollment the Medicaid Waiver Program for Broward County residents through an intake procedure. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Center for Autism & Related Disabilities – CARD


UM-NSU CARD serves both children and adults of all levels of intellectual functioning who have autism, pervasive developmental disorders, autistic-like disabilities, dual sensory impairments,  (deaf-blindness) or sensory impairments with other disabling conditions. Our primary focus is to provide individualized direct assistance through family support, technical assistance and consultation, parent and professional training programs, and public education activities as well as regular child play groups. Website: www.umcard.org/ Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Special Needs – Physician / Medical / Rehabilitation / Dental Referral List


Physician / Medical / Rehabilitation / Dental includes a list of medical professionals and service providers identified as serving individuals with special needs. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Autism Society – Broward Chapter


Provide support to parents of children and adults with autism. Information regarding current issues on autism is provided through various publications and guest speakers. Meetings are monthly. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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AutismCares – Grant


AutismCares Family Support Award assists families affected by autism to cover costs associated with critical living expenses; housing, transportation, food, insurance premiums, prescriptions, funeral expenses, and other items on a case-by-case basis. Must complete application online for consideration. Assistance provided can not exceed $1,500 per family. Visit website to apply. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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In Sync with Autism


In Sync with Autism is a yearly free concert to give children with autism the opportunity to learn how music can enrich their lives by using various percussion. The event will feature an interactive musical performance that can be enjoyed by the entire family. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Language Link Therapy


Provides Speech, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Social Skills Groups and intensive pragmatic groups. Diet and Feeding Therapy. In extension to therapy services, we are proud to offer FCAT and SAT tutoring, ESE Advocacy, and Family Consultations. Summer and Out-of-School program also available.  Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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STEPSS / Christi Academy


A private school that provides an individualized learning environment that encourages students to meet academic challenges with openness, enthusiasm and willingness to solve obstacles. We also provide a nurturing small environment for the different able students who learns best with multi-sensory individuals approach.  School accepts McKay Scholarship. Offering summer camp for all children with a special focus on individuals with disabilities including Autism Spectrum and Learning Disabilities. 2 and 3 week camp activities include sports camp, theatre, dance, etiquette.  Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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USK Karate MASSTER Program


FOR PROFIT – Martial Arts Social Skills Training for Excellence in Relationships – Martial arts based program designed to provide exercise and instruction for children with special needs to build social skills to use at home, school, with friends. The program is taught by licensed ESE teacher who is also a Master Degree martial arts instructor. Program runs year-round. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Special Needs – Haircuts


  FOR PROFIT – Just Kids is a hair salon that provides accomodating staff for haircut services for children with Special Needs with a special focus on autism. Must call to schedule an appointment.   Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Trinity Harbor Therapeutic Services


FOR PROFIT – Offers individual therapy services, group, family, martial therapy, parent classes, life coaching, as well as therapy services for individuals with special needs. Our client-centered therapy services are provided by Liceenced and Masters-level clinicians. Each client is offered a private consultation, a comprehensive biopsychosocial evaluation, and support. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Therapeutic Connections – OT, Speech, Sensory Intergration


FOR PROFIT – Provides OT, Speech therapy, sensory intergration, and comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic intervention services to children diagnosed with a number of developmental challenges. One goal of Therapeutic Connections is to design an inclusive treatment plan based on your child’s individual needs as well as the needs and priorities of the family. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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TAG Gym USA


FOR PROFIT – In addition to learning gymnastics TAG Gym offers coordination and development of skills and strength as well as listening skills for youth with special needs in an integrated environment. Superstar classes for special needs students are structured. The Saturday classes held in the morning are for children with special needs that require parental assistance and support. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Parenting/Family – Nova – MSC – Support Groups


Provides a support group for grandparents of children with developmental disabilities or for breast feeding mothers to discuss the joys and challenges of nursing. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Seizure Disorder Support Group – Ft Lauderdale


Offers information and support to individuals affected or interested in seizure disorders. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Memorial Hospital – Behavioral – S.T.E.P.S. Program


STEPS (Success Through Effective Problem Solving) is a day treatment program for high school students. Structured and comprehensive, STEPS uses a caring approach to help adolescents address behavioral, mental health and substance abuse problems. The goal is to improve interpersonal skills, address behavioral and emotional problems and help the patient return to a mainstream school environment. Individual, family and group therapies, parent support groups and School Board of Broward County education services are available. Treatment is carefully integrated to help teens pursue a healthy, productive future. STEPS is licensed by the Department of Children & Families for substance abuse treatment. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Soref JCC – Summer Camp Program – Coral Springs


A summer camp program for children between the ages 1-14. Also offers a Special Needs summer camp for ages K-3rd grade. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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SN Tutoring – Reveresco Learning Center


Reveresco offers ABA services, individual tutoring, verbal thearpy, social skills groups, IEP construction and workshops and Parent Advocacy Training. We specialize in applying Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) principles to children, adolescents and adults who exhibit problem behaviors. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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