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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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 Independent Living – Information and Referral


Provides persons with disabilities (and community) with information about programs and services available in the community that can assist with independence and self-sufficiency. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Pedi Stat – PPEC


Provides a medical daycare facility for medical fragile children. We offer physical, occupational (OT), speech, and respiratory care as well as transportation. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Abi’s Place – Therapy Services


A family-oriented facility that specializes in teaching children with special needs school readiness, daily living skills, communication, and social and emotional skills, as well as providing rehabilitation services such as Occupational Therapy, Physical therapy, ABA / Applied Behavioral Analysis and/or Speech Therapy.  Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Woodhouse – Cerebral Palsy Adult Home/ Nursing Care


RESTRICTED REFERRAL: DCF – Provides residential care for adults with developmental disabilities; provides training in daily living and self help skills in a group living situation. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Wheelchair Foundation


The Wheelchair Foundation is a non-profit organization who provides non-motorized, standard wheelchairs to any individual in need who cannot afford to purchase one themselves or do not have insurance coverage. Contact the Center for Independent Living for a referral. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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United Trade Inc.


FOR PROFIT – Assists with consumable medical supplies, durable medical equipment and provides chore, companion, respite care, in-home support and personal care assistance for individuals with disabilities. Serves in- home and facility-based clients. Serves DCF Med-Waiver and guardianship program along with the private sector clients. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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UCP – Respite Care Services


Call Intake Trained workers provide in-home respite care to children (up to 21 years old) with a physical, developmental/intellectual disability (Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Prader-Willi Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome) to give parents a much needed break from the caregiving responsibilities. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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United Cerebral Palsy – Rehabilitative Therapies


Provides rehabilitative therapies for children birth to 10 years old with special health care needs who are not eligible for services through other payors and have conditions such as Spina Bifida, Prader Willi syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy and Down Syndrome. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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United Cerebral Palsy – Early Intervention Services/Preschool


Integrated early intervention and preschool program for children of all levels of abilities. Individualized programs are tailored to each child’s unique developmental needs. A caring, experienced staff of certified teachers, trained para-professionals and registered and licensed physical, occupational and speech therapists work with the children to achieve their maximum potential and develop the pre-readiness skills for kindergarten. Adaptive equipment, assistive technology and accessible outdoor play equipment. Parent support group and activities are also available. Children with disabilities under the age of three accepted with private pay or Family Central funding. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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United Cerebral Palsy – Afterschool/Summer Challenge/MOST – Pompano


Provides afterschool care and a summer program for children, ages 3-22 with developmental disabilities who either attend Bright Horizons or who come from other locations Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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United Cerebral Palsy – Afterschool/Summer Challenge/MOST – Hollywood


Provides afterschool care and a summer program for children with developmental disabilities. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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United Cerebral Palsy – Adult Vocational Supported Employment


RESTRICTED REFERRAL: DCF – Provides vocational training to adults with developmental disabilities, trains and places clients in supported employment throughout the community. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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United Cerebral Palsy – Adult Developmental Training


 Provides education and training in independent living skills to adults with multiple disabilities. Services include physical, speech and occupational therapy. Transportation is provided to and from the center. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Therapies 4 Kids


FOR PROFIT – Therapies 4 kids offers an intensive 3 to 4-week strength-training-based Physical Therapy Program to improve or achieve developmental milestones with the use of the Therasuit method for children with Cerebral Palsy and other Developmental Delays. Facility also offers Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment (HBO), Speech and Language Therapy, O.T., and tutoring on-site. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Grants – Bright Steps Forward – Therapies 4 Kids Inc.


A non-profit organization that provides children with Cerebral Palsy and other developmental delays with intensive pediatric therapy, using the thera-suit and HBOT (hyperbaric oxygen therapy) method and PT and OT. Those found to qualify for and who receive a grant (based on financial need and documentation of illness) may attend any of the forty or so clinics nationwide that offer this type of therapy. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Tender Care Centers – PPEC, Nursing and Therapy


FOR PROFIT -Provides skilled nursing, PPEC day program, and rehabilitative therapy to the medically fragile population birth to 21 years. 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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Dystonia Support Group


Provides support to dystonia patients where members are able to share their experiences and frustrations. A major goal of the foundation is to increase public awareness of this misunderstood illness (involuntary spasm or movement of parts of the body). Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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