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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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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YMCA – Special Needs – Holiday Camp/Fun Days


Offers activities and field trips when public school is not in regular session for children with disabilities. Includes specialty camps such as cheerleading, sports and theatre groups. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Soref JCC – Brodzki Early Childhood Program


A preschool for children between ages 15 months to five years old; extended day care also available. Intergrated program also serves children with hearing impairments. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Quota International – Sound Beginnings Program


Quota International’s main missions are to help disadvantaged women and children meet their needs and the deaf and hearing impaired obtain hearing aids through the Sound Beginning Program. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Nova – Programs in Speech, Language & Communication – Miami


Provides speech and language screenings, full assessments and therapy for infants, children and adults. Group therapy and support groups are offered for special populations. Specialized clinics are offered in augmentive communication and voice disorders. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Nova – Programs in Speech, Language & Communication – Davie


Provides speech and language screenings, full assessments and therapy for infants, children and adults. Group therapy and support groups are offered for special populations. Specialized clinics are offered in augmentive communication and voice disorders. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Speaking Hands – Camp Hands


Summer camp provides sign-language classes, weekly field trips, arts and crafts, sports, games, computer skills lab, and woodworking activities. Specializes in programs that make a difference for deaf and hearing impaired children and at-risk teens. Offers a unique and fun summer camp for children. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Speaking Hands, Inc


Non-profit agency specializing in programs that make a difference for deaf and hearing impaired children and “at- risk” teens. Services such as Life Skills training, Reading, Presenting a Positive Image, Social Etiquette, Employability Skills, Health and Hygiene, HIV/AIDS Awareness, Sexual Responsibility with a strong emphasis on abstinence, Dressing for Success, Walking with Pride, Dining with Elegance and Entrepreneurial Skills, are just a small part of programming. We are the only sign language organization in Florida that offers programs to both the hearing and deaf world. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Schott Communities – Program for Physically Disabled/ Blind


Weekly activities include: social for the blind, art and class, arts and crafts class and quarterly dances, for disabled in the community. These activities strive to dispel the sense of isolation through activities calling for creativity, cooperation, working with others, conversation, entertainment and education. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Schott Communities – Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing


Deaf Program provides occasions for deaf persons to socialize, meet new friends, learn about services and opportunities for the deaf community. Interpreting for individuals and groups facilitates deaf inclusion. Counseling is for individuals or groups. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Schott Communities – Faith Formation


Provides weekly religious instruction for disabled children, weekly liturgy for families of disabled persons, monthly adult education and celebratory events. The objective of the program is the formation of a faith community that offers encouragement, spiritual support and friendship to its members. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Schott Communities – Case Management for Disabled and Caregivers


Case management: identifies client needs, develops a service plan, implements plan through referrals to Schott programs or to outside service providers; advocates for the client, monitors program progress and final resolution of the problem. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Nova Southeastern University – Hearing and Balance Clinic


Provides comprehensive services for persons with hearing and/or balance disorders. Services include evaluation, management and treatment of children and adults with auditory disorders, including hearing loss, auditory processing and tinnitus. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Schott Communities – Advocacy for the Disabled


Advocacy through the Welcome to My World Workshops, consisting of activities through which participants experience the challenges and frustrations of the disabled. Sign language classes promote clearer communication between hearing and deaf persons; and are also helpful for persons in service positions Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Starkey Hearing Foundation Hear Now Program


Hear Now is a national non-profit program committed to assisting deaf and hard-of-hearing persons with limited financial resources who permanently reside within the United States with hearing aid devices. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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National Family Association for Deaf Blind


The National Family Association for Deaf-Blind (NFADB) is a non-profit, volunteer-based family association serving individuals who are deaf-blind. NFADB advocates for all persons who are deaf-blind of any age and cognitive ability. They share information related to deaf-blindness, provides resources and referrals, and publishes a tri- annual newsletter which addresses topics and activities of interest to parents and family members. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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National Association of the Deaf


NAD promotes, protects, and preserves the rights and quality of life of deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the United States. They provide education, American sign language classes, advocacy, legal services and resources. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf – Website


The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) is a lifelong resource, support network and advocate for listening, learning, talking and living independently with hearing loss. Through publications, advocacy, training, scholarships and financial aid, AG Bell promotes the use of spoken language and hearing technology. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Hadley School for the Blind


The Hadley School for the Blind is a non-profit organization that provides free distance education opportunities for people who are blind and visually impaired, helping them lead independent lives. Courses are offered in different media formats. The school offers more than 90 courses in four program areas as well as other services. WEBSITE: http://www.hadley-school.org Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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