Providing parents of children with disabilities
with information, training, assistance, and support
State & National Service Providers
For over 30 years Attainment Company has provided award winning, research based learning materials, software, assistive technology, life skills products and books to children and adults with moderate to severe developmental disabilities. Our software and DVDs are used by schools and clinics around the world. Attainment Family is excited to offer these same products for home use at a lower cost than the professional versions.
To cater to babies, parents and adults who need high-quality baby products at the very lowest prices.
BayCare Home Care
Comprehensive home health care, rehabilitation, home infusion therapy, home medical equipment, and respiratory services. A full-time staff of physical, occupational and speech therapists (many of whom are bilingual) provide the broadest range of therapies possible for both adult and pediatric patient populations.
8452 118th Ave. N., Largo, FL 33773 1-800-940-5151 Website: www.baycarehomecare.com
Beach Scoot Accommodator II
Explore the world once again! We are committed to the continued research and development of products that maximize the accessibility and quality of life. The Beach Scoot is designed for use on beaches, lakeshores, riverbanks, mountains, parks, woods, and for hunting and fishing.
1-888-836-8468 Website: www.beachscoot.com
Bright Feats Directory
Serving Tampa Bay and greater Orlando, Bright Feats provides information about local community services, offers support to families and helps local businesses convey what they have to offer to the special needs community. Bright Feats mission is to connect families with medical, educational and special needs resources.
Colonial Medical Supplies
Since 1957, Colonial Medical Supplies has been a family owned, family operated business. Some of our Family and staff are also some of our most valued customers. We have certified health care professionals in Rehab, Respiratory, mastectomy, Orthopaedics, and Service & Repair. On staff today, Colonial Medical Supplies employs an ATS, RTS, RT & PT. Locations in Orlando, Kissimmee, and Lady Lake. www.colonialmed.com
Community Ties of America
We are an approved Florida Med-Waiver provider for APD area 2 and other areas of Florida. We are fully accredited by the Join Commission of Health Care Organizations (JCHO). We specialize in providing community based behavior analysis services for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Services: Applied Behavior Analysis; Behavior Assistants; In Home Parent training; ADT and Group home Consultation.
Desktop Desk Assistive Device
Developed by a High School Special Education Teacher to help provide better access and opportunity for kids and adults in academic and social settings. Recognized by the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Parents Helping Parents, Exceptional Parent Magazine and more. www.desktopdesk.com
Florida Health Partners, Inc.
The primary mission of Florida Health Partners, Inc. (FHP) is the delivery of high quality behavioral health services to Medicaid Enrollees. Covers 17 counties in central Florida.
Focus Academy is a charter high school that will be opening August 2013. It is a tuition free school that will serve ESE students ages 14-22 pursuing a special diploma. Focus Academy will educate the whole child with a research-based approach emphasizing social, emotional, intellectual and academic growth. “Academics with real-life application”. For more information you can visit our website at www.focusacademytampa.org or call us at 813.922.1919. Our beautiful campus is conveniently located in Temple Terrace at 304 Druid Hills Road.
Devereux Florida, Inc.
Provides mental health and developmental disabilities treatment to over 12,500 children and families annually through 46 programs throughout the state.
(800) 338-3738 www.devereux.org
IEP Advocate, Inc. - Pam Lindemann
As a parent advocate I help parents maximize their IEP and matrix score before leaving the public school system. As you well know...the higher the matrix, the higher the scholarship amount. I have helped dozens of parents increase their matrix scores enabling them to afford private school tuition. For the past 12 years I have been a Special Education Advocate. I work independently and am not associated with any school system. I am not an attorney. Website: www.theIEPadvocate.com Phone: (407) 342-9836.
Janis L Krempa, M.Ed.,
Autism and Behavior Analysis Consultation. Web-based Functional Behavior Assessments & Behavior Plans, highly individualized instruction & programming, web-based seminars, and Independent Educational Evaluations. Website: www.janiskrempa.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (813) 262-2572
Maxim Healthcare Services
We provide hourly care in the home for families who are overwhelmed and/or cannot work due to the continual needs of their child who has developmental and/or physical disabilities. Care can be for as much as 24 hours per day 7 days per week. We accept most private insurance, Medipass, and Medicaid. Maxim Healthcare Services does provide free in home consultations to determine if the perspective child will qualify for care. Statewide.
NurseCore Private Duty Home Care
NurseCore is a national provider of high-quality homecare; offering unskilled to skilled licensed nursing services hourly and visits 24/7 from pediatrics to adults. Other services available are Private Duty sitting and Medical Staffing for all facilities. Nursecore specializes in caring for spinal cord injuries, brain injuries and ventilator dependant patients. NurseCore is your solution for tough-to-staff continuous care cases. NurseCore is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In addition, our Registered Nurse is available 24/7 to assist our employees and patients with any clinical concerns that may arise. Customer service and quality of care is our specialty. www.NurseCore.net
Phoenix House of Florida
Provider of Substance Abuse Treatment, serving the state of Florida with high quality long term residential treatment services.
Citra, FL 32113
(352) 595-5000, ext 6740 Fax: (352) 595-8431 Toll Free: (800) 332-9867
Administrative/Alternate Phone: (352) 867-7000, ext 11
Email: email@example.com Website: www.phoenixhouse.org
Directory of service providers for greater Orlando area.
Rehab Ideas was founded by a group of rehabilitation engineers, specialists, and experts in the health care industry, with a mission to apply the latest in technology and engineering to increase the independence of people with disabilities. For more information contact John Trivento: (813)600-3058 ext 113, firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.rehabideas.com See Rehab Ideas' YouTube channel for demonstrations of the Backpack Retriever and the Trayaway wheelchair accessories: http://www.youtube.com/user/RehabIdeas#p/u
Stress Free Kids
Publishing website with a focus on helping children, teens, and adults decrease stress, anxiety, trauma and anger. Our website was created to inform, educate and share ways we can counteract stress and give our children the tools they need to ease anxiety, manage anger, promote sleep, boost self-esteem, and enjoy relaxation. http://www.litebooks.net/index.html
Tender Care Medical Services, Inc
Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care facility (PPEC) with locations in Broward, Hernando, and St. Johns County, Florida. We offer Skilled Nursing services for the Medically fragile, Medically complex, and technologically dependent pediatric population (from birth to 21 years of age). We also offer Physical, Occupational, Speech, and Respiratory therapy if medically necessary. In addition, our transportation services with pick-up and drop-off the children as needed. We are open 12 hours per day, 6 days a week. We strive to provide the best care to the dependant pediatric population. http://www.tendercarecenters.com
Time to Sign
Sign Language education experts. The company specializes in American Sign Language (ASL) training for infants, young children, school-age children, special needs children, and adults for families, schools and businesses throughout the United States. www.timetosign.com
TFH (USA) Ltd.
4537 Gibsonia Road
Gibsonia, PA 15044
(724) 444-6400 (Ext. 303)
(724) 444-6411 (FAX)
Use Visual Strategies: Meeting the Communication Challenges in Autism
Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and lots of other students with behavior or communication challenges tend to be visual learners. They understand what they see better than what they hear. Therefore, they benefit significantly from the use of Visual Strategies. Deciding when and how to use pictures and other visual supports is the key . . . learn lots of great ideas here. www.usevisualstrategies.com
Dr. Grace Dorado-Foster
Board Certified Optometrist
450 State Road 13, Suite 107
Jacksonville, Florida 32259
(904) 287-3678 www.Vizeyes.com