Support Agencies

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Support Agencies

District ESE Offices

Lakelake.k12.fl.us/Domain/21
Orangewww.ocps.net/CS/ESE
Osceolawww.osceola.k12.fl.us/depts/ESE/
Seminolewww.scps.k12.fl.us/esss
Sumterwww.sumter.k12.fl.us/Departments/ESE.html
Autism

Autism Speaks

www.autismspeaks.org
Autism Society of Greater Orlando (ASGO) www.asgo.org
Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (CARD) www.ucf-card.org
Interactive Autism Network (IAN) www.IANproject.org
Lake County Autism Association www.lakeautism.org
Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (OASIS @ MAAP) www.aspergersyndrome.org
Childcare and 4-C

Early Learning CoalitionHead Start / Early Head Start
Lakewww.elclc.org(352) 357-7070
Orange www.elcoforangecounty.org(407) 836-6590
Osceolawww.elcosceola.org (321) 219-6200
Seminolewww.seimnoleearlylearning.org(321) 275-0059
Sumterwww.elc-naturecoast.org(352) 754-2464
Community Services

For community resources including, but not limited to housing, clothing, food, medical, and employment services.

2-1-1 Resource Directory (All Counties)

For rapid free information on community resources or services, call 2-1-1, a resource with a variety of services and information. 2-1-1 is sponsored by United Way

Lake County Resource Guidewww.lccrg.com
Osceola County Resource Guide for Families 2013 www.communityvision.org/Documents/2013ResourceGuide.pdf
Seminole County Parents Guide (Families in Transition) cmfmedia.org/web/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/fit_parent_resource_guide.pdf
Deaf /Hard of Hearing and Blind /Visually Impaired

Deaf and Hearing Services of Lake and Sumter Counties 

www.deafandhearing.org
Florida Coordinating Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (FCCDHH)www.FCCDHH.org
Florida School for the Deaf and Blind (FSDB) www.fsdb.k12.fl.us
Hands and Voices www.handsandvoices.org
Lighthouse Central Florida www.lighthousecentralflorida.org
Disability Advocates

Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), State of Florida

www.apd.myflorida.com
Central Florida Self-Determination Advocacy Council407-332-9937
407-339-4103
407-699-4419
Disability Rights Floridawww.disabilityrightsflorida.org
Family Care Council of Florida (FCCF) www.fccflorida.org
Family Network on Disabilities of Florida (FNDFL)www.fndfl.org
Florida Alliance for Assistive Services & Technology (FAAST)www.fast.org
Downs Syndrome

Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida (DSACF)

www.dsacf.org
Down Syndrome Foundation of Florida www.dsfflorida.org
Early Intervention Services

Early Steps
(birth - 3 years old) Preschool Screenings & Evaluation

Early Steps
(3 - 5 years old)

Lake1-800-439-6417352-253-6790
Orange407-317-7430 ext. 2121407-317-3503
Osceola407-317-7430 ext. 2121407-891-1178
Seminole407-317-7430 ext. 2121407-320-9406
Sumter1-800-439-6417352-795-2315
Health
County Health Departments
Lakewww.lakechd.comAccess Florida
Orangewww.orchd.com407-317-7000
Osceolawww.osceolahealth.org
Seminoleseminolecohealth.comChildren’s Medical Services
Sumtersumter.floridahealth.govwww.cms-kids.com
Mental Health
Mental Health Association of Central Floridawww.mhacf.org
National Alliance of Mental Illness of Greater Orlando (NAMIGO)www.nami.org
National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health (FFCMH)www.ffcmh.org
SEDNET - Multi-agency Network for Students with Emotional / Behavioral Disabilities
Websitewww.sednetfl.info
Lake and Sumter Counties352-797-7022 ext. 213
Orange and Osceola Counties407-897-6440 ext. 2254
Seminole County321-633-1000 ext. 321
Secondary Transition Contacts
LakeLorri Gilbertgilbertl@lake.k12.fl.us352-253-6625
Orange

Cannon Cameron, Program Specialist

Myruiam Guijarro de Ordaz

cannon.cameron@ocps.net

myriam.guijarrodeordaz@ocps.net

407-203-2022

407-203-2022 ext. 6252528

Osceola

Lisa Overton, Coordinator of ESE

Karen Glenn, District Compliance

overtonl@osceola.k12.fl.us

glennkar@osceola.k12.fl.us

407-343-8700

407-343-8700

SeminoleFelicia Naidu, ESSS Administratorfelicia_naidu@scps.k12.fl.us407-320-9513
SumterKatherine Dustin, ESE Program Directorkatherine.dustin@sumter.k12.fl.us352-793-2315 ext. 50259
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