Preschool ESE Online Resources

Alex Lopes, Coordinator

Phone: 754-321-7213

E-mail: alex.lopes@browardschools.com

DEC – The Division of Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children - www.dec-sped.org

NAEYC – The National Association for the Education of Young Children - www.naeyc.org

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHY) - www.nichcy.org

Florida/ Local Organizations

Florida’s Voluntary Universal Prekindergarten Program - http://www.floridajobs.org/VPK/index.html

The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council - http://fddc.org

The Department of Education – Office of Early Learning - http://www.myfloridaeducation.com/earlylearning/

Gold Coast Down Syndrome Broward- www.bgcdownsyndrome.org/

Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) – network of 19 regional centers and 4 specialized centers in Florida which support educators, parents, and professionals working with children with disabilities – 754-321-2205 - http://bcps-eseandsupportservices.com/html/FDLRS.php

Family Central, Inc. provides resource and referral services to assist families in finding appropriate child care arrangements; emergency financial assistance for child care on a short term basis. Monday-Friday 8:00am-6:00pm 954-720-1000

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) Toll Free 888-558-1908 or 407-737-2566 www.ucf-card.org

Autism Society of Broward - ASABroward.org

Autism Internet Modules – nationally recognized resource www.autisminternetmodules.org

Autism Speaks – www.autismspeaks.org

Family Network on Disabilities of Florida www.fndfl.org

FloridaKidCare Health Insurance for children MediKids, Florida Healthy Kids, KidCare Medicaid, CMS Network www.floridakidcare.org/families/index.html or Toll Free 888-540-5437

Resource Materials & Technology Center for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing www.fsdk.k12.fl.us or 800-356-6731

 

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