Resource Directory

Agency Phone Number Address Description
1710 North University Drive
Coral Springs, FL 33017

A nonprofit, family-oriented facility that specializes in working with children and teaching them school readiness, daily living skills, communication, social and emotional skills. Also offers rehabilitation services, such as occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy and applied behavioral analysis.

1820 North Corporate Lakes Boulevard
Weston, FL 33326

Provides private educational counseling for individuals, ages 15-25, with disabilities. Specializes in college counseling and post-secondary placement of students with learning disabilities, spectrum disorders and special needs.

7101 West Commercial Boulevard
Suite 4A
Lauderhill, FL 33319

Local organization whose goal is to ensure that everyone in the community affected by a disability is educated about disabilities and given resources to overcome them. Provides outreach and awareness of services, advocates for African-Americans and others with disabilities, and provides access to such services as APD support coordination, APD supported employment, APD supported living coach, behavior modification services, group homes, physical therapy and speech therapy.

201 West Broward Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33021

Serving Floridians with developmental disabilities, such as Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy, Spina Bifida, Prader-Willi Syndrome and Phelan-McDermid syndrome Assists individuals with application to receive Medicaid Waiver funding. Provides home and community based services waiver, family and supported living waiver, Consumer Directed Care Plus, and living facilities for people with developmental disabilities. Categories for eligibility: intellectual disability, autism, cerebral palsy, Spina Bifida,
Prader-Willi Syndrome, Down syndrome, Phelan-McDermid syndrome high risk children ages 3-5.

5300 Hiatus Road
Sunrise, FL 33351

Provides information and referral for counseling, assessments, assistance with utility payments on an emergency basis, and facilitates the financial eligibility process for publically funded services for seniors 60+, persons with severe and persistent mental illness 18+, their families and caregivers. Offers education for seniors 60+ and disabled 18-49 on the HMO Statewide Medicaid Managed Long-Term Care Program.

A nonprofit organization led by Jewish people with disabilities working toward full equality in the Jewish community where disability experiences can be fully acknowledged and honored. Members research and teach Torah from a disability perspective, publish materials and provide trainings to communities and professionals.

1790 SW 43rd Way
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33317

Provides year-round residential programs for more than 300 children and adults with disabilities, such as epilepsy, cerebral palsy, autism, Down syndrome and intellectual disabilities. Offers multiple group homes, two ICF-MR residential facilities, adult day training and an early intervention preschool.

201 West Broward Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33021

Supported employment for APD wait-listed individuals. Program assists people between 18 -- 24 who are on the waiting list, transitioning from school to work. APD has allocated approximately $2500 per EEP job seeker to provide supported employment coaching, follow-along services for supported employment, transportation for work and paid internships as paths to employment. The intent is for APD. local school districts, collaborating agencies and organizations to work together to assist an additional 200 young adults who are leaving school to secure competitive employment.

10250 NW 53rd Street
Sunrise, FL 33351

Offers a continuum of day and residential services to adults with developmental disabilities, including those with complex behavioral needs, or those who are aging. Offers programs that assist participants in obtaining and maintaining employment, including post-secondary programs.

2900 West Sample Road
Pompano Beach, FL 33073

A not-for-profit, networking group for artists with autism. Provides guidance, expertise and venue resources for aspiring artists with autism and educates aspiring artists on the autism spectrum about business and social skills using their own art.


Offers support, public outreach and education for families with loved ones who have autism.

5805 Blue Lagoon Drive
Suite 170
Miami, FL 33126

Nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing hope to all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders. Primary goals are to raise public awareness about autism and to fund biomedical research that will lead to better treatments and ultimately find a cure.

1410 Indian Trace
Weston, Florida  33326

Rabbi Adam Watstein B'nai Aviv is dedicated to serving and nurturing the spiritual, educational, cultural and social needs of its members in an egalitarian environment framed by Conservative Judaism. Our synagogue is committed to providing these services in an atmosphere of warmth and mutual caring within a congregational family who have a deep-felt desire to promote and ensure the continuity of Jewish life, to perform tzedakah and to support the State of Israel and the United States of America. 

B'nai Sephardim Shaare Shalom
3670 Stirling Road
Fort Lauderdale FL 33312

Contact: Rabbi Yaacov Lardeo

9724 West Sample Road
Coral Springs, FL 33065

Provides supplemental specialized social skills instruction for children and adolescents, ages 6 to 17 with social cognitive deficits. Social skills instruction includes classes in social interaction, conflict resolution and stress management.

3450 Lakeside Drive
Suite 304
Miramar, FL 33027

Creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Brauser Maimonides Academy Preschool
5300 SW 40th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale FL 33314

Director: Roni Kurtz

Provides resources and information on developmental disabilities for parents, families and healthcare providers. It serves as a web-based portal to provide information on evaluation and intervention services, support programs for families, resources for healthcare providers and serves as a clearinghouse of information on developmental disabilities.


Free 24/7 helpline that provides crisis intervention, suicide prevention, information, assessment and referral to community services. Special needs division serves as a referral source for children from birth to age 22 with developmental or physical disabilities.

200 SE 19th Avenue
Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Provides medical, educational and daily living services to individuals (premature infants to young adults) with special healthcare needs, ensuring that all children thrive, succeed and reach their full potential. Also offers respite care.