PARENT SUPPORT SERVICES

Parenting is the most challenging job that some adults undertake. With such high demands, it’s not uncommon to feel frustrated. Parents can lose control when they are feeling isolated, involved in difficult relationships, experiencing financial stress or lacking information on child development and child-rearing techniques.

However, becoming an informed parent will help build effective child rearing skills and find a place within the community.

“Greet all people with a smile.”

Ethics of the Fathers 3:16

Local Resources

The JAFCO Children’s Ability Center
Serves children from birth through age 22 diagnosed with a developmental disability, including autism, intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, Spina Bifida or Prader-Willi. They offer therapeutic services, child enrichment services, family support, respite care, support groups and parent training. They also offer Camp Kehilla, a special needs camp for children ages 3 – 22 with developmental disabilities.

NSU CARD (Center for Autism and Related Disabilities) At Nova Southeastern University
Provides services to people of all ages with autism spectrum disorder, pervasive developmental disorder childhood disintegrative disorder or Rhett’s Syndrome and individuals with a dual sensory impairment with other handicapping conditions. Also offers support to families and professionals involved with these individuals.

0.5M
Americans Live With an Autism Spectrum Disorder
0%
of Children Have Been Diagnosed with a Developmental Disability
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