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  A support system for Exceptional Student Education serving Clay, Duval, and Nassau Counties of Northeast Florida.
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PARENT SERVICES

 

SUPPORT GROUPSLINKSPARENTS CONFERENCES & TRAININGS

Parent Information Resources and Support Group Information

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Local Parent Support Groups
Aslan House 353-4357
BASCA-Baptist Association for Special Children and Adults 381-8323
Brain Injury Support Group 858-7600 EXT. 4646
C.H.A.D.D. of Duval County 390-0866
Cleft Lip and Palate Support Group 633-0935
Down Syndrome Association of Jacksonville 646-3153
Epilepsy Foundation of Northeast Florida 731-3752
Exceptional Student Education Advisory Committee 390-2071
Family Support group for the Mentally Ill 721-4282
First Coast Autistic Society 262-2196
Florida Obsessive Compulsives Unite for Knowledge-Support Group 725-6159
Jacksonville Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities 737-9624
Jacksonville Depressive/ Manic-Depressive Association 725-2253
Juvenile Arthritis Support Group 355-6979
Living with Asperger Syndrome Organization of Jacksonville(LASO) 743-5168
Leukemia Society of Jacksonville 398-4845
March of Dimes Birth Defect Association 398-2821
Multiple Sclerosis Society: North Florida Chapter 725-6800
Neurofibromatosis Foundation: Florida Chapter 800 540-5721
POWER - Parents Offering Wisdom Enrichment and Resources - support group for parents of children with emotional and behavioral disorders 399-5468
Ronald McDonald House/ParentNet 798-2950
Spina Bifida Association 390-3686
Support Groups for Persons with Vision Loss 633-8220
Tourette's Syndrome Association 285-8273
Transplant Recipient International Organization: Northeast Florida Chapter 858-3370
Nemours Children's Clinic/Wolfson Children's Hospital Support Group 390-3600
ADHD Parent Support Group 396-1668
Children who are undergoing Chemotherapy 390-3660 EXT 3786
Circle of Sharing: Children who have lost a sibling to cancer 390-3660 EXT 3786
Kindred Spirits: Parents who have lost a child to cancer 390-3660 EXT 3786
Parents of Children who are undergoing chemotherapy 390-3660 EXT 3786
Teens who are undergoing chemotherapy 390-3660 EXT 3786

Local County Resources

Child Care Resource and Referral 904 630-3679
Council for Exceptional Children 904 346-4601
Developmental Services 904 992-2440
Duval County Public Schools Exceptional Education Advisory Committee (ESEAC) 904 346-4601
First Call Information Crisis Line 904 632-0600
Florida Alliance on Assistive Technology(FAAST) 904 345-5100
Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System(FDLRS) Parent Services 904 346-4601
KIDNET (for Military Families) 904 777-7874
Mayors Council on Disabilities 904 630-4940

Florida Resources

Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities 800 342-0823
Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities:
Creole, Spanish, or TDD
800 350-4566
Family Network on Disabilities of Florida 800 TALK PEN
Florida Department of Education, Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services, Clearinghouse/Information Center 904 488-1879
Parent Helpline 800 FLA LOVE
SEDNET 904 272-8100 EXT. 123

National Resources

AbleNet, Assistive Technology/Devices 800 322-0956
ADA/American Disabilities Information Line 800 541-0301
Apple Office for Special Education Material 800 732-3131
EXT. 950
AT&T Accessible Communications Product Center 800 233-1222
Beach Center on Families and Disability 913 864-7600
Clearinghouse on Disability Issues, Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) 202 205-8241
ERIC Clearinghouse on Disability Issues & Gifted Education 800 328-0272
Exceptional Parent Magazine Annual Resource Directory 800 247-8080
IBM Special Needs Referral Center 800 424-9836
Job Accommodations Network 800 526-7234
National Center for Youth with Disabilities 800 333-6293
National Clearinghouse on Family Support & Children's Mental Health 800 628-1696
National Clearinghouse on Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities (HEATH) 800 544-3284
National Father's Network 206 747-4004
National Information Center for Children & Youth with disabilities (NICHCY) 800 695-0285
National Information Clearinghouse for Infants with Disabilities & Life-Threatening Conditions 800 922-9234 EXT. 201
National Rehabilitation Information Center 800 346-2472
Parent Education Advocacy Center 800 869-6782
PING-Hotline for Parents of Gifted Children 800 773-7164
Sibling Information Network 203 282-7050

 

 

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