FRIDAY MARCH 3, 2023




The Annual Tools for Success Family Conference is an inter-agency collaboration that supports families of children with special needs in Jacksonville, Florida and surrounding counties. This conference helps families obtain information on available resources and topics that affect their child's education and well being. This one-day conference hosts several breakout sessions on topics that include: transition, behavior, mental health, autism, IEP's and government programs. 


Registration is now closed.  You may register on site at the day of the event. 

Click this button to register for this free conference

Please bring cash to support our 

School Based Enterprises


Alden Road: Graphic t-shirts, buttons, pens, hand poured soaps, body scrubs & lotions, handmade paper mobiles. 

Ed White: Commander Cafe & Life Skill Squad – Coffee and baked goods 

Frank H Peterson: Car detailing 

Palm Ave: Specially Grown Navel oranges, Myers lemons, bags of collard greens, bags of turnip greens, boiled peanuts, herbs, blueberries, strawberries; Cookies, Benches, Wooden puzzles, Buttons/Jewelry and posters 

Westside: Wild Wolverine Coffee Shop- Coffee  


Friday, March 3rd, 2023


8:30 am to 2:30 pm

Conference Location: 
The Schultz Center 
 4019 Boulevard Center Drive
 Jacksonville, FL 32207 

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Keynote  - Lisa Bachman

Lisa Bachman is an author and a seasoned public speaker, focusing on topics ranging from raising children with differences, suicide prevention, Tourette Syndrome, volunteerism, non-profit organizations, human resources, and marketing. Lisa worked as the Executive Director of Different Like You, a 501c3 non-profit with the mission of empowering people to embrace their differences and live loud. Through their work, Lisa and her son created programming that literally saved lives and provided vital and life-changing assistance.  To this day, she will stop what she is doing to provide love and support to a family in need.

Lisa's book will be on sale at the event if you would like to purchase and get it signed.