Support Agencies

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Support Agencies

District ESE Offices

Autism Speaks
Autism Society of Greater Orlando (ASGO)
Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (CARD)
Interactive Autism Network (IAN)
Lake County Autism Association
Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (OASIS @ MAAP)
Childcare and 4-C

Early Learning CoalitionHead Start / Early Head Start 357-7070
Orange 836-6590 (321) 219-6200 275-0059 754-2464
Community Services

For community resources including, but not limited to housing, clothing, food, medical, and employment services.

2-1-1 Resource Directory (All Counties)

For rapid free information on community resources or services, call 2-1-1, a resource with a variety of services and information. 2-1-1 is sponsored by United Way

Lake County Resource
Osceola County Resource Guide for Families 2013
Seminole County Parents Guide (Families in Transition)
Deaf /Hard of Hearing and Blind /Visually Impaired

Deaf and Hearing Services of Lake and Sumter Counties
Florida Coordinating Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (FCCDHH)
Florida School for the Deaf and Blind (FSDB)
Hands and Voices
Lighthouse Central Florida
Disability Advocates

Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), State of Florida
Central Florida Self-Determination Advocacy Council407-332-9937
Disability Rights
Family Care Council of Florida (FCCF)
Family Network on Disabilities of Florida (FNDFL)
Florida Alliance for Assistive Services & Technology (FAAST)
Downs Syndrome

Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida (DSACF)
Down Syndrome Foundation of Florida
Early Intervention Services

Early Steps
(birth - 3 years old) Preschool Screenings & Evaluation

Early Steps
(3 - 5 years old)

Orange407-317-7430 ext. 2121407-317-3503
Osceola407-317-7430 ext. 2121407-891-1178
Seminole407-317-7430 ext. 2121407-320-9406
County Health Departments
Lakewww.lakechd.comAccess Florida
Seminoleseminolecohealth.comChildren’s Medical Services
Mental Health
Mental Health Association of Central
National Alliance of Mental Illness of Greater Orlando (NAMIGO)
National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health (FFCMH)
SEDNET - Multi-agency Network for Students with Emotional / Behavioral Disabilities
Lake and Sumter Counties352-797-7022 ext. 213
Orange and Osceola Counties407-897-6440 ext. 2254
Seminole County321-633-1000 ext. 321
Secondary Transition Contacts
LakeLorri Gilbertgilbertl@lake.k12.fl.us352-253-6625

Cannon Cameron, Program Specialist

Myruiam Guijarro de Ordaz


407-203-2022 ext. 6252528


Lisa Overton, Coordinator of ESE

Karen Glenn, District Compliance



SeminoleFelicia Naidu, ESSS Administratorfelicia_naidu@scps.k12.fl.us407-320-9513
SumterKatherine Dustin, ESE Program Directorkatherine.dustin@sumter.k12.fl.us352-793-2315 ext. 50259
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