Education

Lodestone Academy is an organization located in Orlando, Florida that serves children and young adults across a variety of population (folks with developmental disabilities, autism, or just having some problems with school). We are a behavior analytic provider of school services, social skills training, and much more. 1:1 ABA therapy services are also provided through a sister company, JKP Analysts. Lodestone Academy was initiated by Dr. Josh Pritchard to fill the needs of families in Central Florida.

www.lodestoneacademy.org

The only public, adult technical center in Osceola County, TECO offers training and certificates to expand skill levels, and to prepare individuals for entry-level employment in today’s competitive workplace. Specialized training and employment programs are available to individuals with disabilities.

www.teco.osceolaschools.net

The Paragon School is a model of excellence in exceptional student education, combining research-based methods with innovative strategies to help high functioning students with autism or Asperger’s Syndrome maximize their potential.

www.paragonschool.org

Project 10 assists Florida school districts and relevant stakeholders in building capacity to provide secondary transition services to students with disabilities in order to improve their academic success and post-school outcomes. 

www.Project10.info

Works collaboratively with students, parents, faculty, and staff to determine reasonable accommodations for students and identify how to remove barriers to access at Rollins College.

access@rollins.edu

Provides reasonable and appropriate accommodations and modifications for qualified students with disabilities, promotes self-advocacy and ensures compliance with the ADAAA, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.

www.valenciacollege.edu/osd

Part of the Florida Department of Education, the Office of Early Learning dedicates its people, time and energy to ensuring access, affordability, and quality of early learning services for the state’s children and families.  There is a wide variety of early childhood education programs and services for children from birth to 5 in Florida.  They range from programs that help families afford childcare, to free opportunities for Florida 4-year-olds to attend prekindergarten to information and referral services.

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The Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources System (FDLRS) provides diagnostic, instructional, and technology support services to district exceptional education programs and families of students with disabilities. Service centers include 19 centers that directly serve school districts in the areas of Child Find, Parent Services, Human Resource Development (HRD), and Technology. In addition, the FDLRS Network also includes 6 Multi-disciplinary Centers who focus on in-depth evaluations and several statewide projects offering specialized services.

http://www.fdlrs.org/