The ELC assists with transition to mainstream child-care care by working with child-care providers to create inclusive programs.
We provide child screenings to identify potential developmental delays. If identified, the ELC refers the child to appropriate community agencies for additional screening and assistance.
Here are some other resources:
Top 25 Special Needs Services Serving Florida — http://www.sun-sentinel.com/features/south-florida-parenting/health/sfp-top-25-special-needs-resources-20150826-story.html
Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System – Serving Clay & Nassau counties http://www.fdlrscrown.org
Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS/NEFEC) – Serving Baker & Bradford counties http://www.nefec.org/fdlrs
Inclusion Links http://www.emtech.net/inclusion.htm
Children’s Medical Services (CMS) – Serving children with special needs http://www.cms-kids.com
KidsHealth.org – From The Nemours Foundation http://www.kidshealth.org
Center for Autism and Related Disorders http://www.card.ufl.edu
Autism Society http://www.autism-society.org
Family Village – Website for children and families with disabilities. http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/index.htmlx
About.com – Parenting Special Needs http://specialchildren.about.com
MedlinePlus – Information from the U.S. Government http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/mentalhealthandbehavior.html