This fact sheet provides information about public policy, advocacy and the ingredients needed for effective systems change.
This is a sample letter for sharing your message with your state legislator.
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Agencies that Provide Advocacy
The AWARE project ensures that parents of children with disabilities and young adults with disabilities receive training and information on their rights, responsibilities, and protections under IDEA in order to develop the skills necessary to cooperatively and effectively participate in planning and decision-making relating to early intervention, educational, and transitional services.
Statewide designated protection and advocacy system for individuals with disabilities in the State of Florida.
Statewide alliance of individuals with disabilities, special needs, or at-risk and their families. Their mission is to provide family-driven support, education, information, and advocacy.
Advocates and promotes meaningful participation in all aspects of life for Floridians who have developmental disabilities.
Provides links to worldwide organizations and information for advocacy and support.
Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys can find information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.
Materials & Links
- Adult Issues
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Early Screening & Intervention
- For Kids
- Health & Wellness
- Life Skills
- Parenting & Family
- Tragic Events
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