Florida Resource Guide

DISABILITY ORGANIZATIONS and SUPPORT GROUPS

ALS

AMPUTEE

AUTISM

Autism Society of America-Florida
Phone: 954-349-2820 Website:
www.autismfl.com 

 

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities
 University of Florida Gainesville, Florida 32611
Phone: 352-392-3261 Website:
card.ufl.edu 

 

BLIND

Center for the Visually Impaired
1187 Dunn Avenue Daytona Beach, Florida 32114
Toll-Free Phone: (800) 227-1284 Fax: 386-253-9178
Email:
cvisight@bellsouth.net www.CVICentralFlorida.org

Conklin Center for the Blind
405 White Street Daytona Beach, Florida 32114
Phone: 386-258-3441 Fax: 386-258-1155
Email:
info@conklincenter.org www.ConklinCenter.org

Florida Center for the Blind
7325 S. W. 32 Street Ocala, Florida 34474
Phone: 352-873-4700 Fax: 352-873-4751
Email:
admin@flblind.org www.flblind.org

Independence for the Blind
3107 North Davis Highway Pensacola, Florida 32503
Phone: 850-477-2663 Fax: 850-479-4025
Email:
becky.kirsch@ibwest.org www.IBWEST.org

Independent Living for Adult Blind
101 West State Street Jacksonville, Florida 32202
Phone: 904-633-8307 Fax: 904-632-5107
Email:
bsimpson@fscj.edu www.fscj.edu

Lighthouse Central Florida
215 East New Hampshire Street Orlando, Florida 32084
Phone: 407.898.2483 Fax: 407.895.5255
Email:
lnasehi@lcf-fl.org www.LighthouseCentralFlorida.org

Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind
8610 Galen Wilson Boulevard Port Richey, Florida 34668
Toll Free: 1-866-962-5254 Phone: 727-815-0303 Fax: 727-815-0203,
Email:
sperez@lvib.org www.lvib.org

Lighthouse of Broward County
650 North Andrews Avenue Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33311
Phone: 954-463-4217 Fax: 954-764-3825
Email:
vision@lhob.org www.LHOB.org

Lighthouse of Manasota
7318 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, Florida 34243
Phone: 941-359-1404 Fax: 941-359-2373
Email:
mana.lighthouse@verizon.net  www.LighthouseofManasota.org

Lighthouse of Pinellas
6925 112th Circle North - Suite 103 Largo, Florida 33773
Phone: 727-544-4433 Fax: 727-544-5511
Email:
info@lighthouseofpinellas.org www.LighthouseofPinellas.org

Lighthouse of the Big Bend
3071 Highland Oaks Terrace Tallahassee, FL 32301
Phone: 850-942-3658 Toll-free: 1-888-827-6033 Fax: 850-942-4518
Email:
info@lighthousebigbend.org www.LighthouseBigBend.org

Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches
1715 Tiffany Drive East West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Phone: 561-586-5600 Toll free: 1-888-299-8881 Fax: 561- 845-8022
Email:
info@lighthousepalmbeaches.org  www.lighthousepalmbeaches.org

Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired
601 SW 8th Avenue Miami, Florida 33130
Phone: 305-856-2288 Fax: 305-285-6967
Email:
info@miamilighthouse.org www.MiamiLighthouse.org

New Vision for Independence
9501 US Hwy 441 Leesburg , FL 34788
Phone: 352.435.5040 Fax: 352.435.6303
Email:
cbuck@newvisionfl.org http://www.newvisionfl.org

Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind
1106 West Platt Street Tampa, Florida 33606
Phone: 813-251-2407 Toll Free: 1-866-251-2407 Fax: 813-254-4305
Email:
TLH@tampalighthouse.org www.TampaLighthouse.org

Visually Impaired Persons Center
35 West Mariana Avenue North Fort Myers, Florida 33903
Phone: 239-997-7797 Fax: 239-997-8462
Email:
dfowler@vipcenter.org www.VIPCenter.org

 

BRAIN INJURY 

Brain Injury Association of Florida
1637 Metropolitan Blvd, Suite B Tallahassee, Florida 32308
Phone: 850-410-0103 Website:
www.biaf.org 

 

FRIEDREICH'S ATAXIA

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

PARKINSON'S DISEASE

The Winning Round Foundation, Inc.
701 US Highway 1
North Palm Beach, Florida 33408
Phone: 561-355-0264
Website:
www.thewinninground.com 

 

POST-POLIO SYNDROME

 SPINA BIFIDA

SPINAL CORD INJURY

Brain and Spinal Cord
1234 5th Avenue East
Tampa, Florida 33605
Phone: 813-273-0017
Website:
www.brainandspinalcord.org 

 

Darrell Gwynn Foundation
4850 SW 52nd Street
Davie, Florida  33314
Phone: 954-792-7223
Website:
darrellgwynnfoundation.org 

 

Florida Spinal Cord Injury Resource Center

Phone- 866-313-2940

Website: www.fscirc.com

 

SUPPORT, ADVOCACY, and THERAPY

The Able Trust
3320 Thomasville Road, Suite 200
Tallahassee, Florida 32308
Phone: 850-224-4493
Website:
www.abletrust.org 

 

Center For Independent Living
3600 North Pace Blvd
Pensacola, Florida 32505
Phone: 850-595-5566
Website:
www.cil-drc.org 

 

Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc.
Website:
www.medicareadvocacy.org 

 

The Family Cafe'
519 North Gadsden Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32302
Phone: 850-224-4670
Website:
familycafe.net 

 

Family Network on Disabilities, Inc
2196 Main Street, Suite K
Dunedin, Florida 34698
Phone: 800-825-5736
Website:
fndfl.org 

 

The MORGAN Project
411 Ocean Avenue
Melbourne Beach, Florida 32951
Website:
www.themorganproject.org 

 

Project Walk Orlando
330 Harbour Isle Way, Suite 1090
Longwood, Florida 32750
Phone: 407-571-9974 
Website:
www.projectwalkorlando.org 

 

Southeast ADA Center
Website:
www.adasoutheast.org 

 

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Assistive Technology Assessment Competencies and Resources
Department of Education
Ralph Turlington Building, Suite 601
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
Phone: 850-245-0478
Website:
www.florida-ese.org 

 

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology
3333 West Pensacola Street
Building 100, Suite 140
Tallahassee, Florida 32304
Phone: 850-487-3278
Website:
www.faast.org 

 

HOME MODIFICATIONS

Creative House Plans
Accessible New and Home Modification Design
Phone: 303-838-2330
Website: 
www.creativehouseplans.com 

 

TRANSPORTATION

Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged
2740 Centerview Drive, Suite 1A
Tallahassee, Florida 32301
Phone: 850-410-5700
Website:
www.dot.state.fl.us/ctd/ 

 

BIKE TRAILS

Cady Way Trail
Website:
www.dep.state.fl.us 

 

Biking Florida
Website: 
www.bikingflorida.net

 

ACCESSIBLE TICKETS

 

VACATIONING

 The Florida Keys and Key West
Website:
www.fla-key.com

 

Sarasota County
Website:
www.discovernaturalsarasota.org 

 

Sea World Orlando
Accessibility Guide:
seaworldparks.com 

 

Walt Disney World 
Magic Kingdom Guide:
mickeysfanclub.com