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10250 NW 53rd St, Sunrise, Florida
33351
Since 1956, ARC Broward has worked hand- in-hand with the community to provide the encouragement and opportunities that create life- changing outcomes so that people with disabilities and other life challenges can live, learn, work and play in their communities.
ARC Broward operates at 10 locations and provides 21 programs throughout Broward County, Florida. These include ARC Broward’s “mission-based” enterprises that provide training and employment opportunities for individuals served while generating revenue to help fund services.
http://www.arcbroward.com/
(954) 746-9400
1201 Australian Ave., Riviera Beach
33404
The Arc works with people with all levels of developmental disabilities, from autism to severe cognitive and physical restrictions. The nonprofit works to ensure clients are progressing and developing by offering after-school programs and fitness trails to tutoring and adult employment training opportunities.
http://www.arcpbc.org
(561) 842-3213
10250 NW 53rd St, Sunrise, Florida
33351
The Autism Society of Broward is a volunteer organization of parents who have children and adults with autism spectrum disorders. Though not a service provider, our fundraisers provide us with monies that enable us to assist families with support groups as well as social, recreational and educational opportunities. All of the funds we raise go right into our community-based programs.
http://asabroward.org/
(954) 465-4700
5805 Blue Lagoon Drive, Suite 170, Miami, Florida
33126
Autism Speaks page for Broward County, covering Autism related events and news for the area.
(954) 421-9997
Tens of thousands of children in Broward County are affected by some type of disability. Navigating the complex system of care for children with special needs can be overwhelming and frustrating. Parents and caregivers don’t know where to turn and sometimes give up. In response to the complex needs of these children and families, the 2-1-1 Special Needs Connections Hotline was created to help their children reach their full potential.
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10250 NW 53rd St., Sunrise
33351
Our organization is well aware of the special needs of your child and we are available to help you help your child. Our goal is simple, to enhance the lives of individuals with Down syndrome by helping them reach their full potential by providing family support, education and social activities.
http://www.bgcdownsyndrome.org/
(954) 577-4122
Miami-Dade: University of Miami, 5665 Ponce De Leon Blvd., P.O. Box 248768, Coral Gables
Broward: Nova Southeastern University, 6100 Griffin Road, Davie
Programs provide support, information, and training for families with children who have autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities.
http://umcard.org
Miami-Dade (305) 284-6563 / Davie-Broward (954) 262-7111
1475 NW 14th Ave., Miami
33125
Easter Seals provides services, education, outreach, and advocacy so people with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play in our communities.
http://easterseals.com
(305) 325-0470
P.O. Box 260909, Pembroke Pines, FL
33026
Family Network on Disabilities of Broward County, Inc. is an organization for parents and families of children with developmental disabilities or other special needs. Our mission is to provide support to parents through education, information, and technical assistance. We believe that informed parents are a child’s best advocate.

If your child has special needs…you may too! The Family Network on Disabilities of Broward County, (FND) is based on the philosophy that parents of children with special needs are the best source of information and support for other parents. We can offer valuable information and assistance regarding children with disabilities and the services available. Our Goal is to help parents become the best advocate they can be for their child and family. We offer one-on-one educational assistance with IEP’s, educational workshops, and training.
http://fndbroward.com
(754) 444-6550
Safer, Smarter Kids curriculum is specialized lesson plans that specifically cater to the needs of children with special needs. The curriculum includes engaging lesson plans that incorporate visual aids to educate children about the importance of body boundaries and personal safety and encourage children to develop a handful of trusted adults with which they can share things that make them uncomfortable. The framework integrates with current autism models and focuses on the children recognizing facial cues and situational circumstances to determine what action should be taken to protect themselves.
(786) 288-5045
Jim and Jan Moran Family Center Village 7600 SW 36th St., Davie
33328
Nova Southeastern University’s reputation for innovative, hands-on, active learning is evidenced through the programs in the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development (MSC) located on the grounds of the Jim & Jan Moran Family Center Village in Ft. Lauderdale, with a community outreach satellite facility in Tampa. In collaboration with other NSU centers, the Mailman Segal Center is one of the largest and most highly respected, comprehensive early childhood demonstration and training facilities of its kind.
954-262-7117