Resources for Monroe County
Dozens of organizations and agencies to assist students with special needs and their families
A graphic display with contact information for agencies that assist individuals with disabilities from birth and throughout lifeAgencies that assist individuals with disabilities as they exit the K-12 school system and enter the adult world
The Simple Dollar has created a series of guides that provides students and parents the knowledge and tools necessary for instilling positive credit awareness and responsible financial habits in an effort to develop financial literacy in K-12 and college students, Click below to access this free resource.
College-age Young Adults
FDLRS Parent Involvement Website
The Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resource System (FDLRS) developed a Parent Involvement site in cooperation with FDOE/BEESS designed especially to help parents navigate the exceptional student education (ESE) process, from PreK through transition into the adult world of college and/or career. This site provides valuable information and resources, success stories, information geared to all grade levels, contact lists for school districts, a glossary of educational terms, and much more. Visit the site at forparents.florida-ese.org.
FLDOE Parent Information Page
Visit the Florida Department of Education's Parent Information page to explore resources.
Parent Resource Padlet
School BPIE - Best Practices for Inclusive Education
.The School Best Practices for Inclusive Education (BPIE) Assessment is a school self-assessment process designed to identify priority needs, develop goals, plan improvement strategies, and organize resources to support the implementation of inclusive practices for students with disabilities.
For more information about the School BPIE and how you can be involved in supporting inclusion, please explore the following resources:
Special Olympics Monroe
Join the Special Olympics today! Whether you are an athlete, volunteer, or partner, you will have wonderful experiences in the Monroe County Chapter. PTo learn more, please visit http://specialolympicsflorida.org/monroe/. Current sports include swimming, track and field, bocce, and stand-up paddle boarding.
Need community service hours? Earn hours with Special Olympics as a partner (click here) or volunteer (click here).
.Transition services are a coordinated set of services that help students prepare for post-school activities, such as going to college or working, getting services from adult agencies, living independently and participating in community activities. This Transition Roadmap provided by Project 10 gives families information to support students as they become adults.
Click here to access the Transition Roadmap.