Featured Community Listings

GOALS Little Linksters Golf | LittleLinksters.com
Orlando, Danny Mapes 701-866-7924, nonprofit@LittleLinksters.com
Ages 3 to 18 – G.O.A.L.S. (Golf Outreach Advances Life Skills) brings the game of golf to children, regardless of special needs. Golf teaches skills that will help children in every aspect of their lives. Ask about a FREE trial month!

Florida Institute for Community Inclusion | FloridaIncludesMe.org
Orlando, 407-719-5512, lisa.jester@floridaincludesme.com, see page 9 Teen/Adult – Summer SOAR camp (before and after care available), after school activities, transition services and job coaching for young adults with disabilities. We provide inclusive community experiences for persons, ages 14 to 22 years old, with varying abilities.

Developmental Center for Infants & Children/Early Steps
ArnoldPalmerHospital.com/hpc, 407-317-7430 Ext. 2121
0-36 Months – Serving young children and providing information and support to help parents access necessary services for their children and family such as: Case Management, PT, OT, Speech, Early Interventions, and more.

Featured Orlando Educational Listings

Arbor School of Central Florida | ArborSchoolFlorida.com
1010 Spring Villas Pointe, Winter Springs, 407-388-1808
Wendy.Blair@arborschoolflorida.com
K – 12th Grade -Teaching each individual to the best of their unique abilities. Academic, therapeutic, and social goals are written based on the child’s developmental level including specific multi-sensory goals to help them progress.

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Bright Learning Cyber High School | Visit us on Facebook!
2042 N Forsyth Rd, Orlando 407-716-1672, jfriedla@mynsu.nova.edu
K – 12th Grade – A technology based school using a hands-on, personalized approach to target individual needs. Computers, one-on-one help, online classes and small class sizes. Accepting regular and special ed students with McKay, Gardiner, Step Up for Students, and self pay options. Flexible schedules available.

Center Academy | CenterAcademy.com
Maitland 407-772-8727,  infoMait@centeracademy.com
Orlando (Waterford Lakes Area) 407-270-4444, infoWL@centeracademy.com
4 – 12th Grade – Serving bright students who may have a learning difficulty or ADHD and students who thrive in a small, safe, and individualized setting. Providing students with a learning environment that facilitates the development of self confidence, motivation, and academic skills and gives students the opportunity to achieve success.

Childhood Development Center at Attain | CDC.MyAttain.org
2710 Staten Road, Orlando, 407-985-2780, CCook@myattain.org
Ages 10-22 – Enabling children to reach their maximum potential by providing high quality educational and behavioral services in a supportive learning environment overseen by a Master’s level BCBA and Certified ESE Teacher. For students who may require additional supports in the classroom in order to achieve academic success and overcome problem behavior.

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Engage the Brain | engagethebrain.org
235 S Maitland Ave., Ste 105, Maitland, 407-636-9281, see pages 6 and 7 PreK – Adults – Offering 1:1 academic intervention/therapies in the areas of reading, writing, math, executive functioning, speech/language, behavior and family & school support. Utilizing evidence-based methods, such as Orton-Gillingham and Lindamood-Bell Processes. Educational therapy including academic testing and educational consultations. Homeschool classes and support for all types of learners.

Inspire Learning Academy | InspireLearningAcademy.org
460 W Central Parkway, Altamonte Springs, 321-972-2590 staciegause@inspirelearningacademy.org 3rd – 8th Grade – Evidenced based therapy and academic interventions ( including ABA therapy, tutoring, Executive Functioning Coaching) in a one setting in-home or in-center with a very small classroom. Pairing specialized ESE services with positive behavior supports. Accommodations are based on individual needs.

Pace Brantley School | PaceBrantley.org
3221 Sand Lake Rd, Longwood, 407-869-8882, eshaffer@pacebrantley.org 1st – 12th Grade – Pace Brantley School specializes in providing individualized attention to student with a variety of learning needs who tend to get left behind in traditional school settings. Pace Brantley School has a rolling admissions process. Applications are accepted year-round, and qualified students are admitted throughout the school year. Gardiner, McKay and Step Up for Students scholarships are accepted.

The Paragon School | TheParagonSchool.org

4710 Adanson Street, Orlando, 407-644-1546, learn@theparagonschool.org K – High School – A student affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder or Asperger’s Syndrome who primarily needs targeted academic, vocational, or life skills development is best suited for our program. Therapeutic supports are provided. Paragon’s mission is to help each student carry on as a fulfilled member of society, having achieved academic, social, and behavioral excellence in an environment centered on Christian values. Fully accredited by Florida Council of Independent Schools and Florida Kindergarten Council.

Willow Schools | WillowSchools.com

894 Gary Hillery Drive, Winter Springs, 407-366-1099 info@willowscools.com, Isee Inside Front Cover 1st – 12th Grade – Offering small class sizes and highly qualified professionals, Willow School of Winter Springs was founded in 2003. Willow Schools specializes in providing outstanding research-based academic interventions for students with learning disabilities enabling them to realize their academic potential, empowering them to become successful lifetime learners. Summer Camp is available.

Featured Orlando Medical Listings

Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children | ArnoldPalmerHospital.com
92 W. Miller St., Orlando, 321-8HEALTH (8432584),
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children has provided compassionate care to the children, teenagers and young adults of Central Florida for more than 25 years.

  • Behavioral and Developmental Center, 321-841-9340
  • Center for Digestive Health and Nutrition, 321-841-3338
  • Neuropsychology, 321-841-3820
  • Neuroscience Center of Excellence, 321-841-3050
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation Program, 407-237-6387

BrightStart Pediatrics | BrightStartPeds.com
Orlando, Sanford & Winter Garden, 407-857-1212
Birth – 5 years, A nursing and therapy center for medically fragile infants and children. Skilled pediatric nursing along with physical, speech and occupational therapies in a uniquely designed facility offering patients and their families a reliable medical day care option.

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ChildrenFirst Health System | www.childrenfirst.com
Multiple Central Florida Locations, 407-513-3000
Birth – Adult, Specializing in the care of infants and children with medical needs such as complications of prematurity, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, congenital heart defects, traumatic injuries, chromosomal abnormalities, developmental delays, and respiratory disease, among many others. Highly trained RN’s, LPN’s and therapists provide specialized clinical care including, apnea monitoring, oxygen administration, tracheostomy care, g-tube feedings, physical, occupational and speech therapies in the home or in outpatient centers.

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Florida Child Neurology | www.floridachildneurology.com
Carl R. Barr, DO & Murtuza K. Kothawala, MD
615 E. Princeton Street, Suite 225, Orlando, 407-897-3544
Birth – 21 years, Dedicated to giving patients quality care in a warm, friendly atmosphere. Provides care in all aspects of neurology with specialties in seizures, headaches, cerebral palsy, muscle/movement, and neurobehavioral disorders.

Dr.McDermed – Visual Health & Learning Center | VisualHealthLearning.com

12301 Lake Underhill Rd., Suite 236, Orlando, FL 32828, see pages 3 and 22 407-277-5729, VisualHealthandLearningCenter@gmail.com PreK – Adult, Specialty optometric practice dedicated to diagnosing and treating vision problems that interfere with reading, learning and activities of daily living. Does your child struggle with reading or schoolwork? We treat the cause, not the symptom.

Featured Orlando Therapy Listings

Joyful Music Therapy | JoyfulMusicTherapy.com
719 Lee Road, Orlando, FL 32810
Tamela Ponder, 407-489-1783, info@joyfulmusictherapy.com
PreK – Adult, Offering individual and group sessions including choir, percussion ensemble, after school therapy, adaptive instrument lessons, and sprouting melodies early childhood music program for all abilities. Gardiner Scholarship and CDC+ approved.

LifeSkills Sensory Integration Specialist | LifeSkillsCenter.com
1935 State Road 436, Winter Park
407-629-9455, sensory@earthlink.net
PreK – Adult Helping children diagnosed with sensory processing disorders. Services include: occupational and equine therapies, each emphasizing a sensory integrative approach. Join the Sensory 101 Workshop first Wednesdays each month.

TheraPlay at Home | Prema-Therapy.com
800 Westwood Square, Suite D, Oviedo, FL 32765
407-790-5601, prematherapy@gmail.com
PreK – 21 years, In-home, in-clinic and tele-therapy occupational therapy including reflex and sensory integration, handwriting, fine motor, and self care. We collaborate with parents to provide services that are based on widely available but not widely used research to provide lifelong changes. In-home therapy is available throughout the Greater Orlando area.