21 & Change, Inc. is dedicated to ending the Down syndrome ‘syndrome’ through advocacy, support, and niche services in the Greater Tampa Bay-St. Petersburg area.
We believe in the value of all human lives and that all should have the opportunity to discover their full potential. We believe that everyone is born with the inherent right to freedom, to self-determination, to dignity, and respect. We believe in a day when our children will be seen as ‘differently-abled’ and not disabled. We believe there will be a day when we end the Down syndrome ‘syndrome’ and secure the full measure of civil rights for the ‘differently-abled’. We will not rest until what we believe is achieved.
Providing workshops, social events and resources for parents. Come learn from industry experts and knowledgeable, experienced parents. This is your chance to have your questions answered, to find a community of support and be inspired to find hope.
Parent support organization dedicated to helping families and individuals affected by varying levels of ASD ranging from Autism to Asperger’s by providing emotional support, education, socialization, and to serve as a resource to inform parents of community services, activities, programs, and available treatment options – both local and national.
For participants with mild to severe developmental disabilities. Treating your child’s symptoms, improving learning skills, language development and teaching basic life skills. High quality ABA therapy and instruction. Program participants range in age from six months old through adolescence with mild to severe cases of developmental disabilities. Even if your child does not have a diagnosis, our center’s specialists can help treat your child’s symptoms, improve learning skills, language development and teach basic life skills. There are no restrictions placed on levels of learning and we follow your child’s progress on a daily basis.
Providing an environment where adults with ASD can come together to learn skills, strategies, and solutions to promote personal and professional achievement. Programs include Launch Pad, PEERS, Task Masters, and VIPworks.
Autism Coalition provides free consultative support, family and educational programs and assistance to Brevard families and adults living with ASD with the goal of optimizing success and acceptance in our communities. We create opportunities for individuals with ASD in Brevard County, Florida. Join our sensory friendly activities, information classes and community awareness fundraisers.
Autism Society of Greater Orlando (ASGO) was founded in 1996 by a group of volunteer parents to better assist families of children and adults with autism in the Central Florida area. The mission or goal of the ASGO is that all individuals within the autism spectrum will be provided a lifetime network of opportunities to become fully accepted, included, and actively participating members of our community, through family support, education, and advocacy, and public awareness.
The Autism Response Team is an information line for the autism community. Our team members are specially trained to provide personalized information and resources to people with autism and their families.
Dr. Bailey believes in treating the whole person and her work with patients in both therapy and evaluations includes working with all involved in the patient’s life, including schools, psychiatrists and other providers. Bailey Psychology Group is here to help you get back to life. Melissa Bailey, PsyD, a licensed clinical psychologist in Florida, Arizona, Nevada and California (PSY17402), and her team provide their patients with a comprehensive array of therapy services with a personalized approach. Dr. Bailey specializes in psychological assessments for weight-loss surgery, autism spectrum disorders and psycho-educational assessments. In addition to assessments, she also provides cognitive behavioral therapy for adults, adolescents and children.
Providing in-home ABA therapy to children with autism and related disabilities. Specializing in treating disruptive behavior, ADHD, or conduct disorder including tantrums, toileting/bed-wetting, bedtime routine, or food selectivity/refusal.
Dr. Amy Fritz-Ocock is a speech-language pathologist who specializes in helping children and adults with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder engage in effective communication and socialization.
Specially designed individualized programs help students make significant improvements in all areas of functioning. Program includes one-on-one instruction, training in cognitive and auditory processing, perceptional motor functioning, reading, social skills, sensory integration and skills leading toward independence.
Inspire Learning Academy provides a transitional process for students to grow from elementary to middle school and beyond. They offer a hybrid program where students can learn in school or while using our virtual program. Students can choose a typical and special needs diploma track. Students take electives in Band, Art, Martial Arts and Photography.
Knowledge really does count!
Our mission is to help you.
Parents can address their child’s communication, educational, and behavioral needs after learning the strategies taught in “Knowledge Counts.” Children are never too young or too old.
This program teaches parents what research recommends and what informed professionals use.
Knowledge Counts (KC) for Children with Autism is an organization on a mission!
Enabling individuals and families with autism or other disabilities the opportunity to maximize their abilities through functional, behavioral, social, recreational and vocational programs to live within the community. Programs for children ages 18 months through adulthood.
Our Exceptional Tribe is a dedicated community of support for moms of special needs children. We are devoted to helping moms thrive through their challenging journey. Providing support groups for moms, and play-based activities, lesson plans, and tutoring for children with special needs.
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