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Transition Agencies

Agencies to Assist with Transition Services

When a student reaches 16 years of age an agency must be invited to the IEP meeting.

 

1. Agency Helper

  • Vocational Rehabilitation:
    • A student may be eligible for VR services if employment is his/her goals
    • Have an IEP or 504 Plan
    • Ages 15-21

 

2. Agency for Persons with Disabilities (ADP)

APD works in partnership with local organizations to support people with developmental disabilities in living, learning, and working in their communities. APD provides critical services and supports for customers with developmental disabilities so they can reach their full potential.

Eligibility: A person must live in Florida, be at least 3 years old, and have a diagnosed developmental disability that occurred before the age of 18 to be eligible for APD services. Children ages 3 to 5 who are at risk of being diagnosed with a developmental disability may also be served by APD.

They supports persons with disabilities listed below in living, working and all aspects of community life:

  • Spina Bifida
  • Autism
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Prader-Willi Syndrome
  • Phelan-McDermid

To apply for services contact:

Michelle Sturla, Easter Seals Program Manager and Business Associate with APD
1219 Dunn Ave.
Daytona Beach, FL  32114
Phone: 386-257-1700
Email:  MSturla@esvf.org

Resources

 

3. The Arc Volusia

Advocating for and serving individuals with disabilities as they strive for independence and self-sufficiency.

Eastside: 386-943-9793   Westside:  386-274-4736  
 

4. Career Source Florida

Assists job seekers regardless of current employment status or income level.

Eastside:  386-323-7001   Westside:  386-561-9550

 

5. Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)

Provides support and assistance with the goal of optimizing the potential of people with autism, dual sensory impairment, and related disabilities.

For information regarding services and supports provided by CARD contact:
Lisa Roberts
12424 Research Parkway, Suite 365
Orlando, FL 32826
Phone: (407) 823-6011

 

6. Children’s Medical Services (CMS)

Champion excellence in the delivery of health care for children with special needs through a comprehensive system of care.

386-255-4568 ext. 303

 

7. Conklin Center for the Blind

To help blind children and adults with additional disabilities be independent and contributing citizens.

386-258-3441

 

8. disAbility Solutions for Independent Living

Mission is to empower people with disabilities to attain equal opportunities in society.

386-255-1812

 

9. Division of Blind Services

Empowers people who are blind and visually impaired to reach self-determined goals.

407-245-0700

 

10. Duvall Homes

Empowering people with Developmental Disabilities.

386-734-2874

 

11. Easter Seals of Volusia & Flagler Counties

Provides hope and help to families and individuals with special needs by providing exceptional advocacy, therapy, education, recreation and support services.

386-253-0563

 

12. Epilepsy Foundation of Central Florida

Dedicated to improving the quality of life of persons with epilepsy and reducing the incidence of onset.

407-422-1416

 

13. Florida Department of Children and Families

Resource on programs for child/youth to receive mental health & substance abuse services.

386-238-4910

 

14. Progressive Abilities Support Services (PASS)

Provides customized employment services to persons with disabilities.

386-846-7391

 

15. Project 10: Transition Education Network

Capacity building, interagency collaboration, transition legislation & policy, student development & outcomes.

727-873-4654

 

16. SEDNET: The Multiagency Network for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities

Committed to assisting students with or at-risk of emotional and/or behavioral challenges.

386-255-6475 ext. 38332

 

17. Social Security Administration (SSA)

1-800-772-1213

 

18. Vocational Rehabilitation

To help people with disabilities find and maintain employment, and to enhance their independence.

Eastside: 386-615-6111    Westside:  386-456-5320

 

19. Votran

Public transit services, buses, shuttle, special services for the disabled and elderly.

386-761-7700

 

20. WORC/INC

Inspiring people to discover their limitless potential.

386-274-6474​