Preschool ESE Online Resources

Alex Lopes, Coordinator

Phone: 754-321-7213


DEC – The Division of Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children -

NAEYC – The National Association for the Education of Young Children -

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHY) -

Florida/ Local Organizations

Florida’s Voluntary Universal Prekindergarten Program -

The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council -

The Department of Education – Office of Early Learning -

Gold Coast Down Syndrome Broward-

Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) – network of 19 regional centers and 4 specialized centers in Florida which support educators, parents, and professionals working with children with disabilities – 754-321-2205 -

Family Central, Inc. provides resource and referral services to assist families in finding appropriate child care arrangements; emergency financial assistance for child care on a short term basis. Monday-Friday 8:00am-6:00pm 954-720-1000

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) Toll Free 888-558-1908 or 407-737-2566

Autism Society of Broward -

Autism Internet Modules – nationally recognized resource

Autism Speaks –

Family Network on Disabilities of Florida

FloridaKidCare Health Insurance for children MediKids, Florida Healthy Kids, KidCare Medicaid, CMS Network or Toll Free 888-540-5437

Resource Materials & Technology Center for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing or 800-356-6731


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