Promising Practices Transition Sites
Duval County resources related to the transition of students with disabilities are provided in multiple categories in the box to the right. Some resources may be included in more than one category.
Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
University of Florida – Jacksonville
Anne Wilson, Transition Coordinator | firstname.lastname@example.org
Provides information and consultation to individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders and related disabilities as well as instruction and coaching to families and professionals through a training and assistance model.
Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) - Crown
Mr. Henry Schmitges, Coordinator | email@example.com
Center for Independent Living of Jacksonville
Tyler Morris, Executive Director | firstname.lastname@example.org
Margarita Maldonado, Director of Programs | email@example.com
Provides information and referral services, advocacy, independent living skills training, peer counseling and support for persons with significant disabilities who seek independence and self-reliance.
Jacksonville Transportation Authority
Fixed Route Customer Service: (904) 630-3100
JTA Paratransit Services: (904) 265-6999
Jacksonville Transportation Authority is part of Transportation Disadvantaged, a coordinated statewide effort to provide a shared ride service to medical, life-sustaining, employment and educational locations for those who cannot obtain their own transportation due to a disability, age, or income
Multiagency Network for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities (SEDNET)
Kathryn Lawrence, Project Manager | firstname.lastname@example.org
Travis Nolan, Project Manager | email@example.com
Enhances the system of care for families and students with emotional disabilities through facilitation, collaboration and direct intervention, as well as research and development, with a network of key stakeholders
Special Olympics - Duval
Provides year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympics-type sports for people with intellectual disabilities