Promising Practices Transition Sites
Lake 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.
Employment Program Resources
Career Source Central Florida
1415 South 14th Street, Suite 101, Leesburg, Florida 34748
Provides a full array of employment and training related services for job seekers, workers, youth and businesses. May include Disability Program Navigators, Vocational Rehabilitation counselors and Veterans Services on-site.
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Leesburg Unit 12G
Danielle Delgado, Supervisor
8112 Centralia Ct., Suite 102, Leesburg, FL 34788-3701
Works with people who have physical or mental disabilities to prepare for, gain, or retain employment and find meaningful careers
Division of Blind Service
Orlando (District Office)
400 W. Robinson Street, S1026, Orlando, FL 32801-1784
Jeff Whitehead, District Administrator
(407) 245-0700 | (866) 841-0928
The Florida Division of Blind Services helps blind and visually impaired individuals achieve their goals and live their lives with as much independence and self-direction as possible.
Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD)
Clarence Lewis, Central Region Manager
901 Industrial Drive, Wildwood, FL 34785
Works in partnership with local communities and private providers to assist people who have developmental disabilities and their families. APD also provides assistance in identifying the needs of people with developmental disabilities for supports and services. The agency serves more than 50,000 Floridians with the following disabilities: People severely impaired by Autism, Cerebral palsy, Spina bifida, Intellectual disabilities, Down syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, Phelan-McDermid syndrome.