FDLRS Welcome Parent Services

Assists districts in development of partnerships between families and professionals which allow for shared responsibility for improving the education of children and youth who are exceptional and/or have special or unique needs.

 LParents:  Let your voice be heard!

The Florida Department of Education is conducting a survey for parents of students who have an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP), receive Exceptional Student Education (ESE) services and are currently attending a Florida Public School.  The survey is open February 1 - May 31, 2014.  Your opinion is powerful!


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Need some help??

The Agency for Persons with Disabilities has a comprehensive, searchable database of resources!  Look around:



The Department of Health maintains the Central Directory, a searchable database of early childhood resources.  Check out:






Behavior Management/Social-Emotional Development

Reading and Math

Getting Involved with Your Child's School

Pre-K / Early Childhood

Web Links

Disability Information

Tips for all Subjects: Reading, Math, Science and Social Studies

  • The Brain Connection - Fun online games to help build memory and excersize the brain, preschool-grade 2
  • Cool Math - An amusement park of math and more
  • Fact Monster - Online homework help and more
  • Figure This! - Math challenges for families of middle school children
  • First School - Preschool activities and crafts, alphabet and theme worksheets and ideas
  • Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) - Interventions for struggling readers, grades K-3
  • Get Ready to Read! - Resources to help your preschooler get ready to learn to read
  • Internet4Classrooms - Sites to help parents help their children. Something for every grade level
  • Just Read Families! - Department of Education recommended websites for children ages 2-17
  • Kaboose - Math games for kids ages 6 and up
  • KidSites.com - Tons of cool, approved website links for science and math
  • Math and Science - FL DOE Office of Math and Science website with resources for students and teachers. Includes calendar of events and many links to additional resources.
  • Math Cats - Promotes open-ended and playful explorations of important math concepts
  • Math is Fun! - Math activities and tips for students
  • National Geographic for Kids - Online magazine for students
  • Primary Games.com - Free, engaging online games in every content area for Pre-K -4th grade
  • Reading is Fundamental (RIF) - Tips and activitiy ideas to help you motivate your kids to read
  • Reading Rockets - Offers a wealth of reading strategies, lessons, and activities to "Launch young readers" and teach those who struggle with reading
  • Schwab Learning - A parent guide to helping children with learning difficulties
  • Starfall.com - Engaging reading activities and decodable text for beginning readers
  • Time for Kids - Time Magazine for children: homework help, current events and more

Parenting and Family Life

FDLRS/NEFEC does not advocate for or endorse any commercial products or services connected to these web links.

High School Transition / Adolescence to Adulthood

  • FACTS.org - Florida's official online student advising system to help students make informed choices about their education
  • FYI Transition - Where will you work? Where will you live? Who will help you? Website principally for parents and students to teach them about transition and employment
  • Office of Student Financial Assistance - Florida Department of Education information on financial aid
  • Youth Transition Initiative - HSC Foundation assists young people with disabilities and chronic illness in to move from school to adulthood to the world of work


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