The FDLRS Administration Project provides technical support and administration to the 18 FDLRS Associate Centers throughout the state. In addition, FDLRS Admin coordinates the Professional Development Alternatives (PDA) Program. In supporting the programs and services of the 18 Associate Centers, FDLRS Admin works with Managers, Child Find, Parent Services, Human Resource Development, and Technology Specialists to ensure consistent implementation of grant activities.

FDLRS is funded by the Florida Department of Education, Division of Public Schools, Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services, through federal assistance under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part B and State General Revenue funds. Section 1006.03, Florida Statutes (F.S.) - Diagnostic and Learning Resource Centers

Child Find: FDLRS Child Find, in coordination with the school districts, locates children who are potentially eligible for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) and links them with needed services. FDLRS Child Find Specialist help to promote general public awareness of programs and services available for young children who have or at risk of developing disabilities. Service coordination for diagnostic screening, placement, training, and support is also provided.

Parent & Family Services: FDLRS Parent & Family Services provides information, training, and support to districts and families in order to promote effective parent participation in the education of children with disabilities or exceptionalities. FDLRS Parent & Family Services Specialist assist in the development of family-friendly programs, training and support for services for children with disabilities, and the support of partnerships between schools and parents to support student achievement.

Human Resource Development: FDLRS Human Resources Development (HRD) personnel have knowledge of research-based instructional practices and resources in the areas of classroom behavior management, instructional strategies (reading, math, and science), differentiated instruction, Universal Design for Learning, explicit instruction, secondary transition, collaborative teaching, and other Florida Department of Education initiatives. FDLRS HRD Specialist collaborate with school district personnel, community agencies, educational service providers, and other stakeholders to plan, deliver, follow-up, and evaluate data-based professional learning opportunities.

Technology: FDLRS Technology personnel provides assistance and support in the appropriate use of a variety of technologies for students, teachers, professional staff, and parents. Support services are available in the areas of assistive technology, instructional technology, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Accessible Educational Materials (AEM), and virtual instruction. FDLRS Technology Specialists at all of the local FDLRS Associate Centers also collaborate with the MTSS Technology and Learning Regional Technology Specialists (TLC-MTSS) and district-based Assistive Technology Specialists.