The Disability and Health Program (DHP) helps partners by providing surveillance data on persons with disabilities, providing resources and materials on the needs of persons with disabilities, assisting with fielding surveys or other data collection, and connecting partners with other organizations. If you are interested in becoming a DHP Partner, you can do so through membership into our Disability Community Planning Group (DCPG) by contacting Claudia Friedel at

Please learn about our Partners and explore other resources by visiting our Partner web sites:

Florida State-Wide Partners

Abilities of Florida

Able Trust

Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Alzheimer’s Community Care

Early Childhood Council of Hillsborough County

Elder Options

Florida Alliance for Assitive Services and Technology (FAAST)

North East Florida Area Health Education Center

The Florida Senior Safety Resource Center

Florida Center for Inclusive Communities

Florida Coordinating Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Florida Department of Health

Bureau of Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program
Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Children’s Medical Services
Maternal and Child Health
Women, Infants and Children

Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc.

Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS)

Florida Disabled Outdoors Association

Florida Division of Emergency Management

Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Florida Lifespan Respite Alliance

Florida Office for Elder Affairs

Florida Outreach Project for Children

Florida Special Olympics

Hearing Loss Association of Florida 

Jacksonville Health and Transition Services (Jax HATS)

Mailman Center for Child Development, University of Miami

Noah’s Endeavour: Inclusive Community Recreation

North Central Florida Center for Independent Living

Parish Nursing

Suwannee River Area Health Education

Shands Hospital at the University of Florida

Shands Hospital at the University of Florida


University of Florida College of Dentistry

University of Florida Disability Resource Office

University of Florida Disability Services

University of Florida Institute for Child Health Policy

Veterans Administration Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center (RORC)

Nation Wide Partners and Information Centers

American Association for Health and Disability (AAHD)

Association of University Centers on Disability (AUCD)

Amputee Coalition of America

Christopher & Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center (PRC)

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability (NCPAD)

Special Olympics

Additional Elder Programs and Services

Aging in Place Checklist

National Association for Home Health and Hospice

Skilled Nursing

Home Health Agencies Directory

Administration on Aging

Florida Adult Daycare Directory

Assisted Living Facilities Directory or Senior Living Map

National Adult Day Services Association

Resources for Persons with Hearing Loss

Civil Rights & Federal Laws for Persons with Hearing Loss

 State Agencies
Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA)

Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD)

Department of Children and Families

Department of Education

Florida Department of Elder Affairs

Department of Health
Florida Department of Veterans Affairs

Division of Blind Services

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technologies (FAAST)

Florida Legislature

Florida Court System

Non-State Agencies

Association for Late Deafened Adults – Florida Suncoast Chapter (ALDA-FL)
Beginnings for Parents of Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Bureau of Exceptional Education & Student Services Discretionary Projects
Communications Access Inc. (CAI)
Deaf Service Center Association
Deaf Service Centers, Centers for Independent Living, Mental Health Programs
Disability Rights Florida
Hearing Loss Association of Florida (HLA-FL)
Florida Association of the Deaf
Florida CART Providers
Florida Deaf Blind Association
Florida Hands and Voices
Florida Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (FRID)
Florida School for the Deaf and Blind
Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. (FTRI)
Florida Vocational Rehabilitation Programs

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)


Interpreter Information

Interpreter Training Programs
Tips for Working With Interpreters

American Sign Language Resource Guide

American Sign Language Resource Guide


Assistive Devices, Services and Telephones

Assistive Listening Devices and Systems
What is The Relay Service and How Do I Use It?


Resources for Students

Resources for Veterans


Additional Resources