Parent Liason

Nicole DeFlorio, Director of Transition Services/ Parent Liason can be reached at 561-533-9917 ext 360 or email by clicking her name.

Family Resources

2-1-1 Palm Beach Special Needs Helpline 

Staff provides information on health care options, financial assistance, support groups, respite, state and federal programs, and more. In addition, specialists can provide an overview of the special-needs system and give direct assistance and support in accessing the various levels of services.

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) Palm Beach & Treasure Coast

FAU CARD is the first step after an individual gets diagnosed with autism or after an individual has been determined eligible with the school district. They help bridge needs with resources and services for individuals with ASD.

The Arc of Palm Beach County

Provides services from trained and screened caregivers who provide in-home respite care for children and adults who have a developmental disability, autism, or cerebral palsy. Families receive a break from caregiving to enable them to address other issues and needs and reduce their levels of stress.


Agency For Persons With Disabilities (Medwaiver)

APD supports individuals with unique abilities and their families in living, learning and working within their communities by creating multiple pathways to possibilities. APD identifies the service needs of people with developmental disabilities, and those individuals may receive social, medical, behavioral, residential, and/or therapeutic services.

Coalition for Independent Living Options (CILO)

Provides Advocates/Attorneys teach self-advocacy skills and how to navigate systems and acquire the accommodations people with disabilities need. Advocates attend I.E.P or 504 plan meetings for students with disabilities. Assist individuals in filing fair housing complaints and discrimination complaints under the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Transition Resources

Turning 18 and Guardianship

This site will guide you through your legal options to help your adult and youth  prepare for the future.

United Community Options

United Community Options provides in home, short-term, respite care to children with varying exceptionalities.

Habilitation Center Boca Raton  

The Habilitation Center equips people with the knowledge, skills, and behaviors needed to lead useful and productive lives with dignity, respect and independence.

Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational Rehabilitation helps people with disabilities find and maintain employment, and enhance their independence.

JARC Boca Raton

JARC offers a variety of services for individuals with developmental disabilities. They house a Training and Resource Center which offers vocational training and social and recreational programs.

Autism After 21 

Autism After 21 provides a program that promotes physical and mental well-being through therapy, employment, education, housing and social opportunities.