Parent and Family Services

FDLRS Parent and Family Services provides information, training, and support to districts and families, to promote effective parent participation in the education of children who are exceptional and/or have special needs.

Parent and family services include assistance 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.

A Sampling of Services offered by the Parent and Family Services staff

FDLRS 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:

  • Active Parenting
  • AIM/NIMAS Florida Services
  • Assignment of Surrogate Parent
  • Assistive Technology
  • Coordination/Support for Local Parent Conferences/Events
  • Creating Family Friendly Schools
  • Instructional Technology
  • Parental Involvement in Education
  • Technical Assistance
  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
  • Variety of Workshops for Parent Groups and Conferences
  • Virtual/Online Instruction

Parent and Family Services Contact

Stephanie Brooks
Parent and Family Services Specialist
(863) 535-6486