Parent Services

FDLRS Parent 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 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 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 Services Contact

Stephanie Brooks
Parent Service Specialist
(863) 535-6486, ext. 451
stephanie.brooks@polk-fl.net

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