Agency for Persons with Disabilities
APD works with local organizations and private providers to support people who have developmental disabilities and their families in living, learning, and working in their communities. APD identifies the service needs of people with developmental disabilities, and those individuals may receive social, medical, behavioral, residential, and/or therapeutic services. More info here.
Florida Department of Education: Exceptional Student Education
The Bureau of Exceptional Student Education administers programs for students with disabilities. Additionally, the bureau coordinates student services throughout the state and participates in multiple inter-agency efforts designed to strengthen the quality and variety of services available to students with special needs. More info here.
Florida Department of Education: Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is the state agency that helps people with physical and mental disabilities prepare for, get, advance in or keep a job. More info here.
Independence Landing is a safe, affordable residential community with a range of amenities for adults with intellectual and/or cognitive disabilities. More info here.
Information from the Big Bend Transition Council for students with disabilities (PDF) here