State Resources-Florida

The resources listed below provide information and referral or direct services to deaf and hard of hearing children.  They will be able to answer your questions about deafness and related information, or refer you to the most appropriate organizations and services in your area.  This is not a comprehensive list, but rather a starting point to help you identify the different types of services available statewide.  The State Office of Special Education provides information about local elementary and secondary programs for deaf and hard of hearing students.

STATE SCHOOL & OTHER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
Florida School for the Deaf and Blind
207 North San Marco Avenue
St. Augustine, FL  32084
V/Text: 904-827-2200
VP: 904-201-4527 or 904-201-4523
Website: http://www.fsdb.k12.fl.us

Parent Infant Program (PIP)
Early Intervention for Children who are D/HH Ages 0-5
207 North San Marco Avenue
St. Augustine, FL  32084
V: 904-827-2437
VP: 904-201-4581
Website: http://www.fsdb.k12.fl.us/index.php/parent-services/parent-infant-programs/

DeafTEC, Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind
Grant Providing Professional Development and STEM Experiences
207 North San Marco Avenue
St. Augustine, FL  32084
V: 904-827-2666
VP: 904-324-1835
Website: http://www.fsdb.k12.fl.us/index.php/outreach/deaftec/

Resource Material and Technology Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (RMTC-D/HH)
207 San Marco Ave.
St. Augustine, FL 32084
V: 800-356-6731
Fax: 904-827-2338
E-mail: info@rmtcdhh.org
Website: http://rmtcdhh.org/

Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech
9803 Old St. Augustine Rd., Suite 7
Jacksonville, FL 32257
V/TTY 904-880-9001
FAX 904-880-9007
E-mail info@clarkeschools.org
Website: http://www.clarkeschools.org/programs-and-schools/clarke-campuses/jacksonville/jacksonville-about

Debbie School
The University of Miami Mailman Center for Child Development
1601 Northwest 12th Avenue
Miami, Florida 33136
V: 305-243-6961
Website: http://www.pediatrics.med.miami.edu/debbie-school

DEAF-BLIND SERVICES
Helen Keller National Center, Region 4
1003 Virginia Avenue, Suite 104
Atlanta, GA  30354
TTY: 404-766-2820
V: 404-766-9625
FAX: 404-766-3447
Website: http://www.HKNC.org

Florida and Virgin Islands Deaf-Blind Collaborative (FAVI)
University of Florida
PO Box 100234
1600 SW Archer Rd., HDG-003
Gainesville, FL 32610
V: 800-667-4052
Fax: 352-273-8539
E-mail: info@rmtcdhh.org
Website: http://deafblind.ufl.edu/

STATE OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
Florida Department of Education
Exceptional Student Education - Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing
Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services
614 Turlington Building
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL  32399-0475
V: 850-245-0505
FAX: 850.245-9667
Website: http://www.fldoe.org/academics/exceptional-student-edu/ese-eligibility/deaf-or-hard-of-hearing-dhh.stml

STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
2002 Old St. Augustine Road, Building A
Tallahassee, FL  32301-4862
TTY/V: 850.245.3399
TTY/V: 1-800-451-4327
Website: http://www.rehabworks.org/deaf.shtml

POST-SECONDARY PROGRAMS
St. Petersburg College (PEC)
Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
2465 Drew Street
Clearwater, FL  33765
TTY/V: 727-791-2628
FAX: 727-791-2765
Website: http://www.spcollege.edu

Education America, Inc.
Remington College
2410 East Busch Boulevard
Tampa, FL  33612-8410
V: 813-935-5700
FAX: 813-935-7415
Website: http://www.remingtoncollege.edu/

REGIONAL CENTERS ON DEAFNESS
Gallaudet University Regional Center-South (GURC-South)
Austin Community College - Riverside Campus
1020 Grove Blvd.
 #2270, #2288 Building A
Austin, TX 78741
E-mail gurc.acc@gallaudet.edu
V: 512-223-6373
VP: 512-410-6493
Website: www.austincc.edu/gurcsouth

NTID Regional STEM Center - Southeast (NRSC-Southeast)
Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind
(Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina,
Tennessee)
205 South Street E
Talladega, AL 35160
(256) 761-3765
Website: http://www.ntid.rit.edu/nsrsc/overview

OTHER SERVICES
The Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC)
Deaf Consumer Program
2709 Art Museum Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Toll-free: 888.427.4313
V/TTY: 904.399.8484
Fax: 904.396.0859
Email: info@theilrc.org
Website:https://www.theilrc.org/programs/dcp/

Family Center on Deafness
12445 62nd Street North, Suite 303
Largo, FL 33773
(727) 501-2323
Website: https://fcdpinellas.org/

Center for Hearing and Communication
2900 W Cypress Creek Rd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 
V: 954-601-1930
TTY: 954-601-1938
Website: http://chchearing.org/

Educational Interpreters Project (EIP)
7227 Land O'Lakes Blvd.
Land O' Lakes, FL 34638-2827
V: 813-794-2852
E-mail:  EIP@pasco.k12.fl.us
Website: http://www.pasco.k12.fl.us/interpreterproject

Last revised May 2018

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