Florida Support for Parents of Children with Special Needs

 Providing a Helping Hand for Special Needs Children and Families.

When your child gets diagnosed with an injury, disability, or illness, it can feel as if your world is falling apart. We want you to know that you are not alone. There are a plethora of Florida support organizations and resources to help you, your family, and your child.

Florida support

Parent to Parent of Miami

Parent to Parent of Miami is a community resource providing families of children and adults with special needs with information, education, and emotional support. They help parents become better prepared to meet the needs of their children. This non-for-profit is located in Miami-Dade County, Florida.

    Family Network on Disabilities of Florida

    Family Network on Disabilities of Florida

    Family Network on Disabilities of Florida, Inc. is a statewide network of families and individuals who may be at risk, have disabilities, or have special needs. FND works in communities around Florida organizing events, delivering free workshops, and providing assistance to families.

      Nathaniels Hope

      Nathaniel’s Hope

      Nathaniel’s Hope celebrates kids with special needs while educating and equipping communities to provide respite care and programs to their families. Nathaniel’s Hope is located in Orlando, Florida.

      The Family Café

      The Family Café

      Since 1998, The Family Café has connected Floridians with disabilities and their families with information, training, resources, and networking opportunities. They believe that by coming together during their Annual Family Café event, families can support, connect, and build disability-friendly communities. They are located in Tallahassee, Florida.

      OASN

      Outreach Autism Services Network (OASN)

      OASN is a non-profit organization that provides low-cost social and academic programs to individuals on the spectrum for autism and related neuro immune disorders residing in the state of Florida. They are located in Ocala, Florida.

      Tender Care

      Tender Care Medical Services

      Tender Care is a daycare-like center that supports special needs children by providing nursing care, skilled therapies, and developmental stimulation. Our skilled professionals also provide information and training to the child’s caregiver and/or family member. We have 6 locations throughout Florida, one being our newest Lake Park center.

      Tender Care is Attending the Annual Vendor Fair on December 6th at 11am!

      We are so excited to attend the Annual Vendor Fair on December 6th at 11am! This event is hosted by Marion County Children’s Alliance, located in Ocala, FL. Stop by our table to learn more about Tender Care PPEC and how we are involved in the community! 

      Kick off the Summer Spirit Week at Tender Care PPEC

      Get ready to kick off the summer with our *Summer Spirit Week*! From pajama to beach day, we’ve got a week full of fun planned! Join us as we celebrate the start of summer in style. Stay tuned for pictures and exciting activities!

      Tender Care is Attending OASN’s Community Resource Fair on November 4th at 10am!

      We are so excited to attend OASN’s Community Resource Fair on November 4th at 10am! This event is hosted by OASN, located in Ocala, FL. Stop by our table to learn more about Tender Care PPEC and how we are involved in the community! 

      36 Years of Care at Tender Care PPEC

      🎉📅 What an incredible journey it’s been of 36 years of care! Today, we’re taking a moment to celebrate a milestone that’s close to our hearts. 🥳 Tender Care PPEC has been nurturing and providing exceptional care since 1988 – that’s 13,169 days of unconditional support, growth, and memories! 🌱💞

      NEW Lake Park Florida Center for Kids with Special Medical Needs

      Are you searching for a special needs daycare in the West Palm Beach area? Then, Tender Care PPEC is the perfect place for your child! We opened a NEW West Palm Beach Center to help your child grow.

      Tender Care PPEC is Thrilled to be a Best of Florida 2024 Nominee for Children’s Therapy Practices!

      Tender Care PPEC is thrilled to be a Best of Florida 2024 nominee for Children’s Therapy Practices!

      Tender Care’s 2023 Special Needs Resources Expo was a Success!

      On April 1st, Tender Care had a successful Special Needs Resources Expo at our St. Augustine Center!
      We had over 20 vendors, 6 food sponsors, $1000 worth of raffle prizes, and a multitude of attendees at the Expo. We also had a bounce house donated for the day, a fire truck, a sensory room, and face painting!

      Batman Visits our Spring Hill Center [2023]

      Tender Care PPEC’s Spring Hill Center had an exceptional guest this month. Here’s a hint: 🦇👨………………….. That’s right! It was The Batman of Spring Hill! His duty is to provide great service to the city of Spring Hill Florida. He makes appearances for any occa and brings joy to every facility he visits.

      5 Occupational Therapy Myths for New Parents with a Special Needs Child

      Are you a new parent of a special needs child in need of occupational therapy? We explain five of the most common occupational therapy myths to put your mind at ease.

      5 Amazon Sensory Toys for Your Special Needs Child

      Are you an avid Amazon shopper? Do you have a special needs child? We found 5 of the best sensory toys on Amazon for your child with special needs!

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