Services To Floridians With Disabilities
The Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services administers programs for students with disabilities and for gifted students. 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.
The Division of Blind Services helps to ensure blind and visually impaired persons living in Florida have the tools, support, and opportunity to achieve success.
The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation serves as an employment resource for businesses and people with disabilities. Our mission is to enable individuals with disabilities to obtain and keep employment.
ADA Coordinators and Compliance - Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination based on disability. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Section 504), and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) require that the Department of Education and all organizations or firms contracting with the Department of Education, except those providing tangible goods, comply with ADA/504 accessibility requirements.