Support Resources Links

Scholarship Opportunities 

McKay Scholarship

Gardiner Scholarship

Passenger Service and Safety Training

In 2017, Broward Children’s Center will be introducing its PASS (Passenger Service and Safety) course, open to the public. BCC is the only certified training institute in South Florida to offer the course. Trainees will become certified upon the completion of a 4 hour course with certified trainers. Visit www.bcckids.org/passtraining for more.

Information and Referral Helpline

Get connected. Get answers. Dial 211, or 954.537.0211, or visit www.211-broward.org.

Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Support and Resources

Brain Injury Association of Florida

http://www.biaf.org/

Brain Injury Association of America

http://www.biausa.org/

Florida Department of Health –Florida’s Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program

http://www.floridahealth.gov/%5C/diseases-and-conditions/brain-and-spinal-cord-injuries/index.html

The Spinal Cord Injury Support Group

http://www.scisg.org/

Brain and Spinal Cord Resources & Information Guide

http://www.brainandspinalcord.org/support-groups/spinal-cord-injury/florida.html

SCI Info Pages

http://www.sci-info-pages.com/state-resources.html

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

http://www.christopherreeve.org

National Spinal Cord Injury Association

http://www.healthcharities.org/

Birth Injury Guide

http://www.birthinjuryguide.org/

Cerebral Palsy Guide

http://www.cerebralpalsyguide.com/

Cerebral Palsy Group

https://cerebralpalsygroup.com

Parent Support Resource List for Assistive Technology

Alliance for Technology Access (ATA)

A national network of technology resource centers and technology vendors dedicated to connecting children and adults with disabilities to technology tools. This site contains a library of assistive technology resources, links for advocacy issues, and opportunities for membership. http://www.ataccess.org/

EASI: Equal Access to Software and Information

EASI is part of the Teaching, Learning and Technology Group, an affiliate of the American Association for Higher Education. EASI provides “information and guidance in the area of access-to-information technologies by individuals with disabilities.” The site includes live and archived webcasts. http://easi.cc/

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technologies

This comprehensive sites features assistive technology products geared toward individuals with disabilities. https://www.faast.org/node/2440

Cerebral Palsy Resources

Cerebral Palsy Group

https://cerebralpalsygroup.com/resources

Classroom Technologies

Tobii Dynavox
Camera Mouse

Additional Assistive Technology Resources

http://standards.gov/assistiveTechnology.cfm#section-1
http://www.abledata.com
http://floridafamilyliving.com/navigating-the-school-system-understanding-your-rights
http://www.disabilityrightsflorida.org/

Other Parent Support Resources

BECCA

The BECCA program provides parents and care givers of children with special needs a tool to store the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding their child’s medical history and other critical information. The BECCA form can be used by paramedics to obtain critical medical information during an emergency, helping to properly treat your child. http://www.sheriff.org